Anguilla

Bespoke and Tailor Made Holidays & Honeymoons to Anguilla

Anguilla is the furthest north of the Leeward Islands in The Caribbean, 100 miles north west of Antigua and just 5 miles from St Martin.  Anguilla is just 16 miles long and 3 wide, it’s name coming from the ‘eel’ like appearance of it’s shape!

This is an  idyllic and romantic island with white sandy beaches and natural beauty.  Many famous couples have spent their honeymoon or even got married here, there are several luxury hotels and private villas. Ask me if you want to have your overseas wedding on Anguilla island.

It’s also great for family holidays as many beaches have gentle slopes into the clear waters, perfect for small children to swim. People come here for a simple life … sailing, swimming, walking, snorkelling, birdwatching .. plus loads of fresh lobster and plentiful sunshine!

Although it’s a small island there are over 100 restaurants to choose from and lively nightlife including live music at weekends in the resorts.  Sandy Ground is where entertainment and dancing is most popular for locals and visitors alike. There is a three day MoonSplash Music Festival in March and the Tranquility Jazz Festival in November.  Carnival takes place in August and there is a yacht regatta in May.

There is plenty of history and culture on Anguilla with 16 art galleries showcasing Caribbean and local crafts, wood carvings, fine art and hand blown glass products. There are 1000 year old artifacts at the Heritage Collection Museum including important historical documents, photographs and items from the Arawak Indians.  Sample the local spirits at the Pyrat Rum Distillery. Bird watching is good on Anguilla with 136 species – particularly around the salt ponds and you can also explore the island by bike or on horseback on a fairly flat terrain.

Geology of Anguilla is varied and interesting with 33 strands of beautiful sandy beaches and many bays, coves and rock formations. Visit the Arawak ‘spirit eyes’ petroglyphs in caves at Big Springs Heritage Site.  Along the coast you can explore the beaches at Rendezvous Bay, Cove Bay and Mead’s Bay with long sandy walks.  Smaller coves include Limestone Bay which is great for snorkelling and Little Bay which you can only access by boat.  More remote beaches can be found at Junk’s Hole Bay and Captain’s Bay.  The most popular beach on the island is Shoal Bay East.

For divers there are nine marine parks with wreck and shore dives, mini wall dives and night dives. There is a 960 ton Spanish galleon on the ocean floor – a reminder of the turbulent pirate past of the Caribbean. Good snorkelling options include Prickly Pear, Scrub Island and Dog Island.

 

 

 

 

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