Abandon Ship! – 10 Reasons To Visit The British Virgin Islands

Abandon Ship! – 10 Reasons To Visit The British Virgin Islands

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Planning a trip to the caribbean this year? Don’t miss these 10 breathtaking sights…

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1BEST FOR NATURE LOVERS…

The Baths National Park

A geological wonder and undoubtedly one of the The BVI’s most famous attractions, these exotic pools and grottos, formed by ancient volcanic boulders, are the centrepiece of Virgin Gorda’s north shore. Visitors can enjoy swimming or snorkelling through this beautiful maze of rock formations or just spend time relaxing in the cool and tranquil pools.

2BEST FOR FOOD LOVERS…

Anegada Lobster

Reputed to be the best in the Caribbean, the famous Anegada lobster can be enjoyed grilled, jerked, curried, ceviche, broiled or stewed. In addition to fantastic lobster, visitors can also experience the spectacular scenery of the island, formed from coral which has created stunning white beaches that go on for miles.

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3BEST FOR ROMANTICS…

Sunset At The Loop

Peter Island Resort offers guests a truly spectacular sunset experience at the most beautiful point in the area. With a fruit and cheese platter and favourite beverage in hand, guests are left to enjoy the sunset over the stunning backdrop of the BVI. The perfect setting for a proposal, perhaps?

4BEST FOR DIVING ENTHUSIASTS…

Dive the Wreck of the Rhone

If you only get one chance to go on a dive trip, the Wreck of the Rhone is the most celebrated dive site in The BVI. The well preserved wreck is that of a Royal Mail Steamer, which sunk during a hurricane in 1867, and offers an unforgettable dive with much of it still intact including decking, parts of the rigging, the engine and propeller.

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5BEST FOR NEWLYWEDS…

Sandy Spit

Although you can get married anywhere on The BVI, Sandy Spit, a minute paradise located South East of Jost Van Dyke is a truly unique place to say your vows. Only accessible by boat, this uninhabited island epitomises the classic desert island utopia. With just half an acre of white sandy beach surrounded by beautiful green foliage, Sandy Spit is a truly secluded spot to get married or renew your vows.

6BEST FOR PARTY ANIMALS…

Full Moon Party at Trellis Bay

The Full Moon Party at Trellis Bay is a monthly celebration, alive with fire, located on the beach of Trellis Bay, Tortola. Popular with both locals and Island visitors alike, the party is home to local artist Aragorn who brings the party to life by crafting striking fire sculptures in the sand. It is a celebration suitable for the entire family who can enjoy a moonlit beach barbecue, watch the stilt-walking Mocko Jumbies and listen to upbeat rhythms of local reggae bands.

7BEST FOR SNORKELLERS…

Monkey Point

Monkey Point is a stunning location for snorkellers. Teeming with colourful fish, you may also find yourself with the unique opportunity to swim with several sea turtles that make the day anchorage home. Gently swimming behind one of these creatures as they glide peacefully through the water is a truly incredible experience.

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8BEST FOR FLORAL AND FAUNA FANS…

Gorda Peak

A walk up to Gorda Peak, the highest point on Virgin Gorda, will reward you with spectacular views of some of the surrounding islands. The area, which contains a variety of indigenous and exotic plants, has been extensively reforested with mahogany trees – perfect for the flora and fauna lover.

9BEST FOR COCKTAIL CONNOISSEURS…

Painkillers at The Soggy Dollar Bar

Home to The BVI’s most famous cocktail, the Painkiller, The Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost van Dyke is guaranteed to have a fantastic atmosphere at every visit. The bar offers a wide range of different Caribbean beverages, but you can’t leave The BVI without tasting the Painkiller – a delicious concoction of premium Dark Rum, Cream of Coconut, Pineapple and Orange Juice, topped with fresh grated Grenadian Nutmeg.

10BEST FOR PARADISE SEEKERS…

BIRAS CREEK

One way to enjoy the stunning views that The BVI has to offer is to sit on top of Biras Creek with a cool rum punch watching the sun set over 140 acres of Virgin Gorda. You will enjoy stunning views of the warm turquoise Caribbean ocean, the calm and tranquil lagoon of the North Sound, and if you turn look over to the opposite Atlantic side you might catch a glimpse of pelicans diving into the sea.

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