If you love sailing, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving, at the Bitter End Yacht Club you can have it all. Located on the North Sound of Virgin Gorda in the Caribbean, the resort offers its guests a complimentary fleet of more than 100 sailboats, windsurfers, Hobie kayaks and other watercraft. During the day, you can join one of the exciting excursions, or relax by the freshwater swimming pool. Bitter End Yacht Club gets our vote as one of the best beach vacations.
The resort, reachable only by sea, stretches along a mile of white sandy beach which is perfect for snorkeling and romantic walks along the beach. If you are traveling on your own yacht, the club has a service marina with over 70 moorings.
Bitter End's casual atmosphere is great for Caribbean family vacations. The sailing school offers programs for kids from 5 to 10 years old.
Accommodations at the Bitter End Yacht Club are as diverse as its activities - choose from beachfront villas, suites, a private house and 30-foot sailboats, that sleep up to six.
How to Get There
Fly to Tortola's Beef Island airport, then take a 30-minute the high-speed ferry ride (the North Sound Express) to Bitter End. For more help with getting there, call the Bitter End Yacht Club at 284-494-2746. Ferry transfers are $25 per person each way; free for kids under 16. Click here for more top Caribbean family resorts.
Rates start at $550 per night, including three meals daily, unlimited use of the Bitter End Yacht Club fleet and an Introduction to Sailing course. The resort is popular with summer family vacations, so it's a good idea to book early.