British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands (BVI for short) are a collection of 60 unspoiled islands, part of a volcanic archipelago in the Caribbean. The territory consists of four larger islands and 32 smaller islands and islets, of which more than 20 are uninhabited. This paradise is known for luxury and attracts a high-end clientele, particularly those with an affinity for sailing and seclusion. It's crystal clear, turquoise waters make it a top yachting destination. I lived here from Januart-June 2021; what a special six months!

Main Islands:

  • Tortola

  • Jost Van Dyke

  • Virgin Gorda

  • Anegada



  • Charter a catamaran for a few nights using Moorings (based in Road Town) or Horizon Yacht Charters (out  of Nanny Cay). Sail to Anagada, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Mosquito Island, Necker Island, Guana Island, Salt, Peter, Cooper, and Norman Islands and more.

  • Cliff diving at Great Camanoe

  • Diving excursions and/or lessons

  • Fishing

  • Surfing at Apple Bay or Josiah's Bay (Tortola)

  • The Wreck of the Rhone at Salt Island is a preserved sunken postal ship

  • Sage Mountain National Park - great for hiking

Food & Drink:

  • Lunch

    • Hog Heaven / $$ / / BBQ, viewpoint / Virgin Gorda

    • French Deli & Gourmet Shop / $$$ / market, European, cheeses / Tortola

    • The Watering Hole / $$ / African / Tortola

    • D'CoalPot / $$$ / Caribbean / Tortola

    • Selly's BBQ Pitt / $ / BBQ / Tortola

    • Tramonti / $$$ / Mediterranean, waterfront / Tortola

    • Peg Legs / $$ / American, beach

    • French Deli & Gourmet Shop / $$$$ / deli, French, market

  • Dinner

Beach Bars & Nightlife:

  • Indigo House (Cane Garden Bay,Tortola)

  • Dragonfly Room (Road Town, Tortola)

  • Paradise (Cane Garden Bay, Tortola)

  • Sebastian’s (Long Bay, Tortola)

  • Long Bay Beach Club (Long Bay, Tortola)

  • Stoutt's (Ballast Bay, Tortola)

  • Peg Legs (Nanny Cay, Tortola)

  • Willy T (Norman Island)

  • Soggy Dollar (Jost Van Dyke)

  • Foxy’s (Jost Van Dyke)

Tourist Attractions:

  • Best Islands: Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke, Norman Island, Peter Island

  • Charter a boat (

  • Swim at the Baths (Virgin Gorda, National Park)

  • Rent a hobie cat at Bitter End Yacht Club (closed for renovations as of May 2022)

  • Dive the wreck at Salt Island

  • Hike Sage Mountain (Tortola)

  • Surf at Apple Bay (Tortola)

  • Spend the day at Scrub Island Resort

  • Cliff jump at the Cut between Little Camanoe and Great Camanoe

  • Snorkel at The Indians - a collection of rocks

Norman Island
Norman Island

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Soggy Dollar, Jost van Dyke
Soggy Dollar, Jost van Dyke

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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Cane Garden Bay, Tortola

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Norman Island
Norman Island

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