Setting Sail With Sagitta and Island Windjammers

Sagitta Island WindJammers

There's nothing like cruising the Caribbean. I'm not talking about cruising on one of those gargantuan mega-liners that shuttle thousands of people into popular ports-of-call, I'm talking about something more intimate. The experience should be more about the rhythms of sea and the push of wind, it should be more about the relationships with passengers and crew, it should be more about really … [Read more...]

Sam’s Pyrat Rum Punch from CuisinArt Golf Resort on Anguilla

Sam's Pyrat Rum Punch CuisinArt Anguilla

After one sip, you'll be floating in the blue water of Rendezvous Bay. I've had rum drinks out of coconuts, flaming glasses, tiki heads, and glass boots--never have I had the pleasure of sipping a fruitiful concoction out of a pineapple. I think a trip to Anguilla is in order so I can check this off the list. What, I could drink rum out of a pineapple at home cheaper than a plane ticket to … [Read more...]

The Islands of Sagitta

Island Windjammers Sagitta

They are known as the "Island Girls," that's what the two ships of Island Windjammers are nicknamed. They cruise the Caribbean blue taking guests to islands many cruise liners can't get to. But it's not just the exotic ports-of-call that makes sailing these Island Girls special, it's the entire package. It's the food, it's the intimacy with fellow passengers and crew, it's swizzle hour, and it's … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean news

This week's Caribbean Wrap Up features great stories that will help you plan your New Year's Eve, shop for the perfect rum, and find a great beach bar on Anguilla. The most interesting story deals with the happenings on the small Bahamian island of Bimini though. Resorts World Bimini is having problems with the funding of their cruise ship that runs from Miami to Bimini. Many local Biminites … [Read more...]

Moonsplash Reggae Festival 2013, Set To Heat Up Anguilla

moonsplash

Moonsplash, one of the biggest Reggae Festivals in the Caribbean takes place each year under the first full moon in February on the island of Anguilla. The festival kicks off  Thursday February 21 with a day of fun on the beach. The official Moonsplash launch party happens later that evening at 8:30 p.m. Daytime activities continue throughout the three day period, while the nights belong to the … [Read more...]

AXA Brewing Company, Bringing Beer to Anguilla

AXA Brewing Company Anguilla

When traveling to the Caribbean there's nothing better than growing roots at a beach bar and tossing back a few bottles of the local island beer. Soon you'll be able to do that on the island of Anguilla. AXA Brewing Company is setting up shop and is poised to bring Anguilla its first and only local beer. AXA Brewing will feature three different beers to start off with; the AXA Blue (Pilsner), … [Read more...]

Picture Anguilla! Anguilla-Beaches.com Wants Your Photos!

Anguilla Beaches

Have you been to Anguilla? Did you take a bazillion photos? Chances are you have a few "WOW! Did I take that?" photos. You can now turn those photos into a another trip to Anguilla! Anguilla-Beaches.com is holding a photo contest and the grand prize is a $3,000 Week in Anguilla! Unreal! I'm banging my head on the desk right now because I've never been to this island beauty, hence no photos to … [Read more...]

3 Chances to Win Villa Stay in Anguilla

Meads Bay Villas Anguilla

WhereToStay.com, the internet’s oldest Caribbean accommodation guide, recently launched a fan-based promotion encouraging more activity on 3 social networks. Users who “Like” Caribbean Villas and Hotels on Facebook, “Add” WhereToStay.com to their Google+ circle or “Subscribe” to their channel on YouTube will be entered in the “Villa Stay Giveaway”. Joining each of these 3 social networks gives you … [Read more...]

Anguilla’s Own, The Story Of Bankie Banx

Music, it sets the tone for any occasion. It could be a day at the beach with friends, a road trip with the family or a slow dance with the one you hold dear. Music is the soundtrack to our lives. I've written about this artist before, one of the legends of the Caribbean, but this video pretty much sums up what he and his energy is all about. Bankie Banx, from the island of Anguilla, has been … [Read more...]

Anguilla Webcam, Meads Bay – How Badly Do You Want To Be Here?

This Caribbean webcam is one of the best I've seen. Located in Meads Bay, on the seductive and luxurious island of Anguilla, this webcam gives you live video and audio of a stunning beach setting. As I'm writing this post I can hear the rustle of the palm fronts and birds chirping, oh how I wish I was sitting there right now. This birds-eye view webcam is located at the Viceroy Anguilla, a … [Read more...]

The Pumphouse, Anguilla – Caribbean Beach Bars

Pumphouse Music

With its funky atmosphere and local vibe, the Pumphouse in Anguilla is known for its potent rum punch and rockin' nightlife. This Anguillan bar has a funky ramshackled, just swept-together look and sits just across the street from one of Anguilla's most popular beaches at Sandy Ground. The Pumphouse provides ample evidence that despite all the bustle and glam of big resorts, there's still a … [Read more...]