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Anguilla retains Best Caribbean Island ranking in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2018

Anguilla retains Best Caribbean Island ranking in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2018

The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that for an unprecedented second year in a row, Anguilla has been ranked #1 island in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, honoring the top travel destinations and companies around the globe as rated by its readers.

“This Award represents a tremendous vote of confidence in our destination, it is a wonderful endorsement of our tourism product that reinforces the credibility of our message that Anguilla is back, better than ever, in the aftermath of the challenges we have faced,” said the Hon. Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary in Anguilla’s Ministry of Tourism. “We extend hearty congratulations to our stakeholders, in particular the Frangipani Beach Resort, on their excellent showing in the Resort Hotels categories,” he continued.

“We are delighted that Anguilla has been voted the #1 Island in the Caribbean for two years in a row by this discerning group of experienced, global travelers,” said ATB Chairperson, Mrs. Donna Banks. “Buoyed by this prestigious Award, we are working diligently to ensure that our winter 2018/2019 season may be the best one yet for Anguilla.”

Frangipani Beach Resort has been ranked #1 in the Top 25 Caribbean Resort Hotels category and #3 in the Top Hotels Overall category. The Four Seasons Resort & Private Residences Anguilla has been ranked #12 in the Top Caribbean Resort Hotels category; Zemi Beach House was ranked #15; and Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort was ranked #18 in the Top Caribbean Resort Hotels category.

The World’s Best Awards appear in the August 2018 issue of Travel + Leisure, on sale July 27, and online at this link: A special reception to celebrate the winners will be held in New York City on July 24, 2018.

For more information on Anguilla please visit the official website of the Anguilla Tourist Board:; follow us on Facebook:; Instagram: @Anguilla_Tourism; Twitter: @Anguilla_Trsm, Hashtag: #MyAnguilla.

About Anguilla

Tucked away in the northern Caribbean, Anguilla is a shy beauty with a warm smile. A slender length of coral and limestone fringed with green, the island is ringed with 33 beaches, considered by savvy travelers and top travel magazines, to be the most beautiful in the world.

Anguilla lies just off the beaten path, so it has retained a charming character and exclusivity. Yet because it can be conveniently reached from two major gateways: Puerto Rico and St Martin, and by private air, it’s a hop and a skip away.

Romance? Barefoot elegance? Unfussy chic? And untrammeled bliss?

Anguilla is Beyond Extraordinary.

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