Numerous beaches and untouched lands can sum up the British Virgin Islands. Some of the most luxurious resorts reside in this corner of the Caribbean. Many of the hotels in the British Virgin Islands take advantage of the archipelago’s incredible natural beauty and seaside locations. You will also find some of the best conditions for sailing making this a yachting hotspot. Endless blue waters dotted with sailboats and multi-million yachts paint the landscape. Dip your toes into the white sand beaches and enjoy the unique quirks these islands have on offer. Take a look at our pick of the five best luxury hotels in the British Virgin Islands.
Scrub Island Resort
Upon arriving at Scrub Island, guests are greeted with a smile and a welcome drink. Of course, you may notice that you are in the very heart of the Marina, which harbors an array of boats and mega-yachts ready to take anyone on a full or half-day outings around the Virgin Islands. However, offshore sailing and diving is always an option for more active visitors. The Marina is also a convenient location for those seeking a restaurant that fuses Caribbean cuisine with incredible scenic views of the neighboring islands or to indulge in some retail therapy via the shops and boutiques lined along the Scrub Island Marina.
What is a resort without a spa? A good question, luckily visitors have the luxury of visiting the Ixora spa where they will learn that the words “stress” and “tension” don’t even exist on this island. Of course, after a busy day, you will be welcomed to choose between 11 villas or three suites, all of which show off a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean, providing a welcoming sense of tranquility guests rightly deserve as they end their day in intimate privacy.
Guana Island Resort
Formerly part of the “Quaker Experiment”, Guana has since developed its own identity taking full advantage of its landscape providing a special private island experience for luxury-seeking guests. If you go hiking along the Iguana trail which provides the perfect breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, or the surrounding islands themselves you’ll have to brave the 806-foot summit of the Sugarloaf Mountain but you’ll find it’s absolutely worth it. If trekking is not for you, a round of tennis is just around the corner, and there is always snorkeling and diving also available.
After all these activities you’ll find the most relaxing environment on Guana’s White Beach Bay where yoga, a massage therapist, and the calming sounds of the ocean waves and a cooling breeze will put anyone in a perfectly relaxed mood. But this is not the end, because nobody has had the full experience of the place until they try the International and Caribbean culinary dishes provided by Chef Kael Mendoza. The ingredients are grown freshly and organically here on Guana Island and the resulting flavors are unbelievable.
Guana Island Hotel has meals and wine that can satiate any palate. Like many of the luxury hotels in the British Virgin Islands, the interiors at the resort go hand in hand with the arhcipelago’s vibe. White walls contrast with black shutters, and a spacious terrace opens up to an unmatched sea view. Take a dip in the private plunge pool as you look into the endless horizon and the blue waters.
Peter Island Resort and Spa
From housing famous explorers in the past to offer some of the most exquisite Asian-Caribbean fusion dishes, Peter Island Resort and Spa does everything in their power to seduce each and every guest that arrives here. Every day you are invited to choose between five different beaches where you can enjoy the sun as well as several watersports and other activities all while having your lunch delivered to you then and there.
The fantastic in-house spa has a generous offering of relaxing massages and treatments. The rooms boast unmatched ocean views while the villas are appropriately labeled as “nests” where you can enjoy complete privacy in the most relaxing environment. Both the gorgeous rooms and villas will take your breath away immediately as they are perched on cliffs, enjoying the most prime location.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay
The Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort emphasizes privacy and blending in with nature. The stunning accommodations mix Caribbean vibes with modern interiors and furnishings, all while being nestled nicely between the trees and the beach. Every guest can enjoy total privacy and the most gorgeous ocean views. Many of the luxury hotels in the British Virgin Islands offer relaxing amenities immersed in the surrounding nature – and here you’ll find a private stretch of pristine beach and cliffside pools.
The Rosewood Spa provides an enchanting view of the Sir Francis Drake channel encouraging everyone who visits to take in the sea views while also enjoying a relaxing treatment or a massage. The resort is all about sustainable luxury and was one of the first eco-friendly resorts in the region. Rosewood Little Dix Bay invites its guests to enjoy barefoot luxury in their comfortable surroundings. Interiors feature clean lines, layers of texture, organic shapes as well as natural materials like wood and stone. Open, light-filled spaces and inviting outdoor living areas accent the connection with the island’s lush tropical landscape.
Anegada Beach Club
When staying at Anegada Beach Club, you can be sure to experience the best of the best. The hotel has some of the best accommodation options on the islands as well as unmatched views, and a sensational dining experience. While it may be tempting to spend days on end in this beautiful haven, there is plenty to do here. Stimulating outdoor activities allow you to explore the nearby waters as well as the natural habitat surrounding the hotel. And when the day comes to an end, you will be treated to freshly-caught lobster grilled then and there.
Immerse yourself in ultimate beachfront luxury where you can enjoy an ocean view from your patio and bedroom. It truly is beach living at its finest. The palapas at the Anegada Beach Club are equipped with a king-size canopy bed, a comfortably furnished deck, a beautifully crafted bathroom with a refreshing rainfall shower, and an extra daybed for stowaways. This is an absolute must-have experience when visiting BVI.