Known for its picture-perfect scenery nestled on the northwest end of the island, Barnes Bay Beach is makes for an ideal daytrip destination during your time on Anguilla. For more information on what makes this beach special, read on below!
Serene Seclusion in the Midst of the Popular West End
Barnes Bay Beach is tucked away on Anguilla’s West End, between West End Village and Meads Bay Pond. Despite being located in one of the more popular areas of the island, this beach gives you the sensation of being secluded, as the beach itself isn’t often frequented by visitors.
At Barnes Bay Beach, you’ll find a variety of fun activities, scrumptious restaurants, and places to explore. The white sands are smooth, perfect for taking a stroll or laying out and enjoying the sunshine. Other activities that you and your guests can enjoy here include swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and other water sports.
Nearby are iconic attractions in and close by West End Village. Spend some time admiring the fine art at Devonish Art Gallery. Visit the historic Wallblake House, just a short taxi ride away.
What to Know Before You Go
To get to Barnes Bay in Anguilla, you’ll need to drive west along Anguilla’s main road. When you see the sign for Mango’s Restaurant, take a right. Continue on the dirt road and you’ll come across Mango’s, Caribella, and the beach.
The beach is lined with luxury villas and a few different hotels. With so many private properties along the beach, Barnes Bay Beach has a reputation for being a more private beach. There are no public restrooms, but there are several businesses nearby with restrooms.
Mango’s Restaurant is the go-to eatery on Barnes Bay Beach, being the only privately owned restaurant in the area. Open for lunch during the high season and dinner for most of the year, Mango’s is a great choice for your day trip. However, mobile snack bar vendors often set up shop here.
Whether you’re playing on the beach during the day or trying to catch a sunset view before exploring the West End Village, Barnes Bay in Anguilla is a phenomenal choice for beach day fun.
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