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Anguilla Beach Lovers, Issue #169
March 30, 2024

Combing Anguilla's Beaches for the Best

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Anguilla Beach Lovers

Issue #169, March 30, 2024

Do you know this secret cove? 💗🏝

With views of St. Martin and crystal clear waters, this little-known spot is perfect for snorkeling...

Welcome to Dropsey Bay, AKA Lover's Cove on the East End of the island. One look at this darling little stretch of sand and it's not hard to see why this beach is nicknamed Lover's Cove.

There is so much to love about this beach and its soothing ocean sounds.

One minute away is NEW Anguilla Card partner Tequila Sunrise Villa...

New Anguilla Card Partner: Tequila Sunrise Villa

Overlooking the deep Caribbean Sea and majestic mountains of St. Martin, Tequila Sunrise is one of the leading Anguilla luxury villas.

Located at the opposite (Western) end of Long Pond, Tequila Sunrise offers terrific views of the Caribbean, St. Martin and the double crescent of Long Pond Bay.

Truly, tranquility wrapped in blue.

A "love at first sight" feeling strikes you as you pull up to the villa.

At the end of a long, smooth dirt road, Tequila Sunrise Villa is truly secluded. Stepping out onto the white pebble driveway gives a sense of serenity.

Waiting for you inside is Heather. She takes excellent care of you during your stay. She greets you with chilled towels, snacks and of course, the villa's signature drink, a Tequila Sunrise!

Snacks and drinks in hand, let's get acquainted with Tequila Sunrise.

The villa is modern meets Caribbean. It has a clean, white, fine-line design, and is accented with warm Caribbean touches.

The main floor is made up of the kitchen, living and dining area, and one master bedroom.

The living, dining and kitchen area is open-concept. Breezes blow through, keeping the temperature comfortable and tropical. The tradewinds remind you of your exotic locale.

The kitchen is spacious, with state of the art appliances (fridge, wine fridge, dishwasher, oven, microwave, stove). For anyone who enjoys cooking, you have plenty of space.

The dining area sits by large sliding doors. It can feel like indoor or outdoor living, depending on how wide you leave the doors open, allowing for the breeze to blow through.

The kitchen flows into the living room, which has two-story high ceilings. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide stunning views at every turn.

Wide and expansive, it's easy to fall in love with the living room. Their flat-screen TV is enormous and features Netflix and Sonos.

Each of the bedrooms have been built to have spectacular St. Martin views, air conditioning, and an ensuite bathroom. Each also has a full bathtub, outdoor shower and his and her sinks. They all have flat-screen TVs with access to Netflix.

Comfortable Tequila Sunrise robes and slippers are in every room. There is plenty of storage space, and a safe to store precious belongings.

The beds are oh-so comfortable. Complete with down comforters and air conditioning, sleep in the lap of luxury, waking up each morning feeling totally refreshed.

One bedroom is located on the main floor. Two additional bedrooms are on the second floor. Here's where Tequila Sunrise gets interesting!

On the second floor there is an eastern bedroom and a western bedroom, separated by a long walk-way, which overlooks the living/dining/pool areas below. The views out to sea from the walk-way are magnificent.

The two second floor bathrooms are slightly larger than the first floor bathroom. The Italian tile (in all bathrooms) is nicely offset by pebbled flooring that surrounds the large soak tub.

The outdoor rain shower, with windows looking out to St. Martin and over to the salt pond (in the Western bathroom) washes away the stresses and tensions of "regular life." Tequila Sunrise is exceptionally well designed and laid out. The use of space is smart, without a wasted view. The modern feel and use of whites is nicely offset by unique pieces, such as the large, antique door.

How do we make a stay at Tequila Sunrise extra relaxing?

A pool-side massage is always a good idea. Tequila Sunrise Villa's location is so serene, you easily slip back into a state of sleepiness while Body & Soul's incredible masseuses work their magic.

The space, amenities, location and service is all five-star. Tequila Sunrise Villa offers one of the best value luxury experiences.

Tequila Sunrise Villa truly has the recipe for relaxation!

Tequila Sunrise is an Anguilla Card Partner. You save 10% on your stay when you book direct with the owner with your Anguilla Card.

For a full read and video tour, click here!

To book your stay, email the owner Michael Downing, directly at:

For more on Tequila Sunrise Villa, visit their official website here.

Speaking of five-star and best value luxury experiences...

Tradewind to Antigua: NEW YouTube Videos

Did you know that Tradewind Aviation now flies direct from Anguilla to Antigua? That's right!

The premier regional airline has launched flights between the two beautiful islands, making Antigua a wonderful weekend getaway🤗💗🏝

Click here for our NEW YouTube video on getting to Antigua from Anguilla.

Flying direct from Anguilla’s airport simply can't be beat. It is always so easy and fun. Tradewind Aviation makes it extra special with their luxurious Pilatus PC-12 turbine-powered planes. These planes are perfect for short-range flights like hops to St. Barth, San Juan and Antigua.

Inside, the planes are sparkling clean, with air conditioning, a comfortable pressurized cabin, lots of luggage space and plenty of snacks.

After you land, Signature Flight Support guides you through immigration and customs and then? Welcome to Antigua! Smoother than smooth, the experience is five-star in every way.

What about getting back to Anguilla? Tradewind makes the trip seamless!

Click here for our experience getting back to Anguilla.

The Tradewind experience is exceptional! Their team of staff helps you every step of the way and their Pilatus planes are luxurious, delivering a smooth ride in the sky.

To never miss an Anguilla Beaches video, click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel!

Save 10% on regularly scheduled flights between Anguilla and Antigua.

To get the discount:

1. Use Tradewind's online booking engine.

2. Before you check out, use the Anguilla Card promo code: AXACARD.

3. After you complete your reservation, email your Anguilla Card or Anguilla Card # to:

Time For a Beach Escape

When it comes to a private beach getaway, no villa fits the bill quite like aptly named, Beach Escape Villa!

Set on secluded Sandy Point beach, at Beach Escape you are directly on sandy beachfront.

This special spit of sand has long been a family favorite for quiet days at the beach. The water sparkles in a million shades of blue. Gazing out to St. Martin, Sandy Point is one of Anguilla's best kept secrets.

The five-bedroom property opens directly onto this special made. The property is made up of two buildings surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Marrying classic West Indian charm with contemporary beach house chic, Beach Escape is the dream Caribbean villa.

Renovated with luxurious stone tiles, European range, and plush couches and king beds, Beach Escape offers it all.

Not convinced that you need a getaway? We know how to sway your mind...

Click here for 7 Reasons to Take a Beach Escape.

More on Beach Escape Villa

Spring Has Sprung in Anguilla!

It's official... summer is on its way 🤗💗🏝

That's right, the beginning of spring is here! It is such a fun time of the year. Spring Break is one of Anguilla's busiest weeks.

With a fun buzz in the air, spring is a wonderful time in Anguilla!

Join us in this video for drone footage recorded over the past couple of months, of three of our favorite spots...

✨ Shoal Bay: One of our all time favorites! We can't go too long without walking this stretch of beach, and lingering at its famous "bend" where the palm trees sway. We could stay here all day 🥰🥰

✨ Meads Bay: Check out the last 8 minutes of this video for a spring look at Meads Bay. One of the island's top spots for lounging in the sun, Meads Bay is alway so much fun!

✨ Scilly Cay: An island paradise off of an island paradise, Scilly Cay is one of Anguilla's most unique cays and a "must do" for their heavenly lobster lunches.

Did you know that Scilly Cay is also an Anguilla Card Partner? That's right!

Save 10% at Scilly Cay when you use your Anguilla Card. To get your Card, visit here.

Click here for a full flight over these special beaches.

We hope to sea you on-island soon. If you sea us, be sure to wave hello 🌊👋🥳🏝

Looking for a place to stay right next to Scilly Cay?

Just Next Door: Arawak Beach Club

If you love Scilly Cay, you will love Arawak Beach Club!

Set at the water's edge in scenic Island Harbour with beautiful views of Scilly Cay, Arawak Beach Club is one of Anguilla's most iconic hotels.

Painted tropical colors that catch the eye, the hotel's cheerful atmosphere has always been one of our family's favorites.

Arawak is known for its high value accommodations. Their rates are a steal! Starting at $150 and up per night depending on the time of year, you cannot get better bang for your buck.

One of Anguilla's most high value properties, my Dad often talks about how he would love to stay year round on these beautifully landscaped grounds.

There is no doubt about it! Life is good at Arawak.

To Book Your Stay at Arawak

Arawak Beach Club is an Anguilla Card Partner. Save 10% at Arawak Beach Club when you use your Anguilla Card.

Ellen's Vacation Story

A huge thank you to newsletter reader, Ellen Lunz for sharing her photos from her recent trip to Anguilla! Her second time on the island, let's let Ellen take it away...

My husband and I loved our trip to Anguilla last year and we returned a second time.

We met my husband's sister and her husband there and they loved the island of Anguilla as much as we did. There were new staff at the Manoah hotel and the weather was generally hot and sunny. It was again a wonderful vacation on a beautiful Caribbean island. We both needed a relaxing and peaceful place to visit again and the sights, food, pool, beach, places to eat and the staff were all excellent.

We left Chicago where it had been 20 below zero and basked in the wonderful heat and beautiful surroundings on the island. We had the best time and hope to return again next Feb for another great vacation spot.
Ellen and Robert Lunz

Thank you so much for sharing, Ellen! We can't wait to sea you here again 🥰🥰

Spring Savings at Tranquility Beach Anguilla

Looking ahead to Spring, Tranquility Beach Anguilla is holding a super special this April...

Enjoy 20% off the nightly rate when you stay in their beachfront Penthouse Villa between now and the 30th of April 2024.

Your chic, 3-bedroom oasis accommodates up to 8 friends in stylish luxury at an irresistible value. Walk to restaurants and seaside bars for live music, refresh at a spa, hop on a boat to an offshore cay, or relax on the beach sipping tropical cocktails mixed by Tranquility's beach butlers.

To take advantage of this special, click here.

Thinking of a Much Longer Getaway?

Our good friend Jackie Pascher of Island Dream Properties has some of the highest-value real estate listings on-island!

Have you seen one of her newest listings, Villa Rana?

Villa Rana sits right on sea rocks outside of Island Harbour, just near Scilly Cay, Shoal Bay East and top restaurants like Artisan, Nat's Palm Grove and Le Bon Pain.

The 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom villa features a grand kitchen, indoor and outdoor living areas, expansive wrap-around terrace and a separate additional dwelling unit.

The outdoor living area is particularly noteworthy.

It has you covered with a shaded seating area and a large exterior dining table. There is plenty of space to soak up the rays, too. Comfy lounge chaises surround the big, salt-water chlorinated pool. Sparkling in a million shades of blue, this pool sure beckons you in for a long swim!

With plenty of potential, living is large and lofty at Villa Rana!

Click here for a full look inside Villa Rana.

More on this listing...

That's all for March!

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We can't wait to SEA you on the beach 💗🏝

With lots of warming Anguilla sunshine,
Nori & Louise

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