Known to offer the quintessential Caribbean island experience, Anguilla provides the perfect backdrop for an intimate and relaxing honeymoon. More than just a hideaway for the “rich and famous,” travelers enjoy complete privacy during a trip to Anguilla. The white-powder beaches and the glittering cerulean waters provide an ideal backdrop for a romantic hideaway, and with 33 beaches to choose from couples can find the perfect spot to relax together.
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- AIRPORT CODE: AXA - Clayton J Lloyd International Airport, Anguilla
- AREA CODE: 264
- LANGUAGE: English
- CURRENCY: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC)/United States Dollar (USD) accepted island wid. Exchange rate: $1 USD = $2.68 XCD
- ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Passport and airline ticket
- AIRPORT TAXES & FEES: Departure Tax is $20 USD (cash only)
- HOTEL TAX & SERVICE CHARGES: 10% Government Tax, 10% service charge. For more information, visit www.ivisitanguilla.com
- GETTING IN: International flights via St. Maarten - There is non-stop and direct service from numerous U.S cities to St. Maarten on American Airlines, Jet Blue, USAir, United Airlines, and Delta. Once in St. Maarten, you can transfer to Anguilla by air or by sea. International flights via San Juan, Puerto Rico - Getting to Anguilla by air from San Juan takes just about 55 minutes. Choose from Anguilla Air Express, Cape Air, Tradewind Aviation, and Seaborne. By air from St Maarten - It takes just 7 minutes to transfer to Anguilla from St. Maarten by air. Choose from Anguilla Air Services and Trans Anguilla Airways. By sea from St Maarten/ St. Maarten - Sea shuttles are available from the Anguilla-St. Maarten Ferry Terminal (directly across from Princess Juliana airport). Prices vary from $35 - $85 pp each way. The terminal opens from 7am - 11pm. Public Ferry - The public ferry runs from the Fort Louis Ferry Terminal in Marigot, St. Maarten (French side) every 45 mins from 8.15 am through 7 pm and costs $20 for adults and $15 for kids. The journey takes about 25 minutes. Charter services are also available.
- GETTING AROUND: Rental cars or taxis (which are very easy to find)
- ELECTRICITY: 110
- WEATHER: Anguilla's total annual rainfall is approx 35". Anguilla's "rainy season" is September-October but is mostly sunny.
- DRESS: island casual, casual elegant for dinner
- TIPPING: As per the USA
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- BEST TIMES OF YEAR TO VISIT: Many of the island’s resorts and restaurants close during September/ October.
- DRIVING SAFETY: Driving is on the left side of the road.
- DOCUMENTS NEEDED: Passport and onward air ticket. Passport must be valid for minimum of 6 months prior to travel
- ACTIVITIES: Spend the day with a pampering spa treatment, a walk along the quiet beaches or a romantic sunset cruise. For an active getaway, couples can travel to one of three off-shore cays for snorkeling or explore one of the island’s wreck dives, followed by the unique dining experience of a meal together on a private island.
- SHOPPING OPPORTUNITIES: The island is home to a variety of art, jewelry, resort clothing and swimwear boutiques featuring locally crafted and designer items.