British Virgin Islands

The Islands of the British Virgin Islands

 


The British Virgin Islands, located in the Northeastern Caribbean, is an archipelago of 60 islands, cays and islets offering a myriad of land and water activities. More than 40 islands bob in the group, welcoming visitors to its absurd amount of beach.The British Virgin Islands has lots to do for the water lover or little to do for those who want to relax with a good book on the beach or at the Pool.

The BVI offers many luxury resorts and beachside villas on the islands of Anegada, Guana, Necker Island, Peter Island, Scrub Island, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda.

Anegada – The only coral island in the volcanic BVI chain, Anegada measures 11 miles by 3 , its highest point is just 28 feet above sea level. Known for its endless white sandy beaches and salt ponds that host a growing flock of pink flamingoes, Anegada is an eco-tourist’s delight.

Guana Island – Home to the Guana Island Resort, this privately owned island has seven white powder-sand beaches and 850 acres of tropical forest, mountains, hills, and valleys. The famous rock iguanas and twelve miles of hiking and walking trails make this island unique among the BVI’s.

Necker Island -Owned by Sir Richard Branson and part of the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio of luxury properties, Necker Island is the perfect island getaway if your seeking total privacy  in  luxurious accommodations. The entire island operates like a resort and can accommodate up to 28 guests.

Peter Island – Located only 5 miles off the coast of Tortola, Peter Island is the largest privately owned island in the BVI’s and home to the Peter Island Resort Villa’s & Spa.  This world-famous island resort has won accolades from  Conde Nast Traveler and Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Scrub Island –   Another privately owned island, Scrub Island is home to the Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. This luxury private island resort, recently built in 2010, is the first resort development to be built in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years. Most of the island is uninhabited, allowing for quiet, relaxation and exploration.

Tortola – The largest island in the BVI, Tortola offers a variety of exciting vacation possibilities. Powdery white-sand beaches, lush green mountains, and a sheltered yacht-filled harbor characterize the island of Tortola, which holds most of the population and commerce.

Virgin Gorda – The third largest island of the BVI, Virgin Gorda measures eight and a half square miles. This is the BVIs’ beauty, beloved by movie stars, millionaires and yachties. Natural beauty dominates here with her clutch of exceptional national parks.