Island culture has taken root in Tortola. Tortola was first settled by the Arawak and Carib peoples. It is believed that in 1493, Christopher Columbus dubbed it the “Land of the Turtle Dove,” or Tortola.
Visit the white, sandy beaches of Brewer’s Bay, wander the grounds of the plantation at Mount Healthy National Park or see all the sights, literally, at Skyward, with its observation deck rising a quarter mile above the city.
Top Port Adventures
- Tortola Dolphin Encounter: Guests enter the water and are lowered on a platform into waist deep water where they encounter and interact dolphins. Ages 3 and up.
- A Day at the Baths: A ferry carries guests along the Sir Francis Drake Channel to Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda. Then its a quick bus ride to the top of the Baths. You will have approximately 2 hours to swim and explore caves and relax in pools created by volcanos. This is considered one of Tortola’s must see sights, advanced reservations are highly recommended. Ages 5 and up.