British Virgin Islands
There are some places on earth that simply must be experienced to fully understand. British Virgin Islands is one of them. Home to amazing islands with lush mountainous terrain and sloping hills of green, crystal clear waters ideal for diving and snorkeling, picture perfect beaches contracting with striking cliffs, natural marine beauty with extensive coral reefs and famous shipwrecks, the British Virgin Islands has attracted millions of travelers from different parts of the globe. Being the yachting capital of the Caribbean, the island offers unique opportunities for excellent sailing, scuba diving, deep sea and salt flat fishing, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and water-skiing, traditional surfing and windsurfing and much more. In short, the British Virgin Islands is a vacation paradise.
With a population of around 29,000, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), an archipelago of 60 islands and uninhabited cays, dazzle vacationers in search of a true Caribbean experience. Part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, the British Virgin Islands is a British overseas territory situated to the east of Puerto Rico. The weather is constant in the BVI all year-round with no significant seasonal changes. The temperature ranges between 26°C -21°C during summer with little variation in winter 22°C -28°C. The wettest months are from September to December.
Tortola, also known as the 'land of turtle doves' or 'chocolate city' is by far the largest and busiest of the British Virgins, boasting old buildings, beautiful botanical gardens, world-famous beaches ideal for snorkeling and much more. Home to Road Town, the nation's capital, Tortola is also one of the major shopping hubs of the island, offering a variety of Caribbean handicrafts, island-made jewelry, spices and resort wear. The cuisine of Tortola reflects the island's rich cultural mix with local delicacies such as fresh lobster, spicy goat, and conch. Here the people are friend and welcoming known for their warmth and hospitality.
Anegada (meaning 'sunken island') is an island of coral sand, located on the northernmost section of the BVI. Nearly 250 people live in this tiny island, none of whom has found the legendary treasure in the notorious Horseshoe Reef where there are more than 500 wrecks. In this remote corner of the Caribbean you can indulge in unlimited water related activities and explore the island by walking the miles of deserted beaches. The island boasts two massive salt ponds and the largest flock of flamingos in the territory. The island is a scuba diver's and snorkeler's paradise featuring fantastic reefs with a maze of tunnels, drops and caves teeming with marine life.
Virgin Gorda-where paradise awaits! When Christopher Columbus first saw the dramatically shaped island, that reminded him of a reclining woman, he decided to name it Virgin Gorda, meaning 'Fat Virgin'. Boasting fantastic yacht clubs, luxury resorts and safe anchorages, Virgin Gorda, the third largest island of the BVI, offers relaxation in a spectacularly beautiful environment. In this slice of paradise travelers are drawn by its deserted pristine beaches, like Pond Bay, Devil's Bay ad Spring Bay, mysterious grottos created by giant granite boulders, and the variety of unique plants and exotic birds in the parks. Here you will discover the island's African and Indian Heritage, experience the exquisite cuisine, take part in the vibrant nightlife and explore the host of shops featuring local arts, gifts and souvenirs.
From snorkeling in the Treasure Point Caves, a sea-level collection of caverns to tasting the delicious cocktails at the well-known bars of Jost Van dyke to simply walking along one of the gorgeous beaches your vacations will be filled with fun and relaxation!
British Virgin Islands Resorts
Composed of 60 lovely pristine islands, of which only 16 are inhabited, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) guarantees fun-filled holidays, featuring a variety of attractions combined with a plethora of land and water adventures to keep you busy and entertained during your stay. There is also a wide range of accommodation options in the BVI from simple guesthouses and small hotels to private villas and luxury all inclusive resorts to suit any taste and budget. The resorts you will find on the island are ideal for singles, business travelers, families with kids and those in search of romantic hideaway.
Located on the tropical paradise of Tortola and nestled among verdant hills overlooking its mile-long white sand beach the picturesque Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas is a casually elegant plantation-style full service deluxe resort featuring a wide variety of accommodations styles with memorable views of the Caribbean Sea. The 156 spacious guestrooms and villas in two- and three-story buildings are well appointed and elegantly designed boasting private balconies, air conditioning, cable TV, refrigerator, wet bar, in-room safe, direct dial phone, coffee making facility and more. In the property you can find two cascading swimming pools and poolside bar, fine dining options featuring gourmet Continental and Caribbean cuisine, a grocery store, a gift shop, spa, steam room, fully equipped gym, three tennis courts. Conference facilities are also available. Recreation activities are for everyone, including diving, sailing and spa indulgences, as well as horse riding (rental), hiking/biking, windsurfing, boogie boarding, fishing and helicopter tours. Stay in this stunning resort and you will surely forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Peter Island Resort & Spa is another unique hideaway in the island of Tortola and the largest and most luxurious of the archipelago's private-island resorts offering the ultimate in elegance and service. The resort's 52 spacious rooms, designed with a casual elegance, face either the Sprat Bay and Sir Francis Drake Channel or the Deadman's Bay Beach and lush gardens; featuring the utmost amenities and facilities to make your stay more than comfortable. Imagine a place where you are surrounded with majestic vistas painted by the sun and sky, lush greenery, quietude and tranquility. Treat yourself at Peter Island Resort where recreation combines leisure, relaxation, romance and adventure. Guests will enjoy a host of water sports including swimming, snorkeling, sailing and kayaking, as well as land activities like tennis, biking, golf courfses and more. From exceptional cuisine offered in open-air restaurants to amazing spa treatments to hiking trails you'll experience the character of the locals and the island itself. Head to Peter Island Resort & Spa and your every need will be tended to and every worry will disappear with warm welcoming hospitality of the staff.