Always eager to trade the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple for flip-flops and shorts, this New York couple decided to create their own island getaway. Designed to epitomise the relaxation that embodies Anguillian life, Tequila Sunrise villa is a contemporary exploration of beachfront living.
Highball NOT Required
The low evening sun casts long shadows across the deck. Taking a sip from my ice-cold tumbler of water as the crisp ocean breeze flaps the pages of my notepad, it’s very easy to forget that it’s only Tuesday. Sitting pool side at Tequila Sunrise Villa, one can’t help but think that this was precisely the effect that Joel and Robin Globus intended when they started building in 2006.
Frequent visitors to Anguilla for over a decade, they enlisted architectural designer Ian “Sugar George” Edwards to create their island home. After identifying a lot in Sile Bay and laying waste to, quite possibly, a few reams of sketch paper, Joel recalls “Sugar George” pointing out that a more dramatic location was needed. The site at Dropsey Bay placed them mere steps from a wonderful beach, with no noisy neighbours and a sunset view of St. Martin…
READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE IN THE PREMIERE ISSUE OF DESIGN ANGUILLA.