Things to do
The beaches are archetypal swathes of fine sand, but there’s more to discover here too. The Baths is a beach with hidden caves and pools nestled within the granite boulders. Children will love wandering here, as it’s like a vast version of rock pooling.
Popular watersports abound, but have you tried bouldering? Virgin Gorda is home to huge boulders that are often the size of houses. You can take specific routes to scramble over the boulders, and ask for a guide if you like.
It seems incredible to believe, but a group of engineers travelled all the way from Cornwall in England to Virgin Gorda to build the original mine on the island. You could visit the Copper Mine to the south, and revel in the coastal views.