British Virgin Islands

Above: Peter Island (CJ Photo)

Peter Island Has a New Executive Chef

 A new top chef at the private island resort By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Peter Island Resort and Spa in the British Virgin Islands has welcomed Executive Chef Todd Howard to its culinary team. Howard will be creating new menu ... [ Read More ]

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Salt Island

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alexandra Durante, who sent in this shot of Mr Smith on Salt Island, British Virgin Islands, showing a sea fan crystallized in salt. Did you take a great photo of the ... [ Read More ]

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Scrub Island Planning $12.5 Million in Capital Improvements

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island Resort has partnered with Waypoint Real Estate Consulting in an effort to increase awareness of real estate offerings and stimulate villa development around the island. The new partnership with the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: kitesurfing in the BVI (Photos: Owen Buggy) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Saba Rock Resort has announced an exciting new opportunity for thrill-seekers visiting the British Virgin Islands. In addition to a four-night stay in a double-occupancy suite, the special ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the British Virgin Islands (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is seeing a 3.8 percent improvement in tourist arrivals in 2015, according to data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The British Overseas ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Fat Virgin’s Cafe in the BVI (All photos by CJ) VIRGIN GORDA – Sometimes, on an early afternoon, sitting in front of the sea with a Pusser’s on the rocks, one wonders about the origin of things. Like, for ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the British Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The ruling National Democratic Party has won the British Virgin Islands’ national elections, according to results released by the BVI’s Office of the Supervisor of Election. Premier Orlando ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Long Bay Beach Resort in Tortola (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell TORTOLA — There are no crowds. There is just the beach. Not any beach, though. Tortola’s Long Bay is one of the most beautiful in the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Cooper Island Beach Club (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell COOPER ISLAND — It’s just before twilight and the sea is silver. There are barrels in the sand and a table in the water. On Cooper Island, ... [ Read More ]

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 YOU CAN find some kind of fruit-based rum cocktail at every resort in the Caribbean. But sometimes you find one that’s truly delicious. That’s the case at the Biras Beach Bar at Virgin Gorda’s Biras Creek Resort, where barman Courtney ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Road Town (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has set the date for its upcoming general election. Acting Governor V Inez Archibald announced this week that the British Overseas Territory would hold its vote ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: a Tree House Suite at Virgin Gorda’s Little Dix Bay You may know Rosewood Little Dix Bay. It’s the preeminent resort on Virgin Gorda and one of the truly great resorts in the region. (It also has one of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the property has views across the Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Home travels to the west end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands for a villa where the views are worth the price ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s a bit of a secret. But for those in the know, Guana Island, the 850-acre private island in the British Virgin Islands, is a slice of untouched paradise. Home to a tiny 15-room hotel, it’s a nod to a ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Richard Branson By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Richard Branson about to disrupt the Caribbean cruise industry? The global mogul and British Virgin Islands resident announced plans last week to form “Virgin Cruises,” a new cruise line that will ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the entrance to Island Roots (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ROAD TOWN — The Virgin Gorda ferry was leaving soon, which meant about 15 minutes to spare on the narrow back streets of Road Town. So it ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Anegada (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ANEGADA — The sand is white. Not off-white, not golden. There are vibrant beach restaurants, welcoming watering holes and empty roads. Not to mention that this place has a lobster surplus ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Stoutt’s Lookout in Tortola (All photos by CJ) WE DROVE right by the bar. “Wait a minute,” the driver told me, backing up the car. Yes, this was a place worth stopping. Above: the famous Stoutt We got out on ... [ Read More ]