The Baths/The Valley
Lodging in the Islands
No Frames Frames
|A favorite relaxed island
destination, the southern half of Virgin Gorda is a boulder-strewn plain
with a sunny ambiance. Its central area, The Valley, has a village
aspect centered around the Yacht
Harbour, its portal to the world via the Sir Francis Drake Channel..
Cove Beach Hotel (email, 5-5252),
right on the beach in a beautiful setting a short walk from the Yacht
Harbour, has eight beachfront cottages and other rooms. Fischer's Cove, originally the
Flax family home, carries forward a tradition of hospitality.
|The Wheelhouse a/k/a Ocean View
Hotel (5-5230) has 12 affordable motel-style, air-conditioned rooms opposite the Yacht
Harbour, with a nice balcony with seating in the back.
|Bayview Vacation Apartments
(495-5329), on a private road beside and behind Chez Bamboo, has three affordable, large
two bedroom apartments with a large kichen with a cut through serving bar into a split
level dining/living room decorated with rattan furniture and print fabric.
master bedroom has a king size bed, private balcony overlooking the Channel in the
distance, a walk-in shower and an extra folding bed. The second bedroom has twin beds
under a shed rolf with exposed beams, its own bath, extra folding bed and private balcony
among the palms. A great family bargain!
|Seven Jewels Manor (495-7424), one, two and
three bedroom duplexes with living room, kitchen and separate dining room on Windy Hill
overlooking the airport..
Baths Area makes nature part of the architecture as
giant smooth boulders are built right into dwellings and dining verandahs. Reaching out
over beaches into the sea, these fascinating rock formations culminate in
that stellar attraction, The Baths.
the Baths are the casual and
Guavaberry Spring Bay Vacation
5-5527) with unique housekeeping cottages on stilts.