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 intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find 6 places that can help. You can go to this extended discussion about bike and scooter rentals if you're interested in learning additional facts.
You'll find 3 dive services and at least 16 different dive sites to choose from. To read more about diving opportunities in this area click this link.
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.
If there are some experienced anglers in your group, they'll be pleased to know 7 charter fishing services are located in this area. Make your way to this page dedicated to fishing in the area if you want to find more facts.
Enjoy playing golf? Anguilla isn't necessarily a golfing paradise, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is CuisinArt Resort Golf Course. To get more information about this specific topic, go to this page, about golf throughout Caribbean.
Take a moment to look through the following table for a listing of local providers that can help you get out on the water.
|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'd like to read about nearby marinas and charter operators navigate to 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 there are some people who love to shop vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 64 retail stores to browse in this area. To read our page about shopping on Anguilla, navigate to this page.
Sightseeing is another good way to spend some of your vacation in Anguilla. The area features 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To read more about available sightseeing attractions, go to this article.
The following table lists some details on 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|
|Lime Keel Eco-Tours||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 Explorers Anguilla||Nature Tourism Service||(264) 584-0346||The Valley, Central Anguilla|
If you like to snorkel there's good news -- you can easily find places to do so in the waters surrounding Anguilla. To find out about other snorkeling opportunities, see this page.
Relaxing in a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. It shouldn't be hard to find a spa you like, given the fact that there are 6 spas that operate in this area. Click here to check out our page regarding this topic.
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 to play tennis you might want to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 4 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Cap Juluca||1.1 mi. South of Central Meads Bay||3|
|Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort||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 example, Cap Juluca has a tennis pro who can give you lessons or tips for improving your game.
Take a moment to look through the chart below for information about other activities. to learn more. for information concerning other activities.
|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|
|Tennis Club||(264) 498-0697||Blowing Point, Southwestern part of Anguilla|
|Anguilla Watersports||Watersports Operator||(264) 584-1204||0.9 mi. South of Central Meads Bay|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||(264) 476-6072||1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Blowing Point|
|Recreational Organizations and Clubs||(264) 497-1456||East End, Eastern part of Anguilla|
|Watersports Operator||(264) 498-2830||Blowing Point, Southwestern 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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