Anegada

The only coral island in the Virgin Islands’ volcanic chain, Anegada is characterized by its nearly flat elevation, the striking coral reefs that surround it, secluded sandy beaches and clear springs bubbling from coral beds.

A variety of wildlife special to the Virgin Islands area thrive on Anegada, including loblolly, frangipani, turpentine trees, feathery sea lavender and wild orchids. On the nature trail at Bones Bight, catch a glimpse of the rare rock iguanas native to the island, or discover the exotic birds at Nutmeg Point.

Snorkelers and scuba divers will delight in the reef’s mazes, tunnels and drops, which are rich in needle fish, bonefish, stingrays, parrot fish and other marine life, while those with sea legs will enjoy water sports, sport fishing and bone fishing. Beachgoers will find no lack of calm and quiet shores, including Cow Wreck Beach, Flash of Beauty, Bones Bight and Windlass Bight.

Discover Anegada’s history through a maze of stone walls that surround the Main Town’s Settlement or the Arawak’s ancient conch mounds in the East End. Or, explore the wreckages of numerous Spanish galleons, American privateers and British Galleons.

GETTING AROUND

Taxi’s, jeeps and mini vans may be rented, and a small number of hotels and villas are available for accommodation.

TO & FROM

Catch regular ferries from Tortola and Virgin Gorda, charter flights from Beef Island, Tortola, Virgin Gorda and St. Thomas, or sail and anchor or moor at Setting Point.

BEACHES & REEFS

Striking coral reefs surround the island, including the Eastern Caribbean’s third largest continuous reef, Horseshoe Reef, creating secluded sandy beaches.

TASTE

Indulge in the local cuisine by dining on Anegada lobster, reputed to be the Caribbean’s best, or with a rum-based Rum Teaser or Wreck Punch.

 

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