The Virgin Islands Archipelago includes the US Virgin Islands (USVI’s) and British Virgin Islands (BVI’s) and both are part of the Leeward Antilles.
The US Virgin Islands being a US Territory, include three main islands: St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix and many other small islands. The main Airport is located in the Capital City Charlotte Amalie on the Island of St. Thomas.
The BVI’s is a British overseas territory and consist of over 60 Islands, islets and cays. The largest islands are: Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke and Anegada. The capital city is Road Town and is located on the busiest island of Tortola.
Regular ferry schedules connect the USVI’s and The BVI’ as well as inland ferries within the same country.
The BVI’s have established themselves as “Nature little secrets” and they are without any doubt one of the best sailing rivieres in the world. The arrangement of beautiful islands are located within short sailing distance and let themselves best to be explored by yacht. “Keep it to yourself” as its newest BVI’s branding and promoting campaign communicates a very personalized sense of discovery.
The Baths – Virgin Gorda
White Bay – Jost van Dyke
Cane garden bay – Tortola
BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival
St. Thomas’ annual post-Easter Carnival – second largest carnival in the caribbean.
Soggy dollar bar – Jost van Dyke
Willy T – floating bar located in the middle of the Bight at Norman Island.
Bomba’s Shack – Tortola. Famous for it’s full moon parties
- Scuba dive
High Season: October to March
Hurricane Season: June to November
When to visit: All year round
USVI’s and BVI’S