Sandy Island Staying OPEN This Off-Season

Excellent news if you are Anguilla-bound this off-season!

Mini island paradise, Sandy Island will be staying open all season long…

in the sandy island boat called joy approaching sandy island

An idyllic island getaway, complete with excellent BBQ eats and shores ripe for shell hunting and seas with good snorkeling, Sandy Island is bliss.

ribs at sandy island

From Sept. 1 – Nov. 2 they will be open on the weekends as follows…

  • Thursday, 10am-4pm
    Friday, 10am-4pm
    Saturday, 10am-4pm with live acoustic music by Omari Banks, Sprocka,
    Sunday, 10am-4pm with live DJ performances by DJ Yooshe

(Boat schedule = every hour by reservation beginning at 10am. To make reservations, call: 264-497-6534.)

I’m calling it now! Sandy Island will be the place to be this coming off-season đŸ˜‰

Scenes From da’Vida’s Bayside Grill

Set on the glistening shores of Crocus Bay, da’Vida’s Bayside Grill is made for beach days!

davida on crocus bay

Whether floating on the bay’s clear-blue seas, snorkeling its shorelines or walking its stretch of quiet sand to the west…

davida crocus bay

There is no better place to spend a beach day in Anguilla!

And when hunger calls? da’Vida answers with top beach eats. Favorite picks include the beer-battered fish sandwich…


davida fish sandwich
And one of the tastiest pizza pies in Anguilla, da’Vida’s chicken caesar pizza…

davida chicken pizza

da’Vida’s Bayside Grill is open daily for lunch. Live music on Sundays starts at 1pm.

Fun When The Sun Goes Down at Pumphouse

When it comes to dining institutions in Anguilla, Pumphouse is a “go to.” A funky pub with a rich history, it is set in the heart of the spirited Sandy Ground village and home to many tasty bar eats!

The Tuna Poke

tuna poke pumphouse

Sizable chunks of fresh tuna are lathered in a spicy sauce, tossed with sesame seeds and layered on wonton crisps and avocado.

Chili Cheese Nachos

pumphouse nachos

Warm tortilla chips are melted with cheese and topped with chili, tomatoes, red onion and jalapenos. Sour cream and salsa served on the side.

Potato Skins

pumphouse potato skins

A staple in bar eats, Baked Russet potato slices are topped with cheddar and bacon and served with a side of sour cream.

Pumphouse also has a delectable variety of soups and salads as well as elegant mains, including the sesame crusted ahi tuna, butter-poached mahi mahi, jerk chicken and of course, BBQ ribs!

An excellent way to start an evening out, here is Pumphouse’s weekly event line up…

– Monday — Trivia from 8pm
– Tuesday — DJ Black Phoenix from 8pm until
– Wednesday — 264 Band from 8pm until
– Thursday — Musical Brothers from 9:30pm
– Friday — Karaoke from 9:30pm
– Saturday — Mystic Vybz from 9:30pm

NEW From Four Seasons’ Chef Eddy

Four Seasons’ Executive Pastry Chef Eddy Dhenin has two brand new desserts available at Sunset Lounge!

An artistic chocolate mousse enveloped with a dark chocolate shell, topped with sponge…

chef eddy chocolate dessert
And a ginger-coconut creation, almost panna cotta-like in texture…

chef eddy coconut ginger dessert

One thing is clear, Chef Eddy is on a mission to prove why you must eat dessert first at Four Seasons!

More on Chef Eddy, here.

Fresh Bites From Breezes on The Beach


Right on the shores of Merrywing Bay, The Reef’s casual restaurant, Breezes’ beachfront location is stunning!

breezes beachfront location

Sister property to CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa, the dining experiences at both The Reef and CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa are known for their ultra-fresh produce. Fruits and veggies are grown on-site in their hydroponic gardens.

As a result? The Reef boasts some of the freshest salads on Anguilla, including…

Little Gem Ceaser with White Anchovies

breezes caesar salad
And my personal favorite…

Baby Tomato, Basil & Ciliegine Mozzarella

baby tomato salad breezes

The ultra-fresh cherry tomatoes complement the mozzarella perfectly in flavor, size and texture. Fun to eat, each bite is like a bite into summer!

Ultra-refreshing on a warm, tropical day, Breezes is a top pick for healthy eats on the beach.