British Virgin Islands

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Composed of the main islands of Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda, The British Virgin Islands have a total population of 22,000, 18,000 of which live on Tortola. Not to be confused with the U.S. Virgin Islands, it is composed of 50 other small islands and cays, most of which are volcanic in origin.

If you’re a certified water lover and adventure seeker, the British Virgin Islands offer the perfect getaway for both the newbie and seasoned traveller:

Diving

Some of the more popular dive sites for both novice and intermediate divers are the following:

Blue Chromis Reef- Coral topography and spiral anemones.

Carvel Rock- Perfect dive site to observe barracudas, kingfish, and green morays. Excellent for the more experienced diver!

Inganess Bay- Sunken wreck offers a picturesque swim and good visibility.

Fishing

The islands offer fishing charters for the serious sportsman, for both fly and deep sea fishing.

Boating/Sailing

Charter a yacht to go island hopping, the only way to experience the pristine azure waters of the island.

Caribbean Sport Activities

Surfing, kite boarding, and banana boat rides. Navigate the rocky topography by renting mountain bikes or all terrain vehicles.

Sightseeing and Eco-tours

Tortola is the island to visit for historic sites. From great historical landmarks such as the Post Office built in the mid 1800s, to old dungeons and forts. Make sure to visit the North Shell Museum to view the thousands of shells on display as well as various crafts and boats.

Whichever adventure you choose, the British Virgin Islands promises one of the most memorable to keep and tell the grandkids long after. Your dream vacation awaits!

Beaches, Lobsters & Conchs in Anegada

Beaches, Lobsters & Conchs in Anegada

Anegada is known for its mile long beaches and wonderfully sculpted sea bottom. Scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts will surely feast on the exotic marine life creeping up the shoreline and the vast coral reef system visible through the clear waters. Sunbathers can enjoy a peaceful day on Anegada’s white sandy beaches, without having to worry about bumping into another body at the shore’s expanse. But that’s not all Anegada is all about.
A visit to this part of the British Virgin Islands won’t be complete without tasting it’s famous lobster. It has been said that Anegada has the largest and [...]

Living Large In Little Thatch

Living Large In Little Thatch

Located right off Tortola in the Caribbean, Little Thatch Island is the perfect choice for a vacation if you’re looking a quiet getaway in paradise. The 54 acre island is privately owned, and you can be assured of total privacy and isolation. There are no more than 10 guests at a time, and you have the option of renting out the entire island to yourself.
Besides relaxing under the sun in its white sand beaches and turquoise waters, there are many other things you can do to enjoy your holiday in Little Thatch Island. Treat yourself to any of the therapeutic [...]

Saba: Where History, Nature And Paradise Meet

Saba: Where History, Nature And Paradise Meet

The breathtaking island of Saba is a heaven for nature and history lovers. The unique culture of the island is a result of years being under Spanish, Dutch, English and French rule, and is currently an offshore part of the Netherlands. Located off the coast of St. Maarten, Saba has much to offer the discerning traveler who wants to pack as much fun and adventure into their trip.
The diverse terrain of the island, which is actually an extinct volcano, offers a range of adventurous activities. The Spring Bay Trail is perfect for hiking, and the reward you get is [...]

Peter Island Resort - The Place To Stay

Peter Island Resort - The Place To Stay

1800 acres of tropical paradise located South of Tortola and Northeast of Norman Island. Peter Island is home of Peter Island Resort which features two swimming pools, five beaches, health spa, hiking trails, tennis courts, two restaurants, a wine room and a boutique. The resort of Peter Island boasts that guests will enjoy a stay that is both luxurious and relaxing in anyone of the room choices such as the ocean view room, suite, or private villa.
The Ocean View Rooms allow for the beauty of a relaxing sunset to be captured on the private balcony which is furnished with comfortable [...]

An Exclusive Getaway On Necker Island

An Exclusive Getaway On Necker Island

Located just North of Virgin Gorda. Necker Island is seventy-four acres of tropical splendor and even though it is barely a dot on the map, it features one of the most exclusive Caribbean retreats. Necker Island is owned by Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic Airlines’ Sir Richard Branson. Construction of this exclusive getaway began in 1982, after the billionaire entrepreneur purchased the island for about $300,000. The resort is Balinese-styled and took over three years to build. There are no exact figures as to the final cost for completion, but it is speculated that the figure is somewhere in the [...]

Moskito Island: Better Known As The Pirate Island

Moskito Island: Better Known As The Pirate Island

Named after the Moskito Indians who once resided on the island prior to the 1500’s. The island is not associated with mosquitoes, as the name suggests. The island is located North Sound off Anguilla Point, Virgin Gorda. The current owner of the island is Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of the Virgin Companies. Drake’s Anchorage is the main attraction for sailors and scuba divers alike. The resort is situated on 124 acres of tropical seclusion. There are several challenging hiking trails and spectacular white sand beaches, mainly, Hay Point Beach, and Trail of Palms. Trail of Palms leads from Drake’s Anchorage [...]