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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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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