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The top 12 most romantic things to do in Anguilla

romantic things to do in Anguilla
Lesley Mirza
Written by Lesley Mirza

Anguilla, is the Caribbean’s best kept secret. Or it was until it became the incredible backdrop for the new reality dating show—and awesome guilty pleasure—on TV, Coupled (check out our post here).

With coupling in mind…here’s the top 12 most romantic things to do in Anguilla. (How could romance not blossom in such a celestial place?)

1. Seaside horseback riding at Seaside Stables Anguilla

Seaside Horseback Riding at Seaside Stables Anguilla

Image: Seaside Stables Anguilla

Located in Cove Bay, Anguilla. This attraction lets you sunset horseback ride with a loved one along gorgeous Cove Bay beach.
Visit their website at seasidestablesanguilla.com

2. Couple’s spa retreat at one of many luxurious spas on the island

The Spa at Viceroy Anguilla

Image: The Spa at Viceroy Anguilla

Zemi Beach House Resort & Spa, Malliouhana Auberge Resorts Collection, CuisinArt Resort and Spa and The Spa at Viceroy Anguilla are just some of many. Enjoy a variety of unique and relaxing experiences with your partner including body painting and aromatic coconut and passionfruit therapeutic compresses for deep relaxation.

3. Escaping to a private island at Sandy Island or Scilly Cay

Scilly Cay

Image: Scilly Cay

Explore the tiny island of Scilly Cay where the walls that line the coast are made of a dizzying number of white conch shells. Sandy Island is a beautiful getaway where many films and TV shows have been shot due to its exquisite scenery—a proposal-worthy place.

4. Dinner for two at Veya Restaurant

Veya Restaurant

Image: Veya Restaurant

Enjoy a romantic dinner for two in Sandy Ground, Anguilla, in what is referred to as the “Indonesian treehouse.” Veya Restaurant has a 360-degree wrap around a veranda with live music for an authentic and cultural experience.

5. Romantic picnic on Little Bay Beach

Little Bay Beach

Image: Sygic Travel

Take a romantic picnic for two to a semi-private beach where tourists are not likely to venture. Accessible only by boat, the privacy makes for a great proposal atmosphere.

6. Snorkeling at Little Bay

Snorkeling at Little Bay

Image: Beaches Edge

Show your adventurous side at Little Bay by snorkelling around the clear blue waters finding star fish, sea turtles and other sea creatures.

7. Experience Anguilla’s signature cocktail – Rum Punches at the best beach bars

Rum Punch

Image: Beach Bar Bums

Make it an adventure to try all of the unique and vibrant punches at Elvis’s Beach Bar, Gwen’s Reggae Grill, Ferry Boat Inn, Garvey’s Sunshine Shack and Uncle Ernie’s.

8. Rent a private boat with Sea Pro Charters

Sea Pro Charters

Image: Sea Pro Charters

Explore secret spots and coves on the island with your significant other on your own private boat with captain and crew. This includes trips to scenic, secluded islands. Visit their website at seaprocharters.com.

9. Challenge your partner to kiteboarding with lessons at Anguilla Watersports Kiteboarding Academy

Kiteboarding

Image: Thierry Dehove

After a few hours of lessons, you will be an experienced kite boarder in no time while enjoying the Anguillan sun and clear blue water. Visit their website at anguillawatersports.com.

10. Rent a kayak with Anguilla Watersports

Rent a kayak with Anguilla Watersports

Image: Anguilla Watersports

Take a glass-bottomed kayak out with a loved one and explore the islands and waters of Anguilla.  Visit their website at anguillawatersports.com.

11. Experience Anguilla nature and wildlife with the Birds in Paradise Tour 2016

 Experience Anguilla nature and wildlife

Image: Anguilla Tourist Board

With accommodations, ferry transfers to and from St. Martin, three meals daily, visits to all of Anguilla’s top wetlands and two of the country’s premier offshore cays. Check out the homes of local regional and global seabird colonies. For more information, visit natureexplorersanguilla.com.

12. Check out Anguilla’s growing art scene

 

Check out Anguilla’s growing art scene

Image: Anguilla Tourist Board

Artists from around the world have come to join the local artist community in pursuit of their creative muse. Here are a few galleries that we recommend you check out:
-Art Cafe
-Devonish Art Gallery
-Estate Hope Art Studio
-Lynne Bernbaum Art Studio
-Savannah Gallery
-Sea Rocks Studio
-Shanicia Richardson
-The Anguilla Arts and Craft Shop
-World Art and Antiques Gallery

 

By the way. In case you’re interested. Coupled is on FOX and airs Tuesday nights at 9/8c . 🙂

About the author

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza is the editor-in-chief for LipstickLifestyle.com and travels the world tasting, sipping, and spa-ing.

In addition to heading up LipstickLifestyle.com, Lesley has penned pieces for several publications, including Vancouver Magazine, Western Living, 29Secrets.com, InsideVancouver.ca (Tourism Vancouver's blog), and VancityBuzz.com.

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