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Recent British Virgin Islands BVI reviews

  • Want to make a magical never-to-be-forgotten memory? Come here.

    "How to begin? There is something so truly special about this place, it's almost impossible to describe. You feel it the moment you set eyes on it. What you see is truly amazing. The home itself is spectacular; beautiful architecture, crazy views everywhere you turn, the kitchen, the pool, the outdoor shower. To wake up in the Master Bedroom and look out over Little Bay from your bed, is totally spectacular. The beach was basically private, a short walk or very short drive down the hill. Tortola itself is a lovely little island - the residents were friendly and always helpful, driving was an adventure to be sure, there was a convenient grocery store and plenty of good restaurants. Here's the thing though, the Magic Castle Villa is so much more than a list of its attractive parts and amenities. First there's Eva. We love Eva. As all the other reviews have said, she really is the heart and soul of the place. In addition to being very helpful and knowledgeable, she's so kind, such a warm spirit, and it's that spirit (at least we've decided this) that gives the place that special something. Rocket and Stanley (the totally cool and not at all intrusive dogs) were great also! My girlfriend was skeptical at first when I found this place, and then when I sent her to the website she was thinking "Magic Castle? Oh come on." The pictures were pretty amazing, but she's a skeptic by nature, and needed to see it for herself. We turned that corner onto the property, and we could literally feel stress melting off of us. We had a difficult few months before our visit and to see Tiff lay in the hammock and truly relax all week, was worth ten times the price. I'm telling you, do whatever you have to do to visit this place. If it's booked for the next 200 days, get in there on day 201 - I promise you won't regret it. I've been a lot of places in my life, and this was the highlight. We were there for five days and I can honestly say that the last moments were as magical as the first. We look so forward to returning to this wonderful place and seeing our new friend Eva (and Rocket and Stanley). Tiff and I talked about this before we left - how much we wanted to come back - and we decided that we'd try, but even if we couldn't it would be okay. We had to leave, but we knew that this was one of those places that, even when you walk away from it, it always stays with you."
    Guest: Miles Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 23, 2014
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  • A Taste of Paradise

    "What a beautiful view from atop the mountainside! It felt like we could fall right into the sea below. Many gorgeous sunsets! And the perfect experience was the warm hospitality when we arrived and the helpfulness ahead of arrival from the friendly owners. Nicely appointed. Would definitely recommend and stay again."
    Guest: PST Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • Don't expect luxury

    "If you don't expect luxury and just need a place to hang your hat and sleep off the day's activities, this is a great choice. If you want comfort and luxury - not so much. This is as basic as it can be. The location is beautiful. The photo you see on the page is to the east. They don't show you the view to the north which is the open Caribbean, or to the west which is a beautiful view of Jost Van Dyke. While this is, technically, ocean front, it is not beach front. The property is about 15 feet above the shore line, but in this case the shore is rocks and boulders. You will have to walk about 200 yards to get to beach access. The sound of the waves crashing on the rocks is either soothing or unsettling depending on how high the swells are. I can tell you that some nights the sound was loud enough to wake me - and other nights it lulled me into a peaceful slumber. There is no A/C. You will have to rely completely on ocean breezes and fans. There is no oven (probably a good thing considering the heat they give off), but there is a cook top and microwave. The bed linens are a bit on the scratchy side. If you've had too much sun or have very sensitive skin this can be an issue; otherwise, you should adapt quickly. The outside patio is the best part of this property. Again, it is just the basics, but it where we spent most of our time when we were there. You can sit in the sun or the shade and just watch the world go by. This location is very convenient to some of the best beaches in the BVI, as well as the best dining. Great food and drink are never more than a 10 minute car ride away. One more tiny issue that may be relevant to some travelers - this is not an accessible property. You must go down a narrow and fairly steep staircase. If you have mobility issues, this is not a good choice."
    Guest: BVI Fan Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 9, 2014
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  • Most Excellent

    "WOW, We have never, in all of our travels, have had a more gracious or congenial host as Mr. Dawson. Met us personally at the airport to cart us to our home for a few days. A very nice and comfortable place we loved it. The place is private and has all the things you need to be comfy. The semi private beach, we only saw about 4 people in three days, is only a few minutes walk from the Bungalow. Anyway we plan on returning and staying more than a few days next time."
    Guest: garry Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 6, 2014
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British Virgin Islands BVI Travel Tips

British Virgin Islands Travel Is a Popular Favorite

The British Virgin Islands, located just 60 miles off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, has been a popular vacation destination for a number of years. BVI is actually comprised of 40 different islands, although barely more than a dozen of those islands are inhabited. Some of the biggest islands to consider for your British Virgin Islands travel are Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Anegana.

British Virgin Islands Travel Is Lush and Beautiful

When you arrive at British Virgin Islands rentals, you will find that the weather is pleasant, no matter what time of year it is. The Caribbean resorts here are set against a backdrop of lush green hills and sunny sandy beaches. Four of the most popular beaches to consider when planning British Virgin Islands travel are Smugler's Cove, Marina Cay, Brewer's Bay and Long Bay. When you arrive on the islands, there will be no end to the amount of activities and amenities available.

British Virgin Islands Rentals Give You Access to an Array of Amenities

Watersports are among the most popular activities near the Caribbean resorts on the British Virgin Islands. Your island adventures might include surfing, kayaking, parasailing or snorkeling. There are even some Caribbean resorts that will allow you to swim right with the dolphins, which is an experience from your British Virgin Islands travel that you will certainly never forget. In addition, you may consider renting a power boat and taking it out near the British Virgin Islands rentals for even more adventure.

Caribbean Resorts for Romantic Getaways

If you are considering British Virgin Island travel for your upcoming honeymoon, keep in mind that many of the local resorts offer honeymoon packages that include your accommodations along with activities. Of course, if you want complete privacy and seclusion during your honeymoon, consider one of the British Virgin Islands rentals. From taking a moonlit stroll on the beach to enjoying a candlelit dinner for two in your own private vacation rental, there is no better way to start off your life together than with a romantic honeymoon to the British Virgin Islands.

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