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British Virgin Islands Flag The British Virgin Islands is a British Overseas Territory located in the eastern Caribbean to the East of Puerto Rico. Sea. The territory incorporates part of the Virgin Islands archipelago (the rest of the archipelago being part of the US Virgin Islands).

As of the 2005 census, the population was an estimated 27,000. The capital and largest city, Road Town, had a population of 9,400 as of 2004,

Map of British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Details


Country Name The British Virgin Islands
Political Status British Overseas Territory
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Flag British Virgin Islands Flag
Principal Language English
Capital Road Town


Web Sites about the British Virgin Islands


Cave at the Baths, British Virgin Islands
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Fort Recovery, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Books about the British Virgin Islands


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Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-10-10
Paperback (272 pages)

Fodor s U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

The history, beautiful beaches, myriad activities, good food, and no-passport-required status of the U.S. Virgin Islands makes St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix inviting beach destinations for many Americans. Tortola and the British Virgin Islands are also popular destinations for cruise ships and sun seekers, although with over 60 islands, it's easy to find a quiet and serene oasis.

Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands includes:

  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: This guide includes the best new hotels, resorts, restaurants, shops, and nightlife in a dynamic, ever-changing group of islands.
  • ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Beautiful photographic features on scuba diving and snorkeling below the waves and how to charter a private yacht for an island hopping vacation.
  • INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Detailed colorful maps, ferry routes and travel times between islands, and must-do experiences in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
  • DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's U.S. and British Virgin Islands offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks in every category.
  • COVERS: St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada, Norman Island, and more.
Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-08-11
Paperback (272 pages)

Fodor s U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

A perfect combination of the familiar and the exotic, the U.S. Virgin Islands are a little bit of America in the Caribbean, with the addition of beautiful tropical beaches and excellent resorts. The nearby British Virgin Islands have an even slower pace with more low-key--though often quite exclusive--resorts that offer a focus on personal service. All the islands offer easy access to excellent diving and snorkeling.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on chartering a boat and diving
· Coverage of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, and other British Virgin Islands
Top 10 US & British Virgin Islands (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2012-08-20
Paperback (128 pages)

Top 10 US & British Virgin Islands (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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From the top 10 beaches and spots of stunning scenery to the top 10 bustling bars and perfect beach resorts - this guide features the insider knowledge that every visitor needs.

Discover the most spectacular beaches, dive and snorkel sights, scenic views and pristine spots, liveliest carnivals, sights of historic heritage, most fun places for children, delicious Caribbean cuisine and best duty free shopping to suit every budget and much more.

With a free pull-out map and guide, this is your guide to the 10 best of everything.
The 2017-2018 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands
By Nancy Scott

Cruising Guide Publications
Spiral-bound (432 pages)

The 2017-2018 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands
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Brand new for 2017-2018, with Virgin Island photography and full color detailed anchorage charts, these guides have been indispensable companions for sailors and visitors to these islands since 1982. Includes a free 17 x 27 inch color waterproof planning chart, with aerial photos of some of the anchorages. This guide covers the Virgin Islands including all the U.S. and British Virgin Islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and all the smaller islands in between. If you are sailing south to the Leewards we include a section on passages from the Virgins to the Leeward Islands. Our guide includes:

-Anchoring and mooring information and fees

-Customs, immigration and National Parks regulations

-Particulars on marina facilities and the amenities they offer

-Water sports - where to go and where to rent equipment

-Shore-side facilities, restaurants, beach bars, shops, provisions, Internet connections

-Directory of goods and services after every island section now including websites and Facebook URLs

Everything you will need to help make your vacation an enjoyable and memorable experience in a concise easy-to-use format.

Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Moon Handbooks)
By Susanna Henighan Potter

Henighan Potter Susanna
Released: 2015-10-20
Paperback (364 pages)

Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Moon Handbooks)
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  • Moon U S British Virgin Islands
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This full-color guidebook includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning.

Virgin Islands resident Susanna Henighan Potter offers firsthand knowledge of everything this paradise has to offer, from St. Croix to St. Thomas and Tortola. Potter guides readers to the most thrilling hikes in St. John's Virgin Islands National Park, the best snorkeling spots in Cruz Bay, and the most exciting carnivals and festivals on Virgin Gorda. Including unique trip strategies such as "Family Fun on St. John," "Sunken Ships and Plantations Past," and "Caribbean Life: Authentic St. Croix," Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
The Guide to Diving and Snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands, Second Edition
By Jeff Williams

Dive Guide BVI
Spiral-bound (192 pages)

The Guide to Diving and Snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands, Second Edition
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The only complete guide to scuba diving and snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands. Complete maps and descriptions of 77 dive sites throughout the BVI. Compiled from contributions from all major dive operators in the BVI by long term dive instructor and enthusiast Jeff Williams. This is the new second edition of the book. Thanks to all you active divers, this new edition is now in its fourth printing! Plan your dive. Dive your plan.
British Virgin Islands Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps BVI Waterproof Map
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

British Virgin Islands Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps BVI Waterproof Map
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Loaded with information for everything there is to see and do. The colorful maps have shaded relief on land masses and hues of blue to denote water depths.


Side One highlights Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Inset map of Anegada and detail illustration of the RMS Rhone wreck. There are colorful illustrations of BVI coral reef creatures.


Side Two covers the entire BVI island group. Inset map of Road Town, Tortola. Dive and snorkel sites are located, named, and described with detailed text. Guide text includes dive operators, charter boats, island facts and more. This is a map and a guidebook rolled into one. Enough info to help you plan your trip and a handy reference to carry and use while on island. 18"x 27", folded to 4.5" x 9" and printed on waterproof, rip-resistant synthetic stock.

The British Virgin Islands: The Hometown Lowdown Guide to Travel and Taste
By Paul Spicer

Brand: iUniverse, Inc.
Paperback (181 pages)

The British Virgin Islands: The Hometown Lowdown Guide to Travel and Taste
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Mention the British Virgin Islands, and people immediately think of the "yachting capital of the world." However, with Anegada lobster, local conch, fresh papaya, mangos, and passion fruit galore, the British Virgin Islands are home to much more than brilliant sun and tranquil waters. In fact, the islands are brimming with the best local ingredients, recipes, and chefs in all of the Caribbean.In this mouthwatering guide, Paul Spicer takes you on a tour of the region and shares the delectable secrets of its cooking. Visit the Sage Mountain National Park on Tortola, where you'll find fruit in every direction and encounter the sweet-and-sour tang of local mango chutneys-the perfect complement to a roti, an East Indian crepe-like wrap filled with meat or vegetables. Discover the best places to get callaloo, a Caribbean version of gumbo. Get an insider's recommendations for the most romantic dining destinations and for hidden beachside pubs.Part cookbook and part travel guide, The British Virgin Islands: The Hometown Lowdown Guide to Travel and Taste introduces you to the finest seaside restaurants and recipes, offers a peek inside island kitchens, and provides a colorful evocation of life in the British Virgin Islands.
Puerto Rico, the Spanish, U.S. and British Virgin Islands (Street's Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean)
By Donald Street

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Puerto Rico, the Spanish, U.S. and British Virgin Islands (Street s Cruising Guide to the Eastern Caribbean)
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Streets Guides are the result of his forty-four years of Caribbean experience-his first guide to the Virgin Islands (1964) has been expanded over the years to cover the entire eastern Caribbean. These guides give the mariner all the information needed to safely cruise the area, not only piloting information but also interesting background information on people, places and history.

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