Located in the Eastern Caribbean, Anguilla is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands. It is 16 miles long and 3 miles wide, with a total area of 35 square miles. The island has a resident population of approximately 12,000. This tiny island has 33 white sand beaches with crystal clear water. Anguilla has a contemporary international style, mouth-watering cuisine and a large variety of activities to choose from. Anguilla is unhurried, uncomplicated and easy to explore. Anguilla is part of the British West Indies. Anguilla is a great island to have a Caribbean wedding. Let our Caribbean Weddings Specialists help you to create the ideal wedding ceremony in Anguilla.
GETTING TO ANGUILLA - Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport is easily accessible by air, through the main gateways of Puerto Rico, St. Maarten/Martin, Antigua and St. Kitts. Ferry transportation to and from Anguilla is convenient, simple and inexpensive. The ferries run all day between the hours of 7:30am and 6:15pm (departing Anguilla). The last return ferry to Anguilla departs St. Martin at 7:00pm. Ferries run approximately every 30 to 45 minutes, and the trip takes about 25 minutes.
ACCOMMODATIONS - Anguilla offers a wide range of accommodations including upscale resorts and standard resorts. Couples can chose either a large resort for their Anguilla wedding or one of Anguilla’s smaller boutique resorts.
CALLING ANGUILLA - The international dialing code is (809) 497 + 4 digits.
CREDIT CARDS - All major credit cards and travelers' checks are widely accepted.
CURRENCY - The currency on Anguilla is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar EC. US currency, however, is accepted throughout the island.
DRINKING WATER - Anguilla, like many islands, uses a desalinization plant which supplies the entire island with fresh drinking water.
ELECTRICITY - As in North America it is 110 Volts AC.
TIME - Atlantic Standard Time
WHAT TO WEAR - The dress code is informal by day and casually elegant by night. Swimsuits are not allowed in public areas and nude, or topless swimming, or sunbathing is strictly prohibited.