• Location: Simpson Bay, St Maarten
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 135.00 View price calendar

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Sail by catamaran to Anguilla, visiting Shoal Bay and Cove Bay, on this full-day adventure from St Maarten. Leaving from Simpson Bay, cruise over to the nearby island and transfer to an overland vehicle to reach Shoal Bay. Set up your provided umbrella and lounge chair on one of the world's ten best beaches to enjoy the island scenery. Sip tropical drinks and munch on snacks, then dig in to a barbecue lunch before returning by land and sea to St Maarten. 


  • Anguilla sail and snorkel tour from St Maarten
  • Sail on a spacious catamaran to Cove Bay with an attentive crew
  • Take a drive up the scenic coast and lounge on a pristine beach at Shoal Bay
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch on the beach
  • Port fees included for quick and easy access to the catamaran on travel day

What You Can Expect

Anguilla Day Trip from St Maarten: Catamaran Sail with Snorkeling at Shoal Bay

Enjoy the beautiful beaches at Shoal Bay!

Head over to the Simpson Bay Resort to meet your guide and friendly crew aboard the Tango, a 63-foot (19-meter) catamaran. 

Climb aboard and find a spot to relax on the scenic ride to the nearby island of Anguilla. Help yourself to a snack; a French baguette with apples and Gouda cheese, or a drink from the open bar. Watch the island scenery glide by, soak up some rays and get to know your expert crew and fellow passengers.

Go ashore at Cove Bay once you reach Anguilla. Meet your driver and climb into a comfortable vehicle for the trip to Shoal Bay, one of the world's top ten beaches. Enjoy views of Anguilla's unspoiled coastline and St Maarten in the distance during your drive. 

Once you reach Shoal Bay, sit back under your beach umbrella on a comfortable lounge chair and relax. Purchase nonalcoholic drinks, wine, rum punch or beer from the Sunset Beach Bar (own expense). When you're reach for lunch, enjoy a provided lunch of ribs or chicken. 

After a day of soaking up the sun, expanse of white sand and aqua waters, head back to the Simpson Bay Resort the way you came.

Customer Reviews

Jessica Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Wow, what a great day. I'm not sure what more you could ask for except, maybe more time on the beach. The staff was wonderful and very accommodating. The trip was smooth sailing to Anguilla and after a short bus tour of Anguilla, we had some time on the beach and a delicious lunch, before a great sail back. Even an afternoon shower didn't put much of a damper on this day. The staff made sure that while you were on the catamaran you were not in need of a drink or snack. They did a wonderful job!!! Well done crew!

Eric B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Great day! Highly recommend.

Demetrios R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

captain was spot on, food and drinks where great and Anguilla, wow!!. Will be doing this again next year

Kimberly R USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very well run trip. The crew was outstanding. Shoal Bay is gorgeous! Definitely would recommend.

Kim D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Pick up from hotel on time, organized registration by local operator Aqua Mania. The crew was absolutely dedicated, cater to everybody's need and beyond, onboard as well as on shore. All staff was extremely pleasant and knowledgable, lunch was yummy, free drinks were flowing aboard the catamaran. Onto Anguilla, comfy air conditionned bus with sympatic driver, the island tour was fun with plenty of informations about local coutumes. Shoal Bay has pristine, fine sand, lots of sun chairs and almost 3 hours to snorkel...which was amazing. Equipment is included and snorkeling is right at the beach, really close, and beautiful.I would not only recommend this tour but I will do this tour again!
Viator was great to deal with; I had a glitch in regard of St Barth tour which had to be cancelled, and Viator refunded with no hassles in a quick manner. I will book with Viator again.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Took this Day Trip on March 18, 2014. Got picked-up from our Hotel at 7:45am to head over to Simpson Bay. At arrival, staff checked us in. Bring your passport. After a short wait, we took the “Tango” Catamaran and sailed to Anguilla. The ride over was great. It was smooth sailing on a perfect sunny day. You can sit on the back or in the front “rope” area. The “Tango” crew were friendly. They serve you with Rum Punch or beer and a snack (cheese and baguette). We arrived and docked in Cole Bay. You have the option to jump and swim over to shore or take a small motor boat to shore. We were driven across the island to Shoal Bay. White Sand and Clear Turquoise Water = AMAZING. It’s your free time so you do whatever you want. You can opt to just chill or snorkel (staff will provide the gear). Then we had lunch over at the small restaurant by the beach (included). Options were burger, chicken BBQ or ribs. Alcohol is at your own expense. Mid-afternoon, we headed back to Cole Bay to start sailing back to St. Maarten. Had a great time! Anguilla’s Shoal Bay is a must see beauty. Thanks to the "Tango" crew.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

What a fun day! Anguilla is gorgeous. We had ample time on the beach to relax and enjoy the view of white sand and clear turquoise water. The crew was fun and the rum punch flowed endlessly. The day was a perfect mix of relaxation and fun!

JennyC United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Simply put, this was an amazing day! You can't go past white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, a friendly crew and rum punch! I would do this again in a heartbeat!


4 star rating: Recommended December 2016

Excellent sailing, absolutely beautiful beach, fun crew. The snorkeling was below average and they did not provide fins, just a mask and snorkel. Great day on the water but don't expect to see much snorkeling.

steven f

4 star rating: Recommended July 2016

beach was as advertised- as good as it gets- sadly hawkers and beggars roam this remote jewel lessening the experience- everything else was fine- worth the money

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