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Fantastic Snorkeling

If you are going to snorkel this island from the beach, you must go to the Flash of Beauty. We saw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MCPO
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Denver, Colorado
Incredible beaches and lobster

Incredible beaches and lobster. Worth the sail.Gotta stay over at least two nights to take it all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BudTRC
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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are going to snorkel this island from the beach, you must go to the Flash of Beauty. We saw almost everything you can image but be careful not to go past the reef unless you are an outstanding swimmer. Beautiful Queen Conch in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MCPO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible beaches and lobster. Worth the sail.Gotta stay over at least two nights to take it all in.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BudTRC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

spent 2 nights here, its a place to relax unwind and disconnect from the world. wish i could of stayed longer

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JJ1690
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anegada is always fantastic. Spent a day there exploring on the mopeds. Cow wreck Bar, Loblolly, and others!!! All great island feel. Finally, Potters by the Sea for great Lobster and a party!!!! Certainly a don't-miss!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 859Ray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an island! New Years at Potters by the Sea restaurant was so much fun!! We danced the night away. Lobster was delicious but very expensive!! Cow Wreck beach was my fave! Driving on the island was easy and fun!! The sailboats in the harbour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gorditadivina
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Mellow atmosphere but fun. Music was rocking and fireworks at midnight!! Food was great and the staff at both Potters and Anegada Reef were fun and friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FarAway322743
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Lots of damage still apparent from Irma & Maria hurricanes, but beaches are beautiful and restos & resorts are open for business Potters outdoor resto (at marina) - Full-Lobster dinner (incl. small salad + veggies + baked potato (or rice & beans) at Potters was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TravelGuides
Reviewed December 6, 2018

We sailed over from Virgin Gorda and back the same day...just to buy one of these pies. $40.00 and worth every penny.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank happyme_13
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Went on a day trip from Tortola, for the Lobster festival so island was packed by there standards LOL. Went to the museum and to see the pink flamingos and also the iguana sanctuary all were very interesting especially the museum. The flamingo's we're about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for huge shopping and Four Seasons accommodations then go elsewhere. If you are looking for a memorable sail to an absolutely chill destination with chill real people then go to Anegada. There are motor bikes but as we anticipated drinking opted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kristin B
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Bonchero | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - can def rent cars - don’t expect US European standards - ours was a bit beaten up but did the trick!
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LoisA55
August 4, 2017|
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Response from Bennettweber | Reviewed this property |
Good bone fishing. Call Kenrick 1 (284) 346-5658. Derry from Tortola
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BaileyBug13
July 14, 2017|
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Response from 795sylviak | Reviewed this property |
There is a ferry that goes to Anegada three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday and if you are lucky also Sunday. You can check online beforehand on the departure and arrival times.
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stef352
bristol
First Time Visit! Taxi / Cab Costs? Best Places? Cruise (8 Replies)
Hello, I am so excited... will be travelling on the Norwegian Escape this August (I am from England) and will be visiting Tortola for the day. We will be arriving into Road Town. I have a few questions if you could please help me? How much would it cost to visit these places in a taxi cab from the cruise port? Which beach is closest to the cruise terminal and is it good? *Smugglers Cove Beach *Anegada Island (Road Town) *Cane Garden Beach *Soper’s Hole—Cocktails / Town *Nanny Cay...More
July 27, 2016|
Response fromstef352|
Wow you have both been so helpful! I can't wait for the visit!!! Thank you!
Sassy-Girl-on-the-Go
Anegada Island (1 Reply)
Hello, I have been told that I absolutely need to visit Anegada island while in the BVI. Anyone has experience with the island and can tell me a bit about it. Also, would you recommend a quick day tour there and then taking the ferry back in the evening to Tortola or would you recommend spending the night in Anegada?
January 28, 2017|
Response fromSandy358|
Good morning, I'm by no means an expert having only been there once for a week this past August. We flew in from STT so I have no experience taking the ferry there but from what I gather it runs on only certain days so just check that schedule. We have been visiting USVI for many years and stay on St. John. Our friends who live on STJ had been to Anegada a few times and wanted us to experience the island so we joined them last summer. It was quite a treat, long sandy beaches that went on...More
BJ F
Driggs, Idaho
Which beach to visit? (3 Replies)
We are planning a cruise vacation this coming January 2013. I have heard that Anegada Island is great as well as Virgin Gorda (The Baths). We are wondering if it is possible to take a water taxi to either of the above beaches and still be within our cruise ships time table for returning to the ship (5pm). Also wondering if there are water taxis's and how much should we expect to pay. One more question, my husband loves to fish. Can he do any beach shore fishing on these two beaches? Thanks BJ
September 16, 2012|
Response fromsaffie11|
There is no way to get to Anegada for a one day cruise stop. You can go to VG on the public ferry and if you do a search you will find a lot of threads on this subject. I would say that you cannot fish at the baths as there are too many people there swimming.