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Anegada Island (Road Town)
Ranked #1 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Anegada or the "drowned island" is completely surrounded by shallow reefs, and has become the focal point of underwater... more » Owner description: Anegada or the "drowned island" is completely surrounded by shallow reefs, and has become the focal point of underwater diving due to the many historic shipwrecks that litter the island's underwater depths. « less
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Ranked #2 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water; Reefs

Smugglers Cove is fantastic -  with decent snorkeling, pristine white sands, tranquil atmosphere, amazing views and waters right out of a magazine AD.  While there are no... more »

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Ranked #3 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Marinas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Park that encompasses the wreck of the HMS Rhone, a mail ship that sunk during a hurricane in 1867, and Dead Chest Island,... more » Owner description: Park that encompasses the wreck of the HMS Rhone, a mail ship that sunk during a hurricane in 1867, and Dead Chest Island, both great dive sites. « less
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Ranked #4 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: A lovely beach sweeping for half a mile, which provides a great place to swim, snorkel, sunbathe or just relax and watch the... more » Owner description: A lovely beach sweeping for half a mile, which provides a great place to swim, snorkel, sunbathe or just relax and watch the pelicans dive for fish. « less
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Ranked #5 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches
Owner description: A perfect getaway for a day, this charming, half-mile strip of soft white sand is isolated and rarely visited since it is... more » Owner description: A perfect getaway for a day, this charming, half-mile strip of soft white sand is isolated and rarely visited since it is accessible only by a small dirt road. « less
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We Be Diving (Road Town)
Ranked #6 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Reefs; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: An exceptional bay and beach area on Tortola's north shore, which is protected by boulder-strewn barrier reefs, making this... more » Owner description: An exceptional bay and beach area on Tortola's north shore, which is protected by boulder-strewn barrier reefs, making this stretch of water popular for swimming and snorkeling. « less
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$80* and up
Ranked #8 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water

When visting the British Virgin Islands, dont miss the lovely Cane Garden Bay, the hub of Tortola's beach scene.  CGB offers several beach bar/restaurants that allow you to laze... more »

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$79* and up
Ranked #9 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean paradise of Tortola. We offer a... more » Owner description: Dolphin Discovery invites you to live the dream of swimming with dolphins in the Caribbean paradise of Tortola. We offer a range of programs for all ages, a family-friendly adventure you will never forget. « less
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Ranked #10 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches
Nanny Cay has the feel and all the amenities of a small tropical village, including shopping, dining and lodging options.
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Ranked #11 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: This breathtaking road linking the capital Road Town with the West End features breathtaking views at dizzying heights,... more » Owner description: This breathtaking road linking the capital Road Town with the West End features breathtaking views at dizzying heights, farms, highland Caribbean settlements, restaurants and national parks. « less
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Soper's Hole (West End)
Ranked #12 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Marinas; Nature and Parks
This marina and shopping center in West End is the place to get your Caribbean crafts and mementos.
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Ranked #13 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Arts, the Crafts, the Flavours and Fragrances…the Best of the Caribbean can be yours! Located in what was Tortola's first... more » Owner description: The Arts, the Crafts, the Flavours and Fragrances…the Best of the Caribbean can be yours! Located in what was Tortola's first guest house, Sunny Caribbee offers an eclectic collection of spices, sauces, cosmetics, art and craftwork all either made or designed in the West Indies. Open 7 days in season and now with a second location at Sopers Hole in West End. « less
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$55* and up
Ranked #14 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
The highest point in Tortola is accessible via a number of marked trails.
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Ranked #15 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Historic Sites; Breweries
This historic rum distillery is one of the last of its kind in the British Virgin Islands.
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Ranked #16 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Beaches; Bodies of Water
Owner description: The Apple Bay area offers a series of intriguing beaches and seaside villages, with excellent surfing, resorts and superb... more » Owner description: The Apple Bay area offers a series of intriguing beaches and seaside villages, with excellent surfing, resorts and superb dining. « less
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Ranked #17 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
A cluttered Carrot Bay museum with thousands of shells on display, as well as boats and various crafts.
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Ranked #18 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Established in 1986, this 4.5-acre garden displays a beautiful array of indigenous and exotic flowers and plants, in addition... more » Owner description: Established in 1986, this 4.5-acre garden displays a beautiful array of indigenous and exotic flowers and plants, in addition to the tropical birds that make the Garden's miniature tropical rainforest their home. « less
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Ranked #19 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Islands; Marinas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Museums
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Ranked #21 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: An excellent symbol of the sugar plantation era in BVI, this park above Brewer's Bay features the intact remains of a stone... more » Owner description: An excellent symbol of the sugar plantation era in BVI, this park above Brewer's Bay features the intact remains of a stone windmill, once part of an 18th-century sugar plantation. « less
Ranked #22 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Arts, the Crafts, the Flavours and Fragrances…the Best of the Caribbean can be yours! Sunny Caribbee offers an eclectic... more » Owner description: The Arts, the Crafts, the Flavours and Fragrances…the Best of the Caribbean can be yours! Sunny Caribbee offers an eclectic collection of spices, sauces, cosmetics, art and craftwork all either made or designed in the West Indies. Open 7 days a week in season with a second, main location in Road Town. « less
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BVI Folk Museum (Road Town)
Ranked #23 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection of curios and relics from the island's slavery... more » Owner description: To get your cultural fill, stop by this small museum to view its collection of curios and relics from the island's slavery days. « less
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Ranked #24 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Built by the Royal Engineers in 1794, Tortola's largest fortification is now a pile of ruins, with a few walls, a cistern and... more » Owner description: Built by the Royal Engineers in 1794, Tortola's largest fortification is now a pile of ruins, with a few walls, a cistern and an underground magazine remaining. « less
Smith's Ferry (Road Town)
Ranked #25 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #26 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Art Galleries
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Fort Burt (Road Town)
Ranked #27 of 29 attractions in Tortola
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The most intact historic ruin on Tortola was built by the Dutch in the early 17th century to safeguard Road Harbour. It sits... more » Owner description: The most intact historic ruin on Tortola was built by the Dutch in the early 17th century to safeguard Road Harbour. It sits on a hill at the western edge of Road Town and is now the site of a small hotel and restaurant. The foundations and magazine remain, and the structure offers a commanding view of the harbor. COST: Free. Daily dawn-dusk. « less
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This archaeological site has yielded numerous objects from the Ostionoid period, between 900 to 1500 A.D.
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Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Only remnants can be seen of this 18th-century church, which was reputedly headed by a pirate priest who used the site's high... more » Owner description: Only remnants can be seen of this 18th-century church, which was reputedly headed by a pirate priest who used the site's high ground to spy on passing ships. « less
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