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Planning a trip to the Caribbean can be a daunting task. It may be a relatively small region, but there are so many countries and islands to choose from for your perfect getaway. You may be floating more frequently visited Caribbean destinations in your head, but how about a unique vacation spot that will give you the best of the Caribbean, and more?
You may not hear as much about the British Virgin Islands, but it’s definitely worth your time. Getting to the islands is a breeze, especially from the United States. You don’t even have to worry about currency issues, as they also use the US Dollar.
The self-governing British Overseas Territory consists of more than 60 islands, but did you know that only a handful of them are inhabited? You can explore islands to your heart’s content, especially since the islands are relatively close together.
Do you want to learn how to sail from island to island? The British Virgin Islands are your best bet! The territory has perfect weather conditions for first-timers, perfect for building up your confidence. You’ll definitely find competent teachers in the British Virgin Islands. Not wanting to DIY? Fear not; you can even hire sailing crew to aid in your island hopping.
Many people go to the Caribbean for some beach time, but you may find yourself jostling for space in more popular destinations; beaches in the British Virgin Islands are secluded and pristine. You’ll often feel like the only visitor. It’s an ideal condition for any prospective honeymooners wanting a romantic retreat.
Some secrets of the British Virgin Islands are so secluded that they require a trip underwater. If you’re interested in scuba diving, the territory is home to abundant marine life, as well as the remains of the RMS Rhone. This Royal Mail Carrier sank back in 1867 due to a hurricane, and will make for interesting memories of your trip.
The British Virgin Islands will be a perfect choice for a destination wedding, or the beach honeymoon of your dreams. While this affluent Caribbean territory does come with a slightly higher price tag, you get an exclusive getaway that is worth every penny.
Platinum Key Travel Concierges- We are excited to be certified British Virgin Islands Specialists. We've had the pleasure of experiencing these islands first hand. We will reveal more intimate secrets of the British Virgin Islands through out our blog so stay tuned.
Photo credit-BVI Tourism Board