British Virgin Islands


At Tortola’s Long Bay Beach Resort, the Art of the Hideaway

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 […]


This is the Coolest (And Greenest) Hotel in the British Virgin Islands

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, […]


Rum Journal: At Virgin Gorda’s Biras Creek, Tasting the Caribbean Sky

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 […]


British Virgin Islands Announces Date for General Elections

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 […]

Caribbean Room With a View: A Treehouse at Little Dix Bay

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 […]

Caribbean Home: How to Enjoy the View in Tortola

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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Day: Guana Island, British Virgin Islands

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 […]

Richard Branson Announces New Venture: "Virgin Cruises"

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 […]

At One Tortola Coffee Shop, The Old Is New Again

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 […]


The Best-Kept Secret in the British Virgin Islands

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 […]

Rum Journal: In Tortola, A Rum Punch With a View

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 […]

Caribbean Room With A View: Virgin Gorda’s Biras Creek Resort

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The Grand Suites at Virgin Gorda’s Biras Creek Resort aren’t short of luxurious details. At 1,100-square-feet they feature spacious bedrooms, a walk-in closet, an ocean-view soaking tub, as well as an outdoor garden shower […]


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