Easily explore the island of Virgin Gorda. Spyglass Villa is the perfect location to enjoy everything Virgin Gorda and the BVI has to offer.
Virgin Gorda is an exquisite island located in the British Virgin Islands. Virgin Gorda, meaning the "Fat Virgin", was named by Christopher Columbus. The island reminded him of a reclining woman so he named it Virgin Gorda. Virgin Gorda is the third largest island of the BVI. Virgin Gorda can be reached by regular ferries from Tortola's Road Town, Beef Island's Trellis Bay or by small aircraft to Spanish Town.
The island of Virgin Gorda attracts travelers with its natural beauty, relaxed atmosphere, luxury resorts, villas, safe yacht anchorages, moorings, beach bars and restaurants, beautiful quiet beaches and safe snorkeling. Virgin Gorda is a water sports mecca offering snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, boat charters and excursions.
Many visitors come back year after year. Many yachts overnight at beautiful anchorages around Virgin Gorda where sailors can fuel up on provisions, visit the local beach bars, restaurants, resorts and do a dive trip or two. Spanish Town, is the commercial center of Virgin Gorda offering shopping, banking, dining, the Yacht Harbour. There is a great mix of islanders, boaters and visitors which create a year round festive atmosphere. The North Sound and Leverick Bay offer the perfect vacation destination with its relaxed atmosphere and vacation vibe, this is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a cocktail on the beach or the Friday night Barbecue and the Jumbies. Bitterend Yacht club, Biras Creek and Saba Rock can be reached by water taxis for more exploration and dining experiences.
The most notable attraction on Virgin Gorda is The Baths. Follow the Devils Bay trail through the granite rocks to the beautiful beach of Devils Bay. Other top activities include climbing Gorda Peak for spectacular views, taking a variety of boating, snorkeling, diving excursions.