Things to do on Anguilla suggested by
HARBOR LIGHTS

Arts and Crafts
Bicycling
Clothing
Entertainment
Fishing
Diving
Exercise
Fishing
Gym
Horseback Riding
Nightlife
Sailing
Snorkeling
Shopping
Tennis
Tours

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Bicycling
There are several bike rental shops on Anguilla. Multiscenic Tours in George Hill or at the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal {(264) 497 5810}. Boothes {(264) 497 2075} also has bikes, as does Bow's Cycle Rental {(264) 497 2323 who also has sccoters and mopeds. Ride off to the places listed under
tours. We only suggest biking for very fit and ambitious guests. The roads can be tricky and the heat can be a challenge. A bike is not really a viable form of transportation but it can be fun for an adventure.

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Fishing
Many of the local fishermen provide wonderful local fishing trips. Kathie knows all the details or you can wander into any of the larger harbors and ask for information.

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Diving
(264) 497-4371
There are two dive shops on Anguilla. The closest to us, Shoal Bay Scuba and Water Sports at Shoal Bay is fully equipped and a special place to dive. With a fantastic dive master and a new dive boat, let Shoal Bay Water Sports take you out on a dive or teach you diving for the first time ever! An extensive site list and several wreck dives await you at Shoal Bay. Tamarain Watersports located across the island also rents equipment and provides dive service.

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Entertainment
Most of the major resorts have live entertainment in high season, if only during the dinner hour. Some of the best music can be found at Scilly Cay, Johhnos, Pump House, The Dunes, and Smitty's. Call ahead for current bands and times.

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Exercise
You can work off some of the good food at Highway Gym in George Hill | (264) 497 2323.

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Horseback Riding
El Rancho-Del Blues {(264) 497 6164) has daily rides to Anguilla beaches for a swim. Two for one - can't be beat.

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Shopping
Local arts and crafts can be found at various places on Anguilla. Clothes are available from many boutiques. But Anguilla is not a shopaholics paradise so you may want to pick up a few things on a more commercial island or on the mainland before arriving. In a pinch, you can always take a day trip to St. Martin to shop.

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Sailing
(264) 497-3380 or 3394
The best day of sailing can be found on the Chocolat. Your Captain, Rollins is an entertaining and charming fellow with a smile and relaxing attitude that will have you talking about this trip for a long time. Rollins will take you to Sandy, Prickly Pear, or Little Bay among others.

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Snorkeling
Shoal Bay Scuba and Water Sports and Tamarain Watersports {(264) 497 2020} both rent gear on a daily basis for affordable prices. There is great snorkeling in
Little Bay and Shoal Bay East. Good snorkeling can also be found in in the reefs right in front of Harbor Lights on days when the sea is calm.

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Tennis
There are tennis courts at some of the major resorts: Cap Jaluca | phone (264) 497 6666 Carimar Beach Club | phone (264) 497 6881 Cinnamon Reef | phone (264) 497 2727 Coccolobo Plantation | phone (264) 497 6871 Fountain Beach and Tennis Club | phone (264) 497 6395 Malihouhana | phone (264) 497 6111.

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Tours
Cabs will do an around the island tour in two to three hours for about $40. Bennie's Tours {(264) 497 2788} and Maliouhana Travel and Tours {(264) 497 2431} will set up personalized tours.

Of course you should check out the colorful boats in our own harbor: Island Harbor. You might want to call for the boat and have lunch at Scilly Cay.

Make sure that you visit the ruins of Crocus Hill Prison on the highest point on Anguilla. Those with vertigo need have little fear as you will be a mere 213 feet above sea level, but the view is still great.

The Old Factory in The Valley is a handsome old building that used to house the cotton gin and now houses the Cotton Gin Museum. Just outside of town at the roundabout (traffic circle or rotary) is the Wallblake House, a beautiful plantation house dating back to the late 1700s. The Catholic Church now owns it, so call for a tour: (264) 497 2405. The Warden's Place was the main house of a sugar plantation and became the home of the highest official on the island and now is the Koal Keel restaurant.

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