Anguilla is located in the Eastern Caribbean, (18º North Latitude and 63º West Longitude) just one-hour east of Puerto Rico and seven minutes north of Dutch St. Maarten by air; and just under 30 minutes north from French St. Martin or Dutch St. Maarten by ferry. There are a number of options available for getting to Anguilla. Visitors can fly directly into Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport from Puerto Rico via Seaborne Airlines (which had code sharing arrangements with several international airlines) or opt to fly directly to St. Maarten for easy ferry or air transfer to Anguilla.
TRANSFERRING FROM ST. MAARTEN TO ANGUILLA
There are several options for transfers to Anguilla from Princess Juliana Airport in Dutch St. Maarten.
By Sea From Dutch St Maarten:
Sea Shuttle Service:
A scheduled Sea Shuttle service enables guests to take a shared motor launch from the lagoon near Juliana Airport to Blowing Point Ferry Port in Anguilla without the high price of a private motor launch. The Sea Shuttle will meet main flights from the US and Europe that arrive in the afternoon. There is also a Sea Shuttle available to take guests to St. Maarten to catch their planes. Here are some options.
Private Boat Charter /Motor Launch:
A 25-minute boat ride departs from the nearby lagoon at Princess Juliana Airport and disembarks at the Blowing Point Ferry Port in Anguilla. Guests must first clear Immigration and Customs in St. Maarten and then proceed to Anguilla. Maximum 12 persons per private charter. Here are some options.
The lagoon dock in St. Maarten opens at 8:30am and closes at 6:00pm daily. Due to Dutch regulations in St. Maarten the private boats cannot operate beyond 6pm. After 6pm guests are required to take the 7:00pm ferry from Marigot (French St. Martin) to Anguilla.
By Sea From French St. Martin
Public Ferry to and from St. Martin: The first ferry departs (Blowing Point Ferry Port) Anguilla at 7:30am and (Marigot) St. Martin at 8:15am daily, with boats departing each port at 45 minute intervals. THE LAST FERRY DEPARTS ST. MARTIN AT 7:00PM. Passengers taking the ferry must have their names on the manifest 15 minutes prior to departure. NO ADVANCE RESERVATIONS. The Ferry crossing is approximately 30 minutes between both Islands.
By Air From Dutch St Maarten
Private charters can also be arranged with Anguilla Air Services (264-498-5822) www.anguillaairservices.com
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS YOU’LL NEED
A valid passport (not expiring during stay in Anguilla) is required by all visitors to Anguilla. Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket. Additionally, citizens of certain countries will also need entry visa. (Please be sure to enquire if unsure). Green card holders must have a valid green card and valid passport from their country of origin.
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