The Latest Property Reopenings, Events From the British Virgin Islands

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The British Virgin Islands (BVI) continues to recover from Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria with the return of yacht charters, cruises and beachside bars and restaurants. 

According to a spokesperson for the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, all properties on Anegada (Anegada Beach Club, Four Diamonds Park Villas, Anegada Reef Hotel) and Scrub Island Resort & Spa began welcoming back locals and guests within the last month. 

Here is a full breakdown of other upcoming hotel openings, as well as some notable events that are expected to draw tourists back to the British Virgin Islands this spring and beyond. 

April

Eco-friendly resort Cooper Island Beach Club is expected to reopen on April 1. In addition to upgraded accommodations, guests can enjoy the hotel’s restaurant, boutique, rum bar, coffee shop and microbrewery. 

Also, Sail Caribbean Divers will open their brand new dive facility at the resort on April 1. Currently, the diving operation is offering rendezvous diving, retail, rental and air fills at their Moorings Marina location and scuba and water sports rental from Hodges Creek Marina.

The Tortola Torture Ultra-Marathon is slated for April 2. This 54K “ultra-marathon” features 12,000 feet of elevation change, with only 7.5 miles of the course on flat land. 

The Foxy’s Wooden Boat Regatta is set to run April 21-22. The event includes  live music, drink specials and some classic wooden boat racing.

The Lowell Wheatley Anegada Pursuit Race will be held on April 28. The Royal BVI Yacht Club hosts the event at the Anegada Reef Hotel.

May

The BVI Dinghy Championships will run from May 19 to 21. The Royal BVI Yacht Club also hosts this event. It will be held at the Nanny Cay Hotel and Marina.

The Leverick Bay Poker Run will be held May 27. In honor of its 14th anniversary, more than 300 boats from Puerto Rico, Miami and the U.S. Virgin Islands will head out to the BVI to participate in this nautical event during Memorial Day weekend.

June

We Be Divin’ Village Cay is slated to reopen in June with no specific day yet announced. While the retail store is currently open in Tortola, We Be Divin’ Village Cay will be fully operational this June, offering rental and rendezvous diving.

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