Filed under: Caribbean Few Top Things to Do in the British Virgin Islands

by Mexico Vacation on Feb 27th, 2010

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British Virgin Island

If you are a compulsive traveler and love to explore different parts of the world, you should see what the British Virgin Islands has to offer. This is a country with some of the most beautiful islands, which are completely filled with captivating white sand. Ruins, lush green mountains, and rum distilleries are also there to help you have some amazing fun. Though Tortola is the largest Island, there are more than enough attractions in other smaller Islands like Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, and Anegada.

However, if you still have questions about what to do after visiting the British Virgin Islands, here are the best things to have a taste of during your stay in this part of the world.

Start your expedition with a great scuba diving session in Jost Van Dyke. This island is a perfect place to have a memorable vacation experience, and that too under the water! For a wonderful diving experience, you need to visit the White Bay beach. This is a beautiful beach with a treasure hidden under water.

There are several companies providing you with some training and essential equipment to explore the water world. Not only can these companies offer guided tours, but they can also arrange self-guided tours for you. If you are not an expert diver, it is recommended to opt for a guided tour.

In addition to the White Bay, you can also find some other outstanding dive sites in this part of the world. Alice in Wonderland, for instance, is one outstanding site for all divers. This site is available in the south of Ginger Island. The great thing is that site comes with different depths at different points.

The depth may be from 55 feet to 70 feet, offering enough for a diving fan to have a whale of a time. Large coral reefs are exceptional and so are the eels, lobsters, and sharks. It is important to mention that this site well sheltered, which is the reason why it is a good diving site for inexperienced divers. Visiting this diving site is recommended because it also provides you with a chance to visit a nearby site called Ginger Steps. Nonetheless, exploring the marine life is the first thing to do in the British Virgin Islands.

The goods available in this country are duty free, which means shopping is another great activity for visitors. Tortola is the place to visit for shopping; especially, the Main Street in Road Town is a home to many shops and boutiques selling perfumes, clothing, jewelry, and local crafts.

In addition to diving and shopping, snorkeling, sailing, and fishing are other popular activities. And, when you are done enjoying these activities, you can hit a spa for a massage to relax your nerves. Really, the setting is perfect!

These are only few of those things that you should do during your stay in the British Virgin Islands. Really, diving, fishing, sailing, and soaking up in the sun are few of those activities that uplift the popularity of the BVIs, but there is a lot more to explore that you can find only when you actually arrange a visit to this place.

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