Anguilla public holidays are a time when families stay at home and go to the beach for picnics. Anguilla’s culture is a unique mix of stately British traditions and a lively Caribbean spirit.
Sunday 9 May
- Mother’s Day
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Visitors to Anguilla are met by caring, friendly and welcoming Anguillians, and quickly embraced as friends.
Bankie Banx is a reggae singer, known as the "Anguillan Bob Dylan". He is Anguilla’s claim to fame in the world of Raggae Music.
There are no private beaches in Anguilla. All of Anguilla’s 33 beaches are public, uncrowded and unspoiled. Stunningly white, powder soft sands meet gentle seas of pristine waters colored in vibrant and varied hues of turquoise.
If Anguilla’s beaches are the most enviable feature of the island, then its world-class restaurants come in a close second. The artistry of the chefs, both Anguillian and from abroad, is unmatched anywhere in the Caribbean.