The Best Villas in Anguilla, the Caribbean

Many villas in Anguilla come with breathtaking views
Many villas in Anguilla come with breathtaking views | © EQRoy / Alamy Stock Photo
Amy Blyth

Anguilla is the perfect destination for a Caribbean getaway, home to 33 white-sand beaches. If you’re travelling as a group or just craving your own private abode, book one of these top villas on the island. Most of them lie just steps from the sea and are surrounded by exotic gardens. Enjoy pools and balconies with sea views, a private kitchen and space for the entire family.

1. Carimar Beach Club


Carimar Beach Club
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Stay in a private villa on the white sands of Meads Bay Beach. Carimar Beach Club offers one- and two-bedroom suites that open right onto the sand, featuring views of the shimmering Caribbean Sea. Each villa is decorated with tropical motifs and comes with a kitchen with granite counters, living and dining areas, plus a flower-covered balcony or patio. The award-winning resort also offers tennis, free bikes and a fitness centre.

2. Shoal Bay Villas


Shoal Bay Villas
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Shoal Bay Villas is ideal for groups and families, offering peaceful studios and apartments right by the sea. Facilities include a large freshwater pool, a gym and a mini-spa with a Balinese treatment room. Retreat to your airy villa, which features rattan furniture, cool tile floors and high ceilings. The views from your balcony or porch showcase the swaying palms, sugary sands and turquoise waters of Shoal Bay East Beach.

3. Meads Bay Beach Villas


Meads Bay Beach Villas
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This beachside resort, set on popular Meads Bay, features landscaped gardens dotted with chalk-white villas. Each one has two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms in addition to a large, fully equipped kitchen. High wooden ceilings give a spacious feel, while the decor includes attractive West Indian tiling, French doors and an outdoor shower. Enjoy your splash pool and outdoor space, which leads down a flowered walkway to the private beach.

4. Sheriva Luxury Villas and Suites


Sheriva Luxury Villas and Suites
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The three award-winning villas at Sheriva are aptly named Mystique, Harmony and Infinity. Mystique includes four master rooms and a rooftop loft suite, three pools and a gym, plus views of Cove Bay. Infinity and Harmony each have eight suites with private kitchenettes. As a AAA Four Diamond property, you can expect five-star facilities, including hot tubs, entertainment rooms, wet bars and marble, granite and hardwood finishes to match the resort’s upmarket West End location.

5. Serenity Cottages

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Serenity Cottages
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For an intimate stay in flower-filled gardens by the sea, check into Serenity Cottages. The striking white buildings, with studios and one- and two-bedroom suites, lie steps from Shoal Bay Beach. Each suite has a separate living and dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and rattan and mahogany furnishings. Listen to the waves lap the sand from your private balcony.

6. White Sands Anguilla


White Sands Anguilla
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Book one of the three-bedroom villas, named Sea and Sand, at this idyllic property. Each one offers understated luxury with rain showers, stainless-steel appliances and a private pool. Bedrooms open out to a balcony that frames ocean or garden views, and there’s an inviting living area, dining space and kitchen. Stay in the master bedroom for a Jacuzzi tub. White Sands lies in the neighbourhood of Cul De Sac and is a short walk away from Rendezvous Bay.

7. CéBlue


CeBlue in the Valley
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Come to CéBlue to experience one of Anguilla’s newer resorts. It has eight five-bedroom villas on-site, each with a refreshing plunge pool, a chic kitchen, a large living room and an egg-shaped bathtub, along with high ceilings, natural stone elements and a wooden deck overlooking the sea. Luxe touches include a washing machine, an outdoor shower and a barbecue. CéBlue has a communal pool, a restaurant, a spa and a gym and sits on a hill overlooking Crocus Bay.

8. Santosha Villa Estate


Santosha Estate
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On Long Bay Beach, Santosha Villa Estate can be rented in its entirety to accommodate 21 guests. Its grand, four-bedroom villa has wraparound verandas with a sea-view pool, a full kitchen and a hot tub. Separate guest houses sleep between two and four guests, making the estate perfect for wedding parties and celebration trips. Top features include a covered dining pavilion, a gym, tennis and basketball courts, and watersports gear.

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