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Top 13 Resorts in Anguilla

The best beach in the world might be a statement open to interpretation, but we’d put good money on Anguilla taking that top spot. Home to 33 beautiful Caribbean beaches with pristine white sand and sparkling blue waters, Anguilla regularly takes that famed top spot for having some of the most picturesque shorelines on the planet.

This Caribbean gem’s best beaches usually come attached to resorts. As this place is famed for its ability to help you switch off from everyday life and relax into island time for a week or two, the hotels here seriously show off with their amenities. Check into one of Anguilla’s best resorts, and you’ll be treated to an experience quite unlike any other.

World-class restaurants, oceanfront infinity pools and incredible spas are just a few things that await. Read on for all of Anguilla’s best resorts.

Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club
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Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club

Take a trip to the beautiful Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club if you want to relax and recharge in the most picturesque setting. This stunning resort is home to the only golf courses on the island and is a place of wonder where all of the colors seem to have been turned up a notch. A four-star resort loved by couples, the Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club has lots to offer. As its name suggests, it’s a place golf fans will fall in love with, thanks to its prestigious 18-hole golf course. The International Course is ranked as the third-best course in the Caribbean. There’s also that impressive swimming pool that sits directly in front of the ocean: the perfect place to enjoy an ice-cold cocktail under the beating sun. Elsewhere, you’ll find a spa and a hydroponic farm for fresh farm-to-table dining.

Key Amenities:

  • 4-star resort with picturesque setting

  • Home to only golf courses on the island

  • Prestigious 18-hole course is top three in Caribbean

  • Hydroponic farm-to-table dining

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla
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Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla

Everything about the Four Seasons Resort is meticulously designed. For starters, the architecture of this place is raved about internationally with its sleek lines and unusual elements. A place where modernism and traditions walk hand in hand, you’ll spy local charm accentuating the walls with large windows allowing natural beauty to shine through from every direction. This five-star resort is one of the best in Anguilla and is famed for its ability to ensure pure relaxation from the moment you step through its doors. Located 200 meters from the beach on the Caribbean Sea, you’ll wake up to the sounds of the crashing waves. The beach-side, family-friendly pool is perfect for days with the kids before catching the sunset with a swim in the adults-only infinity-edge pool. Rooms come with terraces or balconies overlooking those same ocean views and feature modern-style décor with all the comforts of home.

Key Amenities:

  • 5-star luxury resort, one of best in Anguilla

  • Short stroll from Caribbean Sea beach

  • Adults-only infinity-edge pool and a family-friendly pool

  • Rooms feature ocean-view terraces or balconies

Cap Juluca Cap Juluca
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Cap Juluca

Cap Juluca sits directly against the ocean, which means pretty much every single photo you snap of this impressive resort comes with a backdrop of deep blue tones. A five-star resort with service to match, Cap Juluca is one of the most stylish resorts around, with charm and sophistication decorating every inch of the place. Luxurious Cap Juluca is located in Maundays Village Beach and is home to an outdoor pool, a spa and a wellness center surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens. Wander amongst its Greco-Moorish architecture, and you’ll find everything else this resort is known for, like its delicious restaurant and its tennis courts. If you’re looking to explore the underwater world while you’re in Anguilla, this is one of the best places to stay. Complimentary water sports include everything from windsurfing, sunfish sailing and hobbiecat sailing to kayaking, paddle boards, and snorkeling. The Explorers’ Club treats kids ages 4 to 12 to island adventures, hikes, treasure hunts, beach games and water sports.

Key Amenities:

  • 5-star resort, one of most stylish around

  • Spa and wellness center with garden views

  • Complimentary windsurfing, sunfish sailing and snorkeling

  • Explorers’ Club for kids to embark on island adventures

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection
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Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection

Malliouhana is a place to truly indulge in everything this beautiful island is best loved for. A resort decked out in bright blue tones, it’s somewhere you’ll instantly feel happy thanks to its relaxing nature and promise of pure contentment. This luxury resort, one of the most alluring in the West Indies, is all about modern-day glamor, with stunning architecture framed around accentuating Anguilla’s beautiful flora. Large, curved windows overlook the ocean just outside, while pops of color emphasize the Caribbean’s fun side. Malliouhana put Anguilla on the map as a romantic getaway when it opened more than 30 years ago. Since then, it’s kept its title as one of the island’s most impressive resorts, with spacious beachfront rooms, a cascading infinity pool that seems to drop off into the sea below, and a beach bar to soak up toes-in-the-sand relaxation. With free bikes, you can also explore the surrounding areas. The Mini Explorers Kids’ Club offers seaside activities and cultural experiences for younger guests while parents enjoy the romance of Malliouhana.

Key Amenities:

  • One of most alluring resorts in West Indies

  • Beach bar and cascading infinity pool

  • Spacious, modern beachfront rooms

  • Seaside adventures, cultural experiences at kids’ club

Turtle's Nest Beach Resort Turtle's Nest Beach Resort
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Turtle's Nest Beach Resort

Turtle’s Nest Beach Resort is a little smaller than your average resort but crams a lot into its space. And, because it’s a little more curated than many hotels, it offers a more personal service. By the time you check out, you’ll be on friendly terms with many staff members here. A luxury spot focused on comfortable familiarity, Turtle’s Nest Beach Resort is set on what seems like an endless beach, offering pure bliss without even having to step outside the hotel’s premises. With its oceanfront swimming pool, the biggest struggle of your day will be deciding whether you want to swim in the pool or the sea itself. You’ll find your every need catered for while staying here with a few extra special little touches throughout the day. The condos come fully equipped with kitchens and living areas, and plenty of restaurants and bars are within walking distance. Every afternoon, you’ll be given a complimentary rum punch to enjoy while relaxing.

Key Amenities:

  • Smaller resort focused on personal service

  • Oceanfront pool and free afternoon rum punch

  • Fully equipped condos with kitchens

Carimar Beach Club Carimar Beach Club
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Carimar Beach Club

Carimar Beach Club is located on the pristine white sands and turquoise waters of Meads Bay and offers a slightly more budget-friendly experience in Anguilla. While many resorts here are renowned for being a little less friendly on the wallet, Carimar Beach Club offers a brilliant opportunity to live out your island fantasies without spending all of your savings. But don’t be fooled by its accessible price, as this Anguilla resort is still home to everything you need throughout your stay. Free bikes, a new fitness center, two tennis courts and beautiful, spacious gardens ensure it’s more than easy to stay active here, and with the ocean just a few steps from your room, you’ll never run out of places to explore. Villas here are decked out with miniature kitchens as well as large bedrooms and fully stocked bathrooms, ensuring you have everything you need to hand throughout your time in Anguilla.

Key Amenities:

  • More budget-friendly than other properties

  • Updated fitness center and two tennis courts

  • Villas with mini kitchens and large rooms

Zemi Beach House, LXR Hotels & Resorts Zemi Beach House
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Zemi Beach House, LXR Hotels & Resorts

Zemi Beach House promises to awaken all of your senses, and that’s a promise they take seriously. The first thing you’ll notice here is the bright blue water just a few moments away from the hotel, with glistening waves just calling you to jump straight in. Then you’ll smell the subtle salty air and breathe in the scent of the beautiful flowers decorating the gardens inside the resort. Your other senses aren’t left to struggle either: sip on small-batch rums in the elegant Rhum Room or a raw pressed juice at the on-site juice bar. Relax under the impressive hands of a masseuse, thanks to the extensive range of nourishing treatments in the ancient Thai house. Unwind with a refreshing mud bath, or visit one of the outdoor cleansing stations for a relaxing rinsing ritual. A five-star resort you’ll never forget, Zemi Beach House offers a little of everything. Incorporating rich island traditions into all of its bedrooms, you’ll never forget you’re vacationing in the Caribbean when you check in to this hotel.

Key Amenities:

  • Five-star sanctuary will awaken all your senses

  • Deluxe rum-tasting experience in Rhum Room

  • Mud baths, rinsing rituals in ancient Thai house spa

Frangipani Beach Resort Frangipani Beach Resort
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Frangipani Beach Resort

Frangipani Beach Resort is one of the most popular resorts in Anguilla for those looking for a boutique stay. A four or five-star resort (depending on who you’re asking), this luxury place is one of sophistication and class. With only 19 rooms, it’s a little more personal than many other resorts, and the staff here goes above and beyond to ensure you’re comfortable and have everything you need throughout your stay. You’ll find a range of rooms and suites with beautiful views over the ocean. Spacious, air-conditioned suites have Caribbean-style décor, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer, while those looking for the ultimate luxurious experience can check into one of the 5000-square-foot four-bedroom beachfront villas. The resort is home to award-winning Straw Hat Restaurant, which sources its menus from local farmers and fishermen as much as possible. Set in the middle of the world-class Meads Bay, you’re also within easy reach of the island’s most famous restaurants and resorts.

Key Amenities:

  • One of Anguilla’s most popular boutique hotels

  • Accommodating hospitality and personalized service

  • Beachfront dining at award-winning Straw Hat

  • Within easy reach of famous restaurants

Tranquility Beach Tranquility Beach
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Tranquility Beach

Tranquility Beach is one of the newest resorts in Anguilla and, before it launched, it spent some time figuring out all of the best amenities from the existing hotels to create the best one. This pristine beachfront oasis certainly achieved just that, set in an awe-inspiring location of Meads Beach Bay with everything you need for a seriously luxe stay. Each of the 15 beachy-chic condos here sits right on the sand, and that’s somewhere you’ll probably spend most of your time while vacationing here. Each condo features an outdoor terrace with a private hot tub, a kitchen and laundry. While some hotels are pretty fixed in their itineraries, Tranquility Beach lets you decide how to spend your days. Enjoy dinner on the beach prepared by a private chef or wander down to some nearby restaurants if you want to explore the island a little more. The resort’s beach butlers will provide fresh towels and sunscreen, arrange for loungers and umbrellas, and mix a refreshing rum punch or mojito. While you’re here, swim and snorkel, rent a paddleboard, go kayaking or simply unwind.

Key Amenities:

  • Awe-inspiring Meads Beach Bay location

  • Beachy-chic condos have kitchens, outdoor terraces

  • Beach butlers at your service

The Manoah Boutique Hotel The Manoah Boutique Hotel
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The Manoah Boutique Hotel

The Manoah is the place for opulent weddings and memorable events but also excels as a place for all kinds of vacations. This boutique hotel is one of the smallest around but offers a lot within the resort grounds. Set on Shoal Bay East, it’s home to stunning views on a panoramic basis with stretches of white sand directly in front of you. A place where you’ll probably want to spend most of your time outside, you should bring your snorkeling gear (or rent some on-site) to truly enjoy this Anguilla hotel’s warm waters and relaxed nature. There are rooms for all budgets here, ranging from stylish suites to the entire penthouse, which offers the most impressive views in the house. All of the above come with ocean views and laid-back vibes, complete with airy, white designs. The best part? The resort’s on-site beach club with world-class dining and two charming tropical beach bars.

Key Amenities:

  • Intimate, opulent venue for weddings and events

  • One of smallest boutique hotels around

  • World-class dining and beach bars at on-site club

ÀNI Anguilla ÀNI Anguilla
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ÀNI Anguilla

ÀNI Anguilla was designed for those who know what luxury looks like and want to experience it without limitations. This incredible resort is all-inclusive with food and drink offerings that you’ll struggle to choose between as each meal time approaches. Home to beautiful villas with extraordinary views and personal touches, each spot at ÀNI Anguilla was designed to impress. With wheelchair access and an elevator, the estate is perfect for diverse groups and multigenerational families, with something for everyone to enjoy. Here, you can splash in the heated infinity swimming pool, enjoy a soothing soak in the dramatic cliff-edge hot tub, relax with daily spa treatments or explore the surrounding area on a bike or with a golf cart. A gas grill sets the tone for exquisite alfresco dining, although you’re within easy distance to enjoy the local area’s delicious restaurants and bars, too.

Key Amenities:

  • All-inclusive villa resort

  • Wheelchair access and an elevator

  • Heated infinity pool and cliff-edge hot tub

  • Daily spa treatments

Anguilla Great House Beach Resort Anguilla Great House Beach Resort
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Anguilla Great House Beach Resort

Anguilla Great House Beach Resort keeps things a little more traditional than many other resorts, favoring colorful West Indian-style rooms directly on the beach rather than oversized, fancy villas. This intimate resort is an excellent spot for learning about the real Anguilla, with staff who know the island inside out and can offer personalized recommendations based on how you want to spend your time. There’s lots to do at Anguilla Great House, from delicious local barbecues to live music, sailing, waterskiing and kiteboarding. Better yet, this resort sits right in the middle of Rendezvous Bay: the longest continuous stretch of sand on the island, with gentle turquoise surf and the backdrop of mountainous St. Martin. You’ll find the Coconuts relaxed beach bar for daytime drinks and The Old House restaurant, which blends island staples with universally-loved favorite dishes.

Key Amenities:

  • Small hotel in middle of Rendezvous Bay

  • Traditional West Indian-style rooms

  • Embrace island spirit with local barbecues, music

CeBlue Villas & Beach Resort CeBlue Anguilla
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CeBlue Villas & Beach Resort

CeBlue Villas & Beach Resort offers a mix of hotel rooms and villas, making it one of the most versatile spots around, no matter how many people you’re traveling with. This upscale hotel uses sophisticated design elements like teak wood vaulted ceilings and expansive wooden decks, bringing in a taste of island life but with all the necessary modern comforts. A four-star hotel set on the beautiful Crocus Bay Beach, it’s a true tropical escape with a backdrop of a stunning landscaped hillside. Each villa contains nearly 8,000 square feet of luxury living space with views of the turquoise waters and Caribbean colors in every direction. Expect a private swimming pool and a seriously cool outdoor shower for bathing under the sunshine and outdoor speakers to add a little extra luxury to your experience.

Key Amenities:

  • One of most versatile spots around

  • 4-star tropical escape on beautiful Crocus Bay Beach

  • Villas boast private pools and outdoor showers

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