Antigua and Barbuda, the twin island state located in the Eastern Caribbean is our own island paradise. At the Anchorage Inn we are passionate about making sure all of our guests get to discover their own Antigua. The location of our hotel means that you are able to easily experience all the island has to offer at budget price.
You will often find visiting teams are part of our guest list. These days the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, only 20 minutes drive away, is location for all of the international matches and we often have specials on for cricket fans so always be sure to ask.
With the city of St. John’s only a mile taxi or car journey (and EC$1.50 on the bus) we are in the perfect location for visiting Carnival fans. Taking place from the end of July each year more than a week of shows, mas and fetes will entertain you,and you are never more than 10 minutes away from the action. In the run up to Carnival there are a minimum of two fetes a weekend so if you can’t stay for longer, come for a party weekend and use us as your base. The team at the Anchorage Inn are involved in the Dynamics Mas Troupe and have been for many years so just ask away if you want to know more. We can tell you all the best vantage points to watch from or you can get involved and be part of Antigua’s fantastic Annual Carnival.
We all know the motto ‘ the beach is just the beginning’ but if the beach is all you are searching for we have three of the best beaches in Antigua minutes away: Dickenson Bay; Runaway Bay, and Fort James. A variety of water sports, restaurants, night clubs and casino’s mean you can be entertained day or night.
If a round of golf is part of your perfect vacation, you can be at the green within ten minutes, at Cedar Valley Golf Club. An 18 hole championship golf course is available along with a 300 yard driving range and pro shop. 3 and 7 day unlimited use golf passes are available at the club, perfect for visitors.
McKinnon’s Pond, only a few minutes across the road, is a twitchers paradise. The mangroves are home to many species of birds and is a wonderful hike or run for nature lovers.
RUNNERS AND HIKERS
The hotel is in a great location for a variety of both running and hiking. Across the road is the trail around the pond, or turn left and left again, or right and right again and head up hill, steeply. A great workout for those looking for some hill training. There are also a number of nearby gyms and work out classes for those looking for a more stRuctured environment to work out in.