Tortola is an exotic Caribbean destination where travelers can enjoy the mystique of the past while staying in a luxury resort. This mountainous island is full of premier beaches, rainforests, and large bays great for water sports. To add to the excitement and natural beauty of the island, the locals are welcoming and eager to share their island with others. Vacationers will not get bored here.
The secluded bays are great areas to boat, jet ski, or fish. Popular spots include Cane Garden and Trellis Bay. Those just wanting to relax on the beach should visit Apple, Elizabeth, or a variety other Bays.
Those wanting to learn more about the islandís history should make a stop at Fort Recovery, a Dutch fortification built in the 1600ís. To learn more about the islandís entire history, tourists can spend time at a popular museum located in the islandís capital, Road Town.
While in Road Town, visitors can enjoy the various stores selling locally crafted products and eat at one of the many diverse restaurants in the city. Visitors can find restaurants serving local dishes, fresh seafood from the islandís shores, and numerous other selections.
Visitors wanting to enjoy Tortolaís natural beauty can do so at the Sage Mountain National Park or nature preserves located throughout the island. In the national park, tourists can hike through mountainous rain forest to catch a glimpse of the exotic wildlife and plants native to the island. There are a variety of areas where hikers can find picturesque views of the island.
While on the island, visitors have a variety of lodging options, including camping, 5 star hotels, and condominiums available to be rented. Various transportation options are available for guests wanting to see other destinations on the British Virgin Islands, ranging from public ferries to chartered yachts.