Fundraiser Launched For Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack Beach Bar
Nov28

Fundraiser Launched For Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack Beach Bar

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I’ve written about the Sunshine Shack, a beach bar located on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla, many times on this blog. After visiting the island for the first time back in 2015, I named it the best beach bar in Anguilla. A lot of that has to do with its owner, Garvey Lake. A lot of the Sunshine Shack’s appeal can be attributed to Garvey. Always sporting a smile as big as his biceps, his gregarious personality enveloping you like the white...

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A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love The Dune Preserve
Nov08

A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love The Dune Preserve

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I’ve written about the Dune Preserve, Bankie Banx’s world famous Anguilla beach bar, multiple times on the blog before. On both of my visits to Anguilla, I had the great opportunity to spend a considerable amount of time within this adult treehouse on the beach. A visit to the Dune is a moving experience. Add to that up close and personal interactions with the incredibly hospitable Bankie himself and you feel as if you’ve just...

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Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla
Jun21

Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla

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The Rendezvous Folk & Blues Fest will debut on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla July 7-9, 2017. Spearheaded by Bankie Banx and Dune Preserve, the concept for the music festival was to have various venues on Rendezvous Bay participate while promoting the music. Besides the Dune, businesses taking part in the festival include the Sunshine Shack, Anguilla Great House, Cuisinart Resort and The Place among others. On Friday, July 7th, an...

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Anguilla Great House Opens Coconuts Beach Bar
May10

Anguilla Great House Opens Coconuts Beach Bar

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When Coconuts Beach Bar recently opened at Anguilla Great House, you probably couldn’t have found someone outside of Anguilla more excited about this little noticed opening than myself. I had already been considering a stay at this resort for our next visit to the island and when I heard that they now had a full-fledged beach bar on site, it made the choice even easier. Sure, I’ll probably spend more time at other beach bars but at...

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Immersed in the Moment at Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack
Jan22

Immersed in the Moment at Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack

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There are moments you get to witness personally or that are brought to your attention that remind us what it is we love about beach bars. I’ve tried to put it into words but like most everything else, it really needs to be experienced in person. Until then, this video of Garvey Lake performing an original song he wrote called “Reasonings” at the Sunshine Shack, his beach bar on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla, will have to suffice. The...

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Sustainable Beach Bars – Sunshine Powers Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack
Nov24

Sustainable Beach Bars – Sunshine Powers Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack

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If there was going to be a beach bar powered by the sunshine, it would make sense that it would be Anguilla’s Sunshine Shack. Located on Rendezvous Bay, the Sunshine Shack recently had some solar panels installed by Comet Solar. Citing a need to avoid unsightly power lines, Garvey Lake, the owner and soul of the Sunshine Shack, stated in the article at Going off Grid on Anguilla: “I really did not want to run electric...

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