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Recent Tortola reviews

  • Beyond our Expectations!

    "Our family stayed at Makere House and Cottage for 10 days. We have 2 teenagers who stayed in the cottage - so accommodations were PERFECT for all of us! The location was absolutely perfect for us. We explored the entire island of Tortola and found it fun and easy to get around. The roads are like nothing we have ever experienced - but super fun and easy by day 2! Weather was perfectly gorgeous! Went to Brewers Bay, Smugglers Cove and loved Cane Garden Bay as well. Snorkeling was amazing! Grocery shopping is near and we ate many homemade meals in the house kitchen. It was stocked with absolutely everything we could have needed. Beds were comfortable and baths were perfect. Excursions to Jost Van Dyke (our favorite) and The Baths at Virgin Gorda were fun and easy. Catching the ferry at both Roadtown and West End were less than 15 mins away. The people on Tortola and BVI in general were amazingly friendly and helpful. Met MANY people and had fun chatting with the locals no matter where we went. Had great food and drinks everywhere!!! A PERFECT vacation for our family - much needed - awesome bonding time for the 4 of us! WE WILL BE BACK FOR MORE!!!!!"
    Guest: Mary Kay S. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
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  • There are no words...

    "I feel that the English language is failing me as I try to describe the perfection of Karensa. Me and my husband have been to many gorgeous places in this world, and this tops them all. The pictures are amazing and still don't do this place any justice. The only problem with Karensa is the depression you feel when it is time to leave. Ben was one of the most gracious, accommodating hosts we have ever had. There was even a chilled bottle of champagne in the refrigerator for us upon our arrival. Do yourself a favor...please quit looking at other places available for rent on Tortola right now and book Karensa. You won't be sorry. PS...rent a 4 wheel drive vehicle. The road to Karensa is not for the faint of heart, which makes it even more fun."
    Guest: Melissa F. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • wonderful views and comfortable accomodations

    "Two couples spent a week at this lovely villa on Beef Island. The views from the lanai were breath taking and we spent many hours sitting in the shade by the pool. The location was near the airport, and watching the planes come and go was fun, the sounds of the engines in the distence not bothersome. We enjoyed the well equiped kitchen and cooked many of our evening meals there, not wanting to venture on the winding roads at night. The nearby beach was lovely, with shade and quiet waves lapping the shore. Having laundry facilities was very nice , and our gracious hostess, Jan, provided plenty of beach towels, a cooler, and some chairs for the beach- she even loaned us her snorkle gear! We enjoyed getting to know her and her 3 well mannered dogs who popped by to see what was for dinner most evenings. Fans in each room kept us comfortable without airconditioning. We can't wait to return!"
    Guest: Pat Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 16, 2015
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  • All Around Great Spot!

    "Great weather, great views and a perfect designed house to spend with your significant other. Sayula was wonderful and helpful and the owners are always and email away for any other questions. Thanks again for letting us enjoy your wonderful 1 bedroom home."
    Guest: Chad C. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 12, 2015
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Tortola Travel Tips

Discover Tortola Vacation Rentals

Known as "nature’s little secret," the British Virgin Islands really are the place for a peaceful vacation to rediscover life’s simple pleasures. As there are no international flights onto the island, Tortola travel is available via a variety of larger Caribbean airports, such as those on Antigua, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas or St. Kitts. Being in the Caribbean, naturally, the weather is just about perfect all year-round. While it is British territory, the currency is the U.S. dollar and most places do take major credit cards. The four main islands are Anegada, Jost van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. The largest of these is Tortola.

White Sandy Beaches With a Dark Green Mountain Backdrop

Tortola resorts are near the white sandy beaches, with a back drop of dark green mountains with a sheltered harbor, usually filled with yachts. The island has many safe anchorages in areas, such as Brandywine Bay, Hodge’s Creek, Marina Cay and Trellis Bay. These make it a perfect island for boaters. Beaches with palm trees line the coast. Areas such as Apple Bay, Elizabeth Beach, Long Bay Beach and Smuggler’s Cove are great places for a swim, snorkeling, scuba diving or fishing among the many great activities on offer.

Visitors can learn more about the unique history of the British Virgin Islands at the BVI Folk Museum. Take a tour of Callwood’s Rum Distillery where visitors can learn about the production of the famous local drink before sampling the final result. Explore the ruins of a variety of original buildings here, such as Fort Recovery. Dating from the early 1600s, the Fort probably gets its name from being used as a facility for wounded soldiers. One of the fascinating things about the fort is its location on the beach, instead of the traditional location of high ground. Fort Burt, on the other hand, is located on higher ground yet all that remains of the fort is a solitary cannon, still displayed overlooking the harbor. Take a break from the glorious beaches and head inland into the mountains to visit Sage Mountain National Park, where the vestiges of the primeval rain forest still remain. Along the mountain ridge, discover the villages were local life carries on much as it has for centuries.

The main town is Road Town. Here, visitors will find a great selection of shops selling locally made jewelry, spices, silk screen fabrics and art. There are also excellent restaurants to try the local dishes such as the fresh fish dishes of lobster and conch or spicy goat curries and "Johnny Cakes." Here, visitors may also enjoy a wander through the pergolas and vine-covered paths at O’Neil Botanic Gardens.

Tortola Resorts are Perfect Bases to Discover the British Virgin Islands

Tortola vacation rentals are also ideal bases for exploring the variety of other islands that make up the British Virgin Islands. On these islands, visitors will have a fascinating time exploring the various ruins from the island’s original African and Indian inhabitants as well as the secluded beaches and bays. During the fall and winter months, watch for the whales and dolphins as they make their way past the islands.

To the Infinity Pool and Beyond!

Tortola vacation rentals come in a wide variety of sizes to suit any requirement. Choose from a beautiful villa for two with a hot tub and infinity pool or a luxuriously spacious home to take a large family or group of friends. What is guaranteed is that each home is beautifully decorated and well equipped with everything to make a vacation special. These unique properties have modern conveniences such as DVD players, film and music libraries, stereo systems, and BBQs. Many even include internet access and will welcome pets.

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