Things To Do on Scrub Island

Top 7 Things To Do on Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands

Dine at Tierra! Tierra!

Dine at Scrub Island Resorts Tierra! Tierra! Relaxing poolside atmosphere with Caribbean and American cuisine ranging from Scrub Island’s own conch fritters, Caribbean nachos, brick oven pizzas, salads, and burgers to a mahi -mahi or crabcake sandwich. Entrees include Anegada Conch Stew, Chicken Roti, and Angus Beef Short Ribs. This open-air restaurant overlooks the pool, the waterfalls and the marina, as well as Pavilion Beach. The perfect place to unwind after a long day of exploring the beautiful island. Friday evenings call for a BBQ buffet and live music and Sunday Brunch is served with a homemade bloody mary or cool mimosa!

Charter a Boat and Escape to a Private Beach

Blessed with fair weather and constant gentle winds, Scrub Island provides easy access to explore more than 60 additional nearby islands. Scrub Island is situated in the undisputed sailing capital of the world.  So, why not take advantage of this opportunity by renting a sailboat and exploring on your own? A variety of  crafts are available for private  charter from the Scrub Island Marina. Fulfill your fantasy of anchoring off one of the many pristine, uninhabited white sand islands for a day of indulgent pleasure.

Rent a Fishing Charter

Perhaps the greatest deep-sea fishing adventure of all is just off Scrub Island’s shores. Scrub Island is the closest marina to the North Drop, the hot spot for world-record Blue Marlin. Everything you need is here – the boat, the guide and the equipment. Half-day and full-day excursions are available. You may also try fly fishing or inshore fishing for a more tame experience. Should you have landed a big catch, one of the  resort restaurants chefs will prepare your fish for dinner in a manner that suits your tastes.

Scuba Dive Excursions with Dive BVI

Dive BVI is a  full-service dive shop located in Marina Village that caters to the explorer in all of us! Daily group snorkel tours, Anegada snorkel trips, one and two tank dive trips as well as private dive, snorkel and sightseeing charters are also available. Take advantage of the shallows surrounding Scrub Island that serve as a perfect playground for snorkeling. Many nearby coves, bays, reefs and islets offer magnificent views of rare sea life, such as yellow frogfish and a golden-faced coney, for snorkelers and divers. In addition, numerous excursions to neighboring islands are planned on a weekly basis. The Sea Cat, a 36-foot dive boat, is fully equipped, including plenty of shade and a freshwater shower to make your adventure more enjoyable. Whether a novice or an advanced diver, you can get your feet wet with an assortment of supervised instructional courses as well.

Kayak to Honeymoon Beach

Accessible only by kayak, this romantic Caribbean beach was designed for couples that want to get away, enjoy total relaxation and just watch the world go by. A visit will make you feel as if your on your own private, secluded beach. Stop by our Gourmet Market and pack a picnic for your adventure! Kayaks can be rented in the marina village.

Spend the Day at North Beach.

We have all dreamt of that idyllic Caribbean beach replete with two comfy deck chairs, white sand, palm trees blowing in the wind, and the deep blue sea stretching for miles in the distance. This is North Beach – a 1,000 ft long beach featuring 10-chaise lounge pairings artfully blended into the natural surroundings just steps from the water’s edge. As an added bonus, North Beach features its own secluded pool, as well as the One Shoe Beach Bar & Grill. Order your favorite island cocktail and a scrumptious item off the menu while soaking in the warm Caribbean sun. You many never want to leave this natural oasis.

Spa Treatment at Ixora Spa

Named for the native tropical shrub, the Ixora Spa is perched on a hillside overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, offering a haven to relax, refresh and re-energize. As a testament to the island’s namesake, signature scrubs are popular for spa goers seeking a true island experience. This 3,000-sq.-ft. facility has spectacular treatment rooms offering breathtaking views unlike any other. The highly trained therapists deliver masterful experiences enticing the senses while rejuvenating the mind and refreshing the body. Featuring antioxidant rich products crafted with natural botanicals and anti-aging formulations, the treatments of the Ixora Spa leave guest’s minds peaceful, muscles relaxed, and skin beautiful. Services include massage, facials, and hydrotherapy baths. Privai and L’isola are featured product lines.