Top things to do in Anguilla

Top Choice Bar in West End

Bankie Banx's Dune Preserve

Legendary reggae star Bankie Banx transformed huge piles of driftwood and old boats into what's essentially a giant tree house on the beach. Phenomenal live music plays regularly; with luck, you’ll catch Bankie or h…
Top Choice Beach in Shoal Bay East

Shoal Bay East

Idyllic Shoal Bay East – a shimmering, nearly deserted stretch of brilliant white sand strewn with tiny crushed shells – is still miraculously blight-free. There's a handful of small-scale resorts and villas as well…
Top Choice Pizza in Island Harbour

Artisan Pizza Napoletana

An enchanting wooden shack with a candlelit terrace and outdoor lounge is home to the Caribbean's only establishment certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, Italy's standard-bearer for authentic Neapo…
Top Choice Island in Anguilla

Prickly Pear Cays

For the best diving on Anguilla, head out to this underwater cavern some 6 miles (9.6km) northwest of the mainland, where nurse sharks and barracuda swim through rock formations not far from several sunken shipwreck…
Top Choice Fusion in Sandy Ground

Veya

Hidden amid tropical gardens with a koi pond and waterfalls, this gastronomic outpost is one of Anguilla's top tables. The menu changes regularly, but might feature conch carpaccio, local lobster with mustard-passio…
Top Choice Bar in Sandy Ground

Johnno’s

No shirt and no shoes still gets you service at this funky wooden beach shack where Johnno's 'famous rum punch,' piña coladas, fresh-fruit daiquiris and classic cocktails are served amid photos of Miles Davis and ot…
Top Choice Barbecue in The Valley

Ken's BBQ

Across from the Valley's open-air marketplace, Ken's is by far the most popular of a row of smoky street-side barbecues. Most regulars swing by for the delectable grilled pork chops served with limes and johnnycakes…
Top Choice Barbecue in Meads Bay

B&D's

An Anguilla institution, this family-run roadside barbecue dishes up finger-lickin' platters of chicken, ribs, fish and lobster accompanied by sides such as rice, pasta salad, fries or coleslaw to a cult following o…
Top Choice Fusion in Sandy Ground

Barrel Stay

Blackened snapper with crushed sweet potatoes, pan-seared pork in rum-and-raisin jus, lobster ravioli and oriental seaweed, maple-leaf-wrapped duck leg, and rich dark-chocolate tart with lime and chili sauce are amo…
Top Choice Caribbean in The Valley

Roti Hut

Heavenly aromas waft from this adorable mustard-colored, mint-trimmed wooden shack, which cooks up chicken, beef, goat, conch, shrimp and vegetarian rotis, plus a bull-foot soup special on Fridays. From the communal…