Named Anegadaor the “Drowned Land” by the Spanish, Anegada is the only coral island in the Virgin Islands’ volcanic chain.  Measuring 11 miles by three, its highest point is just 28 feet  above sea level.

Beaches & Reefs: Striking coral reefs surround the island, including the Eastern Caribbean’s third largest continuous reef, Horseshoe Reef.  Secluded sandy beaches protected by the sheltering reef include:

• Cow Wreck BeachAnegada • Flash of Beauty
• Bones Bight
• Windlass Bight

Diver’s Delight:
  Snorkellers and scuba divers will delight in the reef’s mazes, tunnels and drops, which are rich in needle fish, mojarra, stingrays, parrot fish and other marine life, while those with sea legs will enjoy water sports, sport fishing and bone fishing.  You can also explore the wreckages of numerous Spanish galleons, American privateers and British warships.

Clear springs that bubble from coral beds support a variety of wildlife special to the Virgin Islands area, including loblolly, frangipani, turpentine trees, feathery sea lavender and wild orchids. On the nature trail at Bones Bight, catch a glimpse of the rare rock iguanas native to BVI's Anegada, or discover the exotic birds at Nutmeg Point.

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Natural Beauty: 

Heritage & Culture: Discover the island’s history through a maze of stone walls that surround the Main Town’s Settlement, or through the Arawak’s ancient conch burial mounds in the East End.
Anegada relaxing

Taste: Indulge in the local cuisine by dining on lobster, reputed to be the Caribbean’s best, or with a rum-based Rum Teaser or Wreck Punch.

To & From
:  To get to Anegada, there are regular ferries from Tortola Island, as well as charter flights from Tortola, Virgin Gorda and St. Thomas, USVI, and anchorages at the Setting Point.  Taxi’s, jeeps and mini vans may be rented, and a small number of hotels and villas are available for accommodation. VI Airlink is now offering schedule air service to Anegada from Beef Island Airport on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, check out our Inter-Island Aviation section for more information.

Anegada, a world apart.

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