Anguilla, famous for its pristine beaches, some of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, and for its tax status, having no estate, profit, income or capital gains taxation. This has led to the islands other claim to fame, high-end luxury! Being just 35 sq miles and primarily low lying and flat, the island never really developed an indigenous industry, with the economy now driven by financial services. That said, the beaches and Cays around the main island provide some of the most remote and beautiful of all the leeward islands.
The most famous of the Caribbean islands, St. Barth’s is the St. Tropez of the tropics, and a little bit of France in the sun. At this time of year, you will find a lot of the world’s rich and famous holidaying there, and the little port of Gustavia can be very full of superyachts. Famous for its highend shopping and dining, there are also more out of the way places around the island, such as Anse Gouverneur in the south, a great place for watersports and with good snorkelling along the cliffs.
Barbuda is part of a three-island state with Antigua and Redond, and is an island that is unspoilt by tourism, and renowned for its unspoily long pink beaches. The beauty of Barbuda is in its natural and peaceful way of life. The population of just 1500 live in the village of Codrington, which has been virtually unaffected by tourism. Barbuda is 15 miles long and 8 miles wide, and is very rocky and flat. Much of the island is covered in impenetrable bush, which hides wildlife including deer, wild boar, land turtles and guinea fowl.