TRIP IDEA: Peter Island, British Virgin Islands

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OVERVIEW

Peter Island is a 1,770 acre private island in the British Virgin Islands. It is owned by the Van Andel family (Amway Corporation) and is mostly undeveloped. It offers many outdoor activities as well as hiking and biking trails in which to explore the local flora and fauna. Peter Island has only one place to stay, Peter Island Resort & Spa, which can be accessed by boat or helicopter.

GET WILD

  • Peter Island has 5 beaches to explore: Deadman’s Beach, Little Deadman’s Beach, Honeymoon Beach, White Bay Beach and Big Reef Bay and Beach. Peter Island Resort & Spa can set you up with a private tiki hut, picnic lunch, and refreshments.
  • Watersports: Scuba dive, snorkel, kayak, windsurf, paddleboard 
  • Recreation: Beach volleyball, basketball, tennis, swimming, yoga.
  • Hiking & biking: Explore some of the many trails around Peter Island.
  • Boat rentals, deep sea fishing, backcountry fishing: Day rentals with or without a captain, fish for grouper, snapper, maui-mahi, blue Marlin, bonefish, & tarpon.
  • Helicopter Island Tours:  See the beautiful British Virgin Islands from a bird’s eye view.

THE BASICS

WHEN

Late September through early May. Summer is hurricane season.


STAY

Peter Island Resort & Spa


EAT

Peter Island Resort & Spa has three restaurants. It also offers private beach dinners and pre-packed picnics to go.


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  • Mark Van Achteren

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