Romance requires thoughtful intention and action, as many of us have learned the hard way. Romance isn’t what modern society has taught us through advertising and marketing. It isn’t mandatorily celebrated three times a year on birthdays, anniversaries, and Valentines Day. It isn’t Hallmark greeting card written by someone else and it isn’t chocolates and roses (although sometimes these gestures certainly don’t hurt). You see romance isn’t manufactured and commoditized, despite what execs from Hollywood and Madison Avenue would have us believe. It’s a natural giving without the expectation of a reward. It’s not forced and there is no limits. True romance is something simple and sweet, special and unexpected; something that reminds your partner why he or she fell in love with you in the first place. And a surprise vacation to one of the most romantic resorts in Anguilla will certainly give you both the opportunity to experience each other at your purest. Whether you’re looking to respark the romance or keep the fire burning bright and strong, this is your paradise.
The entire island of Anguilla just radiates romance, which is to say it is entirely conducive to love – and unless you’re a cyborg, it’s nearly impossible to avoid. There’s a certain energy to Anguilla, a specific vibe that facilitates the connection with the divine; a direct and open link with the pure conditional love of the Universe. If you’re into that kinda thing. Wherever you choose to stay, you’re sure to experience this feeling of bliss and beauty. But for the very best of the romantic resort in Anguilla, for the ultimate experience in being loved right up, these are the prime spots.
#1 Meads Bay Beach Villas
Come re-energize your romance here in this little slice of paradise. It’s the perfect setup for pure honeymoon bliss – which you can actually experience anytime post-marriage, with the correct combination of variables. Mead Bay Beach Villas constantly exceeds expectations with its first-class luxury accommodation and service facilitating the dreamiest time. The villas are an exquisite home away from home with full equipped kitchens and comfortable living rooms, wooden cathedral ceilings and vibrant tropical landscaping, and a private splash pool to hang out in and around. The exclusive privacy right on the pristine beach is phenomenal and throw in a beach-front massage, horseback riding in the sand, and few gorgeous sunsets and you’re in heaven on earth.
#2 Cap Juluca
Cap Juluca is so freaking romantic you’ll fall in love all over again. In fact you may just find yourself falling in love so often here that it seems like you’re flying, or at least floating. Right in the intimate crescent of Maundays Bay the entire resort feels timeless, like you could be anywhere in space or history, timeless like your love. Full vibed up in the eternal present. Experience blissful rest and rejuvenation with the luxurious accommodation, the engaging activities, and the effortless amenities. The cuisine is to die for (like your love?) and you can get private spa treatments in your room – all of which stand right on the white sand. Condé Nast called Cap Juluca the MOST Romantic Hideaway – and if it’s not it’s definitely up there. All the hot celebs that frequent it would probably agree.
#3 Malliouhana (soon to be reopened)
Malliouhana Hotel & Spa is legendary as one of the most luxurious and romantic resorts in the Caribbean. And after a hiatus of being closed to refresh and refurbish the resort into something even more amazing, the Malliouhana will be reopening in Spring 2014. With open air Caribbean design, panoramic views, two white-sand beaches, and 55 oceanfront rooms and suites the experience of love here has always been miraculous. And it’s about to get even better. Frankly, we’re pumped and you should be too.
#4 Viceroy Anguilla Resort & Villas
Experience sweet sweet romance here at one of the sexiest resorts in the Caribbean if not the world. Here the stylish modern architecture blends naturally with the environment and generates a luxurious and relaxed atmosphere in which to be loved up. From sophisticated blufftop guestrooms to sprawling beachfront villas with your own private pool, everywhere on this stunning property is perfect. Viceroy stands on a lush 35 acres right on 3,200 feet of white sand beach and is the epitome of classy romance. Enjoy the infinity pool overlooking the ocean then play together with non-motorized water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling and then treat yourselves to a couples’ massage at the 8,000 sq ft spa. The amenities are lavish and the dining is exquisite, with five distinct restaurants to choose from all serving world-class cuisine. Do it extra seductive and have a chef prepare a private meal for you in your own villa. Whatever the occasion, honeymoon or just a surprise vacation for the heck of it, come get down at Viceroy. Revitalize your romance.