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VIDEO: AnaCapri Estate, Tortola’s Dream Villa

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You can’t look away. Even when the water is as calm as a lake, when the green hills stand, pristine, and the clouds hold in place, the view is dynamic, energetic even without motion. …

What’s Next at Oil Nut Bay in the BVI

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ premier luxury developments is planning several major openings for the winter season. Oil Nut Bay, set on the island of Virgin Gorda, will unveil a total of seven new …

The British Virgin Islands’ Big Culinary Festival

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ed Cave, who sent in this lovely shot of The Baths on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Mango Bay Resort on the island of Virgin Gorda has announced plans to reopen. Mango Bay has officially relaunched its reconstruction project, with plans to open for the tourist season of …

anegada bvi

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to the hottest island in the British Virgin Islands: Anegada. The Anegada Express ferry is set to launch operations on Feb. 5, a new option to sail around the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resort comunities in the British Virgin Islands is reopening for the holidays. Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay luxury eco-resort community is planning to reopen as early as Dec. 16, the property …

 Above: recovery work at the famous Cow Wreck beach bar  By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ recovery continues in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Two of the destination’s airports have recently resumed commercial operations: Virgin …

Cheemaun Beach Villa

 The luxe Oil Nut Bay residential development on Virgin Gorda has added a new villa to its rental portfolio: the stunning Cheemaun Beach Villa. The 3,250-square-foot home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, sleeping a total of eight …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Natalie Brown, who sent in this beautiful shot of the view from the Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 Looking for your next Caribbean fishing tournament? The BVI Sport Fishing Association is hosting the 2nd Annual Virgin Gorda International Marlin Tournament from July 28-31, in partnership with Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour. The tournament expects a turnout of 15 or …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you weren’t staying aboard a boat, chances are you arrived to Saba Rock, the lively bar and restaurant floating in the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound, via their water taxi. Which means that you …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’ve got plans to cruise around the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound, you may already know about the beautiful Yacht Club Costa Smeralda & Marina, a 38-slip refuge for yachts up to 300 feet long. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Diane Schumacher, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset on the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

 Virgin Gorda’s Rosewood Little Dix Bay has announced the appointment of a new executive chef ahead of its planned reopening in December. The property has appointed Chef Cupertino Ortiz to the role, in which he will be charged with creating …

Beach Resorts

 There are great “resorts” in the Caribbean and there are great beach vacations in the Caribbean. The distinction is no small thing. Because while some resorts can offer all the amenities and grandeur you’re looking for, they may not be …

 Virgin Gorda’s Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has completed a $3 million expansion and improvement project. The North Sound facility reopened this week with a new waterside restaurant called Bar Aqua and an improved marina and clubhouse. YCCS has also added …

Virgin Gorda

 “It’s time to go to the British Virgin Islands.” It’s something that’s crossed the minds of just about every die-hard traveler to the Caribbean. That’s because it’s one of the Caribbean’s great destinations, and particularly the island of Virgin Gorda. …