Meads Bay is a large crescent shaped bay on the northwestern coast of the main island, set between Long Bay Village and West End Village. It contains one of the longest and most popular beaches on the western tip of the island and there are numerous hotels near Meads Bay Anguilla that are some of the finest luxury hotels and properties on the island. One of the benefits of being located here is that the beach is right on the main road that runs the full length of the island. Additionally, you are only about half a mile from the southern coast, which has even more tourist facilities and nightlife, including Bankie Banx's Dune Preserve.
Hotels near Meads Bay Anguilla include two magnificent luxury beach resorts that anchor either end of the mile long stretch of white sand. The Malliouhana Resort has appeared as Reader’s Choice award winner in the Conde Nast Traveler. It stretches over 25 acres of lush tropical gardens and boasts award winning dining, a full-service spa, tennis courts, and deluxe rooms and suites. It is located on the eastern tip of Meads Bay Beach with access to Turtle Cove, a small secluded cove with its own small beach. At the other tip of Meads Bay is the Frangipani Resort. It is intimate, with only nineteen ocean-facing rooms and suites, but quite luxurious. Also on the beach is the Carimar Beach Club with spacious one and two bedroom villas boasting fully equipped kitchens.
If your Meads Bay Beach vacations dictate a tighter budget, you can choose the Turtle’s Nest Beach Resort. This is a modest four-story apartment building with simple but charming and spacious apartments, also with fully equipped kitchens. These are airy and bright, with beautiful sea views that can purchased or leased as vacation rentals. Other hotels near Meads Bay Anguilla include the Sirena Resort and Villas on the western end of the beach. It has deluxe rooms and suites with kitchenettes. There are four detached villas in their own gardens with full kitchen facilities. Each villa also has its own barbecue for a perfect intimate outdoor dining experience.
Meads Bay Beach has long and sweeping gracefulness, with wonderful views of the coastline and turquoise Caribbean Sea. It is a perfect beach for family holidays, as it is on the leeward side of the island and further protected by its two points. Rocks jut out at the ends, creating miniature lagoons that are so calm they are like swimming pools. The Meads Bay snorkeling in these areas is excellent. If you want to take your snorkeling to the next level, you can catch the free boat to Sandy Island here for an afternoon on the quintessential deserted tropical island, complete with a mouthwatering barbecue lunch. In addition to the dining spots at hotels and resorts, there are several good restaurants and beach bars. There is some nightlife here where you can hear excellent live music with local bands playing reggae and calypso. You can also find water taxis and scuba diving operators who will take you out for a day or even longer located along the beach.