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Top Things to Do in British Virgin Islands

Visiting The Baths, Virgin Gorda

The unique boulder formations at The Baths make this beach one of the most unique in the Caribbean and create unique tide pools and grottoes. The swimming and snorkeling here are absolutely amazing, despite the crowds that can gather, especially on cruise-ship days. However, similar, less crowded beaches are nearby.

Tossing Back a Painkiller, Jost Van Dyke

Whether you go for the original at the Soggy Dollar Bar or the unique rum punch at Foxy's Tamarind, no trip to the Virgin Islands would be complete without a stop for nightlife and a few swigs of something at Jost Van Dyke (as if the beautiful beach at White Bay weren't enough).

Diving in Anegada

Whether you are into reef or wreck diving, the clear, bright blue waters here make visibility tremendous, and the protected reef system is still alive and teeming with fish.

Taking in the View from Sage Mountain, Tortola

The views from Tortola's highest peak are stunning. On a very clear day, you can see both St. Croix (some 40 miles [64 km] away) and Anegada (a mere 20 miles [32 km] away).

Visiting the Caves, Norman Island

It is believed that uninhabited Norman Island was the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. Boaters are drawn to three sea-level caves at Treasure Point, which are a popular sight for snorkelers since they are deep enough that they resemble a night dive.

Chartering a Yacht, Tortola

The charter-yacht capital of the Caribbean is one of the best places to go for either a bareboat or crewed yacht charter. Boaters can easily reach more than 50 different islands and dozens of anchorages and snorkeling spots, including many deserted beaches that are not reachable by any other way.

Updated: 2013-12-11

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