Nobody likes a name dropper but we just can’t help ourselves! Anguilla is an A-list hot spot over the holiday season and welcomes some superstars from musicians, footballers, presenters, even a former President in the shape of Bill Clinton and Hollywood royalty like Denzel Washington and Liam Neeson.
It’s not hard to see why celebs choose to escape the cold and rain to the island paradise of Anguilla. Forget the wet and wind they’re in search for luxury, loungers and lots and lots of sunshine.
Christmas and New Year is actually one if the island’s busiest times with hotels full to the brim and restaurants booked up months in advance. So, if you’re lucky enough to be spending your Christmas in Anguilla then make sure you do a little planning ahead to make sure you’re not disappointed and get a spot at one of the finest restaurants dining alongside the rich and famous.
It’s a favourite amongst the stars even though it’s one if the lesser known islands but this is just testament to all there is to see and do on the island that it’s the first choice for so many paradise seekers.
The shores of the island become the the temporary home and anchoring place for some of the biggest and best luxury yachts you might ever see, ferrying in those looking to enjoy all the island has to offer over the festive season.
The locals are so welcoming that celebs don’t have to worry about star struck locals watching them wherever they go, but of course for the committed celeb spotter its amazing hunting ground considering all the huge names that visit the island. The atmosphere on the island is so laid back it’s no wonder this is where A listers choose to relax, sit back and blend in with all the other paradise seekers for a change. The hotels and resorts on the island are well known for respecting the privacy of their guests and making sure that they have as incognito of a holiday as they like whilst still enjoying all the perks of their celebrity status.
There’s so many reasons why the island is fast becoming the destination of choice for the rich and famous, obvious the stunning beaches, the weather, food drink but also because of its real authentic Caribbean feel. It’s unspoilt by commercialisation and touristy attractions and there aren’t any of the big chains sprouting up every few miles. It’s a real simple island and this simplicity makes it the perfect settling for a hassle free and calm break. Of course there is also a lot for thrill seekers to do like swimming with dolphins and water sports but it’s not overrun with tourists and queues everywhere.
And for those who are used to having whatever they want whenever they want, it’s no surprise that many famous faces have chosen to buy real estate on the island taking residence here. Zemi Beach, is home to exclusive Caribbean real estate set in the lap of luxury resided by those that have visited the island for a holiday and fell in love with it so much that they wanted a permanent base here ready and waiting for them to return whenever they feel like it.
From Eddie Murphy to Robert De Niro and Celine Dion to Meg Ryan, Anguilla is the latest must visit place amongst the rich and the famous so don’t be surprised if you start hearing that your favourite celebs spent their Christmas in Anguilla in the new year!
So, we’ll keep an eye out for which celebs choose Anguilla as their Caribbean island of choice in 2014 and look forward to welcoming everyone, young and old, famous or…those not so famous but still want to live the high life for a few weeks!