British Virgin Islands Luxury Yachting Guide

In an explosion of colour fringed by white washed beaches is the British Virgin Islands, the ultimate destination to uncover nature’s splendour. Whether travellers come to indulge in high-octane adventures or bask in island bliss, this jewel of the Caribbean has a wealth of discoveries that await.

Hidden between whispering palms are the 4 main islands and 56 emerald scatterings that make up the BVI. Whether you are opting to enjoy opulent evenings in its fine resorts, or enjoying its culinary delights beneath melting sunsets-each drop of the anchor offers a new piece of unspoilt utopia. Venture from bustling Tortola that houses the vibrant capital to Jost Van Dyke where unfussy rum bars appear along winding dust-paths. Take a trip to Virgin Gorda where the pace of life matches the slow beat of the tide. Sail out to Anegada for enthralling underwater discoveries in a haven of island beauty.  Seek to enjoy fun fuelled days in the unique private island of Eustatia. Each and every destination offers a blushing backdrop to this region of perfection.  The rest of this British Overseas Territory boasts rolling hills and valleys where landmasses erupt from the water housing National Parks, home to a plethora of flora, fauna and unfamiliar species. As a world-leading sailing location, the BVI offers deep waters for vessels to skim the edge of the islands with unrivalled intimacy: an invaluable quality no matter where you choose to land. 

Tortola

With its powder white beaches, lush green mountains and bustling yacht-filled harbours, the BVI capital Tortola draws in visitors from around the world to its spectacular beauty. Road Town, located on Tortola’s southern shoreline, remains the main centre for the nations burgeoning financial industry, whilst the regions series of palm-shaded beaches are an epicentre of exciting watersports and other thrilling activities. From its luxury resorts and private villas to its scenic beauty steeped in a rich history, there is so must to discover in the BVI base of Tortola. Set up your network with Digicel on arrival, offering an exceptional service device plan at the best value for your mobile, making both your social and business commitments simple in the British Virgin Islands.

Virgin Gorda 

If all that island hiking and underwater snorkelling has you aching and in need of some TLC, the blissful marinas, resorts and yacht clubs on the island of Virgin Gorda provide just the right amount of seclusion you’ll need to get rejuvenated. The rhythm of life here slows down and the spa treatments, dining options and sleepy marina villages will pick you right back up again. With a name originating from the landscape’s resemblance of a reclining fat lady, it’s rest assured that if you find yourself floating around in the surrounding Caribbean waters of the North Sound, you’ll be just as relaxed she is, in no time.

Jost Van Dyke

Named for an early Dutch settler and former pirate, rugged scenery and colourful folklore make up Jost Van Dyke. With a wonderful array of pristine beaches, hidden snorkel spots and upbeat bars, Jost Van Dyke encapsulates the lively spirit of BVI living, in the laid back setting of the Caribbean. Despite its diminutive proportion, the island offers a distinctive rustic charm and an overwhelming spirit of welcome that distinguishes it from its neighbouring islands.

Anegada

One of the largest but least populated islands, Anegada offers miles of talcum-powder sand alongside miles of tranquillity. With a coral composition differing to the volcanic make-up found in the rest of the BVI, the island uses its geographical structure to its advantage, offering up a distinctive desert-island feel that leaves you feeling isolated in the most positive sense. The shorelines here are teeming with nature and flamingo flocks, whilst pink lobster scatter the coast, it’s even possible you’ll spot a shipwreck. If the whole island offers too much to explore then a good place to start is Cow Wreck or Loblolly Beach. 

Scrub Island

Epitomising private island opulence, Scrub Island provides a luxurious safe haven in the heart of the BVI. Gracious berths offer a home base for 50 yachts and 5 superyachts wishing to explore nature’s little secret, with all the services you’d expect from the five-star Autograph Collection resort. For those seeking adventure, the resort’s on-site dive shop coordinates exciting excursions, while the sailing school provides instruction for the novice and expert alike. Anglers should take advantage of Scrub Island’s close proximity to North Drop, the renowned hot spot for world-record blue marlin. 

Eustatia Island

Offering guests an exclusive private island experience is Eustatia, situated just north of Virgin Gorda and spread over some 30 acres of lush green landscapes and natural flora. With adventure at the heart of everything, the island boasts an assortment of state-of-the-art water sports and land based equipment, along with exciting hiking trails which will satisfy even the most adventurous and thrill-seeking visitor. With full island access for 16 guests, Eustatia’s adventure filled activities and culture of self-sustainability, makes it a truly unique experience. 

 

Conquer the Islands with GroundSea Adventures

If you’re looking for a bespoke itinerary tailored to your groups every desire then GroundSea Adventures offers everything from expert guides to some of the most hidden gems across the islands. Spend an afternoon enjoying a Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) session or kayak in pristine mangrove forests, around the bay, down the coast or island to island, with magical spots at every corner. If you fancy a private guided hike across the islands, high in the hills, along the coasts or both then Groundsea Adventures offers trails both serene and challenging for all capabilities. Take your first steps on a surfboard with Surf School BVI, and enjoy your very first lesson with the team, offering everything for complete beginners to advanced coaching. The island is yours to discover!

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