Attractions

Island in Out Islands

Norman Island

Since 1843, writers have alleged that treasure is buried on Norman Island, supposedly the prototype for Robert Louis Stevenson’s book Treasure Island. It fits the bill: Norman is the BVI’s largest uninhabited landma…
Island in Out Islands

Necker Island

Private Necker Island belongs to Richard Branson, famous adventurer and scion of Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Records. About 1 mile north of Virgin Gorda, Necker is one of the world’s most luxurious retreats. …
Island in Out Islands

Salt Island

This T-shaped island is a forlorn place. The salt making (which gave the island its name) still goes on here, but the RMS Rhone is the big attraction. The Rhone crashed against the rocks off the southwest coast duri…
Island in Out Islands

Cooper Island

Lying about 4 miles south of Tortola, Cooper Island is a moderately hilly cay and is virtually undeveloped except for the Cooper Island Beach Club, whose restaurant, rum bar and brewery make it a popular anchorage f…
Island in Out Islands

Peter Island

This lofty L-shaped island, about 4 miles south of Tortola, is the BVI’s fifth-largest and home to the luxurious Peter Island Resort. The island remains lush and wild for the most part. There are five pristine beach…
Island in Out Islands

The Dogs

This clutch of five little islands lies halfway between Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Protected by the BVI National Parks Trust, the Dogs are sanctuaries for birds and marine animals. The diving and snorkeling here are …