The Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands, one of the top cruise destinations in the Caribbean, are made up of more than a hundred islands and islets totaling nearly 600 km². They are bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and south by the Caribbean Sea and extend from Puerto Rico to the pit of Anegada. Since their discovery in 1493 by Christopher Columbus, they have changed identities several times: first Spanish then Dutch and Danish, they are now American and British.

The Virgin Islands: beauty and fascination!

Coordinates Sexagesimal Decimal
Latitude 18° 27′ 0″ N 18.45°
Longitude 64° 37′ 1.2″ W -64.617°
Climate
Subtropical Climate: Average Annual Temperatures between 25°C and 29°C
Constant winds, perfect for sailboats
July to October: the rainy season and hurricane season
Money
Dollar US
Bank opening: generally 8 AM to 4 PM
Some merchants accept CB
Visa
Usually: valid passport
Health
No particular vaccinations
Electricity
American outlets
Bareboat boat charter
Boat license or sailing license with experience required
The Virgin Islands
  • Dozens of uninhabited islands,
  • Diving and snorkeling sites among the best in the world,
  • Countless unexplored coral reefs,
  • A wide variety of underwater scenery such as pinnacles, reefs, caves and wrecks,
  • Profusion of quiet and protected anchorages,
  • Extensive beaches of white sand lined with palm trees and crystal clear water…

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The British Virgin Islands BVI…

The British Virgin Islands BVI
Anegada, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Beef Isld, Cooper Isld, Guana Isld, Marina Cay, Mosquito Isld, Necker Isld, Norman Isld, Ginger Isld, Peter Isld, Salt Isld, etc.

The British Virgin Islands are made up of two large islands, Tortola and Virgin Gorda, and some fifty islands of which some are still uninhabited. Islands of sumptuous beauty, their volcanic nature forming breathtaking scenery, perfect for relaxation and water sports, you can only be delighted by your cruise, whether on a sailboat driven by the winds or a motorboat to explore the surrounding islands.

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The American Virgin Islands USVI…

The American Virgin Islands USVI
Sainte-Croix, Saint-John, Saint-Thomas, etc.

The U.S. Virgin Islands are located between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, about 80 km east of Puerto Rico and south of the BVI. The archipelago is made up of three main islands (St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas) and of some islets. The sea beds are absolutely to explore: in addition to the vast Marine National Park, you will find an impressive number of wrecks, shelters of a wide range of fishes. You’ll be amazed by your snorkeling or diving experience!

The Spanish Virgin Islands SVI
Culebra, Vieques, etc.

The Spanish Virgin Islands are not always identified as part of the Virgin Islands although they geographically belong to the same chain. They are rather related to Puerto Rico where they are located directly east. Spanish long time, they become part of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico – Associated State to the United States. The group is made up of 2 main islands Culebra and Vieques and of several islets and reefs. Many of them are part of the Culebra National Wildlife Refuge while large part of Vieques shapes the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge.

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