British Virgin Islands


The Ultimate Virgin Islands Luxury Yacht Trip

 The ultimate Virgin Islands experience By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor OK, so you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot. But it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll do if your numbers come up the next time. Here’s an idea: ... [ Read More ]


How the British Virgin Islands Is Moving Towards Green Energy

 A new approach By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is looking to move the territory’s direction toward green energy. Government officials met with renewable energy leaders in the British Virgin Islands last week to discuss energy issues in ... [ Read More ]


First-Ever Nonstop Flights Planned Between Miami, British Virgin Islands

 A long awaited air link could soon become a reality. And it could be a game-changer for British Virgin Islands tourism. The government of the British Virgin Islands has partnered with air carrier BVI Airways on what will be the ... [ Read More ]


marina cay

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Marcus Weitzman of Mesa, Arizona, who sent in this beautiful photograph of Pusser’s restaurant on Marina Cay in the British Virgin Islands. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? ... [ Read More ]


 A landmark Caribbean hotel is set to undergo a major transformation. Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands will be launching the most substantial renovation of the property since it was founded by Laurence Rockefeller ... [ Read More ]


 The Soggy Dollar Bar. It’s one of the legendary places in the Caribbean: set on White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Perhaps more importantly, it’s the home of what’s almost certainly the Caribbean’s best painkiller. ... [ Read More ]

saba rock

 Dreaming of nights on a tiny rock in the British Virgin Islands By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s only one square-acre, a tiny spit floating in the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound. But Saba Rock is on my list of ... [ Read More ]

bitter end yacht club

 Why the Bitter End is so sweet By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I really should be sailing. After all, it’s my last day at Bitter End Yacht Club, a British Virgin Islands institution that’s been the Caribbean’s premier sailing resort for ... [ Read More ]


 There are great parties across the Caribbean on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to experience the ultimate island experience, the one that you’ll always remember, there’s simply one option: Old Year’s Night. It’s an annual, legendary fete held ... [ Read More ]


 Not the rum punch you’re used to By Sarah Graves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The typical rum punch is made with orange and pineapple juice. But Bacchus’ Passion isn’t your typical rum punch. “I don’t like to make basic drinks,” says Bitter ... [ Read More ]


 The best seat in the house By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The dining room staff at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club call it table 302. I call it the best seat in the house. Tucked into a quiet corner ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is seeing a significant improvement in cruise numbers the territory’s Ports Authority reported. The BVI received 32,133 cruise passenger arrivals in October, up 487 percent year over year. By comparison, the ... [ Read More ]

Prickly Pear, British Virgin Islands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It can only be accessed by boat. But if you get there, you’ll never want to leave. This is Prickly Pear, that far-off paradise in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Blessed with golden sand ... [ Read More ]

soggy dollar bar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff No one likes to leave the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. But sometimes you have to. That brings us to the latest Caribbean Photo, which Caribbean Journal reader Giana Benson took after leaving ... [ Read More ]

Road Town, Tortola

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A team of engineers from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez has arrived in the British Virgin Islnads to begin a series of upgrades to the territory’s seismic network. The project is being carried out ... [ Read More ]


 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bill Smith. This is a shot of “a family of squid that adopted me at Devil’s Bay on Virgin Gorda,” Smith tells CJ. Do you have a great photo of the ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay real estate development has expanded with its new Copper Villas. The villas, part of the British Virgin Islands project’s Atlantic Ridge neighborhood, “are positioned to take advantage of close proximity ... [ Read More ]

Above: solar panels on Necker Island (Photo: Owen Buggy)

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson is continuing his push for sustainable energy in the Caribbean, and the Caribbean resident is putting his money where his mouth is. Branson has been on a drive to make his private ... [ Read More ]