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Stories and Tips British Virgin Islands

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Roadtown, Tortola, BVI

Written by two cruisers on 26 Jul, 2012

Of the five ports we visited, this was our favorite. The shopping lady on board the ship, warned passengers that there wasn't very good shopping here. That was my first clue that this place would be more to our liking. Today the welcoming at…Read More

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Sugar Plum Villa

Written by Aries4 on 21 Feb, 2010

Sugar Plum Villa - Tortola, BVII recently returned from Tortola, BVI and had to write about the incredible experience I and my group had at Sugar Plum Villa and with Cheryl of PurplePineapple.com. Sugar Plum is a wonderful 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa in…Read More

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Anegada, BVI

Written by ripplefan2 on 14 Jun, 2007

I recently had the pleasure of leaving all of civilization and setting up shop in the remote locale of Anegada Island in the British Virgin Islands. Known as the "Drowned" land is a small island (about 10 miles long x 2 ½ miles wide) at…Read More

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Peter Island Beaches

Written by lovethecaribbean on 18 Oct, 2008

Beaches—the main beach which our room was on is Deadman’s Bay. Our suite was on one end of the beach and on the other end were the watersports center (kayaks, sailboats, floats, windsurfers—included in your room cost) and the beach bar and grill. The beach…Read More

Free Up Your Day, Consider a Private Chef

Written by Paulspicer on 26 Aug, 2004

Despite the excellent dining options on Tortola, many vacationers who are too busy diving or snorkeling hire a local or private chef for a taste of the islands in their own villa. Donna Arter (d_arter88@surfbvi.com), a private chef on Tortola, and diver Albert Stoutt,…Read More

Just Ask Edith, the bar tender at Mad Dog's

Written by Paulspicer on 01 Sep, 2004

Stumbling upon Edith, the bartender at Mad Dogs, was as good of a start that anyone could have asked for when traveling miles from home. Cracking open a Carib, a locally brewed pilsner, at the seaside bar perched on the rocks just above an…Read More

Complete Report of Peter Island Resort

Written by JLBFLA on 02 Mar, 2004

"I’ve been here for 30 years, but I call it a couple of mornings," says Hugh "Benji" Benjamin, concierge extraordinaire at the Peter Island Resort. I, however, visited this amazing place for only five days and left it wishing that my visit could have lasted…Read More

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Day Trip to Virgin Gorda

Written by lovethecaribbean on 18 Oct, 2008

This was another highlight. The trip is $40 per person and we took the PI ferry to the island. I think there were about 8 other couples on the trip with us. When we got to the ferry dock we took a taxi to the…Read More

Peter Island Restaurants

Written by lovethecaribbean on 18 Oct, 2008

Restaurants—There are only 2 restaurants on Peter Island. Tradewinds which is more fancy and has a dress code for the evening, and Deadman’s Beach bar and grill which was more casual. Since there weren’t a lot of people at the resort there was only one…Read More

Shopping & Souvenirs

Written by goblue01 on 16 Aug, 2006

There isn't much shopping on Tortola so don't expect it to be like St. Thomas if you go. This is a good thing because it makes you focus on taking lots of great pictures to capture all of that natural beauty to take home…Read More

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