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It's big! It's beautiful! It's one of the best times of the year!...
It's August Monday.
Sailboat racing is Anguilla's National Sport. And, the August Monday boatrace is THE boat race of the season.
We have secured two spots on Satellite (the sailboat from North Hill) during the August Monday boat race. To celebrate Carnival, we are giving these tickets away as part of a fun contest.
*Naturally, to win, you need to be on-island (apart from Christmas-New Year, this is one of the top times of the year in Anguilla!).
More details via the link below.
Anguilla boat racing is the island's National Sport. Embedded deep in the culture, when sail boats were used as a source of income, today, boat races mark the biggest holidays of the year. Loved widely by all, every Anguilla boat race is eagerly anticipated!
A local BBQ stand open weekends only, Gumbsy's Bar and Grill is a gem of a find that lies off the beaten path. They serve up tasty lobster and other ultra-fresh straight-from-the-sea delicacies. Give owner, Mikey call to see what's available and fresh!
An all-Lebanese cuisine dine-in/take-out spot that's open into the wee hours, Zack Shwarma is hopping in Anguilla. Lovers of a good shawarma, we dropped in to find out what all of the buzz is about!
Come end of August, Anguilla quiets right down. Following the end of Carnival, many businesses close up for a couple of months, taking a much needed rest to rejunevate for the upcoming season. These are the restaurants that will remain open during the off-season.
Known world-wide for its pristine conditions, Puerto Escondido surf is a dream. From Zicatela, to La Punta to Carrizalillo, there's a perfect wave for every surfer... one that will change you life!
Take a bite of local cuisine at the aptly named Caribbean Restaurant! With lots of Anguillian favorites on the menu, drop by if you enjoy Caribbean dining.
Budget-friendly, tasty and convenient, Hall's Unique Bakery is a top-choice if you're seeking island favorites such as Johnny cakes, coconut tart and a full Anguillian breakfast.
From when-to-visit, to transport, accommodations, eating and things to do, Anguilla On A Shoestring guides you through a budget-friendly vacation in Anguilla. Happy savings!
A rough guide to the cost of living in Anguilla, highlighting key items to consider when planning your Anguilla budget.
Ferry Boat Inn is now doing Friday Curry Nights. And boy, is the food ever delicious.
We started the evening with an outstanding appetizer of fried chickpeas mixed with fresh spinach.
Curry-wise, we sampled the Chicken Tikka Masala served with a fresh fruit salad, plantain and basmati rice. Excellent!
With $5 drinks, it was an outstanding evening.
Christian and Marjorie, we will be back soon.
To reserve call: (264) 497-6613
Set in the middle of Anguilla, with views out to St. Martin, Casa Hughes offers clean and spacious apartments, perfect for either an affordable getaway or a long-term stay.
Snorkeling enthusiasts, Dan and Wendy share their favorite Anguilla snorkeling spots and fun finds, from schools of Blue Tangs to magnificent Manta Rays. Come explore Anguilla's down under!
From walking the European-style Gustavia to lounging at the luxurious Nikki Beach in St. Jean, St. Barths is a must-visit. Now, getting to St. Barths is easier and smoother than ever with Trans Anguilla Airways!
A short walk from Blowing Point, Patys's Seaside Villas is an economical and convenient option when choosing a cheap Anguilla hotel. The rooms here are comfortable, and the hotel boasts hospitable service and terrific views of the Caribbean Sea and St. Martin.
Update from WinAir...
I'm sad to report that Winair has stopped all service to Anguilla, including flights to/from St. Maarten AND San Juan.
The reason? "[It's] not economically sustainable."
If you're looking to get to Anguilla from San Juan, give Tradewinds a try. If you're seeking to get to AXA from SXM via air, Anguilla Air Services offers daily scheduled flights and charters can be arranged with TransAnguilla.
Owner and Chef, Ken Lin has brought true Chinese food to Anguilla. Think dumplings, spring rolls, udon, chow mein, General Tso's chicken, sweet and sour pork and green tea ice cream. With his NEW spot, Cha Cha San, our family is in Pan Asian-dining heaven!
Sand Bar re-opened in early 2014 under new management and ownership.
Here's what you can expect!
RealEstate.ai is taking Anguilla real estate online! From affordable parcels of land to comfortable cottages, with Vince Cate's new system of doing real estate in Anguilla, more properties are now available for viewing on the Net.
I've been to a number of Caribbean islands over the past 35 or so years, each with it's own special charm. Anguilla? Off my radar until a young friend
Leonardo DiCaprio meets Anguilla. He, Tobey Maguire and friends visited Prickly Pear and Sandy Island. Our paths crossed.
This vacation unit was created with you in mind... Basically as an alternative to resorts, but more importantly, to offer you a home away from home and
With kind hearts and sincerity, Robin and Joel Globus, owners of Tequila Sunrise Villa bring light wherever they go. These are just a few examples of fundraisers they have been a part of.
Owned and operated by the passionate and knowledgeable Jackie Cestereo, on an early morning in Anguilla I joined Nature Explorers Anguilla on a trek through the island's wetlands. From migratory Herons and Plovers to scarce indigenous birds, the sites were many. I left with a new appreciation for eco-tourism in Anguilla!
A boutique hotel on the BVI's main island of Tortola, Frenchmans Cay Resort is made up of comfortable and nicely appointed, free-standing units with views of the Caribbean Sea and plenty of privacy. Between their on-site five-star restaurant, private beach and pool, an incredible daily breakfast and some of the sweetest staff we have ever met, we felt right at home at Frenchmans.