Anguilla Offers a Warm Summer Welcome


A wide variety of special packages make Anguilla the very best choice for this year’s summer getaway.

New York, NY, June 2006- The fabulous island of Anguilla offers endless reasons for celebration this summer- topping the list, a wide variety of special summer packages which make affordable escapes to Anguilla’s gorgeous beaches, tony resorts and super villas the very best choice for this year’s vacation getaway.

Join in a cultural extravaganza, with colorful parades and pageants at the island’s summer festival, or jump to the captivating rhythms of steel pan, calypso or reggae at the many music concerts. Take an exhilarating dive into the aquamarine depths of the pristine island seas, or test your mettle in a series of exciting and challenging yacht and boat races.

Known for its epicurean delights, genuine hospitality and idyllic tropical escapes, this summer is the perfect time to discover The Anguilla Experience.

CUISINART RESORT & SPA has appointed New York City native Michael A. Goodman as their new Executive Chef. A self-proclaimed global nomad, fascination with the philosophies of Asia took him to Bali, where he served as executive chef of Amandari, one of the world’s most exclusive hotels. A period of extensive travel and exposure to new cuisines followed, inspiring Goodman to create what he calls his signature “Zen Cooking”. Goodman comes to Anguilla from his latest success, the signature Napa Restaurant at the Jumeirah International’s Madinat Jumeirah 5-Star Resort in Dubai, UAE.

Special Promotions at CuisinArt:
Suite Escapes- Stay five nights or more and enjoy a Beachfront Junior Suite for only $345 per night. Daily continental breakfast included. A 20% government tax and service charge will be added. Valid June 1- November 10, 2006.

Friends & Family- Book one Beachfront Junior Suite at the regular price and get a second Beachfront Junior Suite at 50% discount- twice the fun for half the price. Daily continental breakfast included. A 20% government tax and service charge will be added. Valid June 1 – November 10, 2006.

Catamaran Cruises at CuisinArt- On Wednesdays, CuisinArt offers two Catamaran Trips. The Day Excursion Cruise (10:00 am- 4: 00 pm) lets you enjoy sailing, swimming and snorkeling with gourmet lunch on a secluded beach. Sunset Cruise invites you to enjoy the evening breezes while watching a spectacular Anguillian sunset. Toast the beauty of the Caribbean with unlimited champagne and tapas. 5: 00 pm- 7:30 pm.

Jazz Festival- Enjoy four nights, 5 days and the 4th Annual Anguillian Jazz Festival. It’s a Jazz thing. Packages starting at US$2,215, November 9-12, 2006

For reservations call 800.943.3210 or 2121.972.0880 or visit www.CuisinArtResort.com.

MALLIOUHANA HOTEL & SPA has unveiled two luxurious special offers for the Summer 2006 season.

The 5 night Oasis Embrace Spa Special, effective now-August 31 and November 1-19, 2006; is priced at US$3750 for 2 persons, and includes:

~ 5 nights accommodation in an ocean view room with terrace

~ Continental breakfast daily served in the room/terrace

~ 3 course dinner each evening selected from the full a la carte menu

~ Daily 60 minute or two 30 minute treatments per person (guests may select from either a therapeutic massage treatment, body polish or facial treatment menus)

~ An Oasis Manicure and Pedicure per person

~ A warm oil scalp massage per person

~ Roundtrip airport/ferry transfers

~ A daytime cruise on the hotel’s 40’ day cruiser “Dakota” to a deserted bay for swimming, sunbathing or snorkeling

Also included in the package are complimentary windsurfing, water-skiing, Sunfish, Laser and Prindle catamaran sailboats, snorkeling gear, access to the fitness center and tennis courts plus a daytime cruise to a deserted bay for swimming, sunbathing or snorkeling.

Unwinding Together is a special five-night package for couples seeking a relaxing getaway. Available November 20- December 16, 2006 and priced at US$4,095 per couple (including tax and service charge). The package includes:

~ 5 nights accommodation in an air-conditioned, ocean view room with covered terrace

~ Welcome bottle of champagne & petit fours, continental breakfast and three course dinner daily

~ 3 day car-rental

~ 2 cruises aboard the resort’s 40’ day cruiser, “Dakota” (a daytime cruise to a deserted bay for swimming or snorkeling, and a sunset cruise)

~ Free tennis lesson

~ Round trip airport/ferry transfers

Additional nights are available at $815 per room (based on double occupancy) per night including government tax and service charge.

The Malliouhana Hotel & Spa is a member of Small Leading Hotels of the World. For Reservations and information contact the resort toll free from the USA: 1 800 835-0796 or visit www.malliouhana.com.

BIRD OF PARADISE: A spectacular new “Super Villa” named after the rare and exotic bird of Papua New Guinea, is now available for holiday rental, with special summer introductory rates. Designed by the architectural firm that designed the Amandari in Bali, Four Seasons in Hawaii, the Atlantis in the Bahamas and Las Ventanas in Cabo San Lucas, The Bird is designed in an Asian Tropical style with meandering, lagoon-style pools that weave between the four buildings to create an intimate compound lush with vegetation and a path to a long and lovely crescent beach. A sunken verandah, indoor living area and outside living room with a fireplace, large sun porch, indoor/outdoor dining, and Indonesian bale, or day bed, all increase the intimacy and warmth of this exquisite villa.

Bird of Paradise offers four master suites, each with its own balcony and panoramic views, and an office that can serve as a 5th bedroom. The furniture and the intricately carved stone tables, planters, and wall murals were all custom-designed for the owners in Bali. The villa also showcases their oceanic and African art collection gathered over the past 20 years. Frette Linens, robes and slippers; Voss water, Bvlgari amenities; and Kona coffee enhance the luxury of this tropical retreat. The secluded property is located above Sandy Hill Bay with stunning views from every room- six countries can be seen from the verandahs, including the mountains of St. Maarten and St. Barts.

Special summer introductory rates from now through December 14, 2006 are US$1,750 per night for 4 bedrooms including tax, fees and service charge. Rates are also available for 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms; children in Optional 5th Bedroom US$100 each.

For bookings and additional information email anguillabird@yahoo.com or contact Jackie Pascher, Island Dreams, Anguilla, at 264-498-3200.

ST. REGIS RESORT, TENEMOS ANGUILLA: Flag Luxury Properties LLC and St. Regis Resort Hotels have announced a partnership with Bob and Melinda Blanchard, successful entrepreneurs, authors and lifestyle experts and owners of world-renowned Blanchard’s Restaurant in Anguilla, for St. Regis Resort, Temenos Anguilla.

Best known for their innovative cuisine, as well as their current book, Live What You Love, Bob and Melinda will open a second Blanchard’s location in November 2006 in the architecturally stunning 28,000-square foot Clubhouse at Temenos Golf Club, to coincide with the opening of the island’s first ever golf course which is designed to be one of the world’s finest.

Created and designed by golf legend Greg Norman, the 18-hole, 7,100-yard championship golf course is an integral component of the magnificent St. Regis Resort, Temenos Anguilla, scheduled for completion in Winter 2008.

Situated on a mile of unspoiled beach the 286-acre residential oasis of St. Regis Resort, Temenos Anguilla, slated for completion in Winter 2008, will include 18 magnificent Estate Homes with 4-5 bedroom suites, many of which are oceanfront, 10 extraordinary Temenos Villas with 3-4 bedroom suites, featuring vistas of both the masterpiece Greg Norman-designed Temenos Golf Course as well as the Caribbean Sea, and 64 St. Regis Oceanfront Residences. The centerpiece will include a world-class St. Regis Resort Hotel and indulgent Remède Spa. Majestic architecture and interior design are blended with one-of-a-kind amenities including personal butlers, with prices ranging from $1.4 million to $12 million. The project was inspired by three existing St. Regis Temenos Villas, an award winning, ultra-exclusive boutique resort for discerning travelers to rent four and five master suite layouts.

For more information on St. Regis Hotels and Resorts please visit www.stregis.com.

OCEAN TERRECE CONDOS: Ocean Terrace is an intimate condominium complex located on the eastern shore of Anguilla with a panoramic view of St. Martin, St. Barts and the neighboring islands of St. Kitts, Nevis and Saba. The spacious one and two bedroom units are 1,100 to 1,500 square feet with private terraces overlooking the Caribbean. All units come with daily maid service, air conditioning, ceiling fans, a full service gourmet kitchen, spacious living and dining area, walk-in closets, cable TV and high speed Internet access. Additional amenities include a fresh water outdoor pool.

To celebrate the grand opening of their six new units in their second building in March, 2006, as well as a new fitness facility for residents and guests, Ocean Terrace is offering the following Grand Opening Spring and Summer Special, valid for stays between now and October 31, 2006:

One Bedroom Unit- US$1,500 for one week or US$2,500 for two weeks (includes service charges and taxes).
Two Bedroom Unit- (with two full baths- sleeps 4 very comfortably). US$1,800 for one week or US$3,000 for two weeks (includes service charges and taxes). For more information contact: 264-497-8043 or visit www.oceanterracecondos.net

CAP JULUCA’S 2006 SPECIAL PROGRAMS: From romance to dance, luxurious Cap Juluca is offering a diverse choice of special programs this summer.

The Romantic Rendezvous: Includes seven nights’ beachfront accommodation, four dinners for two, a massage for two, all day snorkeling trip with lunch and drinks, one-day car rental, bottle of Champagne and taxi transfers to and from the airport or ferry in Anguilla. Offered year round, rates range from US$4,500- US$11,735 per couple depending on time of year and type of accommodation.

Quick Getaway: This four-night package features accommodation, four dinners for two, a bottle of wine and hors d’oeuvres on arrival, half-day snorkeling trip and taxi transfers to and from the Anguilla ferry or airport. A year round package, rates for two range from $2,750-$6,935 depending on time of year and type of accommodation.

A Suite Experience: This package features specially priced suites and villas for families and friends traveling together and staying at least four nights. Accommodations range from a 2,370 sq. ft. 2-bedroom patio suite to a 4,400 sq. ft. 5-bedroom pool villa, with daily rates from US$1,010- US$3,960; prices valid May 1- December 15, 2006. Butler service is included with the pool suites.

Total Wellness- Mind, Body and Spirit: A unique, highly personal five-night program offered once a month that offers the powerful synergy of diverse spiritual therapeutics by skilled healing arts practitioners. Included is a Coming Home Transpersonal session, Soul Awakening, and an astrology reading, as well as accommodation, breakfast, lunch or dinner daily, a reflexology massage, four group yoga or life in movement classes, service charge and accommodation tax. Per couple rates range from US$5,835- US$8,605 and from US$4,120- US$6,885 for one person.

The Wine and Food Lovers Getaway: Brings together a celebrated international chef with a vineyard two nights each month. The plan features four nights’ accommodation for two, wine and hors d’oeuvres on arrival, two dinners for two, two gala chef’s tasting dinners or one dinner and one cooking class, half-day snorkeling trip, bottle of the vineyard’s wine and Anguilla taxi transfers on arrival and departure. Rates range from US$2,960- US$6,505 per couple.

Dance for Joy: A four night plan for dancers and would-be dancers desiring to perfect their style. Bill Davies, a former US Ballroom Champion and Janet Carlson Freed, a professional dancer, conduct classes. The program will be featured November 29-December 3, and includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch or dinner daily, four group dance lessons, evening dancing under the stars, a Blissful Sole spa ritual, two group yoga sessions and a final gala dinner and dance.

Complimentary to all Cap Juluca guests is Continental breakfast served on the guests’ private terrace or a full breakfast in the restaurant; all water sports; day and night tennis; croquet; golf at the driving range and putting green; use of the new fitness/cardio center; bottle of rum and mini-bar set up; afternoon tea and sorbet; and horticultural tours. A wide variety of international spa treatments is available. Unless included in the special programs, 10% service charge and 10% accommodation tax are additional.

For further information about the Special Programs and reservations, contact Cap Juluca, 1-888-858-5822 (888-8JULUCA); direct to the hotel, 264-497-6779; e-mail, capjuluca@anguillanet.com; or visit www.capjuluca.com.

ARAWAK BEACH INN: For workaholics tired of the daily grind, but short on vacation days, Arawak Beach Inn offers a solution. The Island Office Package entices nine-to-fivers to leave the stuffy office behind and telecommute from the sunshine shores of Anguilla. Priced at US$255 per person, double occupancy for three nights, the package is valid now through August 31, 2006.

The package includes Oceanfront Deluxe accommodations, with high-speed Internet access, daily breakfast, a cell phone featuring a prepaid calling card, complimentary call forwarding and incoming calls. Wi-Fi access in the restaurant/pool area enables guests to check email while catching some rays and munching on delectable Caribbean fare. All airport/ferry dock transfers are also included.

Arawak Beach Inn features a pool, the Arawak Beach Inn Café, home of the Caribbean’s best pizza, a bar, and oceanfront accommodations boasting a balcony or deck with spectacular views, a king- or queen-size bed, a refrigerator, and a private bath. Most Oceanfront Deluxe rooms also include cable TV and four-poster beds.

For reservations contact the reservations office at 1-877-4-ARAWAK or e-mail relax@arawakbeach.com. For information visit www.arawakbeach.com.

WINDSONG VILLA: Luxury and privacy on Anguilla’s eastern shore. That’s breezy Windsong Villa. This summer, for just US$1800, guests will enjoy 7 nights’ accommodation in this spacious and tastefully decorated one bedroom villa. The rate includes all government taxes and service charge, 6 days of maid service, complimentary DSL connection, and a rental car for 7 days. The rate does not include insurance on the rental car, should guests chose to take it, or the US$20 temporary Anguilla drivers license.

For more information and reservations visit www.savannahgallery.com

Eden House Villa is offering special “Familymoons” package for newlyweds with ready-made families. The one-week special package includes the following:

~ Dinner for the newlyweds (3 restaurant choices) while the kids enjoy a movie, complete with Popcorn and a babysitter.

~ 2 days free car rental

~ 1 In House Couples Massage

~ Family day out consisting of an island tour with stops at places of interests (art galleries museums) culminating with a picnic lunch at the beach. Beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels provided. Leave at 10am; return at 4pm

~ Welcome Gift Basket

Weekly summer rates, valid April 1 through December 14, are US$4,220 for the Main House (pp to 6 persons), or US$5,340 for the entire property (pp to 8 persons), inclusive of taxes and service charges.

For more information and reservations contact Marva Thompson at Tel: 264-497-5620, Fax: 264-497-5220, or email info@edenhousevilla.com.

Anguilla is a pristine and private escape waiting to happen. Wrapped in a beautiful and brilliant turquoise sea, this small island features 33 stunning, powder-soft white sand beaches, warm and friendly people, a wide range of first-class lodging options, activities and entertainment that can provide you with fun long into the day and late into the night and more.

To learn more about Anguilla, call the Anguilla Tourist Board at 1-877-4 ANGUILLA or visit www.anguilla-vacation.com.

Related Articles