Two Anguilla Beach Bars Destroyed By Fire
Jul11

Two Anguilla Beach Bars Destroyed By Fire

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Johnno’s Beach Stop and Dad’s Bar and Grill, two beach bars located in Sandy Ground, Anguilla, were destroyed by fire overnight. Initial videos and images from the scene show a complete loss of both iconic beach bars. The cause of the blaze is not known at this time. Dad’s Bar and Grill had this to say on their Facebook page: “There are no words …. Dad’s is burning to the ground as I send this. Fire spreading … Johnno’s...

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Droning Around Road Bay, Sandy Ground, Anguilla
Jun18

Droning Around Road Bay, Sandy Ground, Anguilla

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It’s no secret how much Road Bay and Sandy Ground in Anguilla mean to me. I always describe it as “coming home.” With its shore lined by beach bars from the north point to the southern end, it’s a given that this stretch of beach would be like a home away from home for me. It’s not just the beach bars and restaurants, though. It’s the people who call it home, who go to work there every day and who...

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Anguilla’s Sandy Island Announces Reopening Of Restaurant
Apr05

Anguilla’s Sandy Island Announces Reopening Of Restaurant

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Sandy Island, a tiny island off the coast of Anguilla, announced on its Facebook page this week that its restaurant is reopening Friday, April 6th, seven months to the day after Hurricane Irma hit. Literally wiped from the face of the planet by HIrma, Sandy Island, accessible by ferry from nearby Sandy Ground in Road Bay, Mother Nature has deposited enough sand in its previous location that the owners were able to reconstruct a...

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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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