Diamond Cay (Jost Van Dyke) — Diamond Cay, declared a national park in 1991, is located off Long Bay, Jost Van Dyke. Like most other islands that have been declared National Parks, Diamond Cay is a bird sanctuary. The 1.25 acre nesting site is home to several species of bird, including tern, boobies, and pelicans. […]
Devil’s Bay Beach (Virgin Gorda) — accessible by boat or by walking through the trails of The Baths, this National Park beach offers pure white sand sprinkled with large granite boulders, as well as deep blue Caribbean waters rich with marine life and coral for captivating diving and snorkeling.
Cane Garden Bay (Beach) (North Shore, Tortola) — A long and lovely curved bay that’s sheltered from heavy winds, Cane Garden Bay on Tortola’s north shore is a favored anchorage for boaters. Swimming, windsurfing and other water sports attract tourists and BVI residents alike, who also enjoy the lively bars and restaurants that line the […]
Zenaida’s of West End (Soper’s Hole Marina, West End, Tortola) – this shop sells a variety of batiks, hand-painted and hand-blocked fabrics, weaves and wall hangings. That, as well as uniquely-designed bags, belts, sarongs, scarves and ethnic jewelry pieces.
Virgin Gorda Craft Shop (The Marina, The Valley, Virgin Gorda) – this store, which sells local crafts and souvenirs, also acts as one of the few retailers on this island.
Thee Artistic Gallery (The Marina, The Valley, Virgin Gorda) – given that just 3,000 residents like on Virgin Gorda island, shopping options are very limited. One of the few shops there includes this store, which carries assorted crafts & books.
Sunny Caribee (Main Street, Road Town, Tortola) – this store sells both Caribbean-themed artwork, as well as assorted souvenirs and local food items like hot sauces and jerk (meat) seasoning.
Samarkand (Main Street, Road Town, Tortola) – this jeweler sells a range of items, including gold & silver pendants, earrings, bracelets and pins. A selection of replica pirate-era Spanish coins are also sold (like those previously found on sunken galleons within the Caribbean region).
RiteWay Food Markets (Road Town and other locations within Tortola; Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda) – this is another local grocer that sells U.S. and UK-made food items, as well as imported beers & wines. Another destination for yacht owners and visitors staying at nearby rental villas.
Pusser’s Company Store (Main St. at Waterfront Rd., Road Town, Tortola) – this store sells nautical memorabilia, ship models, and marine paintings. There’s also an entire line of clothing for both men and women, handsome decorator bottles of Pusser’s rum, and gift items bearing the Pusser’s logo.