Anguilla Yacht Charters
Anguilla Yacht Charters let you explore the less developed Caribbean boasting of natural beauty and a relaxed atmosphere
As peaceful as it is inviting, Anguilla is one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful destinations for yacht charters. Regarded for its unspoiled landscape, stark white-sand beaches, and sparkling aquamarine waters, this must-see island is a complete opposite of the busy cosmopolitan islands of St Martin and St Barts.
Anguilla is the most northern of the Leeward Islands and the most undeveloped one. There is only one real town on Anguilla, called The Valley and it has a bank, a post office, a few restaurants, and souvenir shops. Despite being a small and quiet island, Anguilla has an impressive selection of restaurants and it is known for excellent high-end dining.
Anguilla is a British Territory, so the official language on the island is English. The locals are famously friendly and welcoming.
Anguilla Yacht Charter Highlights
- Casual, low-key beauty
- Spectacular beaches and national parks
- Famously beautiful sunsets
- Impressive wrecks and coral reefs
- Greg Norman-designed Temenos golf course
- Gourmet food, high-end dining
Anguilla Yachting: When to Go
The best time for an Anguilla yacht charter is from mid-December through the end of April.
Anguilla’s weather is semi-tropical, dry but pleasant. The average temperature varies between 80°F in December and 86°F in July.
Rainfall is sporadic, averaging about 35 in per year, the wettest months being September and October, and the driest February and March. Hurricane season is from June through November.
How to Get There
Even though Anguilla has a small international airport, it only offers commercial flights to and from other Caribbean islands.
The best way to get to Anguilla is to fly into St. Maarten (airport code SXM). Anguilla is just six miles to the north of St. Martin and reachable in about 25 minutes by yacht or ferry.
For charter yachts, a cruising permit is required to visit Anguilla (unless visiting Road Bay only).
Yachting facilities are very basic in Anguilla. A new superyacht marina is planned for Gull Pond, Shoal Bay West in the future.
Anguilla Yacht Charters – Things to See & Do
Here are some of the top sites to experience during your next Caribbean yacht charter to the enchanting island of Anguilla:
Anguilla has over 30 exquisite white beaches, considered to be the best in the Caribbean. The top two beaches are Shoal Bay East and Rendezvous Bay.
Prickly Pear Cays
Prickly Pear Cays are two uninhabited Islands six miles from Anguilla, a must-see stop on your Anguilla yacht charter. This is a perfect spot for snorkeling, hiking, and bird watching.
Anguilla is a great scuba diving destination and popular among wreck diving enthusiasts. There are 7 shipwrecks to explore, the most magnificent being a 960-ton Spanish galleon, El Buen Consejo.
Coined as one of Anguilla’s most interesting buildings, the Wallblake House boasts the oldest infrastructure in all of Anguilla. First built in 1787, this one-of-a-kind plantation house sits directly adjacent to St. Gerard’s church – regarded for its unique design: a decorative stone front, open-air side walls, and a ceiling shaped like the hull of a ship.
Sandy Ground Village
To get a taste of the local life while on your Anguilla yacht charter, head to Sandy Ground Village – a white-sand beach lined with restaurants, a dive shop, low-key accommodations, and a handful of historic sites: like the Old Salt Factory and Pump-house, which are open to visitors for tours. Shaped like a fishhook, Sandy Ground Village has one of the most protected bays in all of Anguilla.