Composed of luscious islets and reefs, the British Virgin Islands are situated in the northern area of the Caribbean. These beautiful islands have always been a meeting point for lovers of the sea and yachting. It’s easy to understand why providing the circumstances: hidden coves, secret bays, wildlife and sea life rolled into a picture perfect panorama. This archipelago was also a refuge for pirates and their buried treasure. Despite being an overseas British territory, the BVI’s currency is the American dollar. Robert Louis Stevenson’s book The Island of the Treasure was inspired by the BVI.
A week in a catamaran can cost you around 8.000$, but the most expensive month of the year is january, the price increase around 35%.
You can rent sailboats and catamarans in the BVI in a variety of places. In general, they are our most sought for boat rental.
The rainy season is from August to December and the dry season is from January to April. Water temperatures are fantastic around the seasonal clock, fluctuating between 26ºC and 28ºC.
You can sail in the BVI all the year long, these blissful islands experience pleasant temperatures all year. In January, temperatures are warm, ranging from between 20ºC and 26ºC. In August, temperatures are much warmer, starting at 23ºC and peaking 30ºC.
Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) on Beef Island (connected to Tortola) is the best option for those flying to the BVI. There are a few smaller airports based on other islands such as Virgin Gorda, and Anegada. You can also choose to sail to the BVI or rent a boat in other Caribbean locations.