The third largest of the British Virgin Islands, Virgin Gorda was so named by Christopher Columbus, after the discoverer felt that the island looked like a fat woman lying on her side. Despite its “second discovery” in the 1960s as a tourist destination, the island is still not over-commercialised.
At the end of Spanish Town is Virgin Gorda’s most famous beach, the Baths. This is an unusual geologic formation, with plenty of hidden caves and pools nestled amongst the huge granite boulders. The British Virgin Islands are among one of the most beautiful seaside destinations in the world. Check out our list of 10 top comfortable and scenic Vrbo vacation rentals to book.
On the powdery white sands of Mahoe Bay is Beach Dreams, a four-bedroom villa decked in terra cotta tiles, cathedral-style ceilings and an overall furnishing reflecting the flora of the British Virgin Islands. Each bedroom offers views of the ocean. Perfect for couples, adventurers and beach lovers, taking a dip or going snorkeling in the bay’s clear waters is only mere steps away.
Price: from 886 USD
Number of Guests: 8
Nestled in one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful coves, Loblolly villa is right outside a secluded white sand beach, offering postcard views of the Caribbean sea up to the island of Tortola. Each of the six bedrooms here has a patio allowing guests to bask in these views in absolute privacy. Guests here can rent kayaks to other secluded beaches or snorkel in a protected coral cove or just kick back with a margarita on the beach.
Loblolly Luxury Villa
Price: from 486 USD
Number of Guests: 12
This one-bedroom condo in Spanish Town is close to attractions like the Virgin Gorda Peak and Nail Bay Beach. The apartment has a private balcony, perfect for enjoying the sunrise with breakfast, or taking in the sunset with some champagne on ice. There are bicycle rentals available to explore the island. Should guests look to explore the other surrounding islands, the condo provides a shuttle to the ferry terminal at no cost.
Gordian TerraceVirgin Gorda, VG
The Lan Y Mor is located on a hillside, which means everywhere guests look, they will be rewarded with views of the Caribbean spanning beyond the Tortola and St John islands. The one-bedroom villa’s ground floor has an open-plan design, which includes a fully equipped kitchen, while the 2nd floor bedroom suite has a fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities. The patio is the villa’s highlight. Step outside and find out for yourself why.
Secluded hillside villa
Price: from 295 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Perfect for couples or honeymooners, this romantic beach bungalow offers maximum privacy just steps from Nail Bay Beach. While strolling hand in hand along the white sands is certainly an option, guests can also take in the views at the bungalow’s private infinity pool. Fire up the outdoor grill for a DIY meal as you dine in the cool breeze of the Caribbean sea. What gets better than that?
Romantic Beachfront Sundowner
Price: from 405 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Katitche Point Greathouse is a small holiday village consisting of the main pyramid-shaped house, four large suites and a master bedroom, easily accommodating up to 15 people. The ground floor is the living area, with an outdoor verandah for alfresco dining. The 2nd floor gallery has a library with large windows to take in those ocean views. The top floor is the Crow’s Nest. This has large pillows, a Persian carpet and a large hammock, perfect for relaxing in as you stare at the starry night sky.
Katitche Point Greathouse
Price: from 1,100 USD
Number of Guests: 15
The Bigger Splash is a multi-level private villa adorned in bright colors and furniture to reflect the exciting Caribbean background. Guests get maximum privacy, yet unparalleled views of the island and ocean. The Baths – Virgin Gorda’s biggest attraction – is right outside the property, with short distances to nearby beaches like Devil’s Bay and Spring Bay beaches. For dining options, Top of the Baths – one of the best restaurants on the island – is just down the road.
Beautiful private villa with concierge
Price: from 335 USD
Number of Guests: 10
On the hillsides of Oil Nut Bay is The Cliff, a penthouse suite with three deluxe one-bedroom suites. The Cliff is only accessible by boat, such is the remoteness of the apartments. Designed with environmental integrity, the suites’ terraces, open-air balconies and outdoor living spaces give them an air of freedom. Soak in your tub or the infinity pool – both offer stunning views of Virgin Gorda sunsets and Caribbean ocean.
Penthouse suite with infinity pool
Price: from 423 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Just about every room here faces the ocean, so guests will get to enjoy unobstructed views anywhere within the resort. If you ever tire of the views on offer, the resort has plenty of amenities to keep you entertained. There is a wellness centre, with a gym for DIY workouts and fitness instructors for yoga and pilates. If you have kids with you, the resort has a kids’ club and a Nature Centre to keep them occupied as well.
Waterfront cliff suite with panoramic views
Price: from 750 USD
Number of Guests: 2
The Reef House is a grand three-bedroom villa located in the five-star Oil Nut Bay resort. The living area, known as the Great Room, is decorated with artifacts collected from all over the world. The glass sliding doors open up to the terrace, where guests can take in the stunning ocean views. There is also an infinity pool. At each end, there is a tiki hut, perfect for relaxing with a book or enjoying a cocktail as you watch the sun set.
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Taxis are readily available everywhere on the island, but if you’re staying in a vacation rental, renting a car would make your trip a lot more convenient. Do note, however, that driving here is on the left. We hope you enjoy your holiday in paradise!
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