The BVI Attractions

The British Virgin Islands are a prime spot for tourists looking to have fun

Photo credit: © Jim Barnes

You don't have to spend all of your vacation relaxing. Make sure to get out and explore all of the wonderful activities the British Virgin Islands has for its visitors. Whether you plan on exploring the nature, soak up the sun, or learn about the islands' history, there is plenty to do.


The Baths

There are an abundance of beaches to consider visiting in the area. Whether you'd rather be part of a busy beach scene, or you enjoy relaxing in a secluded area, you can find a beach that fits your preferences. Click on the name of each beach to get additional information concerning that beach.

A local beach where snorkeling is an option is The Bight. This bay is peppered with boaters and the beach boasts a pier. The small patch of sand here is gray, but very soft.

Another top pick for visitors who enjoy snorkeling is Marina Cay Beach. Marina Cay is a beach on a tiny island off the South coast of Great Camence Island.

White Bay Beach: Protected by a gorgeous coral reef system and lined with beach bars, White Bay Beach is a great spot no matter what your favored beach activities are.

These are merely a few of the places worth checking out Go to this extended discussion if you'd like to find out some more facts.

Landmark Attractions

Callwood Historic Distillery

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is VI Maritime Museum. It is situated at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College and found on Tortola, the BVI. Set on the second floor of the Centre of Applied Marine Studies at H. Lavity Stoutt Community Collage, the VI Maritime Museum honors the rich boat building history of the British Virgin Islands.

Another popular destination is Old Government House Museum. It is located in Road Town, the BVI. Visited by many royal figures through time, this location once housed all important government functions and was a residence for the governor. The building deteriorated quickly in the tropical climate and was almost demolished.

1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum: The 1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works was built by the McCleverly slaves over three centuries ago and the property continued to produce sugar, lime juice, and cotton until the 1940s.

This region has plenty of additional places to see. To find out more about landmarks in this area, go to this page.

Natural Attractions

Copper Mine National Park

Copper Mine National Park is one of the local attractions you might enjoy. Copper Mine National Park was originally used by the Spanish in the 16th century, though evidence exists that suggest the indigenous people of Virgin Gorda may have built mines even earlier. Mining was done at this spot on and off until 1867, and the ruins that exist today were built in 1838.

A second place that's popular with visitors is Little Fort National Park. Justin behind an old post office in Fort Point are the ruins of a small fort that is not easily accessed by those who don't know the area. Established as a national park in 1978, it was done in order to protect local wildlife.

Fortunately, you'll be able to find other choices too. For more details about natural attractions in the BVI, follow this link.


The Caribbean Casinos

Travelers don't generally stay in the BVI to gamble, although there is one to check out nearby, Rock Bar Gaming. <p>Every night is a good night at the Rock Gaming Bar. Grab a drink and test your luck as you how fun in the intense atmosphere and listening to the current music hits.</p>


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