The Fountain. A national park and home of the Anguilla Museum which houses artifacts from aboriginal archaeological digs. The Fountain Cave has enormous stalagmite and ancient rock carvings.
Scilly Cay. A secluded, peaceful island for excellent snorkeling, lush greenery and barbecued lobster & crayfish feasts at the main restaurant. Addr: Two minute boat ride from Island Harbor Jetty.
A week long celebration beginning at the end of July. Parades, music, boat races and sporting events. Ph: Anguilla Tourist Office 497-2759. Wallblake House: An old plantation house (1787) echoing rumors of high living and dark intrigue. Owned by St. Gerard's Catholic Church. Addr: Cross Roads, The Valley Ph: 497-2405 for viewing.
US currency is widely accepted throughout the island. Prices on menus, in hotels and for activities are generally quoted in US dollars.
ATMs on Anguilla accept international bankcards. Currently there are five ATMs located conveniently throughout the Island: one each at National Bank of Anguilla (NBA), Scotia Bank, Caribbean Commercial Bank, Ashley & Sons Grocery and Roman Grocery.
Driving is on the left. To rent a car on the island, a valid driver's license from the resident country is needed to obtain a local driver's license. Local driver's licenses are available at car rental agencies and cost $20. Rental cars are readily available; however reservations for 'in season' car rentals and children's car seats should be made in advance .
There are no nude beaches on Anguilla; topless sunbathing is not permitted.
There are no casinos.
Tourists love Anguilla for its powdery white sand beaches.One of their beaches Shoal Bay East was consider the beast beach in the world, by many top tourist magazines and authorities .This island has over 30 beaches to explore, not counting those on the offshore cays and islands. There are no clothing-optional beaches on Anguilla. In fact, topless bathing is also illegal. All beaches in Anguilla are public, but there are no lifeguards on duty. Be cautious swimming at remote beaches, especially if the surf is high.
Visitors can ride horseback along white, sandy beaches and scenic trails, and even 'take a dip' with their horse.
Anguilla has a number of nightlife options and musical entertainment to offer its visitors. Classical pianists and guitarists, a quiet saxophone, reggae, steel drum and calypso bands are just a few options.Many resorts and hotels offer nightly entertainment and an incredibly romantic ambience of candle light, moonlight and the music of a classical pianist, guitarist or one of Anguilla's acclaimed reggae, soca, steel drum or calypso bands. That give you the opportunity to dance barefoot to Caribbean tunes that move your body and shake your soul...