Peter Island in the News

11 private islands you can rent

It's the ultimate winter fantasy: a private piece of paradise where your footprints are the only ones on the sand. For most, the thought of a private island getaway remains solidly in daydream territory, but you needn't shell out millions to buy a tropical retreat. Read more

Insider Secrets to Touring the British Virgin Islands

With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, lush vegetation, and coral reefs, the British Virgin Islands is one of those places you have to see to believe. While many travelers head to St. John or St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands provide an under-the-radar alternative for sophisticated travelers looking to get off the grid. Read more

Sports Illustrated in Peter Island 2011- New 2017

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10 Over-the-Top Adventures for the Ultimate Spring Break

Not all spring breaks were created equal. While some may choose to while away the week of rest on a beach sipping piña coladas and getting a tan, we prefer to shake things up with a bit of adrenaline-pumping action. Read more

The Best Caribbean Retreats for Families

The 13 perfect island escapes for kids of every age. Read more

This Is How You Can Vacation Just Like the Obamas

The Obamas have returned from their post-presidency vacation in the British Virgin Islands where they served up some serious vacation swag that had the rest of us back here in America seriously jelly. Read more

Destinations - British Virgin Islands

People tend to think of the BVIs as mainly a boater destination, but these Caribbean islands offer so much more on land. Read more

Your Own Private Caribbean Islands

For the ultimate retreat, skip the better-known locales in favor of these 11 under-the-radar islands where privacy and exclusivity reign. Read more

Private-Island Retreat: Your Very Own Piece of Paradise

Only 300 of the 1,800 acres here have been developed, leaving visitors with plenty of room to roam. Options include parking it on one of five beaches, heading to the spa for a dosha diagnostic from an ayurvedic therapist, or hitting up Drake's Lounge, where there are more than 25 types of rum on the menu., doubles from $450. Read more

Honeymoon Ideas For the Trip of a Lifetime

HONEYMOON BEACH Peter Island, British Virgin Islands
At 1,800 acres, palm-carpeted Peter Island is the largest private isle in the British Virgin Islands. Only one sixth of it is developed, so couples have plenty of options for solitude - including five stretches of deserted sand. The most newlywed friendly? Honeymoon Beach (obvi), outfitted with just a single palapa and two lounge chairs on sugar-white powder. Ask the kitchen to pack you a picnic lunch and linger there all day.
~ February/March 2017 issue of Brides Magazine. Read more

Where to Escape Winter: 11 Romantic Private Island Resorts to Book Now

Blue skies, turquoise seas, white beaches, swaying palms. A breeze in your hair, a drink in your hand, sand between your toes. Many of us would book the next flight out, if only we could, no matter what was going on at home. But when home is subzero, with fog and dreary winter rain, the appeal of playing island castaway becomes hard to override. Read more

Four Top Caribbean Hotels on Private Islands

What is more luxurious than a Caribbean vacation on a private Caribbean island? If your budget lines up with this bucket list desire, then here are four top Caribbean hotels on private islands you should know of. Read more

Get Outside: These 13 Hotels Are
Luring Guests Outdoors With These
Incredibly Cool Things To Do

What’s the point of a vacation if you’re not going to really get out there and experience what the destination has to offer? If you’re not going to put down your mobile phone, close your laptop and power down your tablet, why are you even there? Read more

The Best Beach Resorts in the British Virgin Islands

Peter Island Resort & Spa: Honeymooners love this romantic retreat, where they can snuggle up in one of 52 sumptuous beachfront, marina and hillside rooms and then spread out on five seductive strands (one appropriately named Honeymoon Beach). Read more

Which Caribbean Island is Right for You?

In winter, the idea of escaping to a Caribbean island probably occurs to each of us at least once a day—and thanks to increased seasonal flights to the region, it’s never been easier to put that plan into action. Read more

Five of the Best Romantic Hotels

Candlelit dinners, a private pool, a secret beach just for the two of you… Why not celebrate St. Valentine's Day with an escape to one of these dreamy Caribbean boltholes? Read more

Honeymoons and Destination
Weddings in the British Virgin Islands

Destination weddings are all about providing memorable experiences for couples and their guests, and the best resorts host a lavish and exotic affair while delivering everything from fine dining and unique event settings to exciting activities that help seal the bond between the bride and groom and their guests, says Marianne Weiman-Nelson of Special Occasions, Inc. Read more

True Luxury Experiences at the BVI’s Peter Island Resort

Every private island resort is, by definition, exclusive: you can't stay if you're not a guest. But it's experiences that help elevate the Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands from merely exclusive to extraordinary. Read more

The Most Amazing Luxury Travel
Experiences You Can Buy

From reveling in an underwater tropical suite to venturing out for an Arctic expedition, luxury holidays are like adventures pulled out of the movies. Click through to see luxury cruises, hotels and trips that promise the world — and don’t disappoint. Read more

Where To Go To Bask in the Sun

There's a time and a place for cool and cutting edge, and December in the BVI's is not it. Here, we want something a little laid-back, a bit mussed up, with sand between our toes and salt in our hair. Peter Island is just that. The resort has been luring smart families since the Sixties and a cracking makeover has added a shiny new harbour for visiting yachties, updated suites and brought in a fancy new executive chef, Todd Howard. The smiley staff are all still there, including the gorgeous Jean Kelly, who sings while serving up her coconut French toast. There are five ludicrously beautiful beaches, where you can paddle board, splash around in kayaks or laze in a hammock watching hummingbirds before joining the lunchtime party at Deadman's Beach Bar & Grill.
~ December 2016 issue of Tatler Read more

10 Holiday Caribbean Villas for the 1% That Will Leave You Drooling

Most of us daydream about warm tropical getaways come winter, but few of us dream this big. These homes are fit for royalty. Read more

Six of the best Island resort
Christmas festivities

Peter Island Resort & Spa, BVI Sip traditional British Virgin Islands beverages to the sounds of a choir on Christmas Eve, then compete in the Santa sandcastle competition before jolly ol’ St. Nick arrives. Read more

The Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies

It’s not just a trend anymore — it’s a fact. More and more travelers are doing so with food as their major motivating factor. It’s convenient, that the Caribbean is one of the world’s great food destinations — even if it doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. Read more

Extreme “I Dos”: 25 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Your Destination Wedding

Your Own Private Island Wedding on Peter Island, British Virgin Islands. Read more

The Jewel of the BVI

Listen to the live steel drum band playing familiar tunes on the pure white sands of Deadman’s Beach. Sip on a homemade rum punch and gazing at swaying palm tress and pelicans diving into the turquoise waters… fantasy? No, it’s the secluded, seductive, sensational Peter Island. Read more

Peter Island, British Virgin Islands…my wife knows how to vacation!

Pic's from our vacation from Peter Island. My wife planned it all...this is one of those "bucket list," "goals" kinda vacation! Read more

Condé Nast Johansens: Awards 2017: Canada, USA, México, Caribbean and
Pacific Shortlist

We are delighted to announce our Canada, USA, México, Caribbean and Pacific Shortlist for the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2017.

(Peter Island won: Best Green Hotel (Eco/Sustainable Hotel) 2017 and Best Destination Spa 2017) Read more

Exclusive British Virgin Islands Getaways

The chain of islands that make up The British Virgin Islands share the same azure blue waters as other landmasses, but they are distinctive from their Caribbean neighbors in many ways. Island life in the BVI goes at a slower, but friendlier pace. Read more

Luxury Magazine’s What’s What - Do

Feast on jerk chicken, grilled seafood, and callaloo stew when Peter Island Resort & Spa throws it's first Caribbean Food Festival on November 11 and 12. A beach barbecue with umbrella drinks and seven-course, sit-down dinner (with rum) followed by dancing are on the calendar. A three-night (November 10-13) festival package from $2,148. Read more

Places We Would Travel To For The Food Alone

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant, hotel or cafe abroad where the food was so utterly mind blowing that you would buy a whole new flight just to relive that moment again? Read more

Wellness Travel at Peter Island
Resort & Spa

Peter Island Resort & Spa, a private island in the British Virgin Islands, is set on 1,800 tranquil acres with five unspoiled beaches, four incredible villas and 52 charming beachfront and ocean-view rooms. It’s casual enough to feel unstuffy, but it’s also one of the most romantic and relaxing destinations you will ever discover. Read more

Savor the Flavor at Peter Island
Resort’s First Annual Food Festival!

The 2016 British Virgin Island’s Food Festival is coming in bigger and tastier than ever! November will be filled with competitions, demonstration kitchens and cooking with the island’s best chefs. Read more

Peter Island Is Launching a Caribbean Food Festival

The Peter Island Resort & Spa Caribbean Food Festival will make its debut the weekend of November 11-12, 2016 in celebration of the British Virgin Islands’ “BVI Food Fete.” Read more

Peter Island Resort & Spa Debuts
Caribbean Food Festival

November is foodie month in the British Virgin Islands. Known as BVI Food Fete, the month long event includes cook-offs, bar crawls, and lobster festivals. This year, BVI favorite Peter Island Resort & Spa is hosting its first annual Caribbean Food Festival weekend as part of BVI Food Fete. Read more

Peter Island Resort & Spas First
Annual Caribbean Food Festival
Debuts with Top Chefs from the
Caribbean, New Orleans and New York

The Peter Island Resort & Spa Caribbean Food Festival makes its debut the weekend of November 11-12, 2016 in celebration of the British Virgin Island’s 'BVI Food Fete' which takes place every November for the entire month. Read more

12 Unique Things To Do In The British Virgin Islands

Indeed, visitors soon discover there is plenty more to the British Virgin Islands than one prominent island. One of the world’s finest sailing destinations, it is a mecca for recreational yachts as well as racing boats, thanks to its gentle trade winds and calm waters. Read more

8 vacation hot spots for serious
treasure hunters

From pirates who left behind buried booty to gold miners whose legendary stash was never discovered, there are plenty of mysteries out there about cash, gold and assorted treasure yet to be found. Read more

7 Gorgeous Islands Where You Can Find Dory in Real Life

These stunning underwater scenes are way better than a dark theater. Read more

9 Heavenly Honeymoon Ideas For Couples Who Want To Unplug On A Budget

Wedding planning is stressful. So if you’re fortunate enough to go on a honeymoon after the big day, we recommend somewhere you can unplug and recharge. Read more

7 Zika-Free Destinations to Travel to Right Now

With each new warning about the dangers of the Zika virus, it may be tempting to postpone your trip to Central or South America, or the Caribbean. Read more

Caribbean bargains: Summer means deals on island travel

Better known for cold weather lures than hot weather tours, a summer vacation in the Caribbean is big on value, variety and quality beach time. Read more

The Best Caribbean Beach Hotels

Sure, there is the food and the rum and the culture and the people. But the primary draw, the siren song beckoning us to the Caribbean, is the beach. Read more

Resort ready: Getaways deliver luxury experience beyond expectations

When it comes to resort travel, luxury is not about what clothing you need to wear or the beauty of the people around you - it's about surrendering to a place where unexpected delight is a routine, every detail is considered and it's all about you. Read more

SeaDream’s Small Cruise Ships Focus on Hidden Harbors

SeaDream Yacht Club, a two-ship cruise line that caters to vacationers looking for a decidedly upscale experience, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Read more

8 Vacations to Seriously Spice Up Your Sex Life

It’s time to put the lust in wanderlust with these romantic trips for couples. Read more

Island Getaway

Some travellers experience the British Virgin Islands by sailing on a private charter yacht for flexibility and convenience, to see as many different islands as possible. Read more

How have hotel apps changed the way people choose where they stay?

As vice-president and general manager for the North American operations of, one of the world’s most used hotel booking apps, Josh Belkin is one of the travel industry’s biggest players. Read more

Scott Hart, general manager, Peter Island Resort & Spa

With the latest in weddings and honeymoons trends in mind, Scott Hart, general manager, Peter Island Resort & Spa located in the eternally stunning British Virgin Islands speaks exclusively to Natalie Hami about all that the romantic private island retreat offers guests wishing to tie the knot. Read more

7 Spots To Swim This Summer

Book the Falcon’s Nest luxury villa estate at Peter Island Resort & Spa in the British Virgin Islands. Read more

The 10 Best Hotels in the British Virgin Islands

There are few places that better capture the fantasy of an island vacation than the BVI. It’s always about the water here, about exploring, about discovery, whether you have a boat or not. Read more

Consider Surrendering a’ la Carte Control

Last winter, we were tired (of the cold, of children), and what we wanted most was rest. (Page 68 in print, page 79 digitally.) Read more

Caribbean Au Courant

Our picks for the greatest places to stay - and buy - in St. Lucia, St. Kitts and the British Virgin Islands. Read more

Private Caribbean Island Escapes

Forgo the highly traveled favorites for more intimate—dare we say secret?—isles. Read more

Enjoy a rich man’s paradise without having to win the lottery: The Virgin Island that’s good enough for a
billionaire – or Blackbeard

• Resort offers an affordable alternative to Richard Branson's island, Necker
• Peter Island lies near Norman Island which inspired classic Treasure Island
• Resort is said to be where Blackbeard’s men were marooned in the story
• Suites come with a double Jacuzzi and hammocks beneath coconut palms Read more

The World’s 22 Most Incredible Private Islands

If what you want is utter seclusion and perfect peace, in a location off-limits to everyone but the resort staff and a few other guests, then a private island is the only place to go Read more

Six of the best running holidays in the world

Whether for Marathon training or just the ultimate morning jog, forget pounding the pavements and be inspired by some of the best running tracks in the world, from New Zealand to Tanzania. Read more

Spring Break Destinations for Every Budget

One of the Caribbean’s more easily accessible private island resorts (it’s a quick hop from either St. Thomas or the Beef Island airport on Tortola), Peter Island is everything that’s great about the British Virgin Islands. Read more

Peter Island Resort & The Prospect Of New Beginnings

Scott Hart, a native of Bracebridge, Ontario Canada did not in his wildest dreams imagine that he would one day be the General Manager of a Five Star Resort in the Caribbean. Read more

Discover Nature’s Little Secrets on a British Virgin Islands Vacation

Breathtaking landscapes, unspoiled beaches, family-friendly activities…there are plenty of reasons to book your clients a British Virgin Islands vacation, and here are a few more luxury villa stays, fresh seafood, a fundraising triathlon… Read more

10 romantic destinations you should know about

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we've put together a list of 10 little-known spots that are equally dreamy. Read more

8 Stunningly Romantic Restaurants Worth a Plane Ticket

Dine like a rock star at these gorgeous restaurants worldwide. Read more

16 of the Best Couples Spa Treatments in the World

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may want to treat that special someone to a luxurious treatment pour deux. Read more

The British Virgin Islands Celebrates Romance with Launch of Love’s Little Secrets Campaign

New Campaign Unveils Deals and Packages for the Perfect Romantic Getaway Read more

6 Hotels That Put You In Your Own Private World

There’s taking a vacation and then there’s escaping from the world for a while. It’s easy to do the first, but much harder to do the latter. Read more

The Top 7 Destinations for a Digital Detox in 2016

Unplug, unwind and recharge in these off-the-grid locales. Read more

The Great Escape

Fantasize about these dreamy private island getaways. Read more

Forbes Travel Guide’s 20 Top Instagram Hotel Posts Of 2015

We are fortunate enough to stay in the world’s best hotels, and we share them with you on our Instagram account, @ForbesTravelGuide, every day. We compiled our 20 most popular hotel Instagram posts of 2015, ranging from a stylish Paris icon to a breathtaking St. Lucia spot amid the Pitons, to inspire your 2016 travels. Read more

10 Places To Count Down To The New Year Besides America

Start 2016 off with an exciting experience, and celebrate New Year's Eve abroad this year. Read more

11 Private Island Escapes for Your Next Caribbean Vacation

It's the ultimate winter fantasy: a private piece of paradise where your footprints are the only ones on the sand. Read more

BVICCHA Gala A Great Night To Remember

On Saturday November 21st, 2015, The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association held its Annual Business Awards Gala, Dinner & Dance at The Moorings Mariner Inn Restaurant. Read more

Just Add Coconut: Jean Kelly & the Warmth of BVI Hospitality

Among the 60 islands comprising the British Virgin Islands is one not to be missed! Not so much for the gorgeous beaches which exist in multitude, or the amazing views, but for the true spirit of the islands which is the warmth of hospitality. Read more

His and Hers: The Luxury Beach Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Sure, a beach flop is always fun, but for those who would rather earn some badass points, this posh (nearly) private-island resort in the BVI offers a package inspired by triathlons. Read more

The Ultimate Escape in the British Virgin Islands

For the ultimate luxurious, private escape head to Peter Island, the largest private island of the 60-odd islands, cays and exposed reefs that make up the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Read more

Peter Island Resort & Spa Wins 2016 Conde Nast Johansens Spa Award

Peter Island Resort & Spa is the winner of the 2016 Conde Nast Johansens Spa Awards for Excellence in the Best for Service category. Read more

Martha Stewart Real Weddings &
Honeymoons: Follow Your Bliss - Best Beaches

Best Beaches... Hide Away - While the British Virgin Islands have many worthy strips of sand, the aptly names Honeymoon Beach on Auber-chic Peter Island Resort & Spa, is the standout. One lucky couple at a time can reserve the idyll for a picnic lunch or tropical cocktails, or for just hanging out far from civilization. Read more

Vote now in the Travel & Leisure 2016 World’s Best Survey!

Visit now through February 29, 2016 to rate your favorite travel experiences and enter for a chance to win a dream trip. Your vote will contribute to the results which will be revealed in the August 2016 issue of Travel & Leisure. Read more

Top 40 Resorts in the Caribbean:
Readers’ Choice Awards 2015

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Peter Island Voted British Virgin Islands’ Leading Spa Resort 2015

We are honored to be the winner of British Virgin Islands' Leading Spa Resort 2015 Award fromWorld Travel Awards Read more

British Virgin Islands: Not just for

For some, the thought of a Caribbean holiday is limited to a just handful of islands... But this is a big region, and it pays to think a little differently. Read more

Tourist Board gears up for Food Fete

"Our second BVI Food Fete offers a blend of new and signature events that have been curated for epicureans, tastemakers, and novice culinary explorers..." Read more

British Virgin Islands Kicks Off Second Annual Food Fete on November 7

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to announce the second annual BVI Food Fete, a month-long culinary event that celebrates the culinary offerings and experiences of the BVI. Read more

Destination: Top Beaches in the British Virgin Islands

In the British Virgin Islands there’s a pristine beach almost everywhere you look. But as with the archipelago’s 60-plus islands, not all beaches are created equal. In this Caribbean destination, where island hopping is the norm, these are five sun-kissed slices of heaven. Read more

Peter Island Resort & Spa - Conde Nast Johansens Award Winner 2015

Awards: Conde Nast Johansens Best for Couples Spa 2015; Conde Nast Johansens Best Hotel with Spa 2015 Read more

Top Beach Resorts, 2015 | Hideaway Report Special Edition | Andrew Harper Travel

# 9: Peter Island Resort & Spa - British Virgin Islands — Romantic resort on a private island south of Tortola. The dramatic 1,800-acre mountainous islet is fringed by white-sand beaches. The property offers snorkeling in protected coves, scuba diving excursions and yacht cruises. Read more

Vogue UK - Vogue Picks

An idyllic private island escape, Peter Island Resort & Spa is a Caribbean hideaway with 1,800 unspoiled acres, five pristine beaches and one of the Caribbean's best spas. Read more

5 of the best honeymoon suites in the Caribbean

Suites with infinity pools overlooking the famous Pitons of St Lucia, secluded cottages on a private island in the Grenadines, opulent suites which open up straight on to Grenada’s most famous beach and a private island in the British Virgin Island’s with a secluded honeymoon beach… Here are our top picks of honeymoon suites in the Caribbean. Read more

20 Stunning Tennis Courts to Play in Your Lifetime

While people like to argue about grass versus clay versus hard courts, everyone can agree that the surface becomes secondary when the courts are this scenic.
We found the most beautiful tennis courts in the world that are open to the public.
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11 Hotel Breakfasts Worth Traveling the Globe For

Best part of vacation? Sleeping in. But at these hotels, you might want to reconsider: These breakfasts are known to be the main attractions. Read more

Break Away to the British Virgin Islands

A getaway to the Caribbean is always a good idea from the United States, especially when we're on the east coast, and can find ourselves settled-in, and on the beach with a refreshing beverage in-hand just hours after boarding the plane. Read more

Sophie Cullen Reviews Peter Island Resort & Spa in the Latest Issue of Brides Honeymoon Guide

It's hard not to feel just a little smug during your stay on Peter Island - 1,800 acres of unspoiled private-island loveliness with five pristine beaches.

From Destination Weddings: The Next Seychelles - British Virgin Islands

Where to wed: A cacti-dotted hillside spills into the Caribbean Sea at Peter Island Resort & Spa where you'll have your pick of five wedding sites.

Peter Island triathlon competes for FSN

On Saturday, the BVI Triathlon Federation hosted several events at Peter Island Resort to raise money for the Family Support Network organisation. Read more

Luxury Sailing Yachts Overtake the Caribbean Islands

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Nearby Luxury BVI Getaways
Peter Island Resort has been family owned and operated since 1978, and has a host of on-island and water sports available. Read more

BVI’s Peter Island Resort is Filled with Swashbuckling History, Secluded Spaces & Exquisite Villas

Although Peter Island Resort & Spa is set on 1,800 acre of land, staying at the hotel still makes you feel like you you’re on your own private getaway. We recently stayed at the resort, and were pleasantly surprised to realize the property has its own complimentary ferry to transfer hotel guests back and forth between the islands. Read more

Top 10: the best luxury hotels in the Caribbean

Glossy, with state-of-the-art facilities galore… Historic, with understated elegance… Contemporary chic, with fine dining… Private-island retreat, with virtually empty beaches… Pretty much whatever type of luxury hotel you might seek, the Caribbean can deliver. Read more

10 Romantic Destinations
You Should Know About

Paris is romantic. Everybody knows that. But it doesn't have a trademark on the term, and it's certainly not the only destination out there rousing amorous couples into expressing their love. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we've put together a list of 10 little-known spots that are equally dreamy. Read more

Rejuvenation Package at the Spa at
Peter Island

Rumi Suqi from Insider's Guide to Spas, takes you through the Rejuvenation Package experience at Peter Island Spa. Read more

Andrew Harper
Caribbean Island-Hopping

The word ‘Caribbean’ conveys a promise of white sand, azure waters, cooling cocktails and spicy island cooking. But of course, the Caribbean Sea contains dozens of islands, which offer a wide variety of landscapes and attractions. Andrew Harper highlights a trip t from the green, mountainous and unspoiled island of Dominica to the dazzling sands of the Dominican Republic by way of the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla. Read more

Andrew Harper
Top 20 Beach Resorts

Each year, Andrew Harper Magazine asks its readers to vote for the best beach resorts around the world. Readers selected their favorite destinations for sun and relaxation, from Mexico to the Bahamas, and included Peter Island Resort & Spa in the list of the top 20. Read more

Living The Dream In The BVI: Peter
Island Resort’s New Learn-To-Sail

Peter Island Resort is making that dream accessible—and downright cushy. The just-launched learn-to-sail package wraps three days of hands-on instruction in five nights of full-on coddling, all of which begin and end with encouraging words from one of the friendliest staffs in the Caribbean and meals at restaurants overseen by a chef who worked for the British royal family. Read more