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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An Anguilla To Do List When You’re Not Jamming At Moonsplash
Mar16

An Anguilla To Do List When You’re Not Jamming At Moonsplash

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Anguilla’s Moonsplash music festival doesn’t begin until late in the night so what is a person to do during the day once they finally rouse themselves from their hard earned slumber after a night of partying? Don’t fret, I’ve got you covered with an itinerary that will satisfy foodies and beach bar bums alike. Disclaimer #1: Anguilla has a multitude of activities you can enjoy while you’re not attending...

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March and a Month of Moonsplash Mondays
Mar02

March and a Month of Moonsplash Mondays

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In my hometown, March came in like a lion with over four inches of snow dumped in less than 24 hours on our already snow covered landscape. According to weather folklore, the significant snowfall signifies that March will go out like a lamb, much needed after staring down the face of the roaring lion all season. If spending the last few days of March on the sunny beaches of Anguilla listening to reggae beats radiating from the stage...

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New Facebook Page For Garvey’s Sunshine Shack in Anguilla
Feb10

New Facebook Page For Garvey’s Sunshine Shack in Anguilla

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Garvey’s Sunshine Shack, recently named as my favorite beach bar in Anguilla, has a new home on Facebook. Since the previous page wasn’t being updated as much as they would have liked, a fellow beach bar bum, frequent visitor to Anguilla and friend of Garvey’s decided to help him out and started a new page. The page is set up so that anyone can post to it and the administrators encourage everyone to post their...

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And My Favorite Anguilla Beach Bar Is ….
Jan08

And My Favorite Anguilla Beach Bar Is ….

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Garvey’s Sunshine Shack. While Anguilla’s beach bars are numerous and there are more well-known ones, Garvey’s rises to the top as the crème de la crème for me. In essence, it’s what a beach bar should be – a color-splashed wooden shack surrounded by sand whose day to day proceedings are watched over by one of the most gregarious people you’ll ever meet. It’s not easy to get to – there’s really no road that leads directly to it....

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