British Virgin Islands - Cabin Cruise

Discover the British Virgin Islands on a Cabin Cruise

The British Virgin Islands offer a protected body of water ideal for sailing. They are within easy reach of St Martin, which you will reach by one of the many direct flights serving the island. You will embark in Marigot (a few minutes from the Princess Juliana International Airport), aboard your magnificent catamaran before sailing to the BVI.

Itinerary in the Virgin Islands

Here are the details of the route taken by your sailboat and its crew :

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 1 - Saturday

You will be greeted at 6:00 pm at the Marina Fort Louis located in the heart of Marigot, fifteen minutes from the international airport "Juliana" and the regional airport "Espérance". Remember to bring US dollars before boarding the boat (exchange offices available at the marina). 

At your arrival: welcome cocktail, briefing on the cruise and installation in your cabins. 

Dinner on board and a 12-hour night crossing to the British Virgin Islands.

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 2 - Sunday  

When you wake up, you'll be in sight of Virgin Gorda in the Virgin Islands.

Breakfast then short sail to a mythical place of the BVI: The Baths, just south of Virgin Gorda. The Baths is a gigantic scree of large polished rocks planted in the white sand, caves and natural pools form an unreal and splendid landscape. You can freely wander and bathe in these unique landscapes.

In Devil's Bay, you can take a tour of the small souvenir shops. 

Lunch served in this idyllic setting, then we sail to Norman Island for about 2 hours. 

Arrival at the end of the day, and anchorage at The Bight for the night. 

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 3 - Monday  

Breakfast and short sail to the fabulous snorkeling site The Caves on Norman Island, a rendezvous with an accessible underwater world.

After this aquatic discovery, you will reach the superb sandy beach of White Bay on the island of Jost Van Dyke where your lunch will be served at anchor. Swimming, snorkeling and free aperitif at the famous Soggy Dollar Bar.

In the late afternoon, change of scenery for the nearby Great Harbour to discover a new anchorage for dinner and overnight. For those who wish, go to Foxy's bar for a mythical evening in the company of the island's patriarch.

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 4 - Tuesday 

Departure at 8am for 20 minutes of sailing towards Sandy Cay, an island planted with coconut trees and surrounded by white sand or, depending on the wind direction, towards Sandy Split: an ideal, dreamy island, which you will enjoy in the morning. After lunch, you will sail towards Cane Garden Bay.

Dinner and overnight at anchor.

 

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 5 - Wednesday

Breakfast at Cane Garden Bay. 

In the morning, it's time to sail to Anegada Island*. 

Contrary to the other Virgin Islands, Anegada is a coral atoll 19km long and a little less than 5km wide with a highest point at 8 meters. The arrival on Pomato bay offers a paradisiacal vision with its long white sand beach of exceptional delicacy, you will bathe in crystalline waters. 

At the end of the day you will reach the anchorage of Setting point. If you have always dreamed of savouring a lobster on a Caribbean beach then this is the place to be ! 

*In case of bad weather, the stopover in Anegada will be replaced by Cooper Island and its beautiful snorkeling spot of Cistern Point. 

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 6 -  Thursday 

After breakfast, early departure for Virgin Gorda Sound and Liverick Bay. Lunch at Prickly Pear. Snorkeling and last swim in the Virgin Islands before the return upwind crossing to St. Martin, still a little longer than on the outward journey due to the trade winds.

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 7 - Friday

Arrival at Grand Case on the island of St-Martin. Breakfast and departure for the Tintamarre Island Nature Reserve. Magnificent snorkeling, frequent presence of turtles in the bay. 

Lunch on board, relaxing day, swimming and beach, before returning at the end of the day to the Creole village of Grand Case. 

Thanks to its many local and upscale restaurants, Grand Case is renowned as the gastronomic capital of the French West Indies. Dinner and overnight at anchor. 

Croisière à la cabine - Îles Vierges Britanniques

Day 8 -  Saturday

Breakfast and disembarkation at the Marina Fort Louis in the heart of Marigot at 9am.

NB : Itinerary subject to change without notice, depending on weather conditions and/or technical reasons. The sailing times indicated above are based on an average cruising speed of 6 knots. They may vary according to sea state, wind speed and weather conditions. Our partner reserves the right to allocate another type of catamaran to this cruise, offering the same level of comfort and service.

Itinerary 8 days from Sint Maarten

  • Saint-Martin, Virgin Gorda, Norman Island, Sandy Cay, Cane Garden Bay, Anegada, Liverick Bay, Saint-Martin.

Weather

The climate of the British Virgin Islands is tropical, warm but pleasant all year round thanks to the presence of the trade winds. During the high season (November to April), average temperatures are around 25 degrees. The low season (May to October) is characterized by warmer and wetter temperatures, around 28 degrees.


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