Anguilla Scores #2 Spot on Travel+Leisure's 2023 World's Best Awards List

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Release Date

Friday, July 14, 2023


The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) is pleased to announce that Anguilla once again features prominently on Travel + Leisure 2023 World’s Best Awards Lists. Anguilla secured the #2 spot on the Top 25 Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas list; and was voted #21 on the Top 25 Islands in the World list.

Two Anguillian resorts claimed spots on the Top 25 Favourite Resort Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and The Bahamas List:  Four Seasons Resort & Residences Anguilla on Barnes Bay at #16; and Frangipani Beach Resort on Meads Bay at #22.

“We are proud that Anguilla has consistently earned her place on this prestigious list over the years, and we are determined to reclaim our #1 spot,” stated the Hon. Minister of Tourism for Anguilla, Mr. Haydn Hughes.  “We are now closer than ever, and we are committed to delivering the most exceptional visitor experience to the travellers who choose Anguilla.  We are working closely with our stakeholders to develop new and exciting culinary, cultural, adventure and wellness experiences, presented with our legendary warmth and hospitality.”

“As we celebrate this achievement, I want to emphasize that our journey does not end here. We must remain proactive and committed to elevating Anguilla's tourism industry to even greater heights,” declared Mr. Kenroy Herbert, Chairman of the Anguilla Tourist Board. “This ranking should serve as motivation to work harder, innovate further, and push the boundaries of excellence.  I congratulate each and every member of our incredible team, and I have no doubt that together, we will accomplish even greater milestones in the future.”

Each year, Travel + Leisure — the largest travel media brand in the United States — asks readers to weigh in on their travel experiences around the globe.  Nearly 165,000 T+L readers completed the 2023 survey, an increase of nearly 25 percent over pre-pandemic voting levels. A total of more than 685,000 votes were cast across over 8,500 unique properties (hotels, cities, cruise lines, etc.). Hotels are rated on their rooms and facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. Islands are rated according to their activities and sights, natural attractions and beaches, restaurants and food, people/friendliness, and overall value.

The complete list of the  Travel + Leisure Readers' 25 Favorite Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas of 2023 can be viewed here;  the Travel + Leisure Readers' 25 Favorite Resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas can be viewed here.

For information on Anguilla please visit the official website of the Anguilla Tourist Board:; follow us on Facebook:; Instagram: @Anguilla_Tourism; YouTube; Twitter: @Anguilla_Trsm, Hashtag: #MyAnguilla.

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