Virgin Gorda

Virgin Gorda is the third- largest (after Tortola and Anegada ) of the British Virgin Islands (English The British Virgin Islands, BVI)

The island is located at 18 degrees, 48 minutes North, and 64 degrees, 30 minutes West, while it covers an area of ​​about 21 km ². Christopher Columbus named the island " The thickness of the Virgin " because its silhouette of a rotund woman lying on her back resembles.

Virgin Gorda is one of the main objectives for tourism, which means " Bathroom " ( The Baths ) is largely due to the unusual geological formation known as. On the beach of " bathroom ", you can see the volcanic origin. The huge granite formations form the caves that are open to the sea.

Swimming and snorkeling, more recently, bouldering, here are the main attractions. North of " The Baths " is the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, formerly Little Dix Bay. The most significant building on Virgin Gorda is the old Copper Mine.