about us

Catherine Orchard, the Managing Director of Anguilla Villa Company is a highly respected figure in Anguilla’s tourism industry - with over twenty years experience in the business. Catherine’s love for her island home, professional approach, excellent local connections and knowledge on all aspects of island life – perfectly qualify her to recommend to you an ideal vacation villa or to provide management services for your Anguilla home. Catherine handles all villa rental and management enquiries personally and will be your first point of contact.
Catherine is an Anguillian and was educated in Anguilla and Canada. Prior to opening Anguilla Villa Company she spent time as the General Manager of Shoal Bay Villas and as Director of Operations for another leading hotel property. She is married to Gareth Orchard and is the proud mother of three children, Alexander, Christopher and Elizabeth and her roots in Anguilla go back many generations. Her extended family is deeply involved in the community and several leading businesses on the island. Catherine supports and promotes maintaining the balance between the development of Anguilla’s financial security in an increasingly competitive global economy, while preserving Anguilla’s delicate environmental and cultural heritage.

"I love what I do – especially talking to guests who may be considering a villa rental for the first time…helping them understand what staying in a villa is like in comparison to a hotel - how it offers more privacy, greater independence and with that a real opportunity to get out and explore our island". Catherine Orchard, Managing Director, Anguilla Villa Company.
Beverly Gumbs and Stacian Hughes are Catherine’s ‘right hand women’ and it is their warm, wide, and welcoming smiles that will greet you when you ‘reach’ Anguilla. Beverly  joined the Anguilla Villa Company team in 2016 and Stacian recently returned after materinity leave. Beverly and Stacian's duties include pre-arrival arrangements, meeting and greeting Anguilla Villa Company’s guests and giving them an orientation of their Villa. T
"I have fun in my job...I love interacting with guests and seeing the smiles on their faces when I introduce them to their Villa and see how much they like it." Beverly Gumbs, Concierge, Anguilla Villa Company.

The Anguilla Villa Company team also encompasses the housekeepers, gardeners, pool and service staff who work at each Villa.