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“Anegada, the place to be if you want sun, sand and solitude”
Review of Anegada Island

Anegada Island
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Road Town
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Owner description: Anegada or the "drowned island" is completely surrounded by shallow reefs, and has become the focal point of underwater diving due to the many historic shipwrecks that litter the island's underwater depths.
Reviewed May 3, 2014

This was my fourth trip to the BVI and I had never been to Anegada and was curious to see it. It was very hot, flat as a pancake and the interior was almost all salt flats. I rented a bike to get around to see the two beaches and found that the road to Cow Wreck beach was mostly packed sand, just a little harder for the one speed cruiser but not bad. Of the two beaches Cow Wreck was a little nicer but the wind was blowing so hard we couldn't snorkel. I did manage to read in a chaise lounge and take a long walk, I think about two days on the island is just right, one for each beach. I did enjoy the baked goods at Pam's Kitchen, the restaurant at Neptunes treasure hotel. Now I can say been there, done that and won't go back.

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

BBQ lobster on the beach...need I say more. Great atmosphere to indulge in lobster on the beach...fresh caught that day....

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Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you are up for a blue water sail and some potentially bigger waves, the 12 miles from North Sound, Virgin Gorda to Anegada is worth the trip. The entry into the harbor is a little tricky and there is some drift if you just follow a course, put if you set a waypoint with your GPS you should not have any trouble. We find it best to leave early from Leverick Bay and beat most folks into the anchorage, so best not to have too may rum punches at Happy AAR the night before if Michael Bean is performing. We grab a mooring and dinghy in as soon as we get there and grab a cab to the Big Bamboo in Loblolly Bay. There is great lobster on the island but it can be costly and getting it for lunch is a much more affordable option. As soon as you get to the restaurant order your lunch and give them a time and then head to one of the best beaches anywhere. The snorkeling on the reef is excellent, unless there is a North wind, that can lead to some murkiness and some tough waves on the reef. We have also dragged all our dive gear there and have been given permission by the owner to dive, but this is a bit of a chore. After lunch, where you should definitely sample their Bushwackers as they are excellent, relax in one of the hammocks amongst the Beach Plum, which by the way you can smell as you enter the anchorage if there happens to be a rain shower. We have also rented a car and toured around the island which is fun. On the way back from Loblolly get your cab driver to take you to the Settlement and stock up from the bakery, the coconut bread is heavenly. We just have a light snack on the boat for dinner and watch one of the best sunsets with the silhouettes of the Casuarina trees. An early departure the next day on basically the same tack, will get you back to the Bitter End with enough time to hang out there or at Saba Rock for the afternoon.

Thank jshafroth
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Anegada is the only coral island in the BVI and well worth a visit. We usually sail our boat and anchor just outside the harbor since our draft exceeds the depth limit of the channel and the anchorage inside. We also usually rent a car for a day to tour the entire island, including the massive flock of flamingos in the interior. Conch chowder is a specialty of several restaurants. The ocean facing beaches are exquisite. Take sun lotion--there is very little shade on the island. Of course you can also fly there or take a ferry.

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Reviewed April 12, 2014

Get there early space is limited for mooring. Lobster is sweet at the Anegada reef hotel, make reservations. There is also a taxi for loblolly beach.

Thank L S
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