If you’re looking for untold tropical delight, miles of white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise water, then come to the exceptional island of Anegada – where relaxation is the name of the game.
Indeed, those who can’t get enough of the fast-paced hustle and bustle of the “real world,” hard-hitting business deals and 10-hour work days, it’s probably not a good idea to come to Anegada. With a population of only 250, this place can easily this be described as a sleepy backwater.
Anegada, British Virgin Islands In Anegada, sleepy doesn’t mean unhappy. In fact, you’ll find that the people here are some of the most pleasant and cheerful in the entire world. With the music, culture and that rhythmic color of Caribbean, you’ll find the Anegada population can be described as one of the friendliest and most upbeat… and happy travelers like you who visit Anegada will notice this right away.
But it’s not just the people that make this island great. It’s the unique and natural layout which attracts tourists, vacationers, travelers and backpackers from all over the world.
Situated to situated just 30 are miles to the east of Tortola – the big attraction in the BVI – Anegada is a veritable gem amidst the deep blue waters of the Caribbean. One of the most enjoyable aspects of this island is the fact that it is home to an amazing variety of outdoor attractions, sports and fun things to do.
Perhaps the most cherished activity here is underwater scuba diving, and it’s no wonder. Divers can explore hundreds of underwater racks underneath the now-famous Horseshoe Reef, a treacherous strip of reef that has grounded hundreds of ships throughout the years.
Despite the unfruitful search for gold and silver and brilliant gems amidst this island’s collection of underwater artifacts, divers continue to explore the wonder of this amazing seascape. It’s the sheer mystery and beauty of these sub-aquatic relics that brings divers back year after year.
The location here is exceptional as well. Due to the fact that the island peaks at an amazingly low elevation-just under 30 feet – it was earmarked almost immediately as a perfect place to put an airstrip. Yay! That’s why everywhere you stay here – every hotel or rental location-features that ideal airport convenience yearned for by travelers everywhere. Indeed, when it comes to lodging on Anegada, every hotel is an airport hotel.
And do you like the idea of strolling about in the paradisiacal plain of an ecstatic, picture-book desert island? Anegada gives you all of this mystical delight and more. That’s why it is one of the best places to go walking in all of the tropics. With a vast network of amazing trails that cut through lush jungle it follows the smooth contours of the land and is full of rich experience just waiting to the had.
In fact, one of the most amazing parks in the Caribbean can be found on the island of Anegada. It’s called the British Virgin Islands National Parks Trust, and it features an amazing destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike. Stare into the eyes of the seemingly ferocious rock iguana (harmless, really), or feel your lips rise into an unintended smile as you stare at the awkward flamingos. You’ll love it!
Ah, Anegada: such cooling frozen drinks, such kind faces such warm smiles, such tropical delight I’ve never experienced before. Now is definitely the time to drop everything and make it out to this destination of a lifetime. Whatever it takes, it’s time to enjoy the untouched splendor of this island.