Tortola

Tortola is the biggest island of the 4 main islands of the British Virgin Islands. The name probably is an Anglicized version of “TerTholen”, after the Dutch island Tholen, when it still was a WIC colony. It has about 14000 inhabitants.  The island measures 20 by 5 km. On Tortola you can also find the capital Road Town.

On Beef island southeast of Tortola is the airport.  The islands are connected by the Queen Elisabeth II bridge.

(source: wikipedia.org)

Things to see and do

  • Bath beach
  • Belle Vue
  • Cane Garden Bay
  • Dolphin encounter
  • Fort Hill
  • Jost Van Dyke island/beach
  • Island of Salt, Peter and Norman
  • Kayaking
  • Sage Mountain National Park
  • Savannah Bay
  • Sky World
  • Snorkling
  • Virgin Gorda

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