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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Anguilla’s Moonsplash 2016 Details
Nov10

Anguilla’s Moonsplash 2016 Details

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Moonsplash, the annual reggae music festival that takes place in Anguilla at Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve beach bar (he’s the host – hence, the venue), just officially announced the 2016 dates and it is officially scheduled for April 21 -24. Well, as official as a post on their Facebook page can be, I guess. Keep in mind that the “official” dates for this past spring’s event changed so proceed with booking any travel plans at your own...

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Eight Anguilla Beach Bars I Would Give My Left Arm To Own
Aug20

Eight Anguilla Beach Bars I Would Give My Left Arm To Own

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While Anguilla is known for a lot of things, chiefly among them its beaches, dining options and A-list clientele, one part of everyday life in this latest Caribbean hotspot that doesn’t get much news is its beach bars. That’s where I come in. You see, beach bars are made for beaches, hence the word “beach” before the word “bar.” All the ones I have been to serve food and on Anguilla, many of the people preparing your meals at the...

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Bankie Banx Performing With Special Guest at the Dune Preserve
Jun04

Bankie Banx Performing With Special Guest at the Dune Preserve

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I can think of few better ways to spend my time than listening to music while on the beach and when you visit the Dune Preserve Beach Bar in Anguilla, it’s pretty much a given that it’s going to happen at some point. Its owner, Bankie Banx, has been a part of the reggae scene for decades and his beach bar is the annual host of Moonsplash, an annual music festival that takes place in March. You’ll often find Bankie...

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