Thanksgiving in Virgin Gorda – it’s possible!

Mahoe Bay scene (Adagio villa)
Mahoe Bay scene (Adagio villa)

Smiles and sunshine are all you’ll need to celebrate and give thanks this Thanksgiving (Nov. 19-25 2016) … among Nature’s Little Secrets! Now is the perfect time to secure your spot in the lush, inviting hillsides overlooking Leverick Bay… or, spend your days and nights romping at the water’s edge at Mahoe Bay. Continue reading “Thanksgiving in Virgin Gorda – it’s possible!”

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Businessman Warren Mosler teams with Gold Coast Yachts to build St. Croix/St. Thomas ferry, QE IV

The inaugural run of a much-anticipated 50-passenger ferry running between St. Croix and St. Thomas is brought one step closer with the sea trial last week of QE IV, designed by entrepreneur Warren Mosler and built by Gold Coast Yachts of St. Croix. This is a labor of love for Mosler, who is not relying on any governmental support for the venture. QE IV is a 103-foot vessel, a prodigious “tandem” catamaran with 4 hulls for a smoother ride over the some 40 miles of ocean that separate the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John/Water Island districts. Continue reading “Businessman Warren Mosler teams with Gold Coast Yachts to build St. Croix/St. Thomas ferry, QE IV”

Canefield House, Tortola… in full flower!

Gorgeous views, tranquility and lush and private accommodations come together at Canefield House on Tortola. We enjoyed time at Canefield House on a recent visit to the British Virgin Islands. Steeped in island charm and tradition, Canefield House is on the grounds of a historic 17th century sugar plantation with gardens filled with flowers and fruiting plants. Continue reading “Canefield House, Tortola… in full flower!”

Beachfront luxury, winning improvements at Virgin Gorda Villa Sol y Sombra

The sumptuous and regal Sol y Sombra is now an even sweeter respite, offering calming trade winds, fine white sand, and the ocean’s whispers. On a recent visit, we found the villa as pristine and luxurious as ever… and some amazing additions!

Now, the Tennis Suite features a brand-new Master Bath, with the existing bath repurposed for use by the occupants of the Sitting Room’s 2 day beds. The addition of a door between these rooms effectively creates a 5th bedroom, for parents who need to be near their children. Sol y Sombra has been transformed from a 4-bedroom, 4.5 bath to a 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath property (each of the bedrooms has its own full bathroom, plus there is a powder room inside the air-conditioned office in the Main Pavilion).  Continue reading “Beachfront luxury, winning improvements at Virgin Gorda Villa Sol y Sombra”

US News & World Report ranks US and British Virgin Islands among 8 Best Family Vacations in the Caribbean

(USNews.com) – The United States and British Virgin Islands have the distinction of being among the top 8 family vacation destinations in the Caribbean according to U.S. News & World Report! Factors met included the availability of activities that appeal to children of all ages, marine adventures and family-friendly atmosphere. From the Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge on St. Croix to the amazing Baths of Virgin … Continue reading US News & World Report ranks US and British Virgin Islands among 8 Best Family Vacations in the Caribbean