Creating dream holidays in paradise!

Home to the small airport that serves the BVI and connected to Tortola by the Queen Elizabeth bridge, Beef Island is a great anchorage for visiting yachts. Sip a cocktail at de Loose Mongoose beach bar and restaurant on the white sand beach at Trellis Bay, visit the unusual shops, boutiques and art gallery.

Key features

Beef Island

  • Home of the airport and gateway to the BVI
  • Locally made crafts
  • Connected to Tortola by the Queen Elizabeth Bridge
  • Sheltered anchorage for sailing yachts
  • Great full moon parties

BOOKINGS & ASSISTANCE

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Enquiry Form 01279 871188
  • Monday: 14:00 – 17:30
  • Tuesday – Friday: 09:00 – 17:30
  • Weekends & Bank Holidays: Closed

Island Features

One of the most memorable and spectacular events on Beef Island is the full moon party when Aragorn (a well known artist) sets alight his giant metal fire balls which punctuate the night sky. Brightly costumed Moko Jumbies – the local stilt dancers – perform, as do the awe inspiring fire dancers who wow onlookers with their poi shows. Calypso music plays well into the night, Caribbean fare is served and local artisans wares are on sale, making this party a one-stop shop for good times.

The Trellis Bay Market supplies visiting yachtsmen and women with everything they need for their sailing charter and serves cold beer and island food.

Sitting on the dock of the bay with a Melon Colada purchased from de Loose Mongoose beach bar/restaurant is one of my favourite pastimes. The perfect spot to while away a couple of hours… just doing nothing.

Travelling to the BVI

Travelling from the UK to the British Virgin Islands

The most direct way is from Gatwick to Antigua with British Airways and onwards to Tortola with inter-Caribbean Airways, which is also a non-stop flight. Virgin Atlantic fly from Heathrow to Antigua and the onward flight is with inter-Caribbean Airways to Tortola. Alternatively, BVI Holidays can charter a private aircraft just for you and your party. You will be met when you disembark your transatlantic flight and fast-tracked through immigration and customs and taken to your waiting aircraft.

Travelling from Scotland

Flights from Edinburgh and Glasgow can also be arranged to connect with the Gatwick and Heathrow flights on certain days. Flights from regional airports can be arranged through Paris or Amsterdam to St Maarten and onwards to the BVI.

Travelling from New York, Boston or Miami

If you would like to have a few nights in New York, Boston or Miami before heading to BVI, this can also be arranged. The onward flight is via Puerto Rico which is a 35 minute hop over to the British Virgin Islands or again, a private charter can be arranged.

There are no direct flights to the BVI which is why the islands remain unspoilt, uncrowded and uncommercialised. From the summer of 2023, there will be a flight from Miami direct to Tortola.

What our clients say...

Hi Joyce, on behalf of my entire family, we want to say thank you for the suggestion. The place has unbelievable topography and it honestly exceeded expectations. The Bay suites don't have the best view, but it gives you... read more

The Lowe Family, North Carolina
March 2024 Oil Nut Bay

Joyce, One of the best trips of our life!!!! Nick, our skipper was absolutely perfect in every way. Great personality, very knowledgeable, funny, service oriented, etc. He made the trip perfec... read more

Tim & Heather, Kansas
February 2024 By-the-Cabin Charter

Hi Joyce! Just wanted to thank you for an unforgettable experience in the BVI. I had such a wonderful time resetting and relaxing. Exactly what I needed. Hope to sail again next year! All the best. ... read more

Jazmin, New York
February/March 2024 By-the-Cabin Charter
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