There are few places in the world more romantic than the British Virgin Islands. A perfect example is Quito Rymer’s 21-room boutique hotel in Tortola. Here, all the luxury suites are named after the legendary artist’s reggae songs. Also on Tortola, The Wyndham Lambert Beach is a world-class luxury retreat, the perfect place to get to know each other better or reconnect. Over on scenic Virgin Gorda, several exotic destinations have reopened this past fall. Mango Bay Resort offers “Life as it should be.” Originally named after the seasonally nesting Trunk Back turtles, the Valley Trunk resort was developed into an exclusive private family residence on 19 acres of land bordering the entire beach. Today, all can visit and enjoy the stunning tropical gardens and spectacular water features. Rosewood Little Dix Bay was an eco-resort before there were eco-resorts. One of the first Caribbean resorts to promote sustainable luxury, the beachside retreat has welcomed guests to a world of undiluted tropical splendor for over half a century. On Anegada is the famed Anegada Beach Club, where you can experience truly sophisticated “glamping” in their Beachfront Palapa Retreats. It is a place where lobster is always on the menu and sea breezes and lapping waves reign supreme. Want to vacation like the rich and famous? Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s private island paradise offers a world-class experience while being highly committed to sustainability. The island runs off of over 80% wind and renewable energy. If you want an entire island to yourself, Guana Island is available as an all-island rental for a couple or groups up to 42 people. Active couples will be intrigued by Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. This private island retreat offers boundless adventures on and beyond its breathtaking shores. Plan a trip to one resort or island-hop to visit them all, you’re sure to become a stronger couple for it; BVITourism.com.
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