Getting to Peter Island

The British Virgin Islands are located approximately 1,200 miles southeast of Miami and 70 miles east of Puerto Rico. Peter Island is just four miles south of Tortola and is served by ferry, helicopter and our private yacht. For more information about arriving to the British Virgin Islands via flight, bvitourism.com/arriving-air.

Arriving Through St. Thomas (Friday, Saturday, Sunday And Tuesday Only)

Upon arrival at Cyril King International Airport at Charlotte Amalie, before claiming your baggage, kindly check-in with the Presidential Limo and Luxury Taxi Representative who will be holding an iPad with the Peter Island Logo/Name displayed. The Presidential Representative will be across from the baggage carousels. You will be assisted to an awaiting taxi for a short ride to the Ferry Dock where you will board a Peter Island motor yacht. Our friendly captain and crew will assist you with your luggage. We depart at 3:30pm for a straight 90 minute trip (brief stop in customs) to Peter Island. Please plan on your flight arriving no later than 2:30pm to ensure you catch this transfer. We depart at 9:00am from Peter Island for the return (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday only) to St. Thomas so flights should be scheduled to depart after 1:30pm. If your flight is delayed, please call the Peter Island Front Desk at, (284) 495-2000.  At least 7-days’ notice for St. Thomas transfers is required by calling the Rooms Reservations Office: 1-800-346-4451. This transfer (including the roundtrip taxi to/from the airport to the Dock only) is, $349/person round trip for adults and children, ($189 per person, one-way) and will be added to your room charges to be paid at checkout. $44 per person USVI/BVI Transport Tax will apply.

* St. Thomas hotel or other St. Thomas location pick-ups/drop-offs are available at additional cost, starting at $25 per person.

Arriving Through Tortola

The closest airport to Peter Island is the Beef Island Airport (EIS) on Tortola and this is serviced with air connections through San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) or Antigua (ANU).  We can send a Peter Island ferry any day or time to pick you up from the Beef Island Airport. If you choose this option, please provide us with your arriving and departing flights into and departing from Beef Island Airport. Once we receive this information, we will be able to schedule your transfers.

Once you arrive at the Beef Island Airport, you will have to clear customs and immigration and retrieve your luggage. A Peter Island Resort Representative will be there to greet you afterward. The greeter will escort you to the awaiting Peter Island car service that will take you to the Peter Island Ferry Dock. The ferry ride to Peter Island is approximately 30 minutes. Cost for this transfer is $85 per person round-trip ($50 per person one-way), which includes the car and ferry service, and is not payable until checkout. At least 7-days’ notice for Tortola transfers is required by calling the Rooms Reservations Office: 1-800-346-4451.

Other Ways To Reach Peter Island From St. Thomas

Public Ferry

Public ferry schedules from Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, to Road Town, Tortola, can be found at BVIWelcome.com. The public ferry will drop off in Road Town, Tortola, where you will then take a taxi to the Peter Island dock (CSY) and transfer to Peter Island on our private ferry. Please let us know which ferry option you will be taking so we know when to expect you. Round-trip transfers from Tortola are $85 per person, or one-way are, $50 per person.

Water Taxis

Private water taxi service is available from St. Thomas directly to Peter Island on Dolphins Water Taxi (340) 774-2628 or http://www.dolphinshuttle.com. Transfer time is about 90 minutes over the water with a brief stop for Customs and Immigration on Tortola. Rates starting at $600+.

Private water service is also available from St. Thomas to Tortola on Dohm’s Water Taxi: 340-775-6501 or http://dohmswatertaxi.com/. The Peter Island ferry would then bring you from Tortola to Peter Island. Depending on time of arrival/departure, Dohm’s may be able to drop off/pick up at Peter Island. Rates starting at $600+.

Commercial Flights

Commercial flights are available through Air Sunshine (800.327.8900) from St. Thomas to Tortola (Beef Island Airport, EIS), interCaribbean Airways ( www.interCaribbean.com or 877.887.9233) to Tortola (Beef Island Airport), and Cape Air, http://www.capeair.com/, 1-866-CAPE-AIR (227-3247). Prearrange the Peter Island Ferry pickup service from Tortola, Beef Island Airport by calling the Reservations office, 800.346.4451. Flights take approximately 15 minutes, seasonal availability.

Helicopter Transfer

Helicopter transfer from St. Thomas to Peter Island can also be arranged via Caribbean Buzz Helicopters (340.775.7335 / info@Caribbean-Buzz.com). One-way trips start at $1100 for 2 guests plus luggage; subject to change. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. Visit Caribbean-Buzz.com for more information.

For More Information

Contact Peter Island Reservations office with any questions about planning your arrival at, 800.346.4451 or +1 616.458.6767.

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