Travel Planning
Anguilla
Travel Planning
Anguilla

Anguilla at a Glance

Anguilla is one of the Caribbean's more peaceful and under-developed islands. This comes at a price, and visitors sometimes feel that this territory of the United Kingdom is a bit too expensive. 

While you are there, enjoy the pristine beaches and opportunities for snorkeling. Relax on the white sands and let the trade winds ruffle your hair as the warm water laps at your feet. Underwater, view brightly colored coral and schools of tropical fish. You may even get lucky and see a sea turtle or other, larger sea creature.

On land, enjoy the combination of beach rentals and traditional cottages as you travel around the island by foot, car or bicycle. At night, spend time at Anguilla's restaurants. Travelers can enjoy everything from gourmet to home cooked barbecue here. Afterwords, sip on a beer and listen to sizzling reggae late into the night.

What to Expect
High Season
December - May
Low Season
June - November
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Language: English, Anguillan Creole
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      Getting There
      Major Airports
      • Major Airport Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      Anguilla is a British overseas territory. Americans, Canadians and nationals of EU member states do not need a visa to travel to Anguilla, but will need a passport. American citizens can learn more about Anguilla by contacting a British Consulate, or the U.S State Department's website.

      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Hurricanes and tropical storms affect Anguilla, although predominantly during the tourist off-season.

      Safety Concerns Never leave belongings unattended on the beach and avoid flashing cash.

      Health Concerns Drink bottled or purified water when in Anguilla. Contact your doctor before your trip as you may want to get typhoid or hepatitis A vaccinations.