News

Anguilla’s Hottest New Shop

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 30, 2016

The art of Beach Happy

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon
CJ Travel Editor

What do you do when you’re a former Miss Teenage Anguilla, current soca queen and hotel concierge who’s desperately in need of yet another challenge? You open your own store, of course.

At least that’s what you do if you’re Rolanda Webster, a self-described “pageant brat,” who opened her own shop, Beach Happy, on Anguilla’s West End last October. The compact shop is filled with all the beach essentials: men’s, kid’s and ladies’ swimwear (from juniors to plus sizes); water toys for kids; and several locally made souvenirs, including Paradise Island body products and Fashion Cuts jewelry.

Beach Happy

But what caught our eye – and has proved to be a runaway hit – is the store’s line of Beach Happy clothing. There are T-shirts, cover-ups and caps that feature the whimsical logo, but we’re particularly partial to the stylish and sun-protective rash guards, available in all sizes and in long- or short-sleeved versions, with printed or embroidered “Don’t Worry, Beach Happy” slogans across the front.

And on an island famous for its 33 pristine strands, we can’t think of a more appropriate piece of clothing to wear on them.

Popular Posts cape santa maria

From Anguilla to Aruba, the Best Caribbean Beaches to Visit This Summer

Forget the Hamptons, forget Santorini. And Florida? There’s a reason snowbirds go home in the summer. If you’re looking for a summertime beach getaway, the Caribbean is it. The water is deliciously warm, the trade winds keep you cool and […]


From Belize to Grenada, 10 Little Caribbean Beach Resorts to Visit Right Now 

karibuni

There are different resorts for different vacations, different tastes, different moods. For some, there’s something delicious about a pint-sized, tiny Caribbean resort, where the emphasis is on the intimate, the serene. Where the soundtrack isn’t a piped-in DJ set, but […]


Southwest Airlines Is Starting New Flights to Turks and Caicos, Cayman and The Bahamas 

beach at palms resort with umbrellas

Orlando has become an increasingly important source market for Caribbean travel in recent years, with carriers like Spirit and JetBlue adding new routes to the region to destinations like Cancun, Punta Cana and Puerto Rico.  Now, another carrier has is […]


Related Posts saint lucia sapphire sands with pool

A New Luxury Resort Is Coming to the Best Beach in Saint Lucia 

Saint Lucia is famous for its Pitons, its rainforests, its chocolate and its romance. But when it comes to the island’s best beaches, one stretch of sand reigns supreme: Reduit.  Plainly, the gold-and-white sands on Saint Lucia’s northwestern coast form […]


Sun Country Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

best all-inclusive resorts in the caribbean

Low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines is adding a new nonstop route to the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital, Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning this winter, Sun Country will run a new nonstop flight between Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport and […]


A New Way to Fly from New York to St Maarten 

on the beach at the grand case beach club

It all starts with that landing, the one best seen from the Sunset Beach Bar, when the Boeings and the Airbuses every so slightly graze the top of the runway’s chain-link fence on Maho Beach — or at least that’s […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You