Consistently rated as one of the best islands in the Caribbean, Anguilla is a little slice of heaven that is a close flight away from many North American cities. Measuring 16 miles by 3 miles, Anguilla has a population of approximately 17,000 people. Home to 33 spectacular beaches, you’ll have no shortage of options when it comes to finding soft white sand for your toes, and turquoise water to jump in. In addition to perfect scenery, Anguilla has some of the most spectacular villas and residences that you’ll ever see for both rent and sale, making it one of the most exclusive destinations in the world. Here are some reasons why it is a great idea to invest in Anguilla real estate:
Anguilla is safe
Part of the British Overseas Territories, Anguilla is consistently rated as one of the safest countries in the Caribbean. The UN, and the US state department have both reported that crime rates are extremely low. Frommers states: “Anguilla is one of the safest destinations in the Caribbean, but you should still take standard precautions. Although crime is rare here, secure your valuables”. While you still need to be alert and have your guard up whenever you’re traveling, you can feel comfortable knowing that Anguilla crime is amongst the lowest anywhere.
With 33 of the most beautiful beaches that you’ll ever see and perfect turquoise water, Anguilla is a prestigious tourist destination. Tourist visits have steadily increased since 2009, and the villa rental industry is performing very well as a result.
Anguilla is a pure tax haven – meaning income taxes, estate taxes, or capital gains taxes on individuals or corporations. In addition, Anguilla legislation strictly protects the privacy of offshore bank accounts and businesses. As a result, Anguilla has become a respected tax haven, and a popular destination for entrepreneurs and remote workers
Often referred to as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, Anguilla is home to a number of world-class chefs and restaurants. The 100+ restaurants on the island feature a huge variety of cuisine types. Whether it’s Italian food on the beach at Dolce Vita, Mexican at Picante, or the inventive dishes at Veya, you’ll be sure to go home satisfied with the great meals with high-quality ingredients at the various Anguilla restaurants
In addition to the above, Anguilla is only 7 miles away from beautiful St. Maarten, and close to several other Caribbean islands (including St. Barths, BVI, Saba). There are beautiful coral reefs, marine life, golf, water sports and much more to do for visitors. If you’re considering purchasing or renting a villa in Anguilla, either give us a call or send us an email and we would be delighted to help you get started with your search!