Destination guide

Sandy Ground: an unspoiled Caribbean corner

Sandy Ground is tucked away along the north coast of Anguilla. It strikes a perfect balance, being an undeveloped paradise but offering enough to do that you'll never be restless. By day, you can kick back on the crescent-shaped beach which wraps around the Road Salt Pond, or head out on watery adventures. As the evening begins to close in, you can swing by one of the beachside bars for simple barbecued seafood, washed down with cold Caribbean beer and rum punches. Listen to the sounds of live music before returning to your waterside Sandy Ground vacation rental.

Things to do

Gorge on Sandy Ground's seafood

When you stay in a Sandy Ground vacation rental, you're perfectly placed for soaking up the island life. The island is known for having some of the best cuisine in the Caribbean served from its 100 or so restaurants, many of which are found in Sandy Ground. Here, you can knock back rum punches while gorging on freshly caught lobster and crab. What could be better? For a slice of island history, you should take an afternoon away from the beach to visit the Heritage Collection Museum, which houses artifacts and photography from the last century.


Do as much or little as you want in Sandy Ground

You can take your pick when it comes to water sports. You won't have to look far from your Sandy Ground vacation rental to find all sorts of ocean-going toys, like paddleboards and sea kayaks. Ever wanted to give wakeboarding or kite surfing a go? Now's your chance and with so many water sports schools, you've got no excuse. The fun doesn't stop back on dry land, particularly for horseback riders who can gallop along the water's edge during sunset. There's only one golf course on the island, but what a course. Be sure to bring your clubs and expect to splurge.


Winter sees the best weather in Sandy Ground

The almost perfect weather of blue skies and 80s temperature in winter brings the biggest crowds to stay in Sandy Ground vacation rentals. Tip-toeing down to the sunny beach when you know the snows are beating down at home is one of life's great pleasures. Unsurprisingly, the biggest influx of travelers correlates with the heftiest prices on rentals. If you want to save a few bucks and skip the crowds, try to visit between May and August, when the sun is still out in force, and the tropical downpours and hurricanes have yet to hit the island.

Natural features

Southern rays and nurse sharks in Sandy Ground

The land-dwelling wildlife on Anguilla is a little limited, though you'll likely spot geckos and iguanas basking in the midday heat and some 130 or so resident and migratory bird species have been recorded. What most wildlife enthusiasts come to stay in Sandy Ground vacation rentals for is the impressive marine life in the waters surrounding the Caribbean island. The list is seemingly endless, but highlights including southern stingrays, sea turtles and nurse sharks, which are seen during almost every dive. Keep your eyes peeled for angelfish, parrotfish and barracuda.

Where to stay around Sandy Ground?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 325 vacation rentals near Sandy Ground. From 47 Houses to 66 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandy Ground for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sandy Ground?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sandy Ground:

  • Oyster Pond: 196 vacation rentals
  • Pelican Key: 180 vacation rentals
  • Maho: 234 vacation rentals
  • Red Pond Estates: 140 vacation rentals
  • Les Terres Basses: 367 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sandy Ground?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sandy Ground. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cupecoy Beach: 737 vacation rentals
  • University of St. Martin: 736 vacation rentals
  • Shoal Bay Beach: 324 vacation rentals
  • Maho Beach: 737 vacation rentals
  • Happy Bay Beach: 909 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandy Ground listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandy Ground?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 47 Houses in Sandy Ground. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sandy Ground include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 66 rentals available
  • Villas: 176 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sandy Ground?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 236 vacation rentals with pool available in Sandy Ground. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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