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Anguilla Hotels: The Guide
Meads Bay


The map below shows Meads Bay.

Meads Bay is one of Anguilla's top three best big beaches, next to Rendezvous Bay and Shoal Bay.

It shores are smooth, long and wide (for Anguilla standards). The sand seems to stretch forever! Its waters are turquoise and clear. Some days they are calm, inviting, hardly a ripple on the surace. Other days, they challenge you. In winter months, waves here can reach 8'+! If you're a surfer, keep an eye open for good waves.

If you stay on Meads Bay, there is plenty to do. The shore is lined with many hotels and villas (from the super high-end to the affordable) and plenty of options for dining. Businesses here rent beach chairs, and some water sport equipment, too.

Despite the fact that it is one of the most popular beaches, it is never crowded. Meads Bay affords great peace and tranquility.

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Turtle's Nest Beach Resort

Turtle's Nest

Size: Medium

Location: In the middle of the beach.

Description: Turtle's Nest Beach Resort is comprised of contemporary and bright apartments.

There are 1 bedroom units, 2 bedroom units, 3 bedroom units and studio. The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated, complete with a full kitchen, many household appliances (including washing machine), Wi-Fi and television.

Turtle's Nest Beach Resort provides all of the comforts of home.

Perhaps the most enticing aspect to Turtle's Nest is the view. Their buildings are tall and offer some of the most panoramic views on the island. That being said, there is no elevator, so you must walk those stairs to get to your unit.

The resort is located in the middle of the beach. Chairs and umbrellas are set up daily. There is a pool on site, too.

It gets even better! Turtle's Nest is an Anguilla Card Partner - you save 10% more when you use your Anguilla Card to book.

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Price: $$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Carimar Beach Club

Carimar Beach Club

Size: Medium

Location: On the Eastern end of the beach.

Description: Towards the quieter side of Meads Bay, the Eastern side, lies Carimar Beach Club.

Carimar is made up of a series of charming two-storey buildings. The hotel offers beach-front and beach-view units. Units are either one or two bedroom, and are complete with air conditioning in the bedrooms, a full kitchen and comfortable living/dining space. Additionally, each unit has its own balcony or private terrace.

The location is hard to beat. This side of Meads Bay is noticeably quieter and calmer than the Western side. Beach chairs and umbrellas are always at the ready.

A beach-front room is the room to book. Beach-view rooms also offer nice views of Meads Bay, and the surrounding gardens are lush and well-manicured.

The staff is attentive, kind and willing and able to help you with any part of your vacation planning.

There is also a tennis court on site.

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Price: $$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Bella Blu

bella blu

Size: Small

Location: In the middle of the beach.

Description: Formerly part of Turtle's Nest, Bella Blu boasts the same excellent location and sweeping views of the beach!

The boutique property is made up of nine suites. There are four two bedroom units, four one bedroom units and one studio unit.

Available at reasonable rates (Bella Blu is an Anguilla Card Partner - so you save 10% more when you use your Anguilla Card to book), Bella Blu offers an affordable way to stay on Meads Bay.

Did I mention that here - Straw Hat lunch is served directly to your beach chair? :-)

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Price: $$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Frangipani Beach Club


Size: Medium

Location: Western end of Meads Bay.

Description: Frangipani Beach Club catches you eye with its pink exterior and Spanish design.

This boutique hotel offers standard rooms, ocean view rooms, suites and a penthouse suite. Each room is tastefully decorated with lively Caribbean decor, and the latest in amenities. Certain suites also have full kitchens and dining areas.

The most impressive unit is the Penthouse Suite. Spacious and bright, the views out to Meads Bay are unparalleled and best enjoyed from the expansive (and private) terrace. There is also a Penthouse Room located on this level (the hotel's third storey).

Frangipani offers many amenities (water sports, pool and restaurant Straw Hat), and has a dedicated staff who are happy to help and eager to please.

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Price: $$$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price




Size: Large

Location: On the East end of the beach.

Description: Malliouhana set the bar for luxury travel standards in the Caribbean for many years. It closed in 2012. Following large scale renovations, today, Malliouhana is back and better than ever before. (It also makes magic moments! ;-) )

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Price: $$$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Meads Bay Beach Villas

Meads Bay Beach Villas

Size: Small

Location: In the middle of the beach.

Description: Meads Bay Beach Villas is loyally-loved by many.

With only four units, this hotel is intimate and incredibly private. Most can't even spot Meads Bay Beach Villas from the beach. It is quite "tucked away."

The four units are made for comfortable living. Each "villa" has its own private pool, a full lkitchen, living/dining area, and two bedrooms. The decor is more contemporary and familiar, with slight tropical inspirations. I can see how repeat guests settle into Meads Bay Beach Villas for good. The resort was even featured on HGTV.

Villa 1 is set the closest to Meads Bay. This unit has a front-row seat to Meads Bay in all of its glory. The villas set further back have smaller views of the sea. The garden view is also pretty. Meads Bay Beach Villas has some of the most impressively lush gardens on the island.

Lastly, hospitality. This hotel's service is personal and five-star in many ways. Meads Bay might be majestic, but it's the people and a feeling of family that keeps visitors coming back.

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Price: $$$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Nathan's Cove

Nathan's Cove

Size: Small

Location: Right on the beach

Description: Nathan's Cove has two 2 bedroom apartments on the first floor of their building, and one larger unit on the top floor (4 bedrooms). These units come with a full kitchen, a dining room, a living room and a veranda.

Spacious and clean interior, a small, quiet property, friendly staff, and right in the sand of Meads Bay... that is Nathan's Cove!

Price: $$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Four Seasons Anguilla

Formerly Viceroy, Four Seasons Anguilla is one of the island's premier properties.


Size: Large

Location: On the rocky promontory between Meads Bay and Barnes Bay.

Description: Click here for description.

Price: $$$$$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


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Size: Small

Location: A walk from the beach.

Description: Skiffles has two private apartments, each of about 1250 square ft. They come equipped with a full kitchen, dining room, living room, two bedrooms, a pool, and even views of St. Martin!

Price: $$   —   Return to Hotels By Price


Anacaona Boutique Hotel

Sirena Anguilla

Size: Medium

Location: Four minute walk to Meads Bay

Description: Anacaona offers different rooms and suites, as well as separate, larger villa units.

Outside of the rooms, Anacaona is set in a lush garden, a short walk away from Meads Bay. Certain rooms offer views of the sea, but otherwise, each room has more of a garden view. The property has two pools on site, and Firefly restaurant. There are also many dinner and dance/event nights at Anacaona, such as "The Night of Dance" and "Mayoumba Folkloric Theatre."

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