BARS & NIGHTCLUBS
●Half Shell – West End (Barnes Bay, at Viceroy Anguilla Resort & Residences); 011-264-497-7000; viceroyanguilla.com; on 35 acres with 3.2K beachfront feet; overlooks Barnes and Mead Bay; “Half Shell” bar built in cliff; 8K square foot spa.
●Rendezvous Bay – 2.5 miles; faces St. Martin; stunning.
●Sandy Ground – best beach bars.
●Shoal Bay East – best beach on island.
●Catheley H – purpose sunk in 1993; teeming with lobsters & octopi, rays & reef-fish.
●M/V Meppel – dates back to Dunkirk; 80'.
●Oosterdiep – sunk in 1990; fantastic dive; eels & turtles.
●Sarah – 232' long; home to tangs and turtles.
●Anacaona Boutique Hotel – West End (Meads Bay); 011-264-497-6827 or 877-647-4736; anacaonahotel.com; 27-rooms; run by former Cap Juluca and Malliouhana Hotel management team, Robin and Sue Ricketts.
●Cap Juluca – Maundays Bay; 011-264-497-6666 or 888-858-5822; capjuluca.com; Moorish-inspired citadel with bleached white domes and villas; beaches and gardens.
●Malliouhana Hotel & Spa – Meads Bay; 011-264-497-6111 or 800-835-0796; malliouhana.com; sumptuous; bluff-top villas; 2-story “pool suite” has glass walls; excellent food; renovated recently.
●Viceroy Anguilla Resort & Residences – West End (Barnes Bay); 011-264-497-7000 or 866-270-7798; viceroyanguilla.com; on 35 acres with 3.2K beachfront feet; overlooks Barnes and Mead Bay; “Half Shell” bar built in cliff; 8K square foot spa.
●Barrel Stay – Sandy Ground (at Road Bay); 011-264-497-2831; barrelstay.com; wooden, open-air space right on beach; focuses on seafood grill; homemade food.
●Hibernia – Island Harbour; 011-264-497-4290; hiberniarestaurant.com; French food; seafood.
●Scilly Cay – Island Harbour; 011-264-497-5123; scillycayanguilla.com; tiny restaurant; every Wed. & Sun., grills on beach with rum punch; known for grilled chicken and lobster.
●Straw Hat – Meads Bay (West End Village, at Frangipani Beach Resort); 011-264-497-8300; strawhat.com; some of best food on island.
●Cuisanart Resort – Rendezvous Bay; 011-264-498-2000; cuisanartresort.com; spa.
●Spa at Viceroy Anguilla – West End (Barnes Bay); 011-264-497-7000; viceroyanguilla.com; built on bluff overlooking Meads Bay.
SIGHTS & SITES
●Dog Island – bumpy ride to northwest end; coral overhangs and plentiful reef-life.
●Mayoumba Folkloric Theatre – West End (Meads Bay); 011-264-497-6827; anacaonahotel.com; on Thursday nights; buffet.