Places to Visit in British West Indies, Anguilla, America

Places to Visit in British West Indies, Anguilla, America

British West Indies is the group of islands in and around the Caribbean including eight colonies namely Barbados, British Guiana, British Honduras, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Windward Islands and Leeward Islands. Earlier these were the part of the British Empire and separated in the year 1912.

Most of the above islands were transformed as separate countries and few of them formed present West Indies by unification. The major territories that were earlier part of the British West Indies are Belize, The Bahamas, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago and now all these are independent.

Cricket is a very famous sport in these islands since the ancient time. Most of the listed countries and territories formed West Indies Cricket Team by combining together. West Indies Cricket Team hosted many major international cricket tournaments and won 2 ODI World Cups and 1 20-20 World Cup.


How to reach British West Indies?

Present British West Indies includes Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Monserrat, and the Turks and Caicos. Anguilla is one of the major islands of the British West Indies served by Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (Anguilla Wallblake Airport) situated in The Valley, the capital of Anguilla, operated by Anguilla Air Services, Fly Montserrat, Trans Anguilla Airways and Rainbow International Airlines.

Buses, cars and taxis are the options for local travel and advance booking is offered for cars and taxis, tourists can book through online.


Food and Shopping in British West Indies:

There are plenty of UK and Caribbean style shops in the British West Indies, especially in Anguilla that sell a wide range of handicraft, fashion and electronic items.

The prominent food corners in British West Indies (Anguilla) include:

  • Veya Restaurant
  • Blanchards Beach Shack
  • Sun Shine Shack
  • Straw Hat Restaurant


Places of interest in British West Indies:

Maundy’s Bay:

Maundy’s Bay is an attractive beach on the south coast of Anguilla Island. There is one luxurious resort at the periphery of Maundy’s Bay, Cap Juluca, which offers world class spa services and water sport activities.


Meads Bay:

Meads Bay is one of the beautiful beaches in Caribbean offering great swimming and snorkeling activities as well as a magnificent view of sunset. Meads Bay Beach Villas is the main splurge resort at Meads Bay.

Old Salt Factory and Pumphouse:

Tourists can explore the Old Salt Factory and Pumphouse at Sandy Ground with the help of guided tours. They will explain tourists how salt was collected from the pond flats and stored. Tourists can have tour at 10 a.m. on Thursdays and appointment is must.


Other places of interest in British West Indies are:

  • Shoal Bay
  • Crocus Bay
  • Limestone
  • Long Bay
  • Wallblake House Tour
  • Turtle Nesting
  • Big Spring Heritage Site
  • Ebenezer Methodist Church
  • The Old Court House
  • Sandy Ground
  • Sandy Hill Bay
  • East End Pond Conservation Area


Best time to visit British West Indies:

Throughout the year is best, especially the months of May and June will be the ideal to enjoy holidays in British West Indies.


Accommodation options in British West Indies:

Present British West Indies is a group of many islands that houses plenty of world-class resorts and villas with top class facilities and services. List of best resorts and service apartments in British West Indies (Anguilla) include:

  • Mariners Cliffside Beach Resort
  • Hilltop Apartments
  • Seahorse of Anguilla
  • The Pavillion Hotel
  • Allamanda Beach Club
  • Masara Resort
  • Covecastles Villa Resort
  • Wesley House
  • Arawak Beach Inn
  • Nathan’s Cove
  • Anguilla Great House Beach Resort
  • Paradise Cove Resort
  • Sydans Apartments and Villas
  • Blue Waters Beach Apartments
  • Bellavista Villas
  • Royal Palms


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