As winter settles in over half of the world, you might be dreaming of the beach as you watch the leaves fall from the trees and pull your cold weather clothing from the back of the closet. If you find yourself browsing photos of white sandy beaches and turquoise waters more often than you should be then a Caribbean getaway just might be the best way to chase away the winter blues.
But with so many incredible destinations to choose from, how can you know which is right for you?
The Virgin Gorda islands, which are part of the larger chain known as the British Virgin Islands, are not filled with college aged revelers and massive parties. They are, however, the perfect place to relax, unwind, and soak in the sun. These are just a few reasons you should choose Virgin Gorda for your winter holiday.
The Luxury Retreats
Virgin Gorda is a small island, but it is big on varied accommodation choices. Everything from luxury resorts to hostels are available, but if you want to maximize your Virgin Gorda experience you may want to choose another option.
Private Virgin Gorda villa rentals on the beach will provide you and your family or group of friends with all of the privacy, space, and amenities that you could ever need. The upscale appointments, beach access, and sweeping views that come with a private villa will turn your vacation into a luxurious experience that you’ll never forget.
With otherworldly white sands and impossibly blue waters, the many beaches of Virgin Gorda are arguably its main attraction. The Baths, the most popular beach on the island, is studded with huge boulders which make for stunning photos, but you may have to deal with throngs of other people who are there for the same reason.
Instead, try some of the more quiet beaches like Savannah Bay or Spring Bay. Here you may find that you have the entire beach to yourself.
As earlier stated, Virgin Gorda is not a party destination, but if you’re really in the mood for some action some of the resorts on the northern end of the island can accommodate your wishes. Other than that, expect an abundance of peace and quiet.
A trip to Virgin Gorda peak is a must, as from this vantage point you’ll have sweeping views of the island and the Caribbean Sea that surrounds it. Views like this are a once in a lifetime experience so spend a few minutes on one of the viewing platforms and take it all in.
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So as you’re dreading snow days and freezing temperatures, why not start planning your winter getaway to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands? It’s so close, yet this exotic and friendly Caribbean destination will sweep you away and make you forget about winter, if only for a while.