The British Virgin Islands are for the honeymooners that like to explore. The change in landscape is amazing. The largest island is Tortola. British Virgin Islands are for the romantic honeymooner who likes a some adventure. Divers will be in paradise!
The British Virgin Islands are composed of sixty-odd islands, islets and cays of virtually untouched splendor. Here life centers on the natural riches of land, sea and sky. Tortola has mountain peaks covered with frangipani and ginger on its south coast while the north coast has white sandy beaches and clusters of palm trees.
Just a 30 minute ferry ride from St. Thomas in the USVI, or a 30 minute plane ride from San Juan. The beautiful 50-plus islands and cays that comprise the British Virgin islands have been known for years as a “sailor’s paradise,” yacht cruisers were among the first to realize this was indeed one of “Nature’s Little Secrets.”
Tortola is the largest island. Virgin Gorda, Ginger, Cooper, Salt, Peter and Norman lie to Tortola’s south, while Guana, Camanoe and Jost Van Dyke to its north. Dozens of smaller islands, some with resorts, some unpopulated, lie between. Anegada, the only coral atoll in this island chain, is to the northwest.
The surrounding waters are deep shades of liquid blue, but on Anegada, the waters takes on an aquamarine shade. A varied and intriguing environment on land and on sea makes these islands appealing to divers, boaters, hikers.
The British Virgin Islands are the most popular destination for yachting enthusiasts. You can explore 40 nearby islands and pink flamingo havens by boat. Fishing is also a popular activity in this paradise that revolves around it’s bountiful waters.
British Virgin Islands’ main airport, the Terrence B. Lettsome Airport (EIS)in Tortola. Ferries and charters may take you to your final destination once arriving at the airport. The average annual temperature ranges from 85°-90°F. Perfect!
Source: Travel Impressions