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Stunning scenery, tropical waters and charming culture all await you with a luxury yacht charter in the British Virgin Islands. Drop anchor and explore this romantic region of the Caribbean from the best vantage point: a superyacht.
The British Virgin Islands are famous for their beauty, their stunning clear waters and welcoming and hospitable culture. Located in the Leeward Islands as part of the Lesser Antilles, this collection of around 60 tropical islands is the perfect destination for a luxury yacht charter.
Whether it’s relaxing on a beach, exploring the tropical rainforest or swimming in warm turquoise waters, a BVI yacht charter has it all. The climate and prevailing wind conditions make the area a mecca for sailors and boast some of the best sailing in the Caribbean.
Take in the beautiful bays and waters of Tortola and the surrounding areas including White Bay, Green Cay and Sandy Spit on Jost Van Dyke Island where you can sling up a hammock between the palm trees. ‘Deadman’s Bay’ on Peter Island is a perfect anchorage for snorkelling, swimming and seabobbing on the rocky outcrop of Cabey Point.
The island of Virgin Gorda is formed of volcanic rocks that have been smoothed down over the millennia to create unique arches, grottos and shaded pools; a magical place. The Baths at Virgin Gorda are world-famous so be sure not to miss out.
As you’d expect from its Caribbean location, the British Virgin Islands is a seafood lover’s dream with fresh fish available almost everywhere. Like seemingly the rest of the Caribbean, people of the British Virgin Islands know how to enjoy themselves.
Begin your luxury charter by visiting Norman Island. You will find the perfect anchorage sight at The Bight, one of the most popular sites here in a sheltered bay. Discover the incredible marine life here by diving beneath the waters to snorkel. The Bight is home to the Historic Willy T floating bar and restaurant, which is made out of a refurbished ship and has become a favourite spot for visitors to grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cold drink. If you are feeling adventurous, explore the natural caves of this National Path which are brimming with marine life.
One fabulous resort and five heavenly beaches make up the private Peter Island. The Marina at Peter Island Resort is in the crystalline waters of Sprat Bay and you’ll enjoy dinner and drinks in the stunning surroundings. Head west to Deadman’s Bay, considered one of the world’s most romantic beaches. Relax and unwind here, or dive the grassy seabed. Explore this island paradise or relax in your very own personal piece of paradise.
Separated from Tortola by the Sir Francis Drake Channel, this small island is lined with white sand beaches, palm trees, no roads and only a handful of privately-owned properties. Admire the views from your yacht or drop anchor and visit the Cooper Island Beach Club for drinks on shore. Sail west to visit are-inspiring Salt Island, aptly named after its famous salt ponds. Here you can scuba dive the sunken RMS Phone, one of the best scuba sites in the Caribbean.
Completely uninhabited, Ginger Island offers a true tropical island experience. Discover hidden caves and incredible plant life on this empty paradise isle or simply relax uninterrupted on the scenic shores. If you are a keen diver, spots like ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Alice’s Back Door’ are ideal for scoping out incredible coral pillars, brain corals, star corals and an abundance of colourful marine life.
There is something for everyone at Virgin Gorda. Visit North Sound where you will find everything from a complete marina and spa, to restaurants, shops, and live entertainment. As a popular spot for watersports have a go at windsurfing or paddle boarding. Witness the luscious green hills and vibrant villas against the crystal blue waters. Make sure to stop off at The Dogs, the National Park renowned for its incredible diving and snorkelling site.
Discover the most scenic watersports playground in the area, Anegada. With pristine white sand beaches and rich marine life, there is a multitude of things to do and see. Look out for the Roseate Flamingos, rare rock iguanas, as well as the magnificent plant species such as sea lavender. A popular spot to snorkel or dive is Horseshoe Reef, dotted with shipwrecks and spectacular ecosystems beneath the water.
Jost Van Dyke
Next you will head to the Great Harbour at Jost Van Dyke. During your cruise, stop at Monkey Point for a snorkel and to swim with the abundance of marine life. This national park is home to turtles, yellowtail snappers, tarpon, and blue-striped grunts. When you reach Great Harbour, head to one of the most famous bars in the Caribbean, Soggy Dollar Bar, or hike to the Bubbly Pool to experience your very own natural spa.
Smuggler’s Cove on Tortola is difficult to get to without a tender, so offers a quiet spot to enjoy the paradise waters. Drop anchor and head to the beach at Apple Bay, a surfer’s paradise or, visit Long Bay Beach, perfect for a sunset stroll. Take to the hills for some in-land adventures into the lush Sage Mountain National Park and hike to Spy Glass Hill for an unforgettable view. Horseback ride through the park too if you want to get off your feet. For something a little livelier, hit up Cane Garden Bay Beach and check out the windsurfers before making the most of the lively bar and restaurants that line the shore.