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Stories and Tips Tortola

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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


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


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


Foxy's on Jost Van Dyke

Written by Onda Porch on 12 Jan, 2005

It's not just a meal with live music. This is what you come to the Virgin Islands for. Atmoshpere: Foxy's is on the beach, in the sand, among the trees. Have cocktails in the bar or hang out in the swing seats…Read More


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Bareboating in the British Virgin Islands

Written by Ripmiata on 18 Sep, 2003

Very rough flight to BVI. Our taxi driver Louis gave us a scary ride to Fort Burt Marina. We found Kerry Girl, our 40.5 foot Hunter. We selected the rear cabin, Ken and Linda took the V-berth and we all had some free rum…Read More


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Tortola, a total gem

Written by brad@gigya-inc.com on 17 Jun, 2013

Just got back from Tortola, really enjoyed it! Stayed at Sebastians on the beach, whose name is in no way misleading, it is right on the beach. The service is a bit lackadaisical, but I found that to be the case throughout the…Read More


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