Getting to Anguilla and where to stay
Anguilla’s location in the eastern Caribbean makes getting there very much part of the adventure.
Virgin Atlantic operates an international route departing from Gatwick, London Airport, United Kingdom (LGW) and arriving at Antigua Airport, Antigua and Barbuda (ANU). The flight distance is 4076 miles or 6560 km. For direct flights, the flight time varies between 8:45hr and 9:00hr.
The route operates three times a week from London Gatwick to Antigua, and Virgin Atlantic is offering return Economy fares from £399 per person. For further information, contact www.virginatlantic.com or call 0844 2092 770. This fare is available for selected departures during 2020.
Trans Anguilla Airways is an air charter airline operating to and from Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport to points in the Caribbean Leeward and Windward Islands region. Flights from Antigua depart daily and take less than an hour, with return fares from £156 per person.
For further information, visit www.transanguilla.com or call (001) (264) 497-8690.
WHERE TO STAY
Anguilla offers quality accommodation at every price point, from the authentic and independently-run properties in the Charming Escapes Collection to private villas and five-star resorts.
Alegria Villa, Blowing Point
This beautiful oceanfront property with breath-taking views on St. Martin offers the highest level of comfort and is popular for family holidays and getaways with friends. The custom-designed, luxury home sleeps up to 10 people in 4+ bedrooms and combines effortless beach access to the powdery-soft Sandy Point Beach, where guests can swim and snorkel. It is ideally located near golf and tennis facilities as well as Anguilla’s top West End beaches and restaurants.
CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa
A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this luxury destination is nestled into the crescent curve of Rendezvous Bay. Intimate and casually sophisticated, the beachfront resort offers 98 luxurious suites and private villas with pools. Guests will enjoy the magnificent beach, fine dining at the resort’s acclaimed restaurants or culinary activities. These include cooking classes and wine tastings.
Relaxation and rejuvenation abound at the award-winning Venus Spa featuring Aquatherapy, and children will love the extensive splash pad and playground. CuisinArt is also home to the only golf course on the island with its 18-hole Greg Norman Signature Championship Course.
La Vue Boutique Inn
This family-run property offers all the charm and intimacy of a traditional inn, but with all the amenities of a full-service hotel. And it is just a short stroll away from beautiful Sandy Ground Beach. Due to its convenient location, you are never more than 10 minutes’ drive away from the 33 powdery, white sand beaches of Anguilla as well as the island’s golf course, art galleries, Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport, Blowing Point Ferry Terminal and Anguilla’s heritage sites.
For something a little different and to experience the true beach-vibe, why not give Destination Glamping a try? It promises to make your luxury island stay experience unlike any other and it puts you as close to the water as possible without getting wet! This is luxury glamping, island-style! Another great point is the packages are customisable so really can make it a stay exactly as you’d like!
Those planning a trip should visit Anguilla Tourism Board’s official website for further accommodation inspiration, as well as the best places to eat and activities to try: www.ivisitanguilla.com.
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