When we dream of 'getting away from it all', our mind typically envisions a white-powder-sand beach, warm turquoise water, and a piña colada. A lone palm tree provides shade on our own little deserted island as we gaze out to our sail boat, reminding us that, where we are, no one else is, and that's just the way it should be.
The British Virgin Islands are one of the most idyllic and stunningly beautiful locations in the world to visit. Whether it is their picturesque beaches, spectacular reefs or world-class sailing, there is no shortage of things to inspire awe in all of us. Hidden to the north, however, may be the crown jewel of it all: the remote island of Anegada.
Congratulations! You’re headed to one of the most beautiful places on earth, the British Virgin Islands, for a sailing adventure that will keep you in awe at every turn. You’ve been dreaming of all the amazing things you will see and do there but now it’s time to figure out what to cram into your suitcase. You’re in the right place because that’s exactly what we’re going to help you with. We’ve broken your packing list into a few broad categories below, however, here are a few important notes before we begin.
How is the BVI faring since hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated the Caribbean? That’s a great question, and the answer is overwhelmingly positive.
So you want to go sailing in the British Virgin Islands but think it’s too expensive. Maybe you already read our article on the estimated costs of a BVI sailing trip and just can’t swing it. Maybe you want to bring your children along and have to cover their expenses too. Well, the good news is there are plenty of ways you can be creative to make a BVI sailing trip possible for you. Read on as we explore six ways to enjoy a budget friendly BVI sailing adventure.
When we think of sailing in the British Virgin Islands, we think of four things: awe-inspiring beaches, brilliant sunsets, complete and utter relaxation and epic snorkeling. If you’re like us and love being under the water as much as above it, then you’re in the right place as we break down some of our favorite snorkeling destinations in the BVIs. In our opinion, an epic snorkel destination is one that has a great mix of hard and soft corals, abundant sea life, easy accessibility and beautiful shells to discover on the seafloor. While there are dozens of spectacular snorkeling sites within the BVI, we’re going to keep our list brief and only list our absolute favorites. With that, let’s get to the list!
So you’ve been in awe of your friend’s sailing photos from the British Virgin Islands but either don’t know how much it will set you back or are already convinced it’s too expensive? Well, read on because sailing to the BVI’s may be more reasonable than you might think!