Explore the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands are known as a nature and water recreation destination, with sensational beaches.

Explore the crystal clear waters of the British Virgin Islands, sailing through paradise in a luxury catamaran

7 nights: Various dates January – December

Please enquire for price.

Trips are priced in the operator’s local currency. The sterling amount shown is a guide only and the amount you pay in sterling will change with currency fluctuations.

During the day, discover incredible beaches, breathtaking diving and snorkelling locations. Then at night, treat yourself to superb beachside dining and entertainment on this exciting island adventure. Enjoy the luxury of your catamaran as you set sail from laid-back Road Town on Tortola, island hopping through turquoise waters to visit the most scenic places in the BVIs.

Immerse yourself in the stunning scenery, exploring incredible locations from the almost pristine coral atoll on Anegada to the famous Norman Island. With intriguing nature and incredible wildlife, you can explore these islands at stunning anchorages, snorkelling and swimming from the boat and the sparkling white beaches.

With plenty of opportunity for some fun sailing, you will thread the needle between Great Thatch and Little Thatch islands, sail the blue waters between Virgin Gorda and Anegada and explore sunny bays for underwater excitement at Peter Island. With dozens of secluded coves and bays to explore, the warm waters are teeming with marine wildlife, making these islands a breathtaking diving and snorkelling destination.

Suited To

Families, Couples, Groups

Difficulty

No experience required

Nights Onboard

7

Vessel Type

Lagoon 40 Catamaran Lagoon 560 S2 Catamaran* *Surcharges apply for premium upgrades

Vessel Length

38 – 55ft

Skipper

Yes

Berth Style

Double cabins (air-con and en suite)

Insurance Required

Yes

Day 1 – Scrub Island

Saturday Boarding at 18:00 (6 pm) in Scrub Island Marina – Dinner on board and night at the marina.

Day 2 – Sunday (Jost Van Dyke)

Set sail from Scrub Island Marina after breakfast and make for White Bay (12 Nm/2hours) for lunch and visit Soggy Dollar Bar. Late afternoon, head to Great Harbour (3Nm/30min) for dinner and the option to go to Foxy’s Tamarind for evening cocktails.

Day 3 – Monday (Norman Island)

Depart Great Harbour after breakfast and head to Sandy Cay (3Nm/30 min), for snorkelling, beach and watersports, followed by lunch. A national park donated by the Rockefeller family to the BVI’s. Ask for the crew to dinghy you ashore and enjoy a beautiful short trail through the island. In the afternoon sail to Norman Island (12Nm/2hours) to visit the Treasure Point sea caves before proceeding to Benures Bay (3Nm/30min) for a quiet evening under the stars, a great spot for paddle boarding and watersports.

Day 4 – Tuesday (Peter Island – Cooper Island)

Depart Benures Bay after breakfast and head to the Indians (2Nm/30min) where you can enjoy snorkelling in crystal clear waters. After snorkelling is finished sail to Deadmans Bay (6Nm/1hour) on Peter Island for lunch/watersports/beach. The late afternoon goes around to Peter Island Great Harbour for some festivities on the WillyT and dinner and/or evening at Cooper Island.

Day 5 – Wednesday (Virgin Gorda)

Head to the Baths marine park (10Nm/2hours) in the morning/lunch. Enjoy snorkelling in the most beautiful spot of the BVI or hike from the beach to Devil Bay through a maze of giant boulders. In the afternoon sail to North Gorda sound (10Nm/2hours) and anchor between Prickly Pear and Eustatia for snorkelling and a quiet evening.

Day 6 – Thursday (Anegada)

Set sail early for Anegada Setting Point (15Nm/3hours). Options to rent Jeeps and explore the island followed by an Anegada lobster dinner onshore is what the island is famous for. Throughout the trip enjoy the beautiful features of the Sunken Island (flamingos, salt ponds, breathtaking white sandy beaches) [excursion – additional fees may apply].

Day 7 – Friday (Guana Island)

Sail from Anegada in the morning and head to Monkey Point (20Nm/4hours) on Guana island for snorkelling and lunch. It is described as one of the best snorkelling spots on the island with plenty of turtles and school of fishes very close to shore. Spend some time at beautiful White Bay beach and paddleboards/kayaks in the afternoon before a sail to Marina Cay (5Nm/1hour) shortly before sunset. Evening at marina cay

Day 8 – Saturday (Scrub Island)

Morning sailing back to base (15min), Scrub Island Marina – Disembarkation at 9.00 am.

  • Skipper and Hostess
  • 7-night cruise with half board service (breakfast + lunch)
  • Drinks on board (half-litre wine or 1-litre beer per passenger/day)
  • Your travel to and from the start and endpoints.
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra alcohol
  • Any meals you eat ashore

Scrub Island, BVI

Scrub Island, BVI

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit

Hat

Sailing gloves

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

Day 1 – Scrub Island

Saturday Boarding at 18:00 (6 pm) in Scrub Island Marina – Dinner on board and night at the marina.

Day 2 – Sunday (Jost Van Dyke)

Set sail from Scrub Island Marina after breakfast and make for White Bay (12 Nm/2hours) for lunch and visit Soggy Dollar Bar. Late afternoon, head to Great Harbour (3Nm/30min) for dinner and the option to go to Foxy’s Tamarind for evening cocktails.

Day 3 – Monday (Norman Island)

Depart Great Harbour after breakfast and head to Sandy Cay (3Nm/30 min), for snorkelling, beach and watersports, followed by lunch. A national park donated by the Rockefeller family to the BVI’s. Ask for the crew to dinghy you ashore and enjoy a beautiful short trail through the island. In the afternoon sail to Norman Island (12Nm/2hours) to visit the Treasure Point sea caves before proceeding to Benures Bay (3Nm/30min) for a quiet evening under the stars, a great spot for paddle boarding and watersports.

Day 4 – Tuesday (Peter Island – Cooper Island)

Depart Benures Bay after breakfast and head to the Indians (2Nm/30min) where you can enjoy snorkelling in crystal clear waters. After snorkelling is finished sail to Deadmans Bay (6Nm/1hour) on Peter Island for lunch/watersports/beach. The late afternoon goes around to Peter Island Great Harbour for some festivities on the WillyT and dinner and/or evening at Cooper Island.

Day 5 – Wednesday (Virgin Gorda)

Head to the Baths marine park (10Nm/2hours) in the morning/lunch. Enjoy snorkelling in the most beautiful spot of the BVI or hike from the beach to Devil Bay through a maze of giant boulders. In the afternoon sail to North Gorda sound (10Nm/2hours) and anchor between Prickly Pear and Eustatia for snorkelling and a quiet evening.

Day 6 – Thursday (Anegada)

Set sail early for Anegada Setting Point (15Nm/3hours). Options to rent Jeeps and explore the island followed by an Anegada lobster dinner onshore is what the island is famous for. Throughout the trip enjoy the beautiful features of the Sunken Island (flamingos, salt ponds, breathtaking white sandy beaches) [excursion – additional fees may apply].

Day 7 – Friday (Guana Island)

Sail from Anegada in the morning and head to Monkey Point (20Nm/4hours) on Guana island for snorkelling and lunch. It is described as one of the best snorkelling spots on the island with plenty of turtles and school of fishes very close to shore. Spend some time at beautiful White Bay beach and paddleboards/kayaks in the afternoon before a sail to Marina Cay (5Nm/1hour) shortly before sunset. Evening at marina cay

Day 8 – Saturday (Scrub Island)

Morning sailing back to base (15min), Scrub Island Marina – Disembarkation at 9.00 am.

  • Skipper and Hostess
  • 7-night cruise with half board service (breakfast + lunch)
  • Drinks on board (half-litre wine or 1-litre beer per passenger/day)

  • Your travel to and from the start and endpoints.
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra alcohol
  • Any meals you eat ashore

Open to novice sailors

Scrub Island, BVI

Scrub Island, BVI

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit

Hat

Sailing gloves

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

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