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When visiting the capital of the country, apart from souvenir shopping don’t forget to visit Fort George and Fort Burt. These two forts were built during the colonial period and feature stunning views of the surroundings. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Tortola

Tortola for children - what to visit

Don’t miss the chance to visit Josias Bay with your family. This is a relatively well-preserved example of colonial architecture. Here the child will have a chance to see the living conditions of the plantation owners and their workers in the 18th and 19th centuries. There is a gallery in one of the buildings of the former sugar cane plantation, where young artists will find interesting objects. You can just … Open

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You can buy seasonings that are used by local chefs, typical of Caribbean cuisine on the island. You should better buy rum at Callwood Distillery factory, but in general, you can find this drink in any island store. Local wine, tea and coffee are also tasty here. A variety of herbal mixtures is popular here. This is quite a curious purchase because it is not always possible to understand what you’ve bought. … Open

Best beaches

No doubt, one of the most spectacular beaches is West End. The sloping sandy beach attracts photographers from all around the world. You can make incredibly beauteous memorable pictures. This picturesque coast also attracts romantic people. It is perfect for hiking. The conditions for swimming are optimal here. Those who prefer to spend their time on wild beaches should definitely pay attention to the coast … Open

Travel guide to Tortola

Many vacationers will be charmed by eco tours, during which they can attend local national reserves and admire the beautiful local nature. Tortola is incredibly popular with lovebirds and newlyweds, so a significant part of the island’s hotels is targeted at this category of visitors. On demand, many hotels are glad to organize a romantic wedding ceremony. The choice of honeymoon options is also fantastic, so … Open

Traditions and mentality of Tortola

Throughout the island, it is customary to greet each other, even if you don’t know the person. Unlike many countries in the Caribbean, Tortola residents behave much more restrained, especially in remote settlements. On the other hand, Tortola inhabitants are not prudish as British people. It is customary to shake hands regardless of age and social status and be polite to all people. Locals will not appreciate … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Black tea and Bush tea are very popular drinks on Tortola. The second one is almost can’t be found outside the island. You can find fresh local fruit, lemonade and good coffee in all cafes. There are almost all kinds of imported hard drinks on the island, from beer to wine, tequila and vodka. But you should definitely try rum, which is made on Tortola. Cruzan rum and Pusser’s rum are the most popular. … Open

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