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Soper’s Hole

Soper’s Hole (West End, Tortola) – this area of Tortola has a popular marina, where boat owners pass through to stock up on provisions and fuel.  There is also a variety of bars, restaurants and shops in that area.

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Smuggler’s Cove Beach

Smuggler’s Cove Beach (near West End, Tortola) — About 25 minutes out of Road Town, forty five from the airport and five to ten from West End, Smugglers Cove is one of the most magnificent beaches on Tortola. Accessed by a little winding dirt track and shaded with palm trees and sea grapes the beach […]

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Shark Bay National Park

Shark Bay National Park (above Brewer’s Bay, Tortola) – this is one of the newest national parks in the BVI, and probably the least well-known.  Declared in 1999, the 18.4 acre park on a headland just east of Brewer’s Bay, Tortola, offers hiking for interested eco-tourists.  Visitors will note that the national park which bears […]

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Sage Mountain National Park

Sage Mountain National Park (Ridge Road, Tortola) – this park covers 92 acres in total, and has much to attract visitors.  Prime amongst these attractions is that the peak of Mount Sage, at 1716 feet, is the highest point in the whole of the British and American Virgin Islands. Most of the park is above […]

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Queen Elizabeth II Park

Queen Elizabeth II Park (Road Town, Tortola) – The Queen Elizabeth Park can be found on the seaward side of the road at McNamara in Road Town, and is completely different in almost every way from the vastness of Sage Mountain. The Queen Elizabeth Park is a popular place of relaxation and recreation for the […]

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Old Government House and Museum

Old Government House and Museum (Waterfront Drive, Road Town, Tortola) — this building was once the residence of previous Queen-appointed Governors living in the BVI up to 1987. This well-known national landmark has been refurbished into a public museum, which displays the BVI’s rich history, including period furniture and hand-signed books by Queen Elizabeth II […]

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North Shore Shell Museum

North Shore Shell Museum (Carrot Bay, Tortola) – if you like shells, you’ll love this tribute to conch & seashells, with thousands of them on display, along with displays of wooden model boats and other local memorabilia.

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Nail Bay

Nail Bay (Northwest Shore, Virgin Gorda) – this is a beach area on Virgin Gorda’s northwest shoreline, which has a number of resorts.  The beach is popular with snorkelers.

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Mount Healthy National Park

Mount Healthy National Park (Ridge Road, Todman Peak, East End, Tortola) – this park features the intact remains of a thickly walled stone windmill, once part of an 18th century sugar plantation. It is the only such windmill on Tortola. The park can be reached along the road which leads from Ridge Road down to […]

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Little Fort National Park

Little Fort National Park (Virgin Gorda) – established in 1978, this park can be found just south of the Yacht Harbour.  It was the site of a Spanish fortress and some masonry walls still exist on the hillside, including the ruins of a structure called the Powder House. The 36-acre area is also a wildlife […]