Anguilla is a long and narrow island just a 30 minute ferry ride away from St. Maarten. Anguilla is a British island and has 33 white sandy beaches. Anguilla is a flat island and it can be seen as a tropical escape as the island is often more quiet and calmer than St. Maarten.
Visit Anguilla to experience a little British paradise in the Caribbean with breath-taking underwater views around the tiny offshore island of Prickly Pear and Sandy Island. In addition, the beach Shoal Bay East is definitely worth a visit with its crystal clear water and stunning views. This beach has been listed numerous times as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
There are several boats and ferries that go to Anguilla a several times a day. They leave from Marigot and Simpson bay. Passport required.
The best way to explore Anguilla is by car. You could rent your own car; however, the island has its British influences so everybody drives on the left side of the road. If you do not feel comfortable with that, just take a taxi. Most taxi drivers offer a taxi-tour around the island, taking away the worries of driving and they are sure to show you the nicest places Anguilla has to offer.
Boat racing is Anguilla’s national sport and the island hosts countless regattas throughout the year. In addition, Day cruising and sailing are one of the many possibilities on Anguilla. There are numerous companies, offering several charters. Experience being on the open sea and visit some adventurous, secluded bays or relax on one of Anguilla’s best offshore beach, Prickly Pear. For Scuba diver fans, Dog Island and Scilly Cay are the places to be. Moreover, Anguilla also has a lot of other water sports to offer. Waterskiing, tubing and riding a banana boat, kite boarding and windsurfing are just some of the many fun things to do.
If you prefer to experience what the mainland of Anguilla has to offer, be sure to rent a bike. Anguilla is a more flat island, making it very suitable to explore riding your own bicycle while feeling a gentle, tropic breeze through your hair. There is a golf course on Anguilla and you can get to know more about the history of the island by visiting the Heritage Museum. The Museum displays a unique collection with artifacts of the former inhabitants, the Arawak Indians plus offers you to take look in the rich history of Anguilla.
Tip: Make your childhood dream come trough: take a swim with dolphins. Anguilla is one of the few places in the world that offers the opportunity to swim and pet real dolphins. A swim with these incredible intelligent creatures will definitely make your trip to Anguilla a day to remember.
If you would like more information or book a trip to Anguilla, please don’t hesitate to contact the front office staff. They would be happy to help you with making a reservation.