Recovery at Roy’s – A Revitalized Restaurant and the Island it Calls Home
Jan09

Recovery at Roy’s – A Revitalized Restaurant and the Island it Calls Home

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The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean island of Anguilla was significant. Power lines all across the island were knocked down, palm trees were stripped of their fronds and businesses and homes destroyed, in some cases completely swept away. More significantly, however, has been the island’s ability to bounce back. In the face of an historical storm, the island has recovered remarkably well with homes, businesses, nature and...

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Anguilla’s Elvis’ Beach Bar Open Seven Days A Week
Dec13

Anguilla’s Elvis’ Beach Bar Open Seven Days A Week

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When it comes to beach bars, it’s hard to beat Elvis’. Located in Sandy Ground on the north end of the beach on Road Bay in Anguilla, Elvis’ quickly became a favorite of mine upon my first visit to the island. I can still remember glancing down the beach and spotting it for the first time and like a pirate to rum, I was hooked. Like any great beach bar, the personalities behind the bar help shape its personality and...

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Anguilla Beach Bar Dad’s Bar & Grill Announces Reopening
Oct05

Anguilla Beach Bar Dad’s Bar & Grill Announces Reopening

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The owners of Dad’s Bar & Grill, an Anguilla beach bar located in Sandy Ground on Road Bay, announced on their Facebook page that it is reopening October 6th. Mentioning the 67 people who donated to their fundraiser “who have given us a chance at survival by helping us buy this generator,” the post goes on to thank individuals who helped with support and logistics as well as with finding a suitable generator that met their needs....

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Anguilla Beach Bar for Sale in Sandy Ground
Nov17

Anguilla Beach Bar for Sale in Sandy Ground

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When I found out there was an Anguilla beach bar for sale in Sandy Ground, my heart was all aflutter. After all, when it comes to nightlife in Anguilla, there’s one place to go and that’s the row of beach bars that line Road Bay in Sandy Ground. When one of those comes up for sale, it presents a rare opportunity for any self-professed beach bar bum to finally have their own place on one of the premier stretches of beach bars in the...

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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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The Untamed Wild Side of Anguilla’s Sandy Island
Jul23

The Untamed Wild Side of Anguilla’s Sandy Island

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If you ever find yourself wandering around Anguilla, make a day trip to Sandy Island a priority. While the beach bar/restaurant and western beach are the most popular spots to set up camp for the day, don’t forget to explore the rest of the island and spend some time on the east side. Its rocky reef-strewn shore taking on the waves coming out of the east provides a stark contrast to the sublime calm of the west side, an example in...

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