Anguilla Travel Guide

Anguilla FAQ

What do I need to do before travelling?

We suggest that all our customers review foreign office advice for Anguilla before travelling. Click here for the latest information from the foreign office.

What are the visa requirements?

UK citizens do not require a visa in order to enter Anguilla, however your accommodation must be booked in advance of your arrival and your

What is the currency in Anguilla?

The official currency of Anguilla is East Caribbean Dollar, however US Dollars are widely accepted. 

Will I need to bring an adaptor?

Anguilla uses Type A, two-pin style plugs and power outlets, so a universal adaptor will be required. 

What is the language in Anguilla?

The official language of Anguilla is English, however a creole language that is derived from both English and African languages is also spoken by many Anguillans.

Are there and customs or public holidays I should be aware of?

Topless and nude bathing are not permitted in Anguilla. 

Is Anguilla safe?

Anguilla is a safe country with relatively low crime levels; however, as a universal rule, take sensible precautions to safeguard your belongings, as occasional incidents of theft do occur.

 

What is the cuisine like?

The cuisine of Anguilla draws from African, Spanish, French, English and Native Caribbean influences. Seafood is particularly abundant on the island, and many dishes include prawns, shrimp, crab, mahi-mahi, red snapper and marlin (to name a few!) Salted cod is a staple food of the island, eaten both by itself and incorporated into stews, soups and casseroles.

What nightlife is available?

The island has a vibrant music scene, and several lively nightclubs and beach bars; much of the main nightlife is concentrated around Sandy Ground, where things begin to get livelier after 11pm. Most hotels and resorts also host a variety of entertainments, including barbeques, live music and West Indian parties. 

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