The great thing about planning a trip to Anguilla is that the island is both laid back and active at once. Those who prefer to spend their days quietly sailing or on the beach will find what they are looking for, as will the vacationer who is always on the go, seeking out the best shopping deals and the most happening nightlife.
If you are thinking about feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find multiple different places that can help you. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, navigate to this page.
You'll find 3 dive services and at least 16 good dive sites in the area. To get more information about scuba diving in this area go to this page.
Depending on when you plan to visit, you might have an opportunity to attend a music festival or other scheduled event. The Summer Festival, which takes place in July and August, is one of the best displays of Anguillian culture; while music lovers will want to be present for the Moonsplash Annual Music Festival in March. Click here to learn more about interesting events that might be taking place during your vacation.
Fishing is a popular activity here, as indicated by the presence of 7 charter operators in this area. Those interested can find more details concerning fishing in this area can do so here.
Hoping you can spend some time on the greens during your vacation? Anguilla isn't exactly paved with golf greens from end to end, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. To read a more detailed discussion of golf throughout Caribbean visit this page.
More information about local providers that can enable you to get out on the open water can be seen directly below.
|Calypso Charters||(246) 584-8504||0.4 mi. South of Central Blowing Point|
|(264) 497-2956||Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla|
|Junior's Glass Bottom Boat||(264) 235-1008||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central the Valley|
|Sail Chocolat||(264) 497-3394||The Valley, Central Anguilla|
|Sea Pro Charters||(264) 584-0074||Sandy Ground Village, Central Anguilla|
If you want to read about marinas and charter operators visit this page.
Many shoppers associate shopping in the Caribbean with great bargains. Unfortunately, this is not the case in Anguilla. In fact, many visitors find clothing, jewelry, and other items to be overpriced. You'll find your money is best spent on locally hand made crafts and artwork; even if they are expensive, at least they are unique.
If you're vacationing with some avid shoppers they might enjoy browsing a few of the area's 65 retail shops. To see our page about shopping on Anguilla, visit this page.
Another great activity is discovering the area's sights and natural beauty. The area has 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors For more information on area sightseeing attractions, click here.
Take some time to look through the following table for information concerning a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights.
|Travel and Tour Operators||(264) 497-5054||Stoney Ground, Central Anguilla|
|Nature Tourism Service||(264) 584-3210||1.7 mi. North of Central East End|
|Travel and Tour Operators||(264) 497-2431||Stoney Ground, Central Anguilla|
|Nature Tourism Service||(264) 584-0346||The Valley, Central Anguilla|
If you love to snorkel there's good news -- you'll have the chance off the coast of Anguilla. Follow this link to view our page dedicated to local snorkeling opportunities.
Indulging in a trip to the spa could be one of the highlights of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you will be happy to discover there are several options. For more information on the options, go to this article.
A vacation in the Caribbean just isn't the same without time spent by the seaside. Instead of just parking your self in the sand of one of Anguilla's 33 beaches, you could decide to take a more active approach, and go swimming in the pool at your hotel, or in the beautiful, calm waters that surround the island.
If you want to stay active during your Anguilla vacation, but prefer to do it on dry land, there are plenty of other options available. Some hotels offer gymnasiums, as well as tennis, basketball, and beach volleyball courts. You can also choose to go jogging, or explore the island on foot by walking along the beaches or exploring a hiking trail. American sports fans can also enjoy an relatively unfamiliar spectator sport when they visit Anguilla: Cricket. Anguillians love cricket, and take it very seriously. Check game schedules while you are on the island and you may be able to catch a game at Ronald Webster Park.
If you like playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more about the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Cap Juluca||1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay||3|
|Malliouhana Hotel & Spa||1.5 mi. Northeast of Central West End||3|
|Carimar Beach Club||0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Meads Bay||2|
|Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort||1.2 mi. North of Central Blowing Point||2|
For instance, Cap Juluca has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.
Information about some other activities are provided in the following chart.
|Miniature Golf Course||(264) 498-7258||1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central East End|
|Horseback Riding Site||(264) 729-3361||1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point|
|Recreational Organizations and Clubs||(264) 497-1456||East End, Eastern part of Anguilla|
|Massage Therapist||(264) 497-3910||1.0 mi. North of Central Blowing Point|
Anguilla is a quiet island with more to do than any vacationer might expect. Whether you spend your days shopping, hiking, or out on the water, your Anguilla vacation can be as laid back or action packed as you want it to be.
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