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Virgin Gorda


Virgin Gorda is often considered the most beautiful of the British Virgin Islands, owing in large part to the unique Baths, where massive boulders uplifted by volcanic activity have formed grottoes and secret passages. The rugged, gorgeous terrain of the island is not for those seeking an action-packed vacation, but rather will be enjoyed by guests seeking to relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches and nature's pristine beauty.

Some practical info about Virgin Gorda BVI to know before heading there:

Population:
3,300 (2006 est.)

Size:
9 sq. miles

Highest Point:
Gorda Peak, which rises to 1,370 ft.

Currency:
The American dollar is used throughout the Virgin Islands, including Virgin Gorda, but foreign currency can be exchanged at all major bank branches on the island.

Entry Requirements:
Entry requirements vary for each destination; it is your responsibility to verify you have the correct documents prior to travel. After 31 December 2006 a valid passport is required for travel to all the Caribbean and Mexico.

Time Zone:
Virgin Gorda lies within Atlantic Standard Time, four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

Driving:
Cars drive on the left-hand side of the road on Virgin Gorda.

Voltage:
110/60 volts AC, 60Hz. American two-pin plugs are used.

Language:
English is the official language.

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