Tips & Tricks
North Sound (Virgin Gorda) – this part of the island might as well be called “North Shore”, since this is the part of Virgin Gorda that it geographically covers. Along with the nautical activity offshore, the tiny village of North Sound is located here, too, along with a number of hillside homes that give the […]
Performing Arts Series (H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, Blackburn Hwy., Paraquita Bay, Tortola) – a variety of Jazz and Classical music concerts take place here from September to May at the school’s auditorium. Check their website for updated info: www.hlscc.edu.vg
Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour (Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda) – this 120 slip marina has all the services necessary to restock and repair a vessel, including canvas repair. The crew can be recharged there also. A laundry, restaurants, grocery stores and bars are within walking distance, and a small dispensary is a short taxi ride away. […]
Long Bay Beach West (West End, Tortola) – this public beach is considered one of the best at Tortola. The water here is not as calm as Cane Garden, but it’s still swimmable. Long Beach Resort is close by, and visitors can rent water-sports equipment to maximize their time here.
Diving: along with the noted yachting activities off the waters of BVI, diving is another offshore activity here. BVI’s waters provide outstanding underwater visibility, healthy coral and a wide variety of exotic dive sites, with air temperatures between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. Countless reefs, towering coral pinnacles, underwater caves, lava tunnels, canyons, massive […]
Spring Bay Beach (off Tower Road – 1 mile west of Spanish Town ferry dock, The Valley, Virgin Gorda) — Sprinkled with boulders, this stretch of white sand is one of Virgin Gorda’s loveliest and features some of the BVI’s clearest waters. Some snorkel off its waters, while onshore, its grounds include swings and picnic […]