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Great food and people

Best lunch place on Anegada. Beautiful beach and comfortable dining. Great rum punch and full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shreveport, Louisiana
Great find

While traveling around Anegeda we stumbled across this gem . . Almost rebuilt from hurricane... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Located on Anegada's northern shore, this is one of the best shore-entry snorkeling spots in the Caribbean, where visibility can exceed 100 feet on a calm day.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best lunch place on Anegada. Beautiful beach and comfortable dining. Great rum punch and full menu. Bathing suits welcome since patrons come and go from beach. If not familiar with island, take a taxi. We usually rent a car because we go to other favorite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank billo261
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

While traveling around Anegeda we stumbled across this gem . . Almost rebuilt from hurricane. . Cool little spot on the beach with a beach and pool bar . . Worth a look!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 170MarkP170
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the beach and bar here. Staff was friendly, food and drinks were good. Look forward to coming back!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank daveskeys
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

You'll need a vehicle or taxi to get to this corner of the island. More seaweed on the beach this year than I've ever seen before, but this is a great snorkeling spot for advanced fish finders. You must swim out quite a bit to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bossross2018
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Had a few painkillers at the quaint bar. Be sure to bring a sharpie to add your touch to the roof. We came during a quiet time but there was food options. We only came to drink though

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A wonderful, secluded beach. I love the restaurant there and how secluded it feels behind all the mangrove trees.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank durkdye81
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Loblolly beach has two restaurants, the Big Bamboo was a welcome sight after a day at the beach. Hammick swings for the old and young to relax in ... open air lunch and delicious frozen drinks!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ReneW1951
Reviewed 29 June 2018

While the corals have taken a beating from the hurricanes the underwater structures visible while snorkeling are worth the trip. The farther you get from shore the more varied and more pronounced the underwater rocks, caverns and caves become.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dtheduck
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We hired a car for twenty four hours 70 us dollars and explored Anegeda.We had this beach all to ourselves! it is paradise like looking at a postcard.It has a beach restaurant but was just opening as we left.The lady did spend time chatting with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank skimadgirl
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We are glad we trekked across the island from Cow Wreck to see this gem! Completely different vantage point of the beach from Cow Wreck as this place was more dune like and covered with low hanging trees that provided plenty of needed shade for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank janver o
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