British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands, just east of Puerto Rico, consist of secret bays and hidden coves across the 60 British Virgin Islands, of which only 16 are inhabited. These islands are located in one of the best sailing areas in the world.Situated in one of the finest, most relaxing sailing areas in the world, The British Virgin Islands are a chain of 60 islands, of which only 16 are inhabited, with hundreds of secret bays and hidden coves. The islands are hilly and volcanic in origin, with the exception of Anegada, which is formed of coral and limestone. The atmosphere is quiet and un-commercialised with beautiful unspoiled beaches. Scott Dunn’s Highlights for the British Virgin Islands:
- Explore Sage Mountain National Park, home to the highest peak in the Virgin Islands. Take in the brilliant flora and views across the islands as you walk along one of its seven mapped trails.
- Enjoy cocktails at the unique water bar at Biras Creek, on Virgin Gorda, which can only be accessed by swimming to it.
- Snorkel in the waters at Lobolly Bay, one of the best places to snorkel in the British Virgin Islands.
- Discover the beautiful beaches on the east coast of Tortola, and visit them in the late evening whilst sipping on sweet rum punch.