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YOUR COMPLIMENTARY ISLAND GUIDE

2016


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The Big Four! Patek Philippe, a name synonymous with superlative watchmaking, was established in 1839. Among their distinguished clients have been Albert Einstein, Madame Marie Curie, Rudyard Kipling, Queen Victoria, Tchaikovsky... and a plethora of royalty, past and present. Patek Philippe is the undisputed king at watch auctions and holds more world records than all others combined! "You never actually own a Patek Philippe; you merely take care of it for the next generation."

Founded in 1775, the legendary watchmaker Breguet, is unrivaled in the realm of inventions the most famous being the magical tourbillon! Acknowledged by the cognoscenti as the greatest watchmaker of all time, Breguet’s client list is the most impressive of any watchmaker in the history of watchmaking; it includes the likes of Queen Marie-Antoinette, Emperor Napoleon, Sir Winston Churchill, Ettore Bugatti, George Washington, Tsar Alexander the list is endless...

Vacheron Constantin is the world’s oldest watch manufacturer, uninterrupted since 1755. This patriarch of legendary watchmaking has been the benchmark of ‘haute horlogerie’ and the finest craftsmanship for generations. Vacheron Constantin timepieces are the gift of choice by governments to mark momentous events in history to royalty, world leaders and celebrities. Their client list reads like the blue book of the greatest leaders of all time.

A. Lange & Söhne has been creating fine timepieces since 1845 and is the only non-Swiss watchmaker who commands a position at the pinnacle of watchmaking. The youngest of the “Big Four” has rightfully earned the reputation of “making the impossible, possible” among connoisseurs! A prodigious innovator, A. Lange & Söhne timepieces are highly sought-after by uncompromising aficionados. Every Lange watch is made to last a lifetime...

The Big Four are widely recognized as the greatest watchmakers of all time - often referred to as the ‘Four Pillars’ of fine watchmaking! In what is at once a tribute and a testimonial to their reputation, their unrivaled quality and their timeless value, virtually all the world records at auctions are held by the ‘Magnificent Four’ testifying that they are 'art', 'heirloom' and 'investment' all rolled in one. Not only are they easily portable and extremely 'liquid' investments but very discreetly 'under-the-radar' as well. A mere handful of jewelers in the entire world have the privilege of being invited by ALL of the BIG FOUR to showcase their collections under one roof. Jewels by Love has the unique privilege of being chosen and being honored with this distinction.

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All you need is Love! We specialize in ideal cut GIA certified diamonds

7 Rue du Général de Gaulle - Marigot - St. Martin (Flagship Location) - Tel: (590) 590 87 25 50 USA Tel: 1 917 546 0902 - Email: jbl1@jewelsbylove.com 69B Front Street - Philipsburg - St. Maarten (New Location) - Tel: (1) 721 542 6808 USA Tel: 1 917 463 4319 - Email: jbl2@jewelsbylove.com www.jewelsbylove.com Not all brands available in both locations


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our team and contributors TRUDY NIXON, Publisher Originally from the UK, Trudy has lived and worked in Anguilla for 12 years. A previous Executive Director of the Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association (AHTA), she now runs True Communications, a PR and Marketing Consultancy. She loves her adopted home and her Anguilla “family” including AARF dogs Sweetiepie Woofydog and Godiva. Despite being a working girl, Trudy is still closely in touch with her “inner tourist” and can regularly be spotted enjoying Anguilla’s many restaurants, bars and beaches. ORRETT H. WYNTER, Publisher A passing remark by a long-time friend about the beautiful villas in Anguilla led Orrett to launch Design Anguilla Magazine in August 2012. Now in its fourth year, the quarterly lifestyle and design publication, dedicated to architecture, interior design and visual arts is a project for him to continue exploring his passion for design in all its forms. CHERECIA LEWIS-ROGERS, Sales Cherecia’s deep rooted love for marketing, coupled with her readiness to embrace challenges led her to join True Anguilla’s team a year ago. Her background in sales and marketing has seen her working on the sales teams of other magazines, as well as in banking with the Caribbean Commercial Bank, where she’s currently a Corporate Loans Officer. DEBORAH OTTEY-WYNTER, Sales A background in Architecture and Construction Project Management, including a stint as Architectural Officer in the Government of Anguilla hasn't stopped Deborah from venturing into new territories. In 2012, she co-founded Design Anguilla Magazine with her husband, Orrett, and joined the True Anguilla team a year later.

JOSVEEK HULIGAR, BETH BARRY, Photographer Copy Editor/ Proofreader A "semi-retired" master stone artisan, Beth started visiting Josveek now splits Anguilla at 12yrs his time executing old. In 2001, at 28, passion projects she moved here on including the Anguilla a 5-year plan (ha!). Fashion Expo, the Thirteen years later, Underground Poetry she says Anguilla’s Club and Historical safe and fulfilling Island Tours, with lifestyle for her family photography and is the reason it’s still videography. home.

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DERRYS RICHARDSON,

Photographer Derrys captures some of Anguilla's most romantic and dreamy destination weddings. His work has been published in Destination Wedding & Honeymoons magazine, and he has also been featured in MACO Caribbean Living magazine.

KEVIN ARCHIBALD,

Photographer Kevin fell in love with photography while at university and, though he never planned to make it a career, he's now a talented Wedding, Event and Portrait photographer. He especially loves to capture weddings, with all the laughter, tears, anxiety – all the emotions that fill each moment.

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Cover shoot credits Omari & Somaya Banks outside Shoal Bay Beach Villas, Shoal Bay East: Orrett H. Wynter Photography Kevin Archibald Susan Croft Rickiell Hodge Josveek Huligar Trudy Nixon Derrys Richardson Orrett H. Wynter Contact The Valley, Anguilla, BWI e-mail: info@trueanguilla.com web: www.trueanguilla.com www.facebook.com/trueanguilla www.twitter.com/trueanguilla Advertising Inquiries sales@trueanguilla.com www.trueanguilla.com/advertise Read Online www.trueanguilla.com/digital Photo Credits Renuka Harrigan: Anguilla Tennis Academy (pg. 104). Rickiell Hodge: Shoal Bay sunset (pg. 86). Josveek O. Huligar: Moonsplash, Festival del Mar, Anguilla Day (pg. 15); Island Harbour (pg. 24); Little Bay (pg. 40); Johnno's (pg. 78); Sharpy's (pg. 86). Trudy Nixon: Back Street View (pg. 22); Trattoria Tramonto (pg. 70); Carol Shannon (pg. 100)

TRUE Anguilla Magazine is published yearly and is distributed at hotels, villas, restaurants and ports of entry in Anguilla. This publication has been compiled and reproduced with the utmost care to ensure that the information is up to date and accurate. However, the information may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The publisher accepts no responsibility for such typographical or other errors. No part of TRUE Anguilla Magazine may be reproduced in any form or by any means without prior written consent. The views expressed by the contributors are not necessarily those of TRUE Anguilla Magazine.


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12 GENERAL INFORMATION The information you need to plan your trip to Anguilla. 26 PEOPLE Visitors and locals share their Anguilla love stories. 34 BEACHES They won’t disappoint – Anguilla boasts 33 of the best sandy white beaches in the world. 46 ACCOMMODATIONS Find the best places to stay no matter your budget or needs. 66 FOOD So many choices! A round-up of what's new for the season and what's happening with your old favourites. 90 ACTIVITIES Don’t just lie on the beach – get out and enjoy great shopping or the wide range of activities we have on offer. 110 LIMING Where, when and how to hang out and party in Anguilla. 120 WEDDINGS We show you why Anguilla is one of the world’s leading wedding and honeymoon destinations. 134 LIVE THE DREAM Stay longer – information on purchasing property, doing business and living in Anguilla. 146 FINAL WORDS Acknowledgements, credits and thanks.

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ots of places purport to be the Caribbean of your dreams, but Anguilla truly is. Our tiny size, our lack of chain hotels or fast food restaurants, our #nofilter azure waters and white sand beaches, our incredible dining options and, of course, our friendly, independent people, make curious travellers say, “I hear good things about Anguilla, they say it’s like the Caribbean of 30 years ago. ” The pages of True Anguilla are filled with quotes from real people, some from here, some who live here, and some who visit year after year for their vacation, because

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we think they are the best people to tell you what is special about this special place. So if you like laid-back luxury, want to make genuine friends out of the people you meet along the way, can’t wait to choose from a spectacular selection of white sandy beaches, enjoy charming boutique shopping, love to dance to exciting live music and crave exceptional dining with plentiful fresh seafood – Anguilla will turn your Caribbean dreams into reality. We hope you truly enjoy Anguilla. Orrett & Trudy.


Leave everything behind and arrive at a place exactly like nowhere else. Anguilla. Unplugged. Change the way you see the world. On Anguilla you will discover pristine beaches, Caribbean-cool wellness and ďŹ tness spas, a cornucopia of acclaimed restaurants, accommodations that are both 'upstarts' and 'icons', the most hospitable and genuine friends you never knew you had. Where nothing is quite as luxurious as doing nothing at all. Welcome.

Contact the Anguilla Tourist Board In Anguilla: 264.497.2759 US and Canada Toll Free: 844 MY ANGUILLA (844.692.6484)


Our Anguilla holiday started the moment we stepped onto our Calypso speedboat transfer from St. Maarten airport. They handed us a rum punch, asked us to sit back and relax and the 20 minute journey went by in an enjoyable flash. We all agreed it was very James Bond! ANDREW FLEMING, LOUISE JORDAN AND NICK LAURENCE, London

We find travelling by air very convenient. It shortcuts any lines at the St. Maarten airport and the plane journey is pleasant and quick. The Anguilla Air Services’ pilots and ground crew are all excellent and very professional. We recommend this as an option for our visitors staying at our vacation villas. NEIL AND WENDY FREEMAN, Beaches Edge and Alegria Villas


general info

Š JOSVEEK HULIGAR / ANGUILLA ACCESS

Island map and useful information; how to get here by air or sea; a calendar of events; how to experience Anguilla in a day and a list of professional suppliers who will help you get to Anguilla. All the information you need to plan your visit.


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Anguilla is a great place to visit if you simply can’t bear to put your smart phone down/are addicted to social media, as FREE wi-fi is widely available – at hotels, villas and many restaurants.

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GOVERNMENT: British Overseas Territory CAPITAL: The Valley SIZE: 35 square miles; 16 miles long by 3 miles wide at widest point POPULATION: 14,886 (according to last census) ELECTRICITY: 110/120 Volts AC (same as the U.S.) CURRENCY: The Eastern Caribbean Dollar is the official currency of Anguilla, the US dollar is widely accepted across the island. DRIVING: Driving is on the left-hand side of the road, and a driver’s license is required. ENTRY: A valid passport (with at least six months before expiration) and return or onward ticket(s) are required for all visitors to Anguilla. VISAS: For the latest information on nationals requiring visas to enter Anguilla, please contact the Dept. of Immigration. If you require a visa, please contact the nearest British Consulate for visa applications. CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION: All persons traveling to and from Anguilla must clear Customs & Immigration at either the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal or at Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. Persons traveling by private boat must contact and clear Customs & Immigration at Sandy Ground. For more information, contact the HM Customs. DEPARTURE TAX: $20 for all passengers. In addition, all those departing via Blowing Point Ferry Terminal pay a $3 security fee. For passengers transferring through the Anguilla/St. Maarten Airport Dock there is also a $5 dock fee. No departure tax for children under 12, however, security and dock fees apply. The departure tax for day trips to surrounding islands is US $8 for trips

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through Blowing Point Ferry Terminal ONLY. Residents of Anguilla and residents of St. Martin/St. Maarten are also subject to a US $8 departure tax through Blowing Point Ferry Terminal. BANKING: There are 8 ATMs on the island – one at each commercial bank in The Valley: National Bank of Anguilla, Caribbean Commercial Bank, Scotiabank and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. Other locations are Tomac Plaza, Viceroy, The Galleria in West End, Delta Petroleum Service Station on Long Path Road and Romcan Supermarket in South Hill. USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS: Police/Fire/Ambulance 911 Princess Alexandria Hospital 497.2551 Police Headquarters 497.2333 Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport 497.2384 Blowing Point Ferry Port 497.6070 Anguilla Tourist Board 497.2759 Dept of Immigration 497.3444 HM Customs 497.2513 General Post Office 497.2528 MORE ANGUILLA: The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) has a comprehensive website at ivisitanguilla.com. Please visit trueanguilla.com for an online version of this issue as well as previous issues of our magazine and to join our mailing list. The Facebook page for the Anguilla Summer Festival gives updates and news on festivals and local happenings. Take out an annual subscription to Design Anguilla, an Anguilla lifestyle magazine and you can have Anguilla news delivered to your door quarterly designanguilla.com.


calendar of events

APRIL

EASTER

not to be missed FEBRUARY

Hosted by Bankie Banx around the first full moon before Easter, the concerts feature artistes from around the world.

FESTIVAL DEL MAR Celebrating all things of the sea in the fishing village of Island Harbour. Fishing competition, boat racing, lots of seafood and string band music.

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St. Gerard’s Garden Party Hosted on the grounds of Wallblake House, with food from other islands prepared by members of St. Gerard’s congregation. Flower and Garden Show Two days of flower displays and competitions on the grounds of Wallblake House. Anguilla Yacht Regatta Yacht racing between the regional racing fraternity with a local B class boat race on the last day. MAY Anguilla Literary Festival A "literary jollification" with international, regional and local writers gathering for presentations and workshops.

ANGUILLA DAY CELEBRATIONS The most significant holiday on the Anguillian calendar of events, featuring the Round-the-Island boat race, and the

WELCHES FEST A celebration of yesteryear with food, games and music.

JULY-AUGUST

Valley Street Festival Cultural extravaganza at the People’s Market with traditional cuisine, art and craft, domino competitions, face painting, live music, games and a cycling competition. NOVEMBER Anguilla’s Optimists Race against Aids Public awareness campaign to raise funds for AIDS related services. DECEMBER ACOCI Golf Tournament Fundraiser with proceeds going to the Anguilla Chamber of Commerce's Scholarship Fund for the Anguilla Community College.

ANGUILLA SUMMER FESTIVAL The national sport, Boat Racing, by day and Carnival activities by night: Pageants, Calypso competitions, Band Clash, street dancing and revelry. 2015-2016

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getting here: by air

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Panama City

GETTING TO ANGUILLA JUST GOT BETTER One of the special things about Anguilla is that large aeroplanes don’t fly here – you have to transfer by smaller planes, speed-boats or ferry St. Maarten (SXM), Puerto Rico(SJU) or Antigua (ANU) three of the Caribbean’s bestserviced and most reasonable destinations to

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fly into from North America, South America, United Kingdom, and Europe. Travellers embrace this stage of the journey, knowing it means they will be arriving in an off-the-beaten-track destination.


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getting here: by air

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Anguilla Air Services, headed by the experienced Captain Carl Thomas, operates a stress-free air bridge between SXM and Anguilla via charter or scheduled service. Arriving passengers are met at the transfer desk prior to customs and immigrations, where AAS staff will facilitate a speedy immigration and baggage transfer procedure (just one member of your party needs to identify bags) before being escorted upstairs to the departure lounge and transferred

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Tradewinds Aviation operates a first class “shuttle” from SJU to Anguilla on Swiss built Pilatus PC-12 jet-prop aircraft flown by two pilots with air-conditioning, a pressurized cabin and plenty of room for luggage. You can enjoy beautiful views of Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands during the comfortable 45 minute flight. They offer a VIP service at SJU ensuring a swift and stressfree immigration and baggage transfer procedure, and operate their own passenger lounge with complimentary refreshments and free WiFi. 18

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to Anguilla without having to leave the airport. AAS staff say that on average, from stepping off your international flight to landing in Anguilla’s Clayton J Lloyd international airport, it takes 45 minutes (flying to Anguilla takes approximately 7 minutes). AAS runs 3 scheduled services a day in season, at times convenient to meeting the most popular flights, or you can charter the whole plane (maximum 9 passengers) for $480 one way.

Transfer to Anguilla via safe and convenient “air bridge” from Luis Munoz Airport (SJU), Puerto Rico or Princess Julianna Airport (SXM), Sint Maarten.


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Flying From St. Maarten To Anguilla Has Just Gotten Easier With A Short 8 Minute Scenic Flight. On Arrival Into St. Maarten You Will Be Met By Our Agents At The Transfer Information Desk Is Just Before Immigration. You Will Be Assisted In A Fast Track Lane With Both Immigration And Baggage Claim, No Need To Stand In a Long Line Anymore. Start Your Vacations With a Stress Free Transit With Anguilla Air Services. • • • • •

Medical Transport Flights To Any Island In The Caribbean Daily Schedule Flight Between Anguilla And St. Maarten Daily Schedule Flights Between Anguilla And St. Barths On Demand Character Flights To Any Caribbean Destination Day Trips To St. Barths For Reservations: O: 264 498 5922 F: 264-498-5921 C: 264 235 7122 E: info@anguillaairservices.com

Medical Transport Flights


getting here: by sea editor’s tip

VIP TRANSFERS --------------------Ask about charted services – if your party is 6 or more – you may find that a chartered transfer on either boat or plane not only makes you feel like a rock star, but is also financially astute! Transferring from Princess Juliana International Airport via a scheduled or charter boat service is easy, and there are lots of good providers to choose from. Arrive in Anguilla via speed-boat and let your vacation begin as soon as you step on-board! Simply call or go online and book your transfer with a company like Calypso Charters, Sea Pro Charters, or GB Express. Once you clear St. Maarten immigration and collect your bags you will be met in the arrival hall of the airport by a representative who will transfer you and your bags to the “Anguilla dock” just a few minutes away via taxi. As you are now leaving St. Maarten, you will clear customs and join your boat. About 18 minutes later you will arrive in Anguilla. If you are travelling in a large group we suggest you contact a destination management specialist such as Blue Sea Anguilla or Malliouhana Travel and Tours to coordinate the process.

FOR THOSE THAT love the ocean editor’s tip

LOCAL FERRY --------------------The ferries run all day between 7.30am and 6.15pm (departing Anguilla). The first ferry to Anguilla from St Martin departs at 8.15am and the last at 7.00pm. Ferries run approximately every 30 to 40 minutes, and the trip takes about 25 minutes and costs $20 plus taxes each way.

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Jumping on the Local Ferry is a popular way to arrive, especially for those familiar with the island and/or interested in catching a glimpse of the French side of St. Martin [and real ‘travellers’]. Simply grab a taxi from Princess Juliana International Airport and ask for the Anguilla Ferry Port in Marigot – a 10 to 20 minute (depending on traffic) drive. The Anguilla ferries depart every 45 minutes.


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It’s easy and fun to see Anguilla in a day. We ask an expert, resident Taxi Driver, Sheraul Gumbs, of M&S Exquisite Services, to give us his perfect tour of Anguilla.

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2 Then I drive east, via Back Street and take in the view of Sandy Ground then into our Capital, The Valley, via the old Courthouse.

I love to give this tour; my guests see a lot and experience much of what Anguilla is about. Many say that although they had heard about Anguilla’s beaches they never really believed they would be as beautiful as they are. SHERAUL GUMBS, M&S Exquisite Services 22

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3 We descend Anguilla’s steepest hill and view beautiful Crocus Bay, then return back into the Valley where I show them places of historic and cultural interest like the pumping station and where we have our Christmas light celebration.

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DRIVE IT YOURSELF --------------------Car rental is reasonable and Anguilla is easy to navigate. Rent a car from an agent like Avis who will arrange your local driving license also.

Then on to world famous Shoal Bay East, where we stop at one of the beach bars so that my guests can enjoy some lunch, maybe a couple of rum punches and relax in the incredible waters for 2 or 3 hours.

5 Finally we pass by Island Harbour fishing village where we can stop and lime – watch the boats and fishermen from one of the beach bars – and then we loop back, through historic East End village where I can point out the Heritage Collection Museum and East End school, before heading ‘home’ to their transportation off island.

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getting here

Anguilla Air Services

Avis Car Rental

Getting to Anguilla has just gotten easier! We offer executive charters and scheduled flights to Anguilla. No more standing in long lines, we will meet you at the transfer information desk as soon as you get off your flight, handle immigration, customs and also your luggage transfer. T: 264.498.5922 / 235 7122 E: info@anguillaairservices.com www.anguillaairservices.com

We offer: 4WD Jeeps, Cars & Mini-Vans, Free Pick-up & Delivery, Unlimited Mileage, Free Road Maps. c/o Apex Car Rental P. O. Box 208, The Quarter Anguilla, BWI T: 264.497.2642 F: 264.497.5032 E: avisaxa@anguillanet.com www.avisanguilla.com

Blue Sea Destination Management Services Bonjour, I’m Mimi Gratton. My passion is Anguilla and our company’s hallmark is delivering unforgettable Anguilla Experiences. We offer transportation management, event planning, marketing, public relations, decor production, sports marketing and corporate hospitality management. T: 264.498.2583 E: info@blueseaanguilla.com www.blueseaanguilla.com

EXPLORE ANGUILLA

CALYPSO C H A RT E R S A N G U I L L A Blue Sea Film Production Services Hi, I’m Shayne Thompson. Anyone in the film game will tell you that location shoots are much more than a beautiful beach and gorgeous sunsets (although Anguilla has that covered!). Let us take the hassle out of planning your next film production or photo shoot. T: 264.498.2583 E: info@blueseaanguilla.com www.blueseaanguilla.com

Calypso Charters

Malliouhana Travel & Tours

Calypso Charters offers a diverse portfolio of boat services. Book a specialized charter for wedding or event transportation, for snorkeling, sightseeing, a shopping trip to St. Maarten, St. Martin, or a day trip to St. Barth. Reserve with Anguilla’s most professional and reliable boat charter service today. T: 264.584.8504 E: info@calypsochartersanguilla.com www.calypsochartersanguilla.com

Why not contact Malliouhana Travel & Tours Ltd. for all your airline, cruise, and destination management services? We will make your experience impeccable. T: 264.497.2431 / 497.2348 E: mtt@anguillanet.com

SEA

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BOAT CHARTERS

Maurice and Sons

Sea Pro Charters and WaterSports Tradewind Aviation

Exquisite Services For All Your Transportation Needs. Car rentals, Taxi Services & Shuttle Trips, Transportation to & from Social Events, Seaports Transportation, Airport Transportation, Historic & Cultural Island Tours T: 264.235.2676 / 264.582.2399 264.476.0468 maurice.taxiservices@gmail.com www.msexquisiteshuttle.com Facebook.com/maurice.hodge.773

Our Sandy Ground facility provides a safe environment for families to enjoy a wonderful day at the beach with cold beverages from our Butch Eye bar. Kayaks, Water Trampoline, Wind Surfing, Sunfish Sailing, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Umbrellas and Beach Chairs Banana Boat, Tubing, Knee Boarding, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding T: 264.498.0073 / 584.0074 / 772.6497 E: seaprochartersanguilla@gmail.com www.seaprocharters.com

Fly first-class to Anguilla on scheduled flights from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Enjoy snacks and drinks in a comfortable, air-conditioned, pressurized cabin while our twopilot crew gets you safely to your destination. T: 800.376.7922 / 011.203.267.3305 E: charter@flytradewind.com www.flytradewind.com

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Everyone always talks of the beaches in Anguilla but, for me, it’s the people who make this place special. If for some cataclysmic design all the sand were drained out of Anguilla’s coastline I would still happily sit on White Hill, gnawing at a chicken leg, sipping my beer, having a laugh with a few friends. I guess that’s what they call home. MONTAGE KOBBÉ, Author, The Night of the Rambler and On the Way Back


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enroy Herbert, Operations Manager at Ricketts Luxury, one of the island’s leading villa rental agencies, is determined to make the most of the opportunities living and working in one of the world’s most luxurious tourism destinations affords. “We have the perfect canvas for tourism – beautiful beaches, proximity to the USA and friendly people.” He knew from an early age that he wanted to get involved in hospitality, because he loved meeting and interacting with people – despite skepticism from friends and family who thought that he would have better job security working with the government. Inspiring lessons delivered by newly qualified Teacher, Sharon E Richardson (now Director of Hospitality Studies at the island’s Community College), instilled an abiding enthusiasm for “the business,” and lit even more of a fire under him.

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After school this “rebel with straight A’s” toed the path of least resistance though, and took a job at the Government Water Laboratory – where he won scholarships and undertook placements in islands like Trinidad and St. Lucia. But job security was not enough, and the quiet routine of the lab felt like “putting a wet blanket over a fire,” and he handed in his notice only to be called the same day and offered a job at the Rum Factory, home of Anguilla’s Pyrat Rum. He landed a dream job – Quality Control Officer for the various rums and liqueurs that were blended and packaged at the Sandy Ground site, but sadly was still locked away in a lab. Until, one fortuitous day, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cosby came to the tasting room in search of their favourite rum liqueur; and as the regular staff member was not there, Kenroy stepped in and gave the presentation. Afterwards, his boss – who had watched the interaction between Kenroy and the famous couple – was so impressed, he


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promoted him to Production Manager. Always looking to learn new things, a few years later Kenroy resigned and took a position at the then brand-new Greg Norman designed golf course as a caddy, because he loved to play golf and, most importantly, saw it as a great way to progress his career. Friends were puzzled over why he would leave a management position to “carry people’s bags,” but Kenroy knew he would cross paths with interesting and influential people associated with the development. He was right. During his time there he met, caddied for and played golf with numerous investors and tourism professionals, including tourism pioneer Robin Ricketts who, alongside his wife Sue, was instrumental in opening Malliouhana and Cap Juluca Hotels. A few months later, Kenroy began working with the couple. Today, Kenroy is Operations Manager of Ricketts Luxury, a job that sees him managing 13 beautiful properties and providing concierge services to an impressive list of tourists and VIP’s. Kenroy’s entrepreneurial fire has been well and truly flamed, and alongside his demanding job he has also launched two local businesses, one detailing cars (recently sold) and one cleaning homes. Breaking news for the 2016 season is that he is launching an exciting new tourism product, that encompasses not only Anguilla, but St. Barths and St. Martin. He and his wife Kirsten, who works in Anguilla’s financial services sector, hope to start a family soon. They are both active in the community, and Kenroy recently coordinated an island-wide cleanup campaign to great success. So what’s next for this young Anguillian entrepreneur? His dream is to develop his own small, luxury, boutique hotel. Watch this space – because when Kenroy sets his mind to something, it usually happens!

“The wealthy are getting younger and don’t want to be spectators. They don’t just want to lie on the beach; they want access to more active stuff as well. I want to see us providing new and engaging things to do for that crowd.” WHAT IS ONE OF THE MOST UNUSUAL REQUESTS YOU HAVE HAD?

“One Christmas, a family that stayed in one of our villas wanted to immerse themselves in our culture, and asked what we really eat for Xmas. So I told them; turkey and ham like you, but also goat meat... She’s like, “Ok, I want to try that, but I also want to see the goat being slaughtered.” She was a trouper! She came, she saw it and then their private chef cooked it for her. She loved the goat water so much she took it home on their private jet!” WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND PEOPLE “MUST DO” WHEN THEY VISIT?

“It depends who’s asking the questions! If they are younger I always say, “Anguilla is surrounded by water – definitely take a boat charter with Calypso or a tiger boat tour with Freedom Rentals to Little Bay and jump off the rock – a scary but amazing experience.” And if you want to try something local and you like barbeque, you’ve got to eat at either Ken’s in the Valley or by his brother ”Paper“ in East End on a Friday evening – which is a very good evening to experience our local culture.”

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e’s the reason we came back to Anguilla,” said Lori and Anthony Giannico, the couple who came to say “hi” to singer/songwriter Omari Banks and his beautiful daughter Somaya during our cover shoot on Shoal Bay East. They had heard him perform on their first visit to the island and decided to return for the launch of his debut album, “Move On,” in 2013. It’s clear Omari has that effect on a lot of people. A former West Indian Cricket star, and son of the legendary musician Bankie Banks, Omari has generated a devoted

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fan base of tourists and locals after performing in venues all over Anguilla. Judging by the response to his recent European Tour, with iconic reggae group Morgan Heritage, he will soon do the same internationally. We were lucky to catch him for our shoot a few weeks before he was due to go to Jamaica to record his second album – expected in early 2016. Catch a performance of Omari Banks and his band “Eleven” while you can, because although he continues to perform in Anguilla, he will be increasingly in demand around the world. Omari travels widely, and wherever he goes he is an ambassador for his island – originally as the first Anguillian to play for the West Indies cricket team, and now as a performer. He thinks Anguilla’s appeal to visitors is two-fold. First there’s the genuine friendliness visitors encounter, and secondly because “People come here and they don’t feel bothered, it’s not over populated or overcrowded, it’s peaceful.” You can buy Omari’s debut album, “Move On,” at most of the shops listed on pages 106 to 107 or find him on iTunes. If you would like updates and information about his upcoming album and tour schedule visit www.omaribanks.com.


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We have visited at least 7 times and we have met some truly remarkable people on the island who we now consider family. We love everything about Anguilla from Craig, the captain who takes us over, to the beautiful Rendevous beach and water; the staff at CuisinArt and of course our dear friend Sean. Whenever you are visiting everyone treats you like family. It truly is our home away from home. THE MAHONEYS Anguilla’s soothing siren call of pristine beaches and easygoing people is hard to resist. It’s where the Caribbean seems to just pause and be exactly as it was meant to be for a moment… postcard perfect. And it’s so hard to leave. Each time I do, I swear I leave a little piece of me behind. SUE CAMPBELL, Caribbean Expert Travel Writer Follow Sue's travels on twitter @suectravel

Anguilla broke my heart wide open: water the color of tourmaline and the temperature of my own skin. Sand like flour between my toes. Gentle breezes like caresses. Beautiful and big-hearted people. I left the island feeling more tender, grateful and alive – and longing to return. KRISTA BREMER, Author, A Tender Struggle

The things I love about Anguilla are not necessarily tangible. I love the heaviness of the warm, salty air. I love the smiles and salutations of the people that only see me once or twice a year but act like no time has passed. I love the sound of rain against the corrugated metal roofs. I love the taste of conch soup at midnight at the bbq stand in Sandy Ground. I love beach combing for treasures at Savannah Bay. I love the sound of reggae music bellowing down the beach on Sunday afternoons. I love the smell of coconut tarts at Christmas time. I love the way rainbows always appear after afternoon squalls at Shoal Bay. I love that cheese sandwiches from Mary's Bakery still taste the same as they did when I was in school. I love my family, and my friends that are like family. I love Anguilla because no matter how much it changes and grows it always makes me feel the same. I love Anguilla because it's home. BREEZE TURNER, Realtor/Paddleboarder, Reno, NV

We loved our visit to the Heritage Collection and meeting Colville Petty. It is a well curated Museum that is a mix of historic and personal objects. Profound. Our neighbour built the lighthouse on Sombrero Island and it is fascinating to see that in here. This is not a dry museum, it’s a living museum, and there is something of interest for all ages. LINDA AND DAVID HAZELTON, Devon, United Kingdom 2015-2016

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We have been calling Anguilla our second home since the early 90’s. The beaches here provide a playground for alfresco dining, game playing and camaraderie unparalleled anywhere in the Caribbean! MARY AND RICK VAN HORNE, Chicago


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beaches Meads Bay beach is by far one of my favourite beaches. The beautiful, jewel-like turquoise water with soft white sand that seems to stretch for miles. The water is always just right and you can swim out for some distance and still stand up. It is a great beach for taking a walk especially at sunset, which is so amazing. And I also love the array of restaurants, each offering a unique dining experience, and their own fantastic view of this great beach! HEATHER WALLACE, Rock Farm, Anguilla

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beaches Favorite beach? That’s like asking a mother to choose her favorite child! Anguillan beaches all have their own unique personalities but my favorite “all around” beach is, without a doubt, Maundays Bay. Home to Anguilla’s whitewashed Cap Juluca resort, its stunning turquoise water is nearly always pleasantly swimmable, even when the water at other beaches isn't. This crescent of white sand is long enough to get in a good walk and if you’re in the mood to go further, you can tack on another mile over on neighboring Cove Bay. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with just lounging in the shade beneath Maundays’ seagrape trees, either! ERICA PAGLIUCO 38

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Size really does matter, because Rendezvous Bay is not only one of the best beaches on the island, but it's also the longest beach on the island and particularly grand for strolling – Take your time along the footprint perfect sand past CuisinArt Resort and you'll be at Dune Preserve for a nightcap in paradise. MELANIE REFFES, is a seasoned travel journalist specializing in the Caribbean. She is a reporter with USA TODAY, Travel Caribbean and the Caribbean editor of JaxFax.

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beaches Sandy Ground and Island Harbour are my two favourite beaches for liming – sundowners, with your feet in the sand, at Everett's is a sure way to relax, and the busy nightlife scene in Sandy Ground means bar hopping is always a fun way to end the day! SUE RUAN, East End Village

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stay in Fabulous Five-Star Resort? Rock Star Rated Villa? Comfortable Condo? Beautiful B & B? Family Friendly? Perfect Party Place? Anguilla offers unique and special places to stay to suit every pocket, occasion and taste.


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I love staying at Carimar; it's been my home away from home for almost 25 years. The wonderful staff, especially Fred Thompson who retired this year, and Heather Gumbs, treat me like family. They even remembered my birthday and made it an extra special celebration. SHELLY ALBERT


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Frangipani Beach Resort says you will “come as a guest and leave as a friend,” and we agree with them. The pretty boutique hotel on Meads Bay boasts a great beach, infinity pool, and despite it’s intimate size, a full range of amenities like water sports, boutique shopping, a gym with the best view in Anguilla AND the world-famous Straw Hat Restaurant on site. New for the season, the beautiful Frangipani Villa, a 4-bedroom luxury villa with private pool, right on the beach!

FULL SERVICE LUXURY hotels Spectacular Shoal Bay East has an exciting new property. Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa, located at the western end of the bay, will be the new “must try” for luxury travellers. The property boasts penthouses and rooms with spectacular views of the world-famous beach, the beautiful and unique Thai House Spa, a kids’ club and upscale dining and liming options.

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Experience the spirit and tranquility of Anguilla at the island’s premier boutique resort, now offering a beachfront villa accommodation. www.frangipaniresort.com ⏐ info@frangipaniresort.com ⏐ 877-593-8988

The Villa at Frangip ani Resort Enjoy an exquisite getaway on worldclass Meads Bay, and experience the best of both worlds – the privacy of a villa, and the amenities of a luxury resort – in one beautifully appointed beachfront package. • 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms • • Spacious living and kitchen spaces • • Private pool •

   

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CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa on Rendezvous Bay, Cap Juluca on Maundays Bay, Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort, on Meads Bay and Viceroy Anguilla on Meads & Barnes Bays, continue to make Anguilla famous in the world of luxury travel, and deservedly so.

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ENJOY THEM ALL --------------------Stay at one, and visit the others for worldclass amenities, cuisine and service.

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The Àni Villas Collection was imagined and perfected at its flagship villa in Anguilla. The team has now opened villas in Thailand and Sri Lanka, with Àni Villas Dominican Republic to follow soon. We predict that Àni will become the world’s leading luxury villa brand in 2016. Expect the same unbeatable locations, great service, stylish interiors, fabulous dining, “they thought of everything” amenities and inimitable Àni style worldwide. They will also be opening Àni Art Academies in each new location, and offering a luxurious reward programme for Anguilla guests who try the other properties.

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A warm welcome awaits visitors to Ultimacy Villa Retreat near Shoal Bay East and Spyglass Hill Villa on North Hill Ridge. What both of these luxurious, classically Caribbean villas offer are spectacular views, stunning sunsets, attention to detail and great amenities – including private pools.

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Bird of Paradise on Sandy Hill Bay regularly makes all the “top villa” lists. Why? Because owners John and Melody Dill are widely travelled Anguilla enthusiasts who have used their experiences to make sure this beautiful private villa gets everything right for every visitor. With its fabulous interiors, unique art collection, incredible views and picturesque path – to what feels like a private beach – this is an amazing sanctuary.

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Kishti Villa Collection is made up of three stunning villas. For those seeking luxurious seclusion we recommend the villa at Black Garden. Those wishing to live on the beach and be within walking distance to restaurants will love the villas at Meads Bay.

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Neil and Wendy Freeman have created two exceptional private paradises: Villa Alegria and Beaches Edge are situated on the south coast of Anguilla, overlooking St. Martin. Both properties are looked after by charming and knowledgeable local host, Michelle (right). Stylish Villa Alegria, in Cul de Sac, designed by the owners as their dream vacation home, offers spacious, effortless, indoor/outdoor living and is romantic enough to be both a wedding venue and honeymoon choice.

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stay in Glorious Meads Bay, with its sweep of deep, white sand and range of buzzy restaurants, is a top vacation spot. Carimar Beach Club is situated at the eastern end of the bay and we agree with their tag line “If you like the beach, you’ll LOVE Carimar.” With a large fan-base of returning guests vying for their 1 and 2 bedroom villa suites, you may have to book early to guarantee your place at this perennial favourite – especially in season.

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This year the same team will open Solaire in Lockrum, on the south-central cost. Expect beautiful eco-friendly luxury villas with stunning interiors, beach-front balconies and a serviced beach area.


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Island Dream Properties offers a comprehensive suite of professional real estate and villa rental services. Our services are designed to fulfill the unique needs of both home owners and visitors. We offer the assurance of a fulltime, dedicated and professional staff with more than 30 years experience.

Tomac Plaza, Anguilla, British West Indies [Phone] (264) 498-3200 [Email] sales@islanddreamproperties.com [web] www.islanddreamproperties.com

From the creators of Meads Bay Beach Villas... Open for rentals January, 2015... Solaire Anguilla.

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Shoal Bay Beach Villas has an incredible location – you can step onto Shoal Bay from your large, light-filled room. Enjoy your beach time, then try one of Deknur’s magical treatments at their on-site spa.

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Anguilla is also known for its “Charming Escapes” properties, for those who like to stay somewhere unique, friendly and intimate.

Little Butterfly is a self-contained, luxuriously appointed, one bed apartment centrally located in Little Harbour with stunning views of St. Martin.

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Lloyd’s Bed and Breakfast is a traditional Caribbean guesthouse within walking distance of Crocus Bay and The Valley. It has pretty, colourful rooms and a friendly communal breakfast experience.


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Shoal Bay Villas T 264 497 2051 F 264 497 3631 www.sbvillas.ai sbvillas@anguillanet.com Full service resort 500 yards from Cove Bay Next to Greg Norman Golf Course

LLOYD’S BED & BREAKFAST

29 luxurious, spacious suites offer all the comforts and amenities you need for a relaxing vacation ph: 264.497.6603 / 6959 / 6957 fax: 264.497. 2149 paracove@anguillanet.com

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Make us your island home!

Lloyd’s Bed & Breakfast is located on Crocus Hill, three minutes walk to Crocus Bay. Lloyd’s is elegant, with a repetition of architectural detail patterns, creative airflow and strong relationship between indoor/ outdoor spaces. The subtle hand craftsmanship seen thoughout the property is engaging. Clear, cozy, crisp, classic - this is what you will find. “A modern take on the 1950’s”. It is always our pleasure to serve you at Lloyd’s.

Ph: 1.264.497.2351 • Fax: 1.264.497.3028 Email: lloyds@anguillanet.com


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Paradise Cove has a beautiful big pool, tropical gardens, welcoming staff and is situated close to Cove Bay and the golf course; also offers conference facilities.

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local Alternatively, speak to one of our villa experts: Anguilla Villa Company, Island Dream Properties, Properties in Paradise and Ricketts Luxury have experienced, responsive staff who would be happy to help you find your perfect vacation villa or hotel. Local website Affordable Anguilla features many of the charming properties described above and is a great way to find your perfect vacation match.

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IN THE BOOK --------------------Book direct with confidence, get real island expertise and save a little money in the process! Contact any of the professionals whose details can be found on pages 63 to 65.

I love talking to guests who may be considering a villa rental for the first time…helping them understand what staying in a villa is like in comparison to a hotel – how it offers more privacy, greater independence, and with that a real opportunity to get out and explore our island. CATHERINE ORCHARD, Managing Director, Anguilla Villa Company 62

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Affordable Anguilla Dot Com

Anguilla Villa Company

Àni Villas

Anguilla luxury on a budget! Dynamic website showcasing the affordable side of Anguilla’s beach front and beach view accommodations, car rentals, dining, weddings and activities. T: 264.498.2583 E: info@affordableanguilla.com www.affordableanguilla.com

Anguilla Villa Company specializes in the management and rental of vacation homes on the Caribbean island of Anguilla. Each of our featured rental villas offer unique, relaxing respites and we offer personalized services to meet each guest’s requirements. T: 264.498.2741 F: 264.497.2741 C: 264.476.3178 E: anguillavilla@caribcable.com www.anguillavillacompany.com

Àni Villas is Anguilla’s finest luxury estate. Enjoy a truly bespoke experience, and let our team pamper you with worldclass service and gourmet cuisine. Voted Condé Nast Johansens “Best Luxury Villa” 2013 and 2014. Winner of 2014 World Travel Award for Anguilla's Leading Ultra Luxury Villa. T: 264.497.7888 E: info@anivillas.com www.anivillas.com

Beaches Edge Villas

Bird of Paradise

Cap Juluca

Carimar Beach Club

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa

Frangipani Beach Resort

Lockrum Two sleek 5-bedroom villas overlooking secluded Pelican Bay, against a tapestry of sea and sky. Book one or both for weddings/families. Sweeping views of St. Martin. Pools, jacuzzis, beach path. Concierge, housekeeping, plus optional chef, spa services and more. T: 312.640.7420 or 264.235.8492 E: nfreeman@beachesedge.com www.beachesedge.com

Meads Bay On the water’s edge on Meads Bay, this exceptional beachfront property includes 24, 1,000 sqft. beachfront and beachview suites with all the comforts of home. Full modern kitchens, Wi-Fi, air-conditioned bedrooms, balcony or patio views of colourful gardens and the ocean. T: 264.497.6881 / 866.270.3764 E: carimar@carimar.com www.carimar.com

Sandy Hill Bay Bird of Paradise overlooks a perfect crescent beach. Stunning views. Two pools, four master suites, office/5th bedroom, and multiple living/dining experiences, including an exterior living area with fireplace. An awardwinning villa with a long list of amenities. US: 414.791.9461 E: anguillabird@yahoo.com www.anguillabird.com

Rendezvous Bay An intimate and sophisticated oasis of beachfront luxury encompassing world class cuisine, the award winning Venus Spa, and Anguilla’s only 18 Hole Greg Norman Championship Golf Course. T: 264.498.2000 E: reservations@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

Maundays Bay The Moroccan architecture of Cap Juluca’s 70 beachfront rooms and suites provides a signature design that frames every view. We offer one of the finest beaches in the world, three restaurants, soothing spa services and a welcoming staff. Reservations: 888.858.5822 www.capjuluca.com

Meads Bay Enjoy the intimacy, luxury, and service of Anguilla’s premier boutique resort. Experience a quintessentially Anguillian getaway amidst the white sands of Meads Bay and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Come as a guest, leave as a friend. T: 264.497.6442 E: info@frangipaniresort.com www.frangipaniresort.com 2015-2016

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Island Dream Properties

Little Butterfly

Black Garden / Meads Bay Kishti Villas bring a new standard of luxury and service to the Caribbean with their new collection of three stunning villas on Anguilla. Our Black Garden Villa offers seclusion and endless ocean views while both Meads Bay villas open up to a long white sandy beach. T: 264.497.6049 C: 264.235.7289 T: 239.344.7810 (USA) www.villakishticollection.com

Lloyd’s Bed & Breakfast

Malliouhana

Meads Bay Beach Villas

The Manoah Boutique Hotel & The Ocean Beach Club

Paradise Cove

Properties In Paradise

Crocus Hill Come home to Lloyd’s Bed and Breakfast where traditional charm and Caribbean elegance define a truly memorable vacation. We understand hospitality and have been perfecting it for over 50 years and have remained freshly authentic; a nostalgic pause in an ever-changing world. C: 264.497.2351 F: 264.497.3028 E: lloyds@anguillanet.com www.lloyds.ai

Shoal Bay East Brand new at Shoal Bay East, Anguilla’s most beautiful beach. Exclusive and warm, this establishment offers 30 hotel suites, a gastronomic restaurant, a pool bar, a spa and a private beach. T: 264.498.5900 E: Contact@themanoah.com www.Themanoah.com The Manoah Boutique Hotel

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Kishti Villa Collection

Island Dream Properties is a Real Estate, Villa Rental and Property Management Agency on the island of Anguilla. We represent villas of all types for both short term and long term rentals. Our real estate listings also range from the fixer-upper to a waterfront estate. T: 264.498.3200 E: sales@islanddreamproperties.com www.islanddreamproperties.com

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Meads Bay The newly refurbished Malliouhana on Meads Bay is a private retreat blending modern luxury amenities with the warm hospitality of the Caribbean. Two pristine beaches, world-class dining, and an exceptional Auberge Spa. T: 264.497.6111 / 877.733.3611 ma.reservations@aubergeresorts.com malliouhana.aubergeresorts.com

An all-suite, full-service resort set in beautiful gardens, bordered by the golf course and 500 yards from the stunning Cove Bay beach. Our 29 fully equipped studio, one and two bedroom suites provide all the comforts and amenities for a relaxing vacation. Make us your island home. T: 264.497.6603 / 6957 / 6959 F: 264.497.6927 E: para-cove@anguillanet.com www.paradisecoveanguilla.com

One bedroom luxury apartment offers complete privacy and every imaginable convenience: Full sized modern kitchen, spacious king bedroom with en suite bathroom and Jacuzzi tub, open-plan living and dining areas and a private deck with sea and mountain views. Perfect for the solo traveler or couple. C: 264.235.3666 T: 264.497.3666 E: info@sunsethomesanguilla.com www.littlebutterflyanguilla.com

Meads Bay Experience the private comfort of our boutique village design and the Caribbean hospitality of our staff. If this is your first time in Anguilla we are certain you will fall in love with the island. If you have stayed with us before, hurry back – we cannot wait to welcome you home. T: 264.497.0271 F: 264.497.0273 reservations@meadsbaybeachvillas.com www.meadsbaybeachvillas.com

South Hill Plaza We represent an exceptional collection of the finest villa rentals on Anguilla for every party size from two to forty guests. We offer villas with extensive services and amenities to meet your specific requests. We handle all the details. You come to Anguilla and relax in bespoke luxury! T: 264.235.2816 elaine@propertiesinparadise.com www.propertiesinparadise.com


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Ricketts Luxury

Shoal Bay Villas

Villa Rentals & Real Estate, Hotel & Villa Development & Management. Robin & Sue Ricketts & their team have over 25 years experience creating extraordinary vacation experiences. Sue Ricketts is a Condé Nast Traveler world's top villa specialist with a portfolio of over 80 dream retreats in Anguilla. www.rickettsluxury.com T: 264.497.6049 E: villas@rickettsluxury.com

Nestled beneath the swaying palms in the middle of one of the world’s best beaches, each of our 23 comfortable apartments includes a fully equipped kitchen, balcony or porch with views of our freshwater pool or the exquisite dazzling white sand and pristine turquoise waters of Shoal Bay East. T: 264.497.2051 F: 264.497.3631 E: sbvillas@anguillanet.com www.sbvillas.ai

Lockrum Bay Solaire Anguilla makes luxury green living a reality and is perfect for you and your family. Intended to minimally impact the island’s natural surroundings, it will capture the essence of the Anguillian getaway in an environmentally friendly community. T: 264.297.8191 US: 917.338.0504 E: info@solaireanguilla.com www.solaireanguilla.com

Spyglass Hill Villa Private four-bedroom luxury villa poised on a ridge overlooking charming Road Bay. Great indoor-outdoor living experience inspired by indoor open air courtyard. Captures the very best views on the island and enjoys steady cool tradewinds. Perfect for a couple, family or group of friends. C: 264.235.3666 T: 264.497.3666 E: info@spyglasshillanguilla.com www.spyglasshillanguilla.com

Ultimacy Villa Retreat

Viceroy Anguilla

Overlooking Shoal Bay East Beach. Perfect for large families or special occasions. 8 en-suite bedrooms, heated pool with Jacuzzi, luxurious lounge and bar areas, gym. Packages including car rental, transfers and Chef available. Available from $1,200 a night. T: 264.497.6603 E: info@ultimacyvilla.com www.ultimacyvilla.com

Meads Bay/Barnes Bay Viceroy Anguilla luxury resort accommodations meld organic Anguillian palettes and textures with exceptional finishes to create sophisticated luxury Caribbean resort settings for couples and families alike. T: 264.497.7000 www.viceroyanguilla.com

Villa Alegria

The Villa at Frangipani Resort

Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa

Cul-de-Sac This 4-bedroom oasis elegantly blurs the lines between indoors and outdoors. Seaside, with stunning St. Martin views, private gym, pool, jacuzzi, chef’s kitchen. Paved footpath to beach. Concierge, housekeeping, plus optional chef, spa services and more. T: 312.640.7420 or 264.235.8492 E: nfreeman@ariescapital.com www.alegriaanguilla.com

Frangipani Beach Resort, Meads Bay The privacy of a villa, and the amenities of a luxury resort in one beautifully appointed beachfront package. 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Spacious living and kitchen spaces. Private pool. Beach Access. T: 877.593.8988 E: info@frangipaniresort.com www.frangipaniresort.com

Solaire Anguilla

28 luxurious beachfront residences available to own on Shoal Bay East, voted “World’s best all-around beach.” Each spacious two or threebedroom residence has stunning ocean views and private plunge pool. Resort amenities include fine dining restaurants, luxury spa & fitness center, beach lounge and 24-hr. concierge. T: 264.729.1879 E: info@zemibeach.com www.zemibeach.com 2015-2016

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What’s not to enjoy about eating out in Anguilla? I love to eat with my eyes first, and to gaze at some of the masterpieces I have seen created almost makes it feel sacrilegious to destroy that beautiful image by cutting into it with a knife and fork! There is a restaurant to accommodate every type of pocket, so you don’t have to feel you are going to break the bank to indulge in great food. Throw in the social element, the warm ambience and great customer service, and the scene is set for a magnificent dining experience! SHARON E. RICHARDSON, Director of Hospitality, Anguilla Community College


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Breakfast, lunch, dinner and into the wee small hours you will find an incredible range of delicious dining for such a tiny island. Join in with our unofficial national sport – eating out! And don’t forget your dancing shoes – because in Anguilla, good food often comes with a side helping of musical entertainment!


eat out Blue at Cap Juluca, will make you feel anything but. This gorgeous beach front restaurant is filled with light and colour and will start your day off right. Non-resident guests are welcome.

BEST breakfast What better way to start your day than breakfast overlooking pristine Meads Bay, enjoying coffee refills or coconut water smoothies served by the friendly staff at the famous Straw Hat restaurant? This Anguilla institution may well be written up in Food & Wine magazine for its fine dining, but it also gets its eggsover-easy just right. Eat well, then retire to their complimentary beach loungers for a postbreakfast snooze, then walk the bay and work up an appetite for lunch a few hours later – their lunchtime burger, salad and sandwich selection is an excellent value as well. 68

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EARLY BIRD PASTRIES --------------------Café de Paris’ Chef Ben gets in at dawn to make the best croissants you may ever have tasted. Arrive early to avoid disappointment, as they sell out fast!

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A great spot for breakfast (and lunch and dinner!) in the West End is Café de Paris. And if you are the type that likes to explore beyond the beaches, this charming neighbourhood restaurant set in a leafy garden, and owned by two fabulous French chefs – Dominique and Ben – is a real find.


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The view of Meads Bay from Malliouhana’s beautiful restaurant is quite simply spectacular, especially when the mega yachts are visiting. The menu showcases a variety of fresh, sea-to-table offerings inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, and is one of our top picks for a lengthy and luxurious lunch (or dinner). The exquisite design of this luxurious boutique hotel makes you want to stay all day – so why not extend into evening cocktails? Their stylish bar is famous for incredible sunsets and the Haitian art that lines the walls.

LONG lunch One of the island’s most relaxing lunches can be had at Trattoria Tramonto on peaceful Shoal Bay West. During the day, the authentic North Italian menu includes favourites like homemade pastas, pizzas, salads and fresh fish. In the evening, items like their signature “Lobster-Filled Ravioli with a Cream of White Truffle Sauce” kicks it up a notch. Lunch patrons can enjoy comfortable, complimentary sun loungers on a firstcome-first-served basis, and you can dine in the restaurant, in the bar or in the beach “hut.” Come early, leave late and make sure you spend some time with Johnny, the friendly face of Trattoria’s cute beach bar. 70

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VINTAGE CHOICE --------------------Make sure you speak with Malliouhana's renowned sommelier, Albert Lake, to find the perfect wine to accompany your meal.


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Rustic Italian flavor Amazing Beach on an

Ocean Echo on Meads Bay also provides complimentary loungers and beach service for guests. The spacious restaurant is great for groups and families. The casual lunchtime menu of grilled fish, pizzas, sandwiches and stir-fries gives way to sophisticated Caribbean cuisine in the evening. Pass by at any time of day to enjoy one of bartender Dillon’s delicious signature cocktails or decadent smoothies.

Lunch • Dinner • Tapas • Beach Bar

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STAR STRUCK --------------------Check out the Trattoria Tramonto wall of fame! This restaurant has welcomed more than its fair share of celebrities – including Bill & Hillary Clinton, Meryl Streep, P Diddy, Liam Neeson, and Denzel Washington (who held his 50th birthday party there).

Shoal Bay West End 264-497-8819 www.trattoriatramonto.com

A taste of Italy on Anguilla


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SS HAPPINESS --------------Sandy Island offers a daily shuttle service on the hour – by reservation! Beautiful Sandy Island

DESERT island

What could be better than a lobster lunch on a Robinson Crusoe Island? In Anguilla you’re spoilt for choice. You will find two restaurants on the stunning Prickly Pear Island: Johnno’s on the Cay and Prickly Pear Bar and Grill, and one on beautiful Sandy Island. All three serve a delicious array of fresh local seafood, fish and BBQ – jump on a boat and go! Make sure you call and book in advance to avoid disappointment. Johnno's on the Cay

Prickly Pear Bar & Grill

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Fresh lobsters and rum punch served daily. Sea shuttle leaves from the small pier in Sandy Ground daily November 1 to July 31 beginning at 10am. Open by reservation only August 1 to October 31.

264.476.6534 • info@mysandyisland.com • www.mysandyisland.com FB: SandyIslandAnguilla • Twitter: @SandyAnguilla • IG: @mysandyisland

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Savor creatively prepared dishes with the freshest of local flavors at the Restaurant at Malliouhana. Or watch the sun go down with a drink in hand from the most scenic vantage point on the island – the Sunset Bar. Our experienced culinary team emphasizes freshness and unique flavors in an open-air setting with intimate terraces at the ocean’s edge.

malliouhana.aubergeresorts.com

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Anguilla’s Ultimate Destination

Nestled in the crescent curve of Rendezvous Bay, this intimate and casually sophisticated beachfront resort celebrates the ultimate Caribbean escape. Guests are enticed by the magnificent beach, renowned dining options, rejuvenation at the Venus Spa, and challenging golf at the 18-hole Greg Norman Signature Design Championship Course.

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla • General Information 264.498.2000 • Reservations 800.943.3210 www.CuisinArtResort.com

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E’s Oven is deservedly popular with locals and tourists alike, and is open for lunch and dinner. Don’t let its roadside location in South Hill mislead you into thinking this spot serves simple food; Chef Vernon Hughes re-invents his menu every season and serves fine Caribbean food with a French flair. Friendly service and daily specials (often featuring local fish) make this a must-try if you are “feeling for” Anguillian cuisine.

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BBQ DELIGHT --------------------Wednesday’s Caribbean barbeque at Cap Juluca’s Blue Restaurant is a fabulous feast of local food and entertainment.

Sarjai’s, in Long Bay Village, is a convenient walk from the hotels of Meads Bay. Award winning local chef and owner, Darren Connor, serves affordable, tasty International/Caribbean cuisine for lunch and dinner.

For most people who live here, the best time to eat Anguilla’s traditional food is at lunch time, and Nico’s in The Valley is an institution. Stop by and eat-in or take-out (like a local) some of their tasty, robust food featuring daily specials like corn soup, baked ribs and stewed chicken. 76

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At E’s Oven, we specialize in local cuisine in a friendly and cozy atmosphere. Innovative dishes are prepared by owner and Executive Chef Vernon Hughes with locals and tourists in mind who, in his own words, describes it as “local cuisine with a fine touch”. You must try E’s homemade desserts, and E’s Smile. Don’t forget to pick up your souvenir T-shirts and baby tees while there.

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OPENING HOURS Wednesday to Monday (Closed on Tuesdays) Lunch 12 noon to 3pm, Dinner 6:30pm to 10pm

T: 264-498-8258 • F: 264-498-6261 Email: esoven@anguillanet.com www.facebook.com/EsOven

A short stroll down Meads Bay beach, The seaview is astonishing, the staff warm and friendly! Situated on picturesque Meads Bay Beach, on the western end of the island is the beautiful Ocean Echo. The newest restaurant on Meads Bay offering fusion cooking with a local flair. Dillon, our bartender, with his knowledge and experience of a variety of exotic drinks, welcomes you with his signature drink RUMZIE. Visit us and enjoy the fresh catch of the day. Our delicious smoothies are the best.

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Da’Vida’s beautiful hard wood interior “WOW’s” you with views over Crocus Bay on one side and huge windows showcasing their chefs hard at work prepping dinner on the other. There is also a stylish tapas and cocktail lounge that features regular entertainment. They serve delicious Asian/ Caribbean cuisine, and it is easy to see why this Anguillian-owned fine dining experience is one of the island's top venues for weddings and special events. Da'Vida Bayside, their casual and fashionable beach club, is a great spot for lunch and lounging.

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Sundays are filled with music in Anguilla. If you like a little entertainment with your lunch (or to dance it off afterwards) – we suggest you check out these spots.

Famous Johnno’s Beach Stop in Sandy Ground. Their legendary jazz session on Sundays is still a “must do” and you never know which visiting performer will join in with the house band featuring the very talented Sproka. The drinks are reasonable, the food is tasty and the whole steamed fish (usually snapper) with fungi, and grilled conch are our top picks. 78

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ACTIVE DINING --------------------Work up an appetite by hiring a paddleboard or kayak and moseying on over to Little Bay, a 10 minute paddle from Bayside.


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Crocus Bay has long been one of Anguilla’s best kept secrets! Now you can discover this tranquil, secluded getaway. Enjoy the zen atmosphere at da’ Vida Crocus Bay. Indulge in our Asio-Caribbean fusion, unwind at the Bay Side Bar and Grill. Be caressed by the cool tropical breezes, lounge on the beach,kayak to Little Bay and capture our breathtaking sunset.

OPENING HOURS & CALENDAR OF EVENTS Main restaurant opens Tuesday to Sunday. Dinner 6:00 - 9:30 pm Tapas at da’Vida lounge 5:00 - 9:00 pm Live Entertainment at da' Vida Lounge Wed., Thur., Sat. from 7:30 to 9:30 Bayside Bar and Grill opens daily from 10:00 am - 5:00pm Tel: 264.498.5433/5434 • Fax: 264.498.5435 info@davidaanuilla.com • www.davidaanguilla.com

JOHNNO’ Beach Stop S Open Daily for Lunch & Dinner Live Jazz on Sundays Sandy Ground’s Original Beach Bar

JOHNNO’ S on the Cay Spend the day on Prickly Pear

Reservations: (264) 497 2728 Facebook: Johnno’s Beach Stop

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eat out You will easily recognise ChaCha San in Lower South Hill from its cheery red Chinese lanterns. Executive Chef Ken Lin has worked in leading restaurants all over the world, and his panAsian cuisine is both delicious and affordable. The terracotta walled restaurant is spacious enough for family groups, and we know that kids will love having their photo taken with the life-sized statue of “Mr. Tea.”

Chloé and Theron Loizos’ “Caribbean Taqueria,” Picante, in the West End, is a perennial favourite with adults, children and major celebrities. Expect swift, friendly service, delicious Mexican food with an island twist and jugs of the best margaritas in Anguilla at this buzzy, colourful spot.

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UNIQUE COCKTAILS --------------------Sandbar serves Anguilla’s only Frozen Rum Punch – a unique must-try. And at Picante, the Serrano Chili Margarita is deliciously different, with a spicy kick.

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Sandbar in Sandy Ground is great for sundowners and dinner. Enjoy yummy tapas (robust enough for dinner) and some very unique and tasty cocktails at a reasonable price. The dining deck is very childfriendly, as they can play on the beach before or after dinner in plain sight of their adults!

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No wonder they need Abigail St. Claire, helpful Culinary Concierge at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa to advise guests on their dining options. This boutique hotel is famous for food and has many dining choices, including the friendly Azure Beach Bar on stunning Rendezvous Bay, and the colourful breakfast and lunch spot, Café Med.

Currently the buzz “on-island” is about two fabulous foodie experiences in the resort: the first is at CuisinArt's authentic Japanese restaurant, Tokyo Bay, where Exec Chef Joe Richardson’s new Omakase menu is causing a sensation, and the second is the Private Dining experience at Santorini, with the resort’s exuberant and talented Executive Chef, Jasper Schneider. 82

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Veya on Sandy Ground Road is one of the island’s most popular restaurants, and many of the dishes on Carrie Bogar’s sunshine inspired menu can never be removed because they are too popular with their loyal return guests! If you love Carrie’s food, and want to try something new this season, try her fabulous 5 course tasting menu – she will talk to you about your preferences and design an experience just for you. Go all out, and have husband Jerry suggest a wine pairing from his impressive cellar.

Tokyo Bay

Santorini


Cuisine of the Sun

Starters Grilled Skirt Steak Lettuce Wraps pickled red onion • avocado • cilantro Moroccan Spiced Shrimp Cigars roasted tomatoes • spicy apricot sauce

Carrie’s 5 course Tasting Menu designed for you - innovative dishes exceptional, award-winning wine list

Main courses Tamarind Glazed Roast Chicken christophene gratin • tropical fruit chutney Grilled Jerk Spiced Tuna rum-coffee glaze • fried plantains caramelized pineapple Butter Poached Lobster spinach risotto • crispy parsnips

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Beautiful ambiance & flavours from around the world. • Live music • Select cocktails

Closed Sun | Live Music Nightly

Sandy Ground Road T. 1 264 498 VEYA (8392) www.veya-axa.com

Desserts Warm Chocolate Cake roasted banana ice-cream caramelized bananas Moist Coconut Cake dates • coconut-caramel sauce vanilla bean ice cream

Elegant, Moroccan Themed Cocktail Lounge with Mediterranean Small Plates

cocktail lounge

Located downstairs at Veya Restaurant

Monday to Saturday (closed Sunday) 6-11PM Live Music Nightly from 8-10PM

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Pimm's

eat out Pimm’s, Cap Juluca’s fine dining restaurant, overlooks Maundays Bay and is so romantic it may make you want to propose! Sister restaurant Spice (inset), also on the bay, offers cocktails, a lighter menu and musical entertainment in a magical setting.

FINE dining

Talented Executive Chef Denise Carr and husband JoAsh Proctor created an Anguilla dining sensation when they opened De Cuisine in South Hill Plaza in 2015. Chef Denise’s clever food is both beautiful and delicious, and the air-conditioned restaurant is rapidly becoming the “it spot” for foodies. Don’t expect huge plates and fast food – this place is all about exquisite plates and personal attention. Best enjoyed as a prix fixe. Cobá

Sunset Lounge

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For quality steaks and local seafood in a glamorous setting, visit Cobá. Afterwards, head over to the uber-stylish Sunset Lounge at Viceroy Anguilla to finish off your evening with some dancing or cocktails at probably the most photographed bar/restaurant in the Caribbean.


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a delightful dining water's edge escape to pleasure one's palatte

www.capjuluca.com • 1-264-497-6666

Fine Cuisine by Chef Denise Carr. Inspired by the world. By Reservation!

Beautiful Asian Cuisine and Culture, and new, exciting, Asian flavours to Anguilla South Hill, Anguilla

www.chachasan.com

Ph: (264) 584 1988 / 498 1988

Contact us: South Hill Plaza, Lower South Hill, Anguilla TEL: 1 264 584 3431 Email: decuisine.ai@gmail.com www.facebook.com/decuisineaxa


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LIGHT BITES LIMING --------------------Meze is perfect as a standalone destination, when you just want a light bite and some entertainment, or a fantastic place to enjoy some after-dinner music and drinks.

Meze is the newest creation of Carrie and Jerry Bogar. Their elegant, Moroccan themed cocktail loungemeets-live music venue – located downstairs from Veya Restaurant – is gorgeous to look at and offers something new for Anguilla. Enjoy Mediterranean nibbles as you listen to live music – every evening between 8 and 10pm.

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New for the season and the perfect places to enjoy a sophisticated sundowner in the East – The Shoal Bay Beach Club at Zemi Beach House and The Ocean Beach Club at The Manoa Boutique Hotel – promise to bring 5 star facilities and service to Anguilla’s world renowned Shoal Bay East.

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Check out the orange, turquoise and white Sharpy’s on the Strip, owned by Navin Connor of Sandy Island fame – for light bites and drinks into the early hours.

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LOCAL LIME ---------------Try "The Strip" in the Valley. Traditionally a place to grab bbq at the weekend, the area has expanded to include a plethora of local food stands and bars.


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Blue, Cap Juluca

Café de Paris

Cha Cha San Pan Asian Cuisine

Cobà, Viceroy

Maundays Bay Blue is located right on Maundays Bay Beach, with breathtaking panoramic views of St. Maarten and the Caribbean Sea. Breakfast served 7:30–10:00am daily. Lunch served 12:00–3:00pm daily. Beach BBQ every Wednesday 7–10pm. Reservations: 264.497.6666 www.capjuluca.com

West End International cuisine with a French twist – from Chefs Dominique Thevenet and Benjamin Denjean Bronche. Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, 7 days a week. Charming garden setting near West End Plaza. axa.cafedeparis@gmail.com T: 264.497.0069 / 264.235.0069

South Hill We invite you to savour Anguilla’s most exciting new flavors: Sushi, classics from Japan, Thailand and China as well as unique dishes created by Executive Chef Ken Lin. Cocktails, Saki List and imported beers. T: 264.498.1988 / 264.584.1988 E: ken@chachasan.com facebook.com/chachasananguilla

da’Vida Restaurant & Spa

Crocus Bay Be Intentional – Celebrate Life! That’s what da’Vida is all about from morning to midnight. This internationally acclaimed beach-side restaurant in Crocus Bay, Anguilla is a must experience for locals and visitors alike. T: 264.498.5433/5434 F: 264.498.5435 E: info@davidaanguilla.com www.davidaanguilla.com

da’Vida Bayside Grill

A destination unto itself, Viceroy Anguilla's Cobà is perched on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, providing dramatic views that are matched only by the prime meats, fresh seafood and great wine selections served at this exceptional restaurant. Open for dinner. Reservations Highly Recommended 264 497 7000 www.viceroyanguilla.com

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South Hill Plaza Fine Cuisine by Chef Denise Carr. Inspired by the world. By Reservation! T: 264.584.3431 E: decuisine.ai@gmail.com www.facebook.com/decuisineaxa

South Hill At E’s Oven enjoy local cuisine with a fine touch, with the culinary experience of Chef Vernon Hughes. Lunch and Dinner. Closed on Tuesdays. T: 264.498.8258 F: 264.498.6261 E: esoven@anguillanet.com Look for us on Facebook @ Es Oven Bar And Restaurant Anguilla

Crocus Bay da’Vida’s Bayside grill is an easy going groove haven for locals and tourists alike. Beach service is not just offered, it’s encouraged. Our service is first class, our staff is friendly and we offer great food at great prices. T: 264.498.5433/5434 F: 264.498.5435 E: info@davidaanguilla.com www.davidaanguilla.com

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Indulge in traditional Italian specialties in a magnificent setting with stunning views of the golf course and sea. T: 264.498.2000 E: concierge@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

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Johnno’s Beach Stop

Le Bistro at Santorini

The Restaurant at Malliouhana

Meze

Nico’s Restaurant

Ocean Echo

Picante Restaurant

Pimm's, Cap Juluca

Prickly Pear Bar & Grill

Sandy Ground Sandy Ground’s original beach bar and live music destination. Open daily for lunch and dinner with a mix of casual fare and top-notch local dishes. Try the whole steamed snapper and fungi (foon-jee) – And don’t miss the legendary live Jazz for lunch on Sundays! T: 264.497.2728 E: johnnosanguilla@yahoo.com Facebook: Johnno’s Beach Stop

Veya, Sandy Ground Elegant, Moroccan-themed cocktail lounge with Mediterranean small plates. Monday to Saturday (closed Sunday) 6-11PM Live Music Nightly from 8-10PM T: 264.498.VEYA (8392)

Picante Restaurant specializes in traditional and innovative Mexican cuisine. Great, fresh margaritas and other specialty cocktails. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays off season closed only Tuesdays high season. T: 264.498.1616 E: picantebwi@gmail.com www.picantebwi.com Facebook: picanteanguillabwi

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CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Anguilla’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant presents innovative cuisine infused with local and Mediterranean flavors, combined with fresh ingredients from the Resort’s Hydroponic Farm. T: 264.498.2000 E: concierge@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

The Valley Nico’s Restaurant is a casual setting and is conveniently located a stone’s throw from the Airport. We offer local and Caribbean cuisine for breakfast and lunch that is both quick and tasty, so come and eat where all the locals eat. T: 264.497.2844

Maundays Bay Highlighting fresh seafood (Wine Spectator's 2014 Award of Excellence) Overlooking scenic Maundays Bay, Pimms at Cap Juluca is the ideal place to discover the flavors of the Caribbean. Dinner served from 6:30pm – 9:30pm nightly Reservations: 264.497.6666 www.capjuluca.com

Meads Bay Savor creatively prepared dishes with the freshest of local flavors at the Restaurant at Malliouhana. Or watch the sun go down with a drink in hand from the most scenic vantage point on the island – the Sunset Bar. T: 264.497.6111 Reservations: 877.733.3611 malliouhana.aubergeresorts.com

Meads Bay Ocean Echo is the newest restaurant on Meads Bay, offering fusion cooking with a local flair. Dillon, our Bartender, with his knowledge and experience of a variety of exotic drinks, welcomes you with his signature drink ‘RUMZIE’. Open seven days a week 11am – 10pm Monday to Sunday T: 264.498.5454 F: 264.498.5455 E: info@oceanechoanguilla.com www.oceanechoanguilla.com

Experience the deserted island feel of warm crystal clear waters and powdery white sand. Relax in our sun loungers under tiki shades while sipping tropical drinks. Dine on delicious Caribbean food and allow Allan and Sue to cater to your every need. Open Tues-Sat. Lunch only. T: 264.235.5864 / 264.476.5864 E: pricklypearanguilla@yahoo.com www.pricklypearanguilla.com


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SandBar Restaurant/Café

Sarjai’s Eclectic Cuisine

Sharpy's Shake Shack

Spice, Cap Juluca

Straw Hat Restaurant

Sunset Lounge, Viceroy

Sandy Ground SandBar is a casual tapas restaurant located on the beach in Sandy Ground. We are open Monday through Saturday for dinner, with seating available inside and outside on a terrace – perfect for watching the sun go down. T: 264.498.0171 E: sandbaraxa@gmail.com

Maundays Bay Spice offers Moroccan specialties as well as a variety of Anguillian favorites. This is a perfect place to meet friends and enjoy light fare, exotic cocktails and international rhythms. Live entertainment Mondays and Fridays. Reservations: 264.497.6666 www.capjuluca.com

Trattoria Tramonto

Shoal Bay West End A wonderful blend of Rustic Italian flavor and an amazing beach: Lunch and lounge; sip cocktails at our new “Beach Bar”; enjoy Tapas and beautiful sunsets from our Beach Deck; Dinner served from 6:30. Closed on Mondays. T: 264.497.8819 www.trattoriatramonto.com

Meads Bay, West End Award-winning Executive Chef Darren Connor presents fine Caribbean cuisine. Dinner: fresh local fish, curry goat and steak. Lunch: sandwiches, salads, pasta and fish & chips. Friendly bar, outdoor and indoor dining. Walking distance from Malliouhana and Carimar. Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays). T: 264.497.6755 www.sarjais-anguilla.com

Frangipani Resort, Meads Bay Situated on beautiful Meads Bay. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Seven Days a Week. Beach service, chairs and umbrellas available for guests who are dining with us for breakfast or lunch. T: 264.497.8300 www.strawhat.com

Tokyo Bay

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Experience Anguilla’s first authentic Japanese restaurant offering delectable sushi, sashimi, teppanyaki, and omakase in a sleek, seductive setting. T: 264.498.2000 E: concierge@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

The Strip, The Valley “The Sharpest Spot on the Strip”. Enjoy “Island-Style Tapas” and hearty local dishes like grilled steak and fresh fish. Savour signature shakes and frozen drinks at our friendly, comfortable bar. Tues - Wed 4pm-12am Thurs -Sat 12pm-2am Closed Sunday and Monday T: 264.476.6534

The Sunset Lounge features a variety of appetizers including sushi, sashimi and tapas. With an adults-only infinity pool that overlooks the setting sun and a DJ mixing tranquil European and reggae-tinged sounds, it's the ideal island lounge setting for cocktails before dinner or a nightcap. Open nightly 264 497 7000 www.viceroyanguilla.com

Veya

Sandy Ground CHEF CARRIE BOGAR presents “Cuisine of the Sun”. Beautiful ambiance & flavours from around the world. Select cocktails. Dinner only. Closed Sun. Live music nightly T: 264.498.VEYA (8392) www.veya-axa.com

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The first question people ask when they are considering Anguilla as a destination for a corporate event or destination wedding is ‘will there be enough for our guests to do beyond the beaches and restaurants?’ And we say ‘Don’t worry, there’s plenty!’ Recently, for one large group, we sent some guests on an ATV ‘off-road’ tour of the island, another set on a snorkelling trip to Little Bay on Calypso, and the rest were split between spa sessions, cookery classes and golf lessons! We could offer something for everyone, and hearing them all talking about their different adventures when they got ‘home’ to the hotel was a blast. TIFFANY ROGERS, Activities Co-ordinator, Blue Sea Anguilla


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go. see. do. If you have the energy to do more than rub suntan lotion onto your travelling companion, download your next bestseller or raise your arm for beach service, here’s a roundup of shopping and Anguilla activities you might like to try.


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Lynne Bernbaum

The Lynne Bernbaum Gallery is open from 4pm ‘til 8pm daily, and has pieces to suit all pockets. Feel free to visit swim-suited, sandy-toed, and sun-kissed after a visit to Sandy Island or Prickly Pear. Alternatively, arrive before dinner at one of Sandy Ground’s many dining/nightlife spots, and as the gallery sits opposite Bijoux Boutique and close to Irie Life Sandy Ground, you can happily browse back and forth. editor’s tip

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Nathalie Lépine

artful PURSUITS

There are many galleries and a host of talented artists practicing their craft in Anguilla. Visit our galleries and browse with no charge to enter and absolutely no obligation to buy – but please check opening times in ads or in the listings section on page 108 to avoid disappointment.

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our art is everywhere in the Caribbean!” is often the first comment of visitors to Lynne Bernbaum’s eponymous Art Gallery in Sandy Ground. Others announce “I’m here for the “Goats”, her iconic island painting series that strikes a chord with many who love our plentiful goat population. But Lynne’s gallery offers much more than goats – charming as they are. You will find her playful “Domino” compositions, engaging “Caribbean Market” scenes, bold geometric “Abstracts” and her most recent animated “Straw Hat” series, (also featured at Straw Hat Restaurant), alongside the ethereal and evocative work of Nathalie Lépine. A long time admirer of her work, Lynne invited Nathalie, who lives on St Martin, to be a visiting artist. Nathalie’s luminescent www.trueanguilla.com

Drop in for a glass or Rosé or sparkling water, because as Lynne says, “every night is like an opening night.”

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paintings invite the viewer to lose themselves in the deep, emotion filled eyes of her hallmark work – “Faces” – or to ponder the message of her solitary “Lighthouses” or recent “Moonscapes” where the artist captures the magical play of light when the moon meets the Caribbean sea. The artists are keen to promote the idea that the Caribbean has much more to offer than its undoubtedly beautiful beaches, and their work can be found in collections all over the world. Both Bernbaum and Lépine exhibit internationally, and of course, international collectors come to our island. On a recent visit to Anguilla, actor Robert Downey, Jr. visited Lynne’s gallery and purchased 8 pieces of her work, including one of her beloved dog, Patois.


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Monday-Saturday 4:00-8:00pm or by appointment • Sandy Ground t 264-497-5211 • c 264-476-5211 • e lynne@lynnebernbaum.com

EXCLUSIVE IMPORTERS: Mondavi  •  Silver Oak  •  Stag’s Leap W.C  •  Duckhorn Far Niente  •  Buena Vista  •  Almaviva  •  Gaja and more… Visit our new shop, meet Nathalie and Donette and browse Anguilla’s largest selection of fine wines and champagnes from around the world.

• Recommendations • Wine tastings • Free delivery

T: 264.497.6498 C: 264.235.6498

nathalielesenechal@anguillanet.com

Beautiful new wine boutique in South Hill– opposite Anguilla Trading Open Mon. to Sat. 9.30am–6.00pm


go. see. do Situated on the island’s majestic north coast, close to Àni Villas, you will find a fascinating art studio, filled with the Caribbean’s next generation of Michelangelos. Àni Art Academies is a not-for-profit facility that teaches Anguillian youths an incredible photo-realism painting system, developed by artist Anthony J. Waichulis, which not only teaches them to paint and draw with incredible accuracy, but also instills life qualities like discipline, patience and attention to detail. Book a tour with the resident Tutor and you can meet the students, learn about the technique, and if you like what you see, buy a painting or drawing – although there is no obligation to do so. There are Àni Art Academies in the Dominican Republic and Thailand, and the Àni team will soon be opening Àni Art Academies America in New Jersey, where the apprentices will be disabled veterans. The facilities are funded by the owner of Àni Villas, and patron of the arts, Timothy Reynolds. Please see page 108 for details on opening hours.

artful PURSUITS Jo-Anne Mason is the local artist/ storyteller/illustrator of the colourful children’s book series, Caribbean Tales, which includes the perennial favourite “Paddy the Goat that Saved Anguilla.” In her newest book “The Short Tale of the Long Dog,” Duty, the “long dog” sails to the Caribbean in search of adventure after meeting Captain Harrigan in Galway, Ireland. After delivering its cargo to Montserrat the ship sails to other ports, gets into big trouble, and finally ends up marooned on a Caribbean island. Jo-Anne has based the title character on Bruno, her own Anguillian “long dog” – the nickname used to describe the short-legged, longbodied “no brand” doggies that abound in Anguilla.

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Grab yourself a masterpiece! Each graduate completes exquisite pieces of work that will be exhibited at a leading gallery in New York. However, visitors to Anguilla have the first opportunity to look at and purchase these works directly from the young artists.

Elizardo Mojica

Oblitus Melodiam

11 x 14”

Charcoal on Paper

ANGUILLA drawings and painting available by the next generation of anguillian artists. www.aniartacademies.org telephone: +1(264) 498-8898

If you enjoy a glass of wine or champagne, or are simply looking for a unique shopping experience, we recommend you “take a pass” by Les Grands Vins de France, or as it is better known locally – “Nathalie’s wine shop.” Nathalie or Donnette will be happy to share their expert knowledge on what to drink with what local dish, and assist with which wines work well and why in our Caribbean climate. Don’t be mislead by the name, the shop sells a huge selection of not only French wines, but also leading wines from all over the world. Pop in to their attractive South Hill Boutique and you may be lucky enough to arrive during an impromptu tasting session. And if you are on island on Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve – be sure to pass by for a glass of champagne – a long standing tradition at the shop.

Timothy W. Jahn

Morning Delight

19 x 19”

Oil on Panel


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The twinkling fairy lights and long opening hours of the charming Sandy Ground boutique Bijoux encourages shopping before or after dinner (they stay open until 10pm most days). Their unique silver jewelry, chic French beach wear (for men and women), sunglasses, bags and their extremely cute, Anguilla-themed range of children’s clothes will have you returning for a second look.

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Bijoux’s owners also have shops in French St. Martin, so the stock is always changing. The unique Larimar range features the pretty blue stone that can only be found in the Caribbean.

Anguilla’s shopping scene is so charmingly vibrant that it’s definitely worth dragging yourself off the beach and into a taxi or your rental car to explore it.

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It’s “Irie” to give back – and you can – because with every purchase of the shop’s cool ceramic Simbi Haiti bracelets, you are making a donation to bring clean water and sustainable jobs to Haiti.

Tee-shirt fans love Irie Life because of the extensive range of quality shirts and caps they stock, and because they add new designs every year. The “Rasta” coloured shops are also packed with many other desirable gift items, including sunhats. There are two outlets – one in Sandy Ground and one on Back Street. 96

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InStyle Boutique is a delightful shop located on Cove Road in the West End. InStyle is the perfect place to perk up your holiday wardrobe or pick up a white linen something… essential for keeping cool during our warm Caribbean evenings.

Beachwear Hats & Handbags

Original Sterling Silver Jewelry You will recognize Sea Spray Boutique and the “Iced ‘n Easy” Smoothie Shop as the splash of tropical colour at the Sandy Ground round-about. Stop a while and browse proprietor and crafter, Pam Miller’s, extensive and affordable collection of Anguilla-made and hand-embellished objects – including wine bags, shot glasses and Christmas decorations – with one of her delicious tropical smoothies in hand. what we love

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Sea Spray Boutique is a great place to pick up work penned by an Anguillian or about Anguilla – including Omari Banks’ chart topping CD, “Move On,” or either of Monty Kobbe’s critically acclaimed novels, Night of the Rambler and On the Way Back.

Larimar Caribbean Stone

Children’s Clothing

Women‘s Clothing Mon. - Sat: 9:30am-10:00pm Sun: 11:30am-7:00pm

264.583.0823


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ZaZaa Boutiques offer a plethora of locally made gifts, “made in the Caribbean” fashion, and some truly amazing costume jewelry. You can grab an entire island outfit from their West End store located in a pretty purple chattel house, and shop for bargains at their ZaZaa Central location.

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Timeless, elegant and beautifully cool cotton clothing by Samson.

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Their iPad cases, bags and wristlets made out of old sails from Anguilla Racing Boats like “Light and Peace” and “Big Ting.” Each gift comes with a postcard detailing which boat it comes from.

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Don’t miss Limin’ Boutique, a cool, light-filled shop on the main West End road. The brainchild of friendly Anguilla enthusiasts Ken and Renée, Limin’ features a thoughtful selection of gorgeous gifts. Their best sellers include exclusive jewelry and gifts made from the sands of Anguilla (that can be customized for groups or wedding parties) and bracelets made from the discarded guitar strings of local musicians! | 2015-2016


Look out for a boutique near you: ZaZaa Beach | Shoal Bay East (entrance on the beach at Maderiaman) 7 days 10am-4pm including public holidays

ZaZaa Central | Outlet Store - South Hill (West End Road - see the sign) Mon – Sat 10am-6pm including public holidays

ZaZaa West | Flagship Store - West End (At front entrance Anacaona Boutique Hotel) 7 days 10am-6pm including public holidays

497 6049 | info@zazaaboutique.com

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Unique Gifts, Jewelry & Apparel for Women, Men & Children & Home Décor

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Exclusive jewelry & gifts made from the sands of the beaches of Anguilla

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liminboutique@anguillanet.com

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Come Lime With Us!

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Get ZaZAAfied! ZaZAA Boutiques are unusual, eclectic and fun. Filled to the brim with clothing & accessories, beachwear, jewelry, local arts & crafts, T-shirts, Anguilla memories and much more. St Barths shopping in Anguilla!


go. see. do Products from Carol Shannon’s prettily packaged Caribbean Soaps and Sundries range smell delicious, are easily transported, and make an affordable and desirable gift for your family and friends back home. Look out for them in our featured boutiques or call Carol direct.

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Fashion Cuts’ designs include fabulous earrings, Anguilla monographs and key chains. The fashion-forward designs by talented young Anguillian couple Darryl and Vanessa Thompson are not only gorgeous, but also comfortable and affordable. Statement earrings and neckpieces are light-weight, waterproof and can be worn all day – carrying you from the beach to a night out. Designs are available in wood, leather and colourful Lucite acrylic and some are hand painted. Look out for them in the boutiques at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa, Frangipani and Cap Juluca, also on the neighboring islands of St. Kitts and Nevis and now even in Connecticut!

AXA Signature Jewelry is a new range of high quality silver, 10kt and 14kt gold jewelry for men and women by Anguilla enthusiast, Tara Lomonte, whose says her designs are “made to last a lifetime so that you can carry your memories of your trip to AXA with you always,” Items include rings, ankle bracelets, dog tags, charms and necklaces. You can shop on-island or visit Tara's website. 100

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New for the 2016 season is the fun, fruity and fabulous Anguilla’s Jammin’ range of products. With yummy island flavors like Paw Paw Melon, Mashed Up Mango, Passion Fruity and Hot Jamn (made with scotch bonnet peppers), great packaging and different sizes to choose from, these are bound to be a huge hit this season. Eat here or take away!


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go. see. do Nature Island Explorers

Resident experts, destination management companies Blue Sea Anguilla and Malliouhana Travel & Tours know all the best things to do; including cultural activities like wildlife tours with Nature Island Explorers, historical tours taking in Colville Petty’s Heritage Collection Museum, “Painting with a Twist” classes with artist Lynne Bernbaum and even local cookery classes in a stadium kitchen.

Heritage Collection Museum

MORE THAN THE beach After all that activity reward yourself, and the kids, with a sweet treat at Kel’s Candy & Ice Cream.

More “active” activities include tennis lessons from one of the rising stars of the Anguilla Tennis Academy, sailing lessons from the Anguilla Youth Sailing Club, golf lessons or rounds at the stunning CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa, scuba diving, snorkelling and deep sea fishing, as well as horseback riding, kayaking, tiger boat tours, paddle boarding, kite surfing, ATV adventures and even swimming with dolphins. editor’s tip

Anguilla has exceptional spa and wellness options – particularly at our major resorts. The Venus Spa at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa and the stunning new Zemi Thai House Spa will pamper you to your heart’s and body’s content. But what if you want to work out a little as you vacation? Two fantastic athletes who would be happy to help you keep your fitness level up whilst on vaycay are Duquaine Brooks of Results Driven Fitness Centre and fitness guru Joseph Pradel of La Severine. Work out with these guys at their fitness centres in The Valley, or book them to come to you for personal training sessions at your resort or villa. 102

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Try one of “Big Joe’s” special aromatherapy massages – simply incredible!


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BOAT CHARTERS

Private Charters Water Taxi Airport Transfers Fishing Trips Waters Sports

With over 22 years of experience, “The Dream Team” of Captain Wayne and First mate Terrelll, will make your day the highlight of your Anguilla Trip CALL: 264.498.0073 / 264.584.0074 / 264.772.6497

www.seaprocharters.com seaprochartersanguilla@gmail.com

Stop + Sip + Shop = FUN! • Anguillian arts and crafts • T-shirts • Handcrafted Jewelry • Gifts • X-mas ornaments • AARF merchandise • Refreshing tropical smoothies • Delicious rum punches

Take a bit of Anguilla home with you! Look for “the colours” at the South Hill Roundabout

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Phone : 264.584.0346

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pmiller@anguillanet.com

1-264-235-1650 or 1-264-498-1650

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Email: jackiec@natureexplorersanguilla.com Web: www.natureexplorersanguilla.com FB: www.facebook.com/NatureExplorersAnguilla Twitter: @jcestero


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Something animal lovers will enjoy is a visit to the Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation’s “Second Chances” thrift shop, located in the grounds of historic Wallblake House in The Valley. Whilst there, you can talk to one of the volunteers about the great job AARF does with their spay and neuter programme, and with getting cute Anguilla animals adopted to forever homes in Anguilla and North America. Shop for bargains, ask about available puppies or kittens, and drop off any holiday books or clothes you don’t want to take home!

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Because sometimes you just want to get involved… You can find contact information for all these organisations on pages 106 to 109.

The Anguilla National Trust is the custodian of Anguilla's natural, cultural, and historic heritage. They run a number of great activities for members and visiting tourists, including hikes and tours to historical places such as the island’s first school in East End Village, and the Amerindian site Big Spring – home to over 100 petroglyphs – in Island Harbour. If you would like to make an investment in “Preservation for Generations,” consider becoming a member of the Anguilla National Trust.

The Anguilla Tennis Academy has been “Shaping Lives and Building a Future” since 1996, and this powerhouse organisation has taught hundreds of local children to play tennis, resulting in many scholarships and beneficial cultural exchanges. The ATA runs the tennis programmes at many of the hotels and villas on island. 104

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The Arijah Children’s Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to serve Anguilla’s children with special needs by providing daily educational and therapeutic programmes and services at their “Blossom Centre.” You can help by donating or by purchasing a colourful Kemarley of Anguilla book, written and illustrated by the Actress Annie Potts, who has a special relationship with Anguilla; and all proceeds go to benefit the foundation.


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The Anguilla Youth Sailing Club prides itself on never turning away a local child who wants to learn to sail (Anguilla’s national sport). You can enroll in one of their learnto-sail camps, attend a fundraising event or make a donation.

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Proceeds go to the Arijah Children’s Foundation www.arijahcf.org

ANGUILLA ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION Island Books was founded in 2004 by Heidi Hughey, a long-term Anguilla enthusiast who partnered with the Alwyn Allison Primary School's Art Egel after a visit to the school. Together, they envisioned creating a programme under the simple notion that each visitor could bring a children’s book in their beach bag. Island Books has brought over one thousand new and used books to Anguilla's school children and reaches every single primary school. You can find out more, including locations for dropping the books, by visiting their website: www.islandbooks.yolasite.com

a US 501.c.3 charitable organization

(264) 476-2731 Please support AARF, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, funded entirely by private donations. Our objectives include: Spay/neuter of dogs and cats Dog/cat adoptions (local and international) Pet care education at local schools

Visit our shelter on Long Path Road in Sandy Hill or our website (www.aarf.ai) to learn how you can get involved and/or donate.


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Àni Art Academy Àni Art Academy is a non-profit global organization providing tuition-free, comprehensive art education to aspiring artists around the globe. Visitors welcome. Please call for an appointment. Opening hours: Mon. to Fri. 9am–4pm T: 264. 498.8898 www.aniartacademies.org

T: 264.584.0346 E: mollyn@anguillasjammin.com www.anguillasjammin.com

AXA Signature Jewellery Conceptualized and created to reflect the beautiful island of Anguilla, it's people and it's exclusivity to the world. Custom designed and created in high quality silver, 10kt and 14kt gold, made to last a lifetime to carry your memories of your trip to AXA with you always. T: 264.581.2878 E: axajewellery@gmail.com www.axasignaturejewellery.com

Bijoux Boutique

Boutiques at CuisinArt

Caribbean Soaps & Sundries

Fashion Cuts

Iced ‘n Easy Smoothies

InStyle Boutique & Gift Shop

Sandy Ground French fashion in Anguilla. Browse our collection of original silver jewelry; our exclusive line of women’s and children’s clothes and much, much more at our pretty, well-stocked shop in Sandy Ground. T: 264.498.5558 E: pierantonithomas@yahoo.fr Facebook: Anguilla Bijoux

Founded in 2010 by husband and wife team Vanessa and Daryl Thompson, Fashion Cuts is a line of high fashion statement accessories designed and made in Anguilla. T: 264.497.5622 E: info@fashioncutsjewelry.com www.fashioncutsjewelry.com Facebook: fashioncuts Twitter: @fashioncuts Instagram: @fashioncutsjewelry Pinterest: fashioncuts_

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Providing delicious jams and salsas made from fresh and locally grown ingredients, produced and bottled on Anguilla. Bring the vibrant flavors of the island home with you!

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CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa BOUTIQUE BLU presents fashions for the beach, as well as casual and evening wear, and CAPRI tempts with designer jewelry and hidden treasures. T: 264.498.2000 E: concierge@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

South Hill Roundabout Cool down after a warm day at work or at the beach with a delicious tropical smoothie or the island’s best rum punch...beer, soft drinks also available. Sip while shopping at SeaSpray Boutique located right next door at the South Hill Roundabout T: 264.235.1650 F: 264.498.1650 E: pmiller@anguillanet.com

Little Harbor Clear Your Mind...Be Still...Relax. This is the Caribbean – a Place of Regeneration and Peace. Soaps, Scrubs, Bath Salts, Lotions, Lotion Bars, Soy Candles, Diffusers. T: 264.729.3678 E: carrann@msn.com W: caribbeansoapsandsundries.com

Cove Road, West End Designer Clothing, Shoes & Bags, T-Shirts & Hats, Fashion Jewelry, Swimwear, French Perfumes, and much more. T: 264.583.1769 E: gumbsdonie@hotmail.com


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Irie Life

Jo-Anne Mason Books

Limin’ Boutique

Les Grands Vins de France

Petals Boutique

SeaSpray Boutique

Back Street & Sandy Ground We offer an abundant collection of the coolest t-shirts, caps, beachwear and colorful clothing available in Anguilla. You can find the perfect gift or memento of a great vacation and you’re sure to find the perfect item for every family member. T: 264.497.6526 / 498.6526 E: irielifeaxa@yahoo.com www.irielife.com

West End Main Road Come LIME with us and discover our unique and beachy chic gifts, jewelry & apparel for women, men & children and home décor! Exclusive jewelry and gifts made from the beaches of Anguilla – “Live for the moment, then take it with you.” T: 264.583.3733 E: liminboutique@anguillanet.com facebook.com/liminboutiqueanguilla

Frangipani Beach Resort, Meads Bay Discover one-of-a-kind jewelry and handbags from around the world, plus designer beachwear and locally made finds. Enjoy Anguilla’s premier boutique and take a piece of the island home with you! T: 264.497.6442 www.facebook.com/PetalsAXA

Kel’s Candy & Ice Cream

North Hill Road Jo-Anne Mason writes and illustrates . Largest Variety of Ice Cream, (locally books about the Caribbean. Fun, fanciful books about the creatures that made and imported, including Häagen-Dazs & Nestlé) live on the islands. Living on Anguilla . Milkshakes, Daiquiris & Hot Chocolate gives her a broad base for new ideas. . Chocolate, Candies & Gum Her books reflect the unique charms . Hotdogs & Popcorn of each island. . Kiddies playground . Family-day Sunday Movies T: 264.235.7202 And so much more… E: caribtales@gmail.com Available for Parties and social events www.jo-annemason.com T: 264.498.3349 / 264.235.1833 Facebook: kelscandyicecream

South Hill The largest importer of Wine and Champagne into Anguilla for 20 years. Open Mon. to Sat. 9.30am–6.00pm Visit our beautiful new boutique, opposite Anguilla Trading. T: 264.497.6498 F: 264.497.6152 nathalielesenechal@anguillanet.com

South Hill Roundabout Fun, Funky, and Affordable! Anguillian handcrafted and embellished gifts, jewelry, artwork and T-shirts. Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation (AARF) items available. Grab a smoothie next door at Iced ‘n Easy and start your shopping experience! T: 264.235.1650 F: 264.498.1650 E: pmiller@anguillanet.com Visit SeaSpray on Facebook

Sandy Ground Open Monday – Saturday 4:00-8:00pm T: 264.497.5211 C: 264.476.5211 www.lynnebernbaum.com

ZaZaa Boutiques ZaZAA Boutiques are unusual, eclectic and fun. Filled to the brim with clothing & accessories, beachwear, jewelry, art, gifts, Anguilla memories and much more. Look at our ad on page 99 for locations and opening times and for a boutique near you. T: 264.497.6049 E: info@zazaaboutique.com

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Anguilla Access

Ask Me About Anguilla Our culture tour is 3 hours at $45 per person. Our Night tour services start at 8pm and ends 1/2 hour after the last bar closes in Sandy Ground. Round trips cost $15 per person. We service all the hotels in West End. T: 264.772.9827 www.anguillanguilla.com

Anguilla Tennis Academy The Anguilla Tennis Academy ("ATA") is a registered non-profit tennis organization. The ATA offers private tennis instruction, clinics, court use, and hitting partners at its facility in Blowing Point. T: 264.498.0697 T: 718.285.7937 (USA) E:info@anguillatennis.com www.anguillatennis.com

Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation

Anguilla National Trust

Anguilla Youth Sailing Association

The Arijah Children's Foundation

The AYSC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the art and skill of sailing to residents and visitors to Anguilla. With a fleet of 25 boats of various designs we cater to beginners and experienced sailors alike. Anette Hibbert, Sailing Instructor T: 264.584.7245 www.sailanguilla.com

Established in 2006, The Arijah Children's Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to serve Anguilla's children with special needs. Contact us: T: 264.235.2742 E: arijahcf@gmail.com www.arijahcf.org Facebook: Arijah Children's Foundation

Shelter: Long Path AARF Second Chances Thrift Store: The Valley Nonprofit, volunteer-run organization, funded entirely by private donations. Objectives include: Spay/neuter of dogs and cats; Dog/cat adoptions (local and int’l) and pet care education at local schools. Visitors welcome. Tel: 264.476.2731 www.aarf.ai

Established in 1988, the Anguilla National Trust is committed to conserving, protecting, and promoting Anguilla’s rich natural, cultural, and built heritage – for today’s generation and those yet to come. T: 264.497.5297 E: antadmin@anguillanet.com Facebook: axanationaltrust Twitter: axatrust

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Calypso Charters

Escape, Relax, Indulge, Enjoy. Fresh lobsters and rum punch served daily. Sea shuttle leaves from the small pier in Sandy Ground daily November 1 to July 31 beginning at 10am. Open by reservation only August 1 to October 31. T: 264.476 .6534 E: mysandyisland@hotmail.com www.mysandyisland.com

Hi, I’m Tiffany Rogers, Let us put together the best activities and tour package for you that will introduce you to the REAL Anguilla. Maximize your Anguilla Experience – Unique Tours and Activities. From Pirate Parties to Beach Olympics and Cultural Tours. T: 264.498.2583 E: info@blueseaanguilla.com www.blueseaanguilla.com

Calypso Charters offers a diverse portfolio of boat services. Book a specialized charter for wedding or event transportation, for snorkeling, sightseeing, a shopping trip to St. Maarten, St. Martin, or a day trip to St. Barth. Reserve with Anguilla’s most professional and reliable boat charter service today. T: 264.584.8504 E: info@calypsochartersanguilla.com www.calypsochartersanguilla.com

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CuisinArt Golf Club

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa The Caribbean’s ultimate golf experience features the challenging 18 Hole Greg Norman Signature Design Championship Course with breathtaking views, the Clubhouse Grill for lunch and the Golf Shop. T: 264.498.5602 E: golf@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

Johnno’s on the Cay

Prickly Pear Cay Spend the day on Prickly Pear Cay, Anguilla’s not-to-be-missed offshore treasure. Known by seasoned visitors as Anguilla’s “vacation within a vacation”. Soak up the sun, splash in the pristine water and enjoy cool drinks and a hearty lunch served up by Anguilla’s beach bar pioneer. T: 264.497.2728 E: johnnosanguilla@yahoo.com

da’Vida Watersports

Crocus Bay Enjoy our watersport activities, spend the day with us, or kayak to Little Bay and enjoy our breathtaking sunsets. T: 264.498.5433 / 5434 F: 264.498.5435 E: info@davidaanguilla.com www.davidaanguilla.com

Heritage Collection Museum Opens history’s window and allows a peek at the progression of a proud, resolute and industrious Anguillian people. Its array of artifacts dates back to the golden age of the Arawaks; the days when poverty bred invention; and the revolutionary years. Mon. to Fri.: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Owner/Curator: Colville L. Petty, OBE T: 264.497.4092 C: 264.235.7440 E: petty@anguillanet.com

La Severine Fitness

Nature Explorers Anguilla

La Severine Total Fitness & Massage Services, owned by Fitness Instructor & Massage Therapist Joseph Pradel. Joseph has over 15 years of experience in Fitness and Massage. Prior to starting his own practice he worked at one of Anguilla’s top hotels, Malliouhana Hotel & Spa, as their head of Fitness and Massage. T: 264.772.7948 M: 264.582.8838 E: realfriend722000@yahoo.com www.laseverinefitness.com

Join Nature Explorers Anguilla, the island’s first ecotourism company, on a journey through Anguilla’s wildlife rich wetlands. Both birdwatchers and photographers alike will experience the wilder side of Anguilla with intimate customized tours for guests of all ages. T: 264.584.0346 jackiec@natureexplorersanguilla.com www.natureexplorersanguilla.com

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Results Driven Fitness Centre

The Valley US$50 per month for unlimited classes. 20% Student discount. Membership includes free gym towel and free diet plans. Duquaine Brooks, Certified Personal Trainer Are you results driven? T: 264.729.8103 E: info@resultsdrivenfitness.ai www.resultsdrivenfitness.ai

Sea Pro Charters and WaterSports Venus Spa at CuisinArt Our Sandy Ground facility provides a safe environment for families to enjoy a wonderful day at the beach with cold beverages from our Butch Eye bar. Kayaks, Water Trampoline, Wind Surfing, Sunfish Sailing, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Umbrellas and Beach Chairs Banana Boat, Tubing, Knee Boarding, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding T: 264.498.0073 / 584.0074 / 772.6497 E: seaprochartersanguilla@gmail.com www.seaprocharters.com

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa The award winning Venus Spa presents unique, restorative treatments bathed in the elements of the sun, sea, wind and earth, plus Aquatherapy, the Rusk Salon, the Boutique, and the Fitness Center. T: 264.498.2000 E: spa@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

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liming Anguilla’s Summer Festival, also known as “Carnival,” takes place annually over the first 10 days of August, and there are pageant shows, boat races and multiple activities scheduled every day – that’s a lot of liming! So, if you can only try a few activities, what do you choose? We ask Shayne Thompson of Blue Sea Anguilla, member of the Anguilla Summer Festival team and passionate Carnival enthusiast, to talk about some of his highlights and how to get involved and get the most out of them.


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Carnival is a time of celebration for our island. As we party and have a great time, it really sends a message of our freedom as a people. It is a part of our culture that we embrace passionately, and we are very happy to share it with anyone that chooses to embrace it. Come and visit with us at Carnival, I know you will love it. GILDA GUMBS SAMUEL, Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association & Classic Old Timers Troupe


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A colourful parade that is great for all the family. My top tip is to participate! Get in costume and join a troupe – don’t just stand on the sidelines. Those that do have a great time, and although the next day you may be sore and tired, you will have had an incredible experience and great memories. All ages can give it a try, in fact one of the fastest growing troupes is “Classic Old Timers,” who make all their costumes on island. SHAYNE THOMPSON


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TAKE THE SHOW ON THE ROAD --------------------Parade of Troupes takes place in The Valley, from lunchtime into early evening on August Friday. If you would like to join a troupe, contact Shayne at Blue Sea Anguilla (see page 25) and he will be happy to help you. If you don’t fancy wearing a sparkly costume, and just want to watch, we suggest you find yourself a shady spot, grab a cold drink and enjoy the colourful parade as it passes by!

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An evening event where the local bands get a chance to show what they can really do – by showcasing their music, creativity and performance skills. There are two parts – “Bandorama,” where they show their musicianship by performing a test song, and the “Band Clash,” where they play a selection of their own songs and are judged on performance and crowd participation. The venue is packed with literally thousands of fans, and they go all out for “their band.” The energy is amazing. My recommendation is to come from beginning to end, it is a long show, but you need to see all the performers. SHAYNE THOMPSON


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Band Clash normally takes place on the first Saturday of Carnival at the Landsome Bowl Cultural Centre, aka Carnival Village, in The Valley. There is a charge to get in and the show normally runs from around 8pm ‘til 3am! There is limited seating, so wear comfortable shoes.

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Should not be missed; it is a celebration of our emancipation from slavery and that is something all the Caribbean islands take seriously. I recommend you participate and drink loads of rum! I love it because you are free to dance and dress as you want – cover yourself with paint, powder or water. Dance in the street until it’s time to jump in the sea to cool off. If you’ve never done it (J’ouvert), I suggest you feel it out. See what you think you can handle and what you can’t. It’s a long journey, and you don’t have to do all of it – just make sure you do some of it.” SHAYNE THOMPSON


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TAKE THE SHOW ON THE ROAD --------------------J’Ouvert takes place in the early hours of “August Monday,” which is always the first Monday in August! Thousands of revellers dance and party behind their favourite bands, who play very loud “road march” music from The Valley to Sandy Ground, and often get sprayed by water or paint! The August Monday beach party takes place on Sandy Ground beach after J’ouvert and some people will party for the whole day straight!

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Of course I love boat racing, it’s our national sport. I suggest that if you get a chance – follow a boat. Spend a day on the water and you really get to see how much work the guys do out there – a fun time! SHAYNE THOMPSON

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There is now a new way to follow the races wherever you are. “The Captain’s Lounge” enables you to watch virtually – with live streaming of each boat race. Contact Josveek Huligar of Anguilla Access (page 108) for more information.

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i do Is Anguilla your special place? Would you like to know more about how you can marry, honeymoon or celebrate your renewal of vows here? Well, read on.


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If you want to hold your wedding or celebratory event in Anguilla, our top tip is to invest in a trip to the island (treat yourself!) specifically to plan. That way, on the day, and in the all-important run up to the event, it’s all covered, and you can relax and enjoy your “once in a lifetime” with friends and family to the full. Come for a few days (your potential venue will give you a good rate)

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and meet with and interview a local wedding planner, like Ernie from Couture Concepts, or the events team at the resort, villa or venue you are considering using. Talk to them about dining, flowers, décor, music, DJ's, timing and types of ceremony. Explain your vision, but use their expertise – let them suggest some ideas on what works well in the Caribbean – be it on the


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beach, on a boat or by the pool. Sample some restaurants. Meet with local photographers, like Derrys Richardson, Susan Croft, or Kevin Archibald and videographers like Rickeill Hodge, and check out their exceptional work. Visit the gift shops and choose local gifts for welcome bags. Try out potential group activities, like a boat trip to an off-shore cay.


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Your celebration is likely the biggest event you’ve ever planned, and getting your people to a tiny Caribbean island may seem a little daunting – but it isn’t. Wedding planner Amelia, from Blue Sea Anguilla, is part of a team of destination specialists – so not only can you get your wedding arranged, but they can also advise on getting here and arranging individual and group transfers for your VIP’s. They can also handle transportation for your guests once on island – including putting together a programme of activities like boat trips, beach parties and “dine arounds.” And for those who can’t make it – Anguilla Access offers a live wedding streaming service so your ceremony can be shared with friends and family off-island.

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TAKE YOUR PICK OF

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incredible venues There is an outstanding selection of celebration venues available in Anguilla. Most of our hotels offer wedding planning services and excellent group rates.

Luxury villas like Beaches Edge, Alegria, Àni and Ultimacy offer an intimate, private and romantic setting for the ceremony and the events surrounding it. Living “on site” creates lasting bonds, and for your guests, the privilege of being intimately involved in your day is memorable. And if you want to leave your guests partying, and spend the wedding night and your honeymoon “à deux” at one of our five-star hotels – you have an incredible selection just a few moments away.

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Two Luxury ViLLas 10 Bedrooms Combined

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Oceanfront on Secluded Pelican Bay AC | Pools | Jacuzzis | Concierge Beach Path | St. Martin Views nfreeman@beachesedge.com Tours: 264.235.8492

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Frangipani Beach Resort on Meads Bay offers “Resort Buy-Outs” for weddings and other special occasions. Imagine having a fabulous boutique hotel and all its amenities for the personal use of you and your family and friends! You may be surprised at how affordable it is, and we suggest you talk to Shannon and Scott, who manage the hotel. They are experts, because that’s the way they celebrated their own wedding! Restaurants like Da’Vida, Veya and Straw Hat are notable and experienced venues for rehearsal dinners and wedding parties if you want to organise a largish event “off site” from your accommodation.

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i do Intimate W eddings – Hotel Buy-Outs

Tie the knot on magical Meads Bay

264-497-6442 info @frangipaniresort.com

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Elegant Fun Stylish Weddings at Straw Hat Restaurant

T: 264.497.8300  www.strawhat.com


i do A growing trend is for people who get married in Anguilla to return for vow renewal or commitment ceremonies with their children, creating memories for generations.

happy ever after Bart and I were married at St. Gerard's Catholic Church by Father Ed Herberger 10 years ago, surrounded by 75 guests travelling from both America and Holland‌ Ten years later Bart and I renewed our wedding vows at St. Gerard's Catholic Church, this time with our three beautiful children in tow, Carolyne (9), Julianna (7) and Lauren (4). I had always told them they were at our wedding as a twinkle in my eye, and this time the twinkle in my eye was blurred with the tears of happiness that my husband wiped away watching Lauren as my flower girl, and Carolyne and Julianna reading the first and second readings. My parents, siblings and 50 other friends and family joined us from America as well as from our beloved Anguilla‌ Hope to return to Anguilla not in another 10 years; I'm holding out for every year, it's that magical. It is truly a healing island of bliss to fill your soul. Anguilla is not just a wedding destination, it is a life changer. ANNE AND BART VAN DEVENTER

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AND AFTER AND AFTER


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Experience the Difference! EVENTS | FLORAL DESIGNS | EVENT RENTALS www.coutureconceptsanguilla.com | ernie@coutureconceptsanguilla.com (M) 264-476-8086 | (O) 264-498-8068/8069 P.O. Box 395, The Valley, Anguilla, British West Indies, AI 2640


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NEED TO KNOW --------------------It’s easy to get married in Anguilla! It only takes two days from your arrival and presentation of documents to process your license, and then you can marry as soon as and wherever you want – on the beach, at your hotel or villa, at a restaurant; in a church, on an off-shore cay or even on a boat! The simple and inexpensive requirements – which include paying stamp duties and marriage license fee ($280 approx) – will be handled by your planner or resort. If either party has been married before, don’t forget to bring your original divorce decrees (translated and notarized if the original version is not in English).

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Contact one of the excellent professionals listed on the opposite page for more information on getting married in Anguilla.

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Beaches Edge Villas Weddings

Lockrum Romantic destination weddings for up to 80 guests with luxury lodging for 20 people in two, oceanfront villas. Stunning views of St. Martin. Pools, Jacuzzis, beach path. Concierge, housekeeping, plus optional chef, spa services and more. T: 312.640.7420 or 264.235.8492 E: nfreeman@beachesedge.com www.beachesedge.com

DJ Sugar

Weddings, Parties, Events Get your party started with DJ Sugar, Anguilla’s favourite entertainer! Catch him at one of his regular party nights at Viceroy, The Pumphouse or CuisinArt. T: 264.476.7489 or 264.235.3521 E: sugarpop@hotmail.com

Weddings at Àni Villas Say “I do” overlooking the sea at Àni Villas. Our full-service estate sleeps 20, and can accommodate 40 for dinner and 100 for cocktails. Let our team help you plan the event of a lifetime. T: 264.497.7888 E: info@anivillas.com www.anivillas.com

Blue Sea Weddings And Celebrations Greetings, I’m Amelia VanterpoolKubisch. Anguilla has emerged as a “hot spot” for destination weddings and celebrations and we are the experts. Let us help you design and create an event that reflects your personality and respects your budget. T: 264.498.2583 E: info@blueseaanguilla.com www.blueseaanguilla.com

Straw Hat Restaurant

Meads Bay When it comes to destination weddings, Straw Hat Restaurant, located on beautiful Meads Bay, has what you need for an elegant and fun celebration. We know you want an experience that is stress-free and filled with personalized details that reflect your style. T: 264.497.8300 www.strawhat.com

Weddings & Events at CuisinArt

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa Whether it is an intimate wedding or a corporate event, a customized experience awaits with the setting, the services and the splendor to create the perfect memory. T: 264.498.2000 E: events@cuisinart.ai www.cuisinartresort.com

Couture Concepts

The Valley Couture Concepts is an Event Planning and Floral Boutique offering services in Event planning, event Decor, rentals and daily flowers. Through effective communication, our efficient team of trained professionals are committed to excellence. T: 264.498.8068 / 8069 C: 264.476.8068 US: 770.884.7830 ernie@coutureconceptsanguilla.com coutureconceptsanguilla.com

Susan Croft Photography Artistry and Creativity are what Susan’s images reveal. She loves to shoot with natural light and create photographs that make you say “Wow!” Destination Weddings, Family Events, Portraits, Lifestyle Images and Boudoir sessions. Couples rave about her “Trash the Dress” sessions and say they never had “So Much Fun!” www.AnguillaEscape.com E: AnguillaEscape@gmail.com T: 264.772.7774

Weddings at Frangipani

Frangipani Beach Resort, Meads Bay Tie the knot at Anguilla’s premier boutique resort! Talk with us about options for intimate weddings or full hotel buy-outs for your big day. Located on Meads Bay with awardwinning Straw Hat Restaurant on site. T: 264.497.6442 E: info@frangipaniresort.com www.frangipaniresort.com 2015-2016

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Anguilla is a wonderful place to live, and our neutral tax jurisdiction, well regulated financial services industry, world standard telecommunications infrastructure and same day, online incorporation service ACORN also makes it a great place to set up and do business in or from. DONALD & FIONA CURTIS, Counsel Limited


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If you dream of lingering longer in Anguilla this section provides information on how to build or buy your island home. We also talk to two families whose vacations to Anguilla, led them to a lifestyle change, that now sees them living here permanently. And, in our “Better for Business” article, we offer you an introduction to Anguilla’s thriving financial services industry.


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FAR LEFT: Jackie Cestero LEFT: Jackie, along with her niece Molly and Molly‘s husband Tommy.

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ackie Cestero is a wildlife photographer and birder who has turned her passion into an Anguilla business. Nature Explorers Anguilla offers an array of wildlife and historical tours for all ages. They are not only wonderful for “twitchers”/bird watchers and nature lovers, but also any visitor wanting to know more about the culture of Anguilla. Jackie and her husband Rafael, originally from Rochester, NY, first visited Anguilla in 1984. Prior to that, they had explored plenty of other Caribbean destinations. But during that trip they fell in love with the island and vowed to make it their home. An annual vacation rapidly evolved into multiple trips a year, until they purchased land and built a house overlooking Shoal Bay East. They moved to Anguilla permanently in 1998. During those vacationing years, Jackie

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encouraged many of her friends and family to join them in their Anguilla adventures. She fondly remembers a time when her family and closest friends rented all of Shoal Bay Villas for two weeks. This opportunity to share the island created many happy memories and built enduring friendships. After many years of vacationing here, Jackie’s niece Molly cultivated a soft spot for Anguilla in her heart as well. Now, in a sweet turn of events, Molly and her husband Tommy have also relocated here from Rochester, NY. Together, the three have launched Anguilla’s Jammin’, a delicious range of locally produced jams. They have also built the first aquaponic garden on Anguilla to support their business. They look forward to sharing this innovative growing method with local farmers to help increase agricultural production island-wide. Even with this new venture, Jackie continues to photograph, monitor and protect Anguilla’s environment. She shares this little known jewel with passion and enthusiasm. “There is a natural calendar that is endlessly fascinating, of which I never tire. The spring and fall migrations bring a variety of species as they make their way to and from breeding grounds in the north. Overwintering birds like waterfowl feed and nest on our wetlands. Further, from April through late August, Anguilla experiences the peak nesting season for sea birds. Annually, in excess of 300 pairs of Least Terns arrive on Anguilla. On the offshore cay of Dog Island, over 113,000 pairs of Sooty Terns nest and raise their young. It’s an incredible and significant experience.”


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anguilla dreaming IN CALIFORNIA

LEFT: Darren and Alicia Banks at SandBar on Sandy Ground beach. ABOVE: Darren and Alicia with their son.

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arren and Alicia Banks first came to Anguilla in 2004 to visit friends Chloé and Theron Loizos, shortly after the young couple set up their popular Picante Restaurant. The Banks liked the island so much, they came back in July 2005 to get married in a beautiful beach ceremony on Rendezvous Bay, followed by a reception in Sandy Ground – and then came back the following year to celebrate their 1st year anniversary! In 2013 the couple, who met working in a café in Marin County, decided they would like to quit their respective careers of publishing and being a stay-at-home mom to create

a venture together. They initially planned to open a restaurant in California, but that summer, when they learned SandBar was on the market, they made a quick decision to move to an island they loved, and create a lifestyle that would enable them to spend more time together as a family. Now in their third season as restaurateurs, they employ a staff of 12, and have garnered rave reviews. Darren and Alicia are a joint creative force behind the revamped menu; taking great pleasure in developing dishes and thinking up new specials. During service, Darren runs the kitchen and Alicia runs the front of the house. Unsurprisingly, both have made lots of friends in the community. Their pleasure in their new endeavour and Anguilla lifestyle is evident. ”We are happy we made the move to Anguilla because it's great to challenge ourselves. It takes a lot to move away from what you know. Together we get to do what we love in paradise.“ 2015-2016

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TURN YOUR ANGUILLA

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The professional Real Estate Agents listed in this section will be happy to help with any of the following options:

PURCHASING IN A RESORT DEVELOPMENT

BUYING LAND AND BUILDING Anguilla is still relatively undeveloped, and there is plenty of land available for purchase. Our real estate agents will be happy to show you both land and built property depending on your brief. Reputable building contractors such as ORB Construction have the skills and expertise to turn your dream into a reality. They will provide realistic timetables and work collaboratively with your architects and project managers to produce exquisite homes such as Neveah, pictured here.

This is a popular choice for those looking for a “turn-key” solution. Buying into a carefully planned, organized and managed resort complex operated by an internationally experienced and reputable resort operator – such as the new Zemi Beach House on Shoal Bay East – is an inviting option.

BUYING AN EXISTING PIECE OF REAL ESTATE

For those looking at more intimate communities, the oceanfront villas at Solaire and new condo developments in the West End of Anguilla by luxury developer Sunset Homes will be very attractive.

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There is plenty of “built” property currently available in Anguilla – to suit most price points. Some properties are brand new, and ready to move into, others need remodelling and updating. You may find that older properties occupy some of the most popular locations. There are a number of contractors, such as Leeward Construction and Linkus who are experienced in upgrading older properties.


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QUALITY RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS “ORB’s outstanding and very talented craftsman/crew pay attention to detail, take pride in the quality of their work and have created a beautiful home.� K H, NEVAEH

1-264-497-5773

1-264-235-6105

orb@caribcable.com

www.orbanguilla.com

PROPERTIES IN PARADISE KOBBE DESIGN LTD. has sold top-notch outdoor furniture, umbrellas and window treatments for the past 35 years. We represent, among others, Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Tuuci and Hunter-Douglas. KOBBE DESIGN OFFICE is one of the leading office furniture & layout providers in the Eastern Caribbean. Global Canada and Teknion are some of the brands we distribute. t 264-497-3772 e marisol@kobbedesign.com w www.kobbedesign.com

FINE REAL ESTATE We are trusted real estate professionals representing you with a wealth of knowledge in local villa DQGODQGVDOHV9LVLWRXUQHZRĚŠFHV centrally located in South Hill Plaza.

CONTACT elaine hearn at 264.235.2816

propertiesinparadise.com


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All financially astute people should know where Anguilla is and what it provides. STEVE GARLICK, Anguilla Finance

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hen you think of Anguilla, what do you think of? 33 white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, great food and friendly people? But that is not all that Anguilla offers. The financial services industry is a significant contributor to the country’s economy. Anguilla's zero-tax environment is an especially attractive component of its appeal and, coupled with its reputation as a well-regulated jurisdiction, marks it out as an enlightened financial services centre. Anguilla is now known globally for its excellent legislation, regulation and service providers, especially in the areas of Company Formation and Management, Trusts, Mutual Funds, Foundations and Captive Insurance. The public and private sectors’ combined efforts to market Anguilla as a financial services centre, the push to improve and

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update our financial services legislation and the satisfaction of the OECD’s requirements in the area of anti-money laundering, mark out Anguilla as having made, and continuing to make, significant strides in its efforts to position itself as a major player in the international financial services arena. We are a well-regulated jurisdiction with a modern suite of financial services legislation, a smooth online company incorporations procedure via ACORN (the Companies Registry’s on-line system, the first of its kind in the world) and a developing body of sophisticated professional service providers with client satisfaction at the heart of all they do. If you can find time in your vacation, why not contact Anguilla Finance. We would be delighted to discuss what Anguilla has to offer, apart from those 33 beaches.


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TRUST US WITH YOUR BUSINESS

Counsel Limited is a fully licensed fiduciary with over 25 years of experience.

•  Company Formation / Incorporation •  Company Management / Corporate Secretarial Services •  Captive Insurance & Insurance Management   Quality Service   Impeccable Reputation  Client Focused

•  Accounting / Bookkeeping / Yacht Registration •   Professional Intermediary Services for Off-Island Financial Services Organizations

For more information click on www.counsellimited.com, contact us at admin@counsellimited.com or call on +264-498-3800

From satisfaction measurement to service quality management… Let ClienTell help you build your business through customer loyalty and your employees’ commitment to excellence! ClienTell®Consulting, LLC Service quality and customer satisfaction consulting… www.Clien-Tell.com Anguilla, BWI


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Anguilla is still experiencing a Buyer’s market and there is a large inventory of villas for sale as well as plenty of undeveloped land. Prices are the lowest since 2004 and it is expected that this Buyers’ Market will continue for the year. Sales are generally of existing villas versus undeveloped land, however, foreign investors are now returning to the island and showing renewed interest in developments. JACKIE PASCHER, Island Dream Properties

editor’s tip

BUYING PROPERTY: THE BASIC PROCESS ------------------------------• Make your offer and deposit funds through your real estate professional, who will guide you through the process. Your chosen lawyer will draw up a “Purchase & Sales Agreement,” which outlines the stipulations of sale. • Apply for an Alien Land Holding License (ALHL) and attend an interview with the Government of Anguilla. • Once ALHL is approved, land/property closing can take place and property is transferred into purchaser’s name (at the Department of Lands and Surveys). ------------------------PLEASE NOTE The above information is a general guideline. For detailed and accurate information for each different type of purchase, contact one of the professionals listed on page 144.

We have recently seen an obvious upswing in Caribbean real estate sales; Anguilla generally follows on with the trends of the larger islands, so we are expecting the 2016/17 season to see some exciting activity. There are still some great bargains on-island but I don’t think I will be saying the same this time next year. My tip: Buy beachfront or with beach access if you can. ELAINE HEARN, Properties in Paradise

We are very excited to open our doors to guests this year. Zemi Beach House is the first boutique resort with this level of service and amenities to open in Anguilla for many years, indicating in the island. Anguilla remains an exclusive island that benefits from many repeat guests. Buying into a boutique resort complex that is marketed and managed by an internationally experienced team is very attractive to clients who do not want to stay on-island permanently. Turn-key ownership means a full resort staff looking after your property, and access to services such as kids’ clubs and the resort’s concierge to organize private chef catering and day trips to St. Barths. There are also restaurants, a fitness center, world-class spa and many other activities at your doorstep. LISA BASIRE, Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa 142

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• Villa Rentals for all budgets • Villas, Land and Commercial Property for sale • Property Management • 5 Star Service

Island Dream Properties offers a comprehensive suite of professional real estate and villa rental services. Our services are designed to fulfill the unique needs of both home owners and visitors. We offer the assurance of a fulltime, dedicated and professional staff with more than 30 years experience.

Tomac Plaza, Anguilla, British West Indies [Phone] (264) 498-3200 [Email] sales@islanddreamproperties.com [web] www.islanddreamproperties.com

BENJAMINE GROUP OF COMPANIES

Three Companies Equally Dedicated to Service Caribbean Juris Chambers

Benjamine Company Services Ltd

Cube Credit Services Ltd

Legal (Full Range Services)

Company Formation (Offshore & Local )

Debt Collections, Auctions, Real Estate

Hannah Waver House, The Valley, Anguilla T: (264-497-3470 F: (264) 497-3177 caribjur@anguillanet.com www.benjamine.ai www.cubeauctions.com

www.linkuslimited.com

• General Contracting • Project Development • Design & Build • Analysis Consulting • Construction Management • Renovation

Stoney Ground, Anguilla, BWI linkus.ltd@gmail.com or info@linkuslimited.com

264-584-1314 or 264-584-1106

Partners with Mirthful Manor (www.mirthfulmanor.com)

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Counsel Limited A fully licensed fiduciary with over 25 years of experience. Company Formation; Management / Corporate Secretarial Services; Captive Insurance & Insurance Management; Accounting & Bookkeeping; Yacht Registration; Professional Intermediary Services for Off-Island Financial Services Organizations. T: 264.498.3800 E: admin@counsellimited.com www.counsellimited.com

Island Insurance Ltd.

South Hill “For all your insurance needs” PO Box 152 T: 264.498.4853 F: 264.498.4852 E:island.insure@yahoo.com Agents for: Caribbean Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd.

ORB Construction Anguilla Orchard, Romney, Beck & Associates Inc (ORB) building and project managing quality residential, commercial construction projects in Anguilla for more than 20 years. T: 264.497.5773 C : 264.235.6105 E: orb@caribcable.com www.orbanguilla.com

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GUM/KO International Ltd. Anguilla Islands Real Estate

Island Dream Properties

Kobbe Design Ltd.

LinkUs General Contracting Services

The Valley We provide all services to the home owner: Legal, Architectural, Construction and Renovation; Interior Design, Drapery and Window Treatments; Landscaping, Furnishing, Property Rental and Management T: 1-264-584-7000 E: info@gumko.com www.anguillaislands.com

We have sold top-notch outdoor furniture, umbrellas and window treatments for the past 35 years. We represent, among others, Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Tuuci and HunterDouglas. Kobbe Design Office is one of the leading office furniture & layout providers in the Eastern Caribbean. Global Canada and Teknion are some of the brands we distribute. T: 264.497.3772 E: Marisol@kobbedesign.com www.kobbedesign.com

Properties In Paradise

South Hill Plaza Our portfolio of properties for sale includes Anguilla’s most elegant villas and locations. We assist you with in-depth knowledge of the local market in all phases of villa and real estate sales, purchase, ownership, management and rentals. Our turnkey services ensure your property is profitable and enjoyable. T: 264.235.2816 elaine@propertiesinparadiseaxa.com www.propertiesinparadiseaxa.com

Island Dream Properties is a Real Estate, Villa Rental and Property Management Agency on the island of Anguilla. We represent villas of all types for both short term and long term rentals. Our real estate listings also range from the fixer-upper to a waterfront estate. T: 264.498.3200 E: sales@islanddreamproperties.com www.islanddreamproperties.com

Stoney Ground General Contracting; Project Development; Design & Build; Analysis Consulting; Construction Management; Renovation Smart Solutions T: 264-584-1314 / 264-584-1106 E: linkus.ltd@gmail.com E: info@linkuslimited.com www.linkuslimited.com

Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa Outstanding beachfront residences available to own on Shoal Bay East, voted “World’s best all-around beach”. Designed by award-winning architect with expansive floorpans, panoramic ocean views and personalized service to create a luxury experience like no other. This is boutique resort living at it’s finest. From $600,000 to $3.5m+ T: 264.729.1879 E: residences@zemibeach.com www.zemibeach.com


advertisers Affordable Anguilla ���������������������������������������� 41 Àni Art Academy ............................................. 95 Àni Villas ���������������������������������������������������������� 53 Anguilla Access ������������������������������������������� 108 Anguilla Air Services ������������������������������������� 19 Anguilla Animal Rescue Foundation (AARF) ��������������������������������������� 105 Anguilla Finance Limited ............................. 145 Anguilla's Jammin' �������������������������������������� 106 Anguilla National Trust �������������������������������� 108 Anguilla Tennis Academy ��������������������������� 108 Anguilla Villa Company ..................................63 Anguilla Youth Sailing Association ��������������������������������������������������� 108 Arijah Children’s Foundation ���������������������� 105 Avis Car Rental ����������������������������������������������� 25 AXA Signature Jewellery ............................ 101 Beaches Edge ���������������������������������������������� 127 Beautiful Sandy Island ���������������������������������� 73 Benjamine Group of Companies ���������������� 143 Bijoux Boutique����������������������������������������������� 97 Bird of Paradise Villa ������������������������������������� 55 Blue, Cap Juluca ............................................. 87 Blue Sea Anguilla �����������������������������������������2-3 Blue Sea Weddings ������������������������������������� 125 Boutiques at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ���������������������������������������� 106 Cafe de Paris �������������������������������������������������� 87 Calypso Charters Anguilla..............................21 Cap Juluca ������������������������������������������������������ 51 Cap Juluca: Dining ����������������������������������������� 85 Caribbean Soaps and Sundries ����������������� 106 Carimar Beach Club �������������������������������������� 45 Cha Cha San Pan Asian Cuisine.................... 85 ClienTell Consulting, LLC ����������������������������� 141 Cobà, Viceroy ..................................................87 Counsel Limited .............................................141 Couture Concepts .........................................131 CuisinArt Golf Club ��������������������������������������� 109 CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ��������������������74-75 da’Vida ������������������������������������������������������������ 79 da’Vida Bayside Grill ......................................87 da’Vida Watersports ������������������������������������ 109

Anguilla Finance Limited Anguilla Finance is the Government funded organisation whose role is to market Anguilla’s financial services products throughout the world by working with all stakeholders for the benefit of all in Anguilla. Tel: 264.497.3388 E: stevegarlick@anguillafinance.ai www.anguillafinance.ai

De Cuisine......................................................... 85 DJ Sugar ......................................................... 133 E’s Oven ����������������������������������������������������������� 77 Fashion Cuts/Alloyds ����������������������������������� 101 Frangipani Beach Resort ������������������������������ 49 GUM/KO International Ltd. Anguilla Islands Real Estate ���������������������� 144 Heritage Collection Museum ��������������������� 109 Iced 'n Easy Smoothies ������������������������������� 103 Instyle Boutique ������������������������������������������ 106 Irie Life ������������������������������������������������������������� 99 Island Dream Properties: Real Estate ������ 143 Island Dream Properties: Villa Rentals ������ 59 Island Insurance Ltd.�������������������������������������� 31 Italia at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ���������� 87 Jewels by Love (SXM) ���������������������������������4-7 Jo-Anne Mason Books................................. 103 Johnnos Beach Stop ������������������������������������� 79 Johnnos on the Cay �������������������������������������� 79 Kel’s Candy & Ice Cream ............................. 107 Kishti Villa Collection ...................................... 39 Kobbe Design.................................................139 KSharp Photography������������������������������������ 123 La Severine Fitness�������������������������������������� 101 Le Bistro at Santorini, CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ������������������������� 88 Les Grands Vins de France �������������������������� 93 Limin’ Boutique ����������������������������������������������� 99 LinkUS General Contracting Services ������ 143 Little Butterfly ������������������������������������������������� 64 Lloyd's Bed & Breakfast ������������������������������� 61 Lynne Bernbaum Art Gallery ������������������������ 93 Malliouhana: Hotel & Spa ............................. 51 The Restaurant at Malliouhana ������������������� 73 Malliouhana Travel & Tours ������������������������� 25 The Manoah Boutique Hotel & The Ocean Beach Club .................................. 64 Maurice & Sons ��������������������������������������������� 25 Meads Bay Beach Villas ������������������������������ 59 Meze ���������������������������������������������������������������� 83 Nature Explorers Anguilla �������������������������� 103 Nico’s���������������������������������������������������������������� 88 Ocean Echo������������������������������������������������������ 77

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West End Anguilla Recommendations TRUE COMMUNICATIONS Marketing & Public Relations Services TRUE ANGUILLA Publisher & Writer Trudy Nixon E: trudy@trueanguilla.com T: 264.476.8783 www.trueanguilla.com

ORB Construction ���������������������������������������� 139 Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel ��������������������� 61 Petals Boutique��������������������������������������������� 107 Picante Restaurant����������������������������������������� 88 Pimm's, Cap Juluca ........................................ 88 Prickly Pear Bar & Grill ��������������������������������� 88 Properties in Paradise: Rentals�������������������� 57 Properties in Paradise: Real Estate����������� 139 Results Driven Fitness Centre �������������������� 141 RickettsLuxury Properties����������������������������� 55 SandBar������������������������������������������������������������ 79 Sarjai’s Eclectic Cuisine ................................. 89 Sea Pro Charters and Watersports������������ 103 Sea Spray Gift Shop������������������������������������� 103 Sharpy's Shake Shack ................................... 89 Shoal Bay Villas���������������������������������������������� 61 Signature 7602 Studios�������������������������������� 131 Solaire�������������������������������������������������������������� 59 Spice, Cap Juluca ...........................................89 Spyglass Hill Villa ������������������������������������������� 65 Straw Hat��������������������������������������������������������� 69 Sunset Homes������������������������������������������������� 39 Sunset Lounge, Viceroy .................................89 Susan Croft Photography���������������������������� 133 Tokyo Bay at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ������������������������� 89 Tradewind Aviation ���������������������������������������� 23 Trattoria Tramonto ����������������������������������������� 71 True Communications.................................... 145 Ultimacy Villa Retreat ������������������������������������ 57 Venus Spa at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa������������������������ 109 Veya ������������������������������������������������������������������ 83 Viceroy Anguilla ��������������������������������������������� 81 Villa Alegria ����������������������������������������������������� 43 Villa at Frangipani Beach Resort ����������������� 49 Weddings at Àni Villas �������������������������������� 133 Weddings at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa ��������������������������������������� 133 Weddings at Straw Hat ������������������������������� 133 Weddings at Frangipani ������������������������������ 129 ZaZAA Boutiques ������������������������������������������� 99 Zemi Beach House ����������������������� Back Cover

Design Anguilla Magazine With four issues a year, Design Anguilla Magazine is Anguilla’s leading lifestyle magazine aimed at residents and visitors to our shores. Pick up a copy at locations across the island, or read our digital edition on our website. Better yet, get a subscription, and have every print copy sent directly to your mailbox. T: 264.584.8886 / 9503 E: info@designanguilla.com www.designanguilla.com 2015-2016

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e hope you enjoyed True Anguilla Magazine and that you discovered new and interesting things to do and places to go. If you didn’t have time to do everything you wanted to do on this visit to Anguilla, make sure you stay a little longer next time! We would like to thank our wonderful advertisers, our fabulous local and overseas contributors (all those real-life Anguilla lovers who provided their quotes, stories and pictures), our talented photographers and hard working sales and editorial teams. We would also like to thank our colleagues in Tourism and Commerce for their encouragement: The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) and their agents overseas,

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The Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association (AHTA) and its members, the Government of Anguilla and the Anguilla Chamber of Commerce (ACOCI) – who do an amazing job welcoming visitors at Blowing Point. We hope the magazine truly reflects your Anguilla experience. Our vision is to create a visitor magazine that is as unique and special as the island it is about. We love feedback, so please tell us what you think about the magazine and the island of Anguilla in our online survey – which you can find on our website www.trueanguilla.com. If you would like to send a quote or a picture to be featured in next year’s magazine, please contact trudy@trueanguilla.com. Trudy Nixon & Orrett Wynter Publishers


A DIFFERENT POINT OF BLUE It’s easy to fall in love with Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa – before you even catch a glimpse of our legendary beaches. The combination of personalized service, signature Zemi Thai House Spa and superb waterfront dining allows you to fully relax and experience a different point of blue. W W W . Z E M I B E AC H . C O M

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True ANGUILLA is a visitor magazine for Anguilla produced by the experienced publishing team of Orrett Wynter of DESIGN Anguilla - a quarter...

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