Few people have even heard of Anguilla, let alone considered it as a honeymoon destination, but trust us, you should.

This tiny island is just sixteen miles long, three miles wide and shaped like an eel - or anguilla in Spanish. Right choice of name, because we don't think telling your beloved they're off to Eel Island on honeymoon would go down very well.

Anguilla has long been a firm favourite with the Original Travel team thanks to the sense of relaxation that pervades this laid-back and sleepy backwater with some of the finest beaches and hotels in the Caribbean. We've also recently revisited, so can talk you through the excellent hotels that now rival the classic Cap Juluca.

The island's real claim to fame - aside, that is, from having Chuck Norris as a former resident - is the outstanding food on offer at the various hotels, restaurants and even beach shacks that dot the island. In addition to gourmet grub, and if you can tear yourself away from the beach, we can arrange the usual Caribbean classics like fishing, snorkelling and diving.


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Lobster, Scilly Cay
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If you want to eat delicious lobster at island restaurant Scilly Cay, wave across from the jetty and a waiter will pick you up by boat.


Where to go

Lone tree at beach


Possibly Original Travel’s favourite hangout in the whole Caribbean, Anguilla oozes laidback charm.

Where to stay

Viceroy Anguilla, luxury hotel in Mexico

Four Seasons Anguilla

The Four Seasons Anguilla is among the best of the Caribbean luxury hotels, and on one of our favourite islands, too.

View at Cap Juluca, luxury hotel in Anguilla

Cap Juluca

Insulated from the outside world, the hotel is a private, self-contained enclave set along two miles of pristine white-sand beaches on the southwest coast of Anguilla, looking out across the sea to the mountains of St Maarten.

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Eleanor is our 'Honeymoon Anguilla' expert and as a seasoned traveller has the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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