Nelsons Dockyard and English Harbour – Antigua

Nelsons Dockyard is the only surviving Georgian naval dockyard in the world. It has a museum and several other restored buildings which stand as a memorial to Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Royal Navy who used it for many years during the Caribbean wars with the French, Dutch and Spanish during the 18th and 19th centuries.

It is part of the national park where you can go hiking through wooded valleys and past old fortifications.

It is also the home of the leading yacht charter companies and headquarters for the Antigua Sailing week.

Whilst I am here during low season there are still some beautiful yachts around in English and Falmouth harbours. 

           

Watersports at Biras Creek Resort

The British Virgin Islands lend themselves to many different types of watersports.

Complimentary Boston whalers which are small boats are available for 2 hours every day – many guests I spoke to loved these and had great fun out on the water ! Sadly I didn’t have time to try them out – maybe next time ?

Captain Wayne offers sailing on the free folk boat twice a day – time to brush up on your sailing skills.

Biras Creek offers guests instruction and equipment to enjoy a variety of water sports. Kayaks, Laser sailboats and Hobie Cats and windsurfing boards are available for daily use at Deep Bay with expert instructors on the beach from 9 am to 5 pm

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Biras Creek Resort – Virgin Gorda – British Virgin Islands

Biras Creek Resort situated in Berchers Bay on Virgin Gorda has 31 suites ranging from garden suites to premier,oceanfront and the grand suite.

I am currently staying in an oceanfront suite with outside shower – I’m a big lover of those !

Two bicycles are provided to each suite and there are various pathways to cycle round as the resort is fairly spread out.

If you are feeling energetic there are cycling and hiking trails along with a variety of complimentary water sports.

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