ActivitiesSail, snorkel, scuba, hike, bike
or take yoga classes.
Or do absolutely nothing at all.

You can paddleboard, kayak or take a day trip to one of the other incredible islands, reefs or attractions nearby. You can organize a dive trip through Paradise Watersports, Peter Island’s own on-island dive shop. Or you can just lie back in one of Peter Island’s trademark hammocks and stare across the turquoise water at Dead Chest Island, the rocky outcrop with a pirate history. The opportunities for adventure, escape and relaxation are absolutely endless.

On-Island Activities

So much to do on such a unique island. Active lifestyles are rewarded daily on Peter Island, where fun comes in countless varieties on our breathtaking shores.


Peter Island has five of them. Yes, you read right. Deadman’s Beach, Little Deadman’s Beach, Honeymoon Beach, White Bay Beach and Big Reef Bay and Beach. And if you’d like, a private tiki hut, picnic lunch and refreshments can be prepared and delivered to you.

Dive Shop

Paradise Watersports, our on-island PADI dive shop, offers a multitude of under-the-sea adventures. If you’d like to scuba dive through the blue waters surrounding Peter Island, Paradise Watersports offers two-tank and one-tank dives to multiple sites around the BVI, including the Wreck of the Rhone, rated the number nine dive site in the world. Our dive shop also offers diving certifications and resort training courses.

Snorkeling during your stay at Peter Island is a must. Join Paradise Watersports for an afternoon snorkeling trip to one of the many reefs surrounding Peter Island. Or pick up your complimentary snorkeling gear from the dive shop and venture right off one of our five beaches at any time during your stay. The best snorkeling spots are White Bay Beach, Deadman’s Beach and Honeymoon Beach.

Guests can also capture the unforgettable memories of their diving or snorkeling adventure with professional photographer, Armando Jenik.

Contact Paradise Watersports for inquiries and to make reservations: or 284-495-9941.


Sail the blue waters of the BVI for a half or full day, a sunset or overnight trip, on our private sailboat. Explore the Caves at Norman Island, the Indians in Tortola or the Baths at Virgin Gorda or take a guided snorkel tour.

Contact Silmaril for inquiries and to make reservations:


Enjoy our array of non-motorized water sports, including kayaks, Hobie Cats, windsurfers, Sunfish sailboats and paddleboards. And if you’re not quite sure how to use the equipment, we are happy to provide a free lesson.


With a swimming pool, hiking, biking, a 24-hour fitness center, beach volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, the sun isn’t the only thing on Peter Island that will make you sweat. Complimentary morning yoga is also offered Sunday - Thursday at 9:30 am, in the Tranquility Garden at the spa.

The Spa at Peter Island

Indulge your mind, body and soul at the Spa at Peter Island, located on Big Reef Bay. If you and yours are looking to enjoy an array of our treatments together, our indoor couples' suites or outdoor bohios are perfect for uninterrupted relaxation.

For inquiries and to schedule spa appointments, please contact or 284-495-2000.

Sunset at the Loop

From 5pm­ to 6:30pm every evening, watch a true BVI sunset from the most beautiful point on Peter Island. We drop you off with a fruit and cheese platter and your favorite beverage and leave you to watch the sunset over the stunning backdrop of the BVI.

Picnic Lunch

Guests may spend the whole day on one of our five beaches by placing a picnic lunch order at the front office the day before.

Private Dinner on the Beach

Imagine just the two of you under the stars at a candlelight table by the water’s edge. A private server will take care of your every wish.

Five Course Wine Dinner

The Wine Dinner is a specialty Five Course feast with accompanying wine served in the climate controlled Tradewinds Wine Room.  Surrounded by floor to ceiling wine cases, guests are seated at a mahogany banquet table while the Guest Sommelier educates the group on the pairings and origins of the wines.  As a group event, guests meet other guests, and of course, enjoy lively conversation amongst themselves. 

7:00 pm, Thursdays (subject to change.)  Reservations required, pricing available upon request.  (Not available in September.)

Weekly Events

From the Manager’s Cocktail Party and Caribbean Buffet at Deadman’s Beach Bar & Grill every Wednesday to Saturday’s Gala Buffet, there’s no shortage of events to keep you feeling wined and dined.

The Club Room

Watch some TV, play pool, or play a game of chess. If you’ve finished your book, exchange it at our borrow-and-lend library.

Coconut Grove Garden

Take a stroll through this beautiful garden set against a backdrop of a white sand beach with endless views out over the Atlantic. You’ll see why the Coconut Grove Garden is the most popular wedding location on the island.

Horticultural Tour

Every Wednesday at 9:30am, spend an hour of your morning with Joel, our head gardener. He will explain the magic behind Peter Island’s beautiful gardens – a must for horticulturists.

Business Center

You don't want to work while you're here, but sometimes you just have to. Our business center features desktop computers and a printer in a quiet, air-conditioned section of the Welcome Center.

Off-Island Activities

Leaving Peter Island can be a lot of fun, just as long as you know you’re coming back. If you do choose to venture off island, there’s plenty to do on the surrounding Virgin Isles. Please contact the Island Concierge to schedule the activities below: or 284-495-2000.

Virgin Gorda Sail and Snorkel Excursion

Peter Island offers a day trip to the Baths -- one of Virgin Gorda's most beautiful attractions. Every Thursday, a private catamaran whisks guests away from resort life shortly after breakfast and introduces them to a voyage on the water.  After a leisurely sail on the open water, adventurers experience The Baths.  These massive granite boulders form a collection of mysterious sea-flooded pools which explorers can climb through on their way to Devil’s Bay and beach.  Peter Island guests are encouraged to bring along complimentary snorkel gear as there are ideal snorkel locations along Devil’s Bay and Spring Bay.  Following an eventful day in the sun, guests sail back to Peter Island Resort & Spa with plenty of time to dress for dinner and swap stories from their day of adventure. $200/person includes lunch, Thursdays.  For further details, guests should see reception. Advanced reservations recommended.

Snorkel Adventure

Peter Island is now offering a chartered catamaran snorkel adventure!   This trip starts with a visit to the hidden side of Peter Island at, Little Harbor for snorkeling and a walk to the Chubb Mansion ruins, followed by lunch on board and a voyage to Norman Island to snorkel The Caves and then on to snorkel The Indians.  $200/person includes lunch, Mondays.  For further details, guests should see reception.

Boat Rentals

30' center-console boats can be delivered to Peter Island upon request. They are available for day rentals and can include a captain. Contact our concierge for more details.

Deep-Sea Fishing

Fish for grouper, snapper or mahi-mahi, or, on a full-day trip, go to the North Drop, where the record-holding blue marlin was caught. Guests are picked up and dropped off at the Marina at Peter Island. A variety of boats are available, from a center console to a 53’ Viking, and trips can be reserved for a half or a full day.

Backcountry Fishing

Enjoy a half or a full-day trip to fish the flats of the BVI for bonefish and tarpon.

Luxury Charters

Sometimes the lush islands, tranquil waters, coral reefs and historic landmarks should be explored as captain of your own adventure on a luxury vessel. Peter Island can arrange luxury yacht charters upon request to suit your specific needs. Whatever you choose, you can count on a good breeze and world-class luxury.

Tortola Island Tour

Explore Tortola for a half or a full day. Visit Sage Mountain, Tortola’s rain forest, the rum distillery, the Craft Market or the island’s North Shore, which is speckled with beautiful coves and beaches.

Helicopter Island Tours

Fly low over bejeweled azure waters and rocky green cliffs of uninhabited islands to see the British Virgin Islands the way birds do. For arrangement information, please check with our concierge.

Golf on St. Thomas

The nearest golf course is nearby St. Thomas’ championship 18-hole course, Mahogany Run. Yes, it does require an early rise, but this stunning and challenging course is well worth it. Guests may charter a boat or helicopter to St. Thomas for tee times. For arrangement information, please check with our concierge.

Swimming with the Dolphins

If you have ever dreamed of swimming with dolphins, Dolphin Discovery on Tortola can make these dreams come true. Our concierge is happy to assist with arrangements.