In troubled times – and there’s no question these count as such – investors tend to turn to a safe haven. Gold, art, Anguilla real estate. Granted, this might not be exactly the list of foolproof commodities you’ll find at your standard wealth management advisor’s office but, believe it or not, property on Anguilla has […]
Originally built in the late 1700s as a sugar and cotton plantation that extended all the way down to Crocus Bay, the Warden’s House or “Koal Keel” was built by slave labour for a Dutch family from Sint Maarten who owned the property. Today this is widely regarded as the oldest building in Anguilla, although until […]
Every year on 30 May we celebrate Anguilla Day. Why 30 May? BecauseBecause that day Anguillians spontaneously decided to take matters in their own hands, split from the Associated State of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, and look for a better arrangement elsewhere. In other words, they staged a revolution. Here you have a timeline of everything that went leading up to 30 May 1967 and beyond.
October 2022 Update As of 1 October 2022 entry restrictions relating to Covid-19 have been lifted by the Government of Anguilla. Visitors are no longer required to provide proof of vaccination or Covid-19 tests to enter the island. All the information is available online at the official website of the Anguilla Tourist Board, ivistanguilla.com.
It was an occurrence like countless others in just about any international airport across the globe, from Aberdeen to Juba. Even in the testing times of Covid, the sight of a small passenger jet airliner approaching in the distance could hardly be considered a traffic-stopping sensation. At Clayton J Lloyd, though, on the plains of […]
Can you tell? Let’s play spot the difference! It might look like a minor facelift but it was in fact a colossal enterprise. And you know what? It feels great! The new SMPM door and windows make the office more modern, let more light in and look like a million dollars. Well worth the effort!
GUM/KO founder Adrian Kobbe was a guest speaker at Radio Anguilla’s show What’s On Today, hosted by Karen Pina on Friday July 6, 2018. Here’s what he had to say about GUM/KO International: Apart from real estate, Adrian talked all things Anguilla, from the origin of his love affair with the island to our sister […]
Smack in the middle of Wallblake, halfway between George Hill and The Valley, by what has grown into Government Corner and in close vicinity to the Post Office, sits a building which, though unassuming, has been at the core of the Anguillian experience for more than a hundred years. Known these days as the Old […]
Anguilla’s curious shape, long, narrow and at an angle, ranks high in the list of factors that determine the direction in which life flows on the island. Almost four times as long as it is wide, Anguilla’s great divide runs from east to west, rather than from north to south. While the West has long […]
We begin our series of architectural landmarks in Anguilla paying tribute to a building that, though modest, played a central and remarkably varied role in the life of local residents over the course of more than one hundred years: Sandy Ground’s pump house. Before hurricane Irma razed it to the ground in September 2017, the […]