So Christmas and Hanukah have passed, and you’re facing down New Year’s Eve. Is it inevitable that the majority of us put so much effort into preparing for the festivities in December that a cloud starts to hover above us once we are actually celebrating? Perhaps the solution lies in choosing a New Year’s Resolution… Read more »
Category: Blog: Insider’s Guide to Virgin Gorda
How To Survive The Winter Of 2016 With Joy!
Plan ahead right now to resist letting your mood droop like your summer flowers after the first frost. Now that days are shorter and darker, winter is knocking on your doorstep. All the big holidays are only weeks away. It is time to plan an escape to the crystal-clear, turquoise waters of Virgin Gorda in… Read more »
For The British Virgin Islands, Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing!
Let me count the ways I love to enjoy the exquisite British Virgin Islands. I’ve vacationed here since 1980 and never exhaust my appetite for the variety of places to relax and soak up the scenic beauty that is seemingly unchanged over the years. I can rest and take in the warm Caribbean rays by… Read more »
The Beginner’s Guide To Romantic Beaches on Virgin Gorda
Surf, sand and sun – perfection at Pond Bay Beach! It seems like no one talks about romantic beach escapes anymore. Am I the only romantic left in the world? I hope not! Let me give you some tips on finding two special beaches on the idyllic island of Virgin Gorda so you and your… Read more »
3 Ways To Surprise Your Lover With A Romantic Getaway!
To my husband’s amazement, I’ve managed to highjack him and sweep him away on several romantic getaways. Almost all of these escapades were to foreign destinations. The planning required a considerable amount of clandestine effort on my part since there were three children, two dogs, and two jobs in the mix. But surprise him I… Read more »
A Private Villa: The Perfect Romantic Getaway!
Valentine’s Day is on my mind as I write this message today. When a couple plans a vacation to Virgin Gorda, they often think it simply is extravagant to choose a villa rather than a hotel room. After all, there are only two of them in their group. Finding your best beach on Virgin Gorda… Read more »
8 Reasons Why We Love January Vacations in Virgin Gorda (And You Should, Too!)
Between Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Hanukkah, Christmas, and other seasonal holidays, folks forget to plan for a winter vacation until February or March. That can be a mistake. Think about the benefits of a January vacation and the opportunity it offers to reflect on 2014 and recharge yourself for 2015. January seems to go better with… Read more »
Find Your Best Beach For Snorkeling At Spring Bay
Snorkeling in the turquoise waters off every beach on Virgin Gorda will reward you with sightings of colorful fish, sea fan gardens, and a variety of hard and soft corals. For the best snorkeling on VG, my vote is Spring Bay National Park, which is located on the southern tip of the island. Look for… Read more »
Find Your Best Beach For A Beautiful Workout The Baths National Park Beach
One of the most important tidbits of information I give to my guests at A Dream Come True Villa is that THE BATHS NATIONAL PARK is a “must-see” experience, but there are some important details to keep in mind about planning their visit. I recommend you take the trail connecting THE BATHS to DEVIL’S BAY. On… Read more »