April is an extremely pleasant time to visit Anguilla. It's not too hot, it's not very rainy, the ocean is warm, and the nights are pleasant. A few of April's days may reach into the high 80's, reminding you that summer is just around the corner.
April Marks an Increase in Boatracing,
Anguilla's National Sport
You can read more about the Anguilla weather in April, here.
The pleasant changes in Anguilla's temperature during April bring with it a change in Anguilla hotel rates.
As the days warm, the steady flow of island visitors starts to eb. Most hotels begin to revert back to more cost-friendly rates that reflect the shift in the tourism season. Since Easter is a popular travel period, some hotels offer rates that fall in between "high season rates" and "low season rates" during this time.
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The Center of Anguilla's April Celebrations
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While that is all good news, why else would you visit Anguilla in April?
There are some cool events that happen during this month.
Now let's talk about Anguilla's favorite cultural past-time... boatracing.
Boatracing is Anguilla's national sport. Boatracing season picks up in April, with the first race of note being the Easter Monday Boat Race. If you enjoy watching a good boatrace, why not book one of the boat charters at Sandy Ground to spectate close-up?
Action-Packed Boatracing, Making a Splash!
Each year one of the most anticipated boatraces is the Easter Monday Class A Egbert Connor boatrace. This race leaves from and returns to Sandy Ground and is a spirited way to take in some Anguilla culture.
You can read more on Anguilla boatracing here .
Festival Del Mar is a celebration of the sea and the fishing culture of Anguilla, held in the fishing town of Island Harbour every Easter weekend.
The festival features a variety of live music events and other activities, including boatraces, fishing competitions, crab races, and a tasty food fair.
The food fair features a variety of seafood dishes, as well as other local delicacies. The live music performances are a mix of Anguillian music acts and funky steel-pan orchestras.
Fun in The Sun at Festival Del Mar
Boatracing, fishing and other competitions are all great ways to learn about the importance of the sea to the people of Anguilla. Overall Festival Del Mar is a must-do when visiting Anguilla during Easter.
Read more about Anguilla's Festival Del Mar here.
If you are considering coming to Anguilla in April, take note of the weather. Compared to the March, the weather is ideal. You simply you can't go wrong!
With weather improving and plenty of events on the calendar, April is a blast in Anguilla.