Crystal clear, turquoise waters, sand nearly as white as snow, and 33 of the most enviable beaches in all the Caribbean – welcome to Anguilla, a petite island nestled in the Northeastern region of the Caribbean.
Not only is this dash of paradise already one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets, it also boasts the most delectable and worldly cuisine options in the entire region. To the islander’s delight, Anguilla continues to attract accomplished chefs from all over the world, while retaining homegrown Caribbean chefs, serving up local favorites year round.
Embracing local culture, while welcoming influences from across the globe, is the essence of what makes Anguilla such an idyllic place. Anguilla is calm and removed from the stresses of our fast-paced lifestyle, but it’s also lively, colorful, and simply delicious.
To paint a clearer picture of just what makes Anguillian cuisine so divine, here are a few examples to get your mouth watering.
Front Row Seat to Shangri-la
Since Anguilla is completely surrounded by crystal blue waters, beach dining is not only possible, it’s actually quite common. Fine dining, on the beach dining, and even in the water dining are all options on the island. The possibilities of where and what you can eat on Anguilla are seemingly endless.
Located on the quintessential Caribbean shore of Crocus Bay, Da’Vida restaurant offers bliss on your plate and for your palate. The motto of Da’Vida is to celebrate life, so there’s really no way you’ll experience anything less than total enjoyment while dining there.
For the perfect sunset gazing spot, check out Straw Hat at Meads Bay. Featuring delicious dishes such as twice baked local eggplant and grilled Anguillian lobster, this gorgeous spot won’t disappoint with it’s never ending views and tasty treats.
The World is Your Oyster
As mentioned earlier, the magic of Anguilla attracts residents and visitors from every corner of the Earth, which is artfully represented in the menus of many dining establishments.
For the finest fusion of European and Caribbean flavors, Pimms at the luxurious Cap Juluca resort, is the ideal option. Ask about wine pairings selected from the extensive award-winning wine collection. For small dinner plates, try Spice, also at Cap Juluca, which is a little more casual and offers live music.
For an eclectic mix of cuisine options, Sarjai’s Restaurant is the place to be. Anguillian stewed goat, tuna tartare crisp, and snapper creole are just a few dishes to get your mouth watering.
Can’t Miss That Caribbean Beat
When it’s all said and done, the island flavor will be calling your appetite. Of course, it isn’t difficult to find some tasty Anguillian fish fry, but there are a few places that deserve special shout outs. Tasty’s – an Anguilla institution, owned and operated by Chef Dale Carty, is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tapas.
As you meander across the island experiencing all of these unique dining venues, you’ll certainly want a serene retreat in between escapades. A luxury Caribbean resort, Cap Juluca is nestled on Maundays Bay, away from the commotion and offering every amenity possible. To celebrate the onset of the holiday season, Cap Juluca is offering a complimentary 5th night to your stay, so now you can enjoy even more Maundays. Let the staff at Cap Juluca guide you through the Anguilla lifestyle, and treat you and your fellow travelers to total relaxation. Have your Caribbean beach resort adventure tailor made to your tastes and desires..
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