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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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A popular beach with white sand and turquoise water that has its secluded areas as well.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (79 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (141 reviews)
“white sand” (56 reviews)
Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Zemi Beach House on Shoal Bay and had a fabulous time! The white sands, terrific snorkeling (equipment was free to borrow) and relaxed atmosphere were unparalleled! From the housekeeper ladies (Rosemary and Vanessa) to the excellent guest services (Kishma and Natalie) everyone...More

Thank SandB365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice beach, with no crowds and some really nice bars. We loved morning walks on the beach when we were totally alone.

Thank MajaLJU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I see why this is listed as one of the best beaches in the world. I would put it in my top five and I have been to a lot of beaches in a lot of countries. The water and sand don't get any better...More

Thank iluvjamaica7/05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolute must!! Gorgeous, pristine, relaxing, quiet, colorful and to put it simply, magnificent. The sand is cool, white, and chock full of smooth seashells to take home with you. The water is so warm that you swim all day in it. Great place to paddle...More

Thank noodles357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rank this beach right up there or maybe just behind Meagans Bay on St Thomas, Trunk Bay on St Johns and the Baths at Virgin Gorda. On Anguilla itself it was a toss up with Meads Bay. Shoal Bay has some rather strong currents...More

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest, most low key, relaxing places I have ever been. The coral reef that is conveniently located in the lagoon in front of the hotel is worth the trip in and of a itself. We snorkeled every day in perfect weather with...More

2  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this beach. It is gorgeous. The water is so blue and the sand super soft. I'm so glad I took the ferry from St. Maarten over here to see this piece of heaven on earth. There weren't many fish around that day,...More

2  Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Anguilla on an excursion from St Maarten and Shoal Bay has the most beautiful white sugar sand, turquoise water and drinks and food within steps. The Tropical Sunset Bar is a quaint, wonderful place with a great staff. Kerry & Heather in...More

3  Thank Rgocaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard about this beach from the Travel Channel; Travel Magazines & Word of Mouth..I thought it would be over rated...it wasn't!! It was simply beautiful! The beach has beautiful white sand & royal blue crystal clear water. If you get thirsty...Scott or Benjamin...More

Thank PhillyShaney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two Shoal Bay beaches in the island. The East one (where is located Zemi hotel) is one of the world. If you are not a guest, go for a day-use in the awesome Zemi hotel and enjoy this indescribable beach. One of the...More

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July 1, 2017|
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Response from Sweetie Q | Reviewed this property |
Early September is the peak of hurricane season!! I live in Florida and it seems that there is always a storm somewhere in the Caribbean the first part of September. We always go to Anguilla at the end of April or first... More
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from 545pascalf | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you like... Personnaly we like quiet beaches such as in Turks and Shoal Bay is close but already too built on the western side... But if the sun is shining, the colors are beautiful!!! Enjoy!!!
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
it was a typo the lunch is delicious local is uncle Ernie's and tropical sunset restaurants it's amazing lots of snorkeling also there's Gwen's reggae bar white sandy beaches text me when u come and I'll give you an... More