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Island CENTRAL
All about the BVI

Activities
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Shopping
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Known for its variety of water-related activities, B-V-I Activities range from windsurfing to hiking. Also, Shopping (order your groceries ahead) in the BVI is featured. Take a Tour of Shops in the BVI, beginning with the Main Street Shops in Road Town, and going to outlying places and other sights.  
 
BVI White Pages BVI White Pages are online here.  
Travel. How to get to and from the BVIs. Go to the Beef Island Airport page for travel-related useful information such as customs, currency and phone use, in-island transportation, taxi and car rentals. The phone number is always (284) 49 + the 5-digit local number.
Lodging in the Islands Take a tour of the many varied and intriguing small resorts, inns and guesthouses in the BVIs in the BVIs. See Fodor's reviews, panoramic views, Tortola Villas and Villas of Virgin Gorda. The table of contents is at top left, which opens each top right article, whose embedded links open the article's "illustrations" in the main window (sometimes click twice for bookmarks).
Elegant Dining Tour
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Dining in the Islands. Here is information, including Fodor's reviews, on the many excellent restaurants, bars, British pubs, local West Indian food, elegant resort dining rooms--the BVIs have great places to eat. See Cuisine of the Islands for a description of various BVI food items (click at left top for each item). Congratulations to the BVI Culinary Team for their success at the "Taste of Caribbean" and other competitions!
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Honeymoons made in Heaven!
Excellent for couples on any occasion from anniversaries to a quick weekend getaway. See Biras Creek's Week of Enchantment, Little Dix Bay's Pure Romance, and Long Bay Beach's Perfect Honeymoon packages.
Diving and Snorkeling
Vacations
in Paradise
Vacations in Paradise emphasizes the Long Bay Beach Resort and Families in Paradise features the Little Dix Bay Resort and its wonderful Children's Program.
RoadTourIcon.gif (3490 bytes) Tour the main island of Tortola. Practice your driving skills! This framed tour takes you around Tortola, visiting various ports of call.
What's Happening

Fro entertainment and ongoing events, see the Limin' Times. See cruise ship schedule here. See Island Music for descriptions of bands.

BVI Local News is available from the Island Sun, BVI Beacon, Platinum News, VI Standpoint and BVI News.
Cultural Life Pirates&PrivateersLogo12.jpg (9604 bytes)Cultural Life of the BVI. See Nightlife and hear Island Music. Browse the BVI Bookstore. Here's info on the BVI National Parks Trust.  See Churches in the BVI. See Art in the Islands and a KARL MERKLEIN art show. Look back at Traditional Life. See a History of BVI Resorts.
BVI Tour
By Island

It's time to tour. Since the BVIs are a group of islands, in many instances outlying islands or even part of the same island can only be reached by water, whether by sailboat, ferry or launch.
Also, see Jost Van Dyke, the yachties' barefoot paradise, Peter Island, the resort island, Anegada--the "drowned" island with the Roseate Flamingos, and Guana Island, the private nature resort. Tour Nearby St. John and Navigating through St. John--a good article for cruisers.

Sailors Paradise, the B-V-I Sailing Guide features the Bitter End Yacht Club on its cover. See also the B-V-I Sailing Guide on Bareboat and Crewed Charters, Day Sails & Boat Rentals, Stay & Sails, Sailing Schools and the Online Cruising Course. Go here for Sailing Links.
Weather ZBVI radio 780 AM,out of the BVI live or via computer and CCT Boatphone, has weather forecasts. Also, see the Intellicast 10 day weather forecast for marine and regular forecasts Here are general Weather Patterns. More weather links are available here.
The BVIs are the chartering capital of the Caribbean. See Chartering in the BVIs with information on Charter Companies, Cruising Guide, Itineraries, Location of Charter Boats, Marine Forecast, Provisioning, Ratings, Sleep-overs & Getting There, and Weather Patterns.
BVI Discussion Groups Answers to specific questions and shared experiences on the BVI may be found at this online discussion group--Travel Talk Online. Here are very knowledgeable people.  
Natural Wonders NEW! This land is blessed with such abundant Natural Wonders, both above, on and below the blue Caribbean sea. See Beaches of the BVI with tips on Beachcombing and Shell Collecting. Guana Island Wildlife Sanctuary offers an excursion into a world where nature rules.
Sailing & Other Links Sailing and Other Links at B-V-I Online. Sail to Tahiti, cure seasickness, read great sailing stories, and see the Gypsy Rover.

Guide | BVI Map | Island Central | Useful Info | Honeymoons | Transport
Sailors | Charter | Bareboat | Crewed | Day Sails | Schools |
Stay&Sails
BVI Tour | Norman Is. | Peter Is. | Cooper & Salt Is. | Jost Van Dyke
Road Town | Main St. | Nanny Cay | Maya Cove | Fat Hog's Bay | Trellis Bay
Tortola:Villas-Ocean- North Coast | Soper's Hole | Cane Garden Bay
Virgin Gorda:Villas
-The Baths-Beach Coast-North Sound | Anegada
Vacations | Families | Lodging | Dining | Culture | Music | Art | Books
Beaches
| Nature | Guana | Nightlife | Dive| Cooking| Activities| Shops

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Local numbers now use prefix 49_

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