Compared to some Caribbean islands masquerading as tourist traps, you’ll find something a little more authentic on Anguilla. Secluded and whiter than white beaches, sparkling waters, and friendly locals; Anguilla is an exclusive tranquil beach lover’s paradise that offers several amazing things to do.
EXPLORING THE ANGUILLAN ISLANDS
Exploring the awe-inspiring islands and gorgeous beaches are among the tourist’s favorite things to do in Anguilla. You must not miss visiting the Sandy Island – a picture-perfect deserted Tropical Island. This island full of mesmerizing sand is a perfect place to enjoy snorkeling; visitors love to indulge in snorkeling while visiting this magical island.
Moreover, do not miss to hike through the “Scrub Island” – a popular spot for outdoorsy tourists. This fascinating island with a stunning beach provides opportunities for hiking and snorkeling for its tourists. The crystal clear water here attracts visitors to experience boating as well.
LIFE IS ALWAYS BETTER AT BEAUTIFUL BEACHES OF ANGUILLA
Anguilla has 33 breathtaking white sand beaches. The beaches on the island are calm, relaxing, and peaceful. Shoal Bay, Meads Bay, Cove Bay, and Rendezvous Bay are some of the spectacular Caribbean beaches. Discovering these unfilled and unspoiled beaches is the most loved activity to do in Anguilla.
Shoal Bay East, Crocus Bay, Sandy Island, Prickly Pear, and Little Bay are some of the most popular sites for snorkeling. The best site for Scuba diving is the Stoney Bay Marine Park. It’s the place where you can witness the shipwreck of the El Buen Consejo ship that sunk in 1772.
SCUBA DIVING AT THE DOG ISLAND
If you’re into scuba diving then, go scuba diving at “Dog Island” – the tiny nature-filled island welcomes its adventure-loving tourists with its small pristine crescent beach and crystal blue seawater. Anguilla is also famous for exciting outdoor activities and watersports as well. You can indulge in kite surfing and experience the thrill of kayaking.
HERITAGE OF ANGUILLA
A charming 18th Century Catholic Church built with intriguing stones; the “Anguilla’s historic Catholic Church” is an iconic place to visit. To explore Anguilla’s history, the “Anguilla’s Heritage Museum” curated by the founder Colville Petty is a nice spot to visit and it is filled with a decent collection of artifacts.
DISCOVERING THE HIDDEN GEMS
“East End Pond” is another famous place to visit in Anguilla. This 13 acres protected area is the best place for bird watching. Another famous place for fabulous birds watching is “Meads Bay Pond”.
Other famous places you must not miss visiting include “Fountain Cavern National Park” – the most popular archeological site where tourists can explore numerous archaeological wonders, “Wallblake House” – the oldest structure in Anguilla’s, “Devonish Art Gallery” – home to amazing collections of Caribbean ceramics and art, and the “Katouche Bay” – famous for its amazing Iguana Cave.
EXPLORING ANGUILLA BY CAR
Anguilla offers its visitors with 72 hours driving license and 3 months driving license. Do not forget to have any of those licenses because driving around the island is one of the best things to do in Anguilla. It’s easy to drive on this small island and explore the hidden gems of this peaceful tourist paradise.
CATCHY RESTAURANTS AND LAVISH RESORTS
Anguilla is home to some of the exquisite hotels and luxurious resorts. Anguilla Great House, CuisinArt, and Viceroy are among the top-notch luxurious resorts on this appealing island. Filled with numerous rustic restaurants Anguilla is a perfect place to enjoy a tempting barbecue, roasted chicken, Caribbean lobster, creamy pasta, and fresh garden salad. The restaurants here offer amazing dining experiences to its visitors. “Scilly Cay” – known for its simple menu with fresh grilled chicken, lobster, or crayfish, offers its visitors with a spectacular view. The restaurant you will always remember because of its delicious cuisine, tempting desserts, and extravagant ambiance is the “VEYA” Restaurant. The luxurious restaurant is the best place for all the vegetarians. Moreover, the casual and relaxed “Smokey at the Cove” and the romantic “Mango Seaside Grill” are among the best restaurants in Anguilla.
A LITTLE PARTY AT ANGUILA NEVER HURTS ANYONE
The days here are long but once the sun does go down, you’’ be treated with one of the best live music scenes in the western hemisphere. There are awesome nightclubs and bars in Anguilla that offers sensational nightlife. To party in the true color of the Caribbean and to experience the reggae fun LIT Lounge is a perfect place that offers great music and amazing drinks. If you’re interested in listening to some nice music while witnessing stunning beachfront views the “Johnno’s Place” offers it all. Other known bars include “Elvis’ beach bar”, “SandBar”, and “Dad’s”.