Updated on: August 19, 2020
For those who like to relax, the clear blue skies and the sandy beaches underneath are just the perfect setting. For the more adventurous souls, there are several thrilling activities, including parachuting, scuba diving, and canopy tours. There is also plenty of celebrity spotting here for just the right touch of glitter and glamour in your honeymoon.
The British Virgin Islands belong to the overseas territory of the British. They are a part of a volcanic archipelago present in the Caribbean. The British Virgin Islands are made up of four main islands and then many smaller ones inside. They are known for their gorgeous beaches, reef-lined, and a popular destination for yachting.
Tortola is the largest island and houses the Capital, Road Town. It also includes the Sage Mountain National Park filled with rain forests. Seafood is one of the starter items of the local cuisine of the British Virgin Islands. Fish chowder, Anegada lobster, whelks, snappers, conch stew, mussels, and shark are reputedly the best of the Caribbean.
Best Time to Visit British Virgin Islands
September to November is an ideal time for a British Virgin Islands honeymoon. These are the months before the winter crowds crash the place. The months of fall experience the highest precipitation amount. Despite this, the hotel rates are the lowest during the fall months every year.
Top Things to Do in the British Virgin Islands
If you find yourself honeymooning in the British Virgin Islands, here are the things you absolutely must do:
- Plunge in The Baths
- Sail your way to Anegada Island
- Explore the trails of Gorda Peak National Park
- Make your way to Smuggler’s Cove
- Dive into the waters near North Sound
- Get wrapped up in Cane Garden Bay’s local vibes
- Lose yourself in the Sage Mountain National Park
- Uncover the history in Road Town
- Feel the sands of White Bay beneath your soles
- Dive inside the Rhone National Maritime Park
The climate is tropical and hot in the British Virgin Islands around the year.
Trade winds also influence the weather. December to March is pleasant periods with an average temperature of 24-25 degrees Celsius or 76 degrees Fahrenheit daily. May to October is the sultry and hotter months of the year, with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius or 82 degrees Fahrenheit daily.
How to Get to the British Virgin Islands
No direct flights go from Canada, Europe, South America, and USA to the British Virgin Islands’ main airport Terrence B and the Lettsome Airport. Connecting flights to other Caribbean islands’ airports must be taken, such as St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Antigua, and Puerto Rico.