DAY TRIPS & EXCURSIONS
Discover the beauty of Anguilla on, in and around the sea. Several daytrips and excursions are available to help you explore Anguilla’s hidden treasures. Details of some recommended activities are listed below:
SNORKELLING AND SCUBA DIVING
Welcome to an underwater paradise! Known as the artificial dive site capital of the Easter Caribbean, Anguilla’s turquoise waters boast seven marine parks and a vibrant double reef system where a wide variety of corals and other sea life flourish. Anguilla has more than 33 dive sites, including 8 ship wrecks and the sand that surrounds the dive sites is where you will see turtles, stingrays and garden eels, and conch. A number of local water sports operators offer half day and full day snorkeling and scuba diving excursions throughout the year.
DEEP SEA FISHING
Join Anguilla’s knowledgeable fishermen for an exhilarating and personalized fishing experience. Anguilla’s Deep Sea Fishing excursions take participants on a fisherman’s dream journey, to target Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Wahoo, Yelowfin Tuna and Almacoe. Troll or live bait drift in the famous Anguillian waters, over our many natural reefs, plus discover proven fishing spots! All The half day or full day excursions depart from Sandy Ground and all rigging is provided.
HORSEBACK RIDING ON THE BEACH
Experience the thrill and romance of a horseback ride along Anguilla’s famous beaches and coastal areas. 60-minute guided tours and beach rides. Most of the rides are along Anguilla’s southern coast in untouched, natural settings where there is always a pleasant easterly breeze blowing.
Anguilla’s salt ponds, the only wetlands on the island, serve as sanctuaries for Anguilla’s 136 different bird species including white cheeked pintails and black neck stilts. Of particular note are Sandy Ground, East End, West End and Little Harbour ponds where pelicans, falcons, gulls, brown boobies, terns and herons all congregate. Excursions available through the Anguilla National Trust and local destination management companies.
BICYCLE AND HIKING TOURS
Acquaint yourself with Anguilla’s interior and coastal areas on exhilarating bicycle and hiking tours. Escorted hikes and bike trips to natural and historical points of interest are available through local excursions companies
ANGUILLA DINING & NIGHT LIFE
There are more than three restaurants for every square mile of this gastronomic destination. Five star dining, road side fare, beach barbecues and just about everything in between can be found on this tiny island that is teeming with culinary delights. Some of the Caribbean’s most celebrated restaurants are located on Anguilla, many just around the corner from West End Bay Holiday Suites. Flavours from around the world can be enjoyed at Anguilla’s many restaurants, but be sure to sample a taste of some of Anguilla’s traditional foods such as stewed chicken and rice and peas, grilled crayfish, Johnny cakes and fish and fungi, and make sure to take home some of Anguilla’s tasty Rockfield Pepper Sauce.
Many bars and restaurants feature entertainment for your dining and listening pleasure. Check local listings or ask the concierge for more details about the nightly hot spots. After hours, Anguilla revs up to the infectious sounds of the islands. Reggae, calypso, soca and zouk are just some of the rhythms you will hear from beach bars and clubs. Pack your dancing shoes