Bitter End Yacht Club, British Virgin Islands
Bitter End Yacht Club is located on the island of Virgin Gorda and is known to be one of the Caribbean’s most dedicated water-sports resorts. They really do offer the best water-sports activities, club fleet and excursions in the Caribbean. The fact that it is only accessible by water adds to its exclusivity and charm, boasting near perfect year round sailing conditions, sunshine and blue waters.
There are 85 shoreside accommodations. At Bitter End Yacht Club BVI every room has a spectacular view, as well as air-conditioning, ceiling fans, coffee maker and fridge. Choose from:
Reef Cottages, these are scattered along the lower boardwalk, steps from the water’s edge and close to the beaches. Choose either one-King bed or two-Twin beds.
Horizon Cottages, offer the ultimate authentic island experience. Located along the upper boardwalk with panoramic views of Eustatia Sound. Enjoy the large showers with sea views and relaxing hammocks. Choose either one-King bed or two-Twin beds.
Garden Cottages, located above sea level along the Eustatia Sound’s shore. large dressing area and shower with a view of the mangroves and sea beyond, and a wrap-around porch with a double-size hammock. Choose either one-King bed or two-Twin beds.
About Bitter End Yacht Club
Bitter End Yacht Club BVI, is situated along a mile of shorefront on the protected waters of the North Sound, the sailing, snorkelling and water-sports are certain to be a huge part of your stay. Although only accessible by sea, Bitter End is just 12 miles from Tortola, 30 miles from St. Thomas, and 75 miles from Puerto Rico. If you are looking for a tropical location for swimming, sunbathing, boating, kayaking, windsurfing, or just relaxing, you will find it at Bitter End Yacht Club, BVI
Restaurants and Bars
You will stay on Full Board at Bitter End Yacht Club BVI and you can eat at any of the waterfront dining venues. Bitter End strives to provide you with the freshest fish, local produce and highest quality meats in the area. The Clubhouse Steak and Seafood Grille is Bitter End’s landmark water’s edge restaurant, featuring generous buffets and table service for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as cocktail service on the terrace all day and evening. The Almond Walk Terrace features Caribbean dining various days of the week. Enjoy lavish themed gourmet buffets and live music by local Caribbean musicians. The Crawl Pub is home to a brick oven delivering the best homemade pizza in the Caribbean. The Crawl Pub offers casual dining for lunch and dinner, as well as a full service bar and entertainment each week. There is also a poolside bar for a light lunch and a refreshing cocktail.
Bitter End Yacht Club boasts the world’s largest complimentary fleet of watercraft, and 3 private beaches. Whilst staying here you have unlimited use of the Club fleet. There is a fresh water pool. walking and hiking trails, stroll along Biras Creek with its bird sanctuary salt pond, to an exhilarating climb through orchid festooned woods with spectacular panoramic views. Excursions to nearby islands (Anegada, Norman Island, The Baths), snorkeling trips in and around North Sound, there are over 15 snorkeling excursions. A Sunset sails and Champagne cruise, Guest cocktail party and a Sunday regatta and party will keep you entertained in the evenings.
Take an Introduction to Sailing Course. Learn to sail or fine tune your skills at Bitter End’s sailing school. Their world-class instructors are from all over the globe and are here to assist sailors of all ages and levels. Includes junior sailing for 12 years and over. You can also learn to wind-surf or go kite-boarding.
The British Virgin Islands are one of the most pristine diving destinations in the world. Take the opportunity to explore the beautiful reefs, teeming with marine life, or visit one of the many wrecks in the BVI, such as the world famous “RMS Rhone.”
For fishermen, whether you love to fly fish or inshore fish, Bitter End Yacht Club can connect you with experienced guides and equipment. Half day and full day fishing trips are available.
The Spa at Bitter End Yacht Club is a full service spa providing massage, aromatherapy, manicures, pedicures and more.
Junior Summer Sailing (for 7 years and up.)
A fun way to learn basic boat handling, terminology, rigging, sail trim, and make new friends. Instruction on Optimist sailing dinghies, Sunfish, Laser Picos, Hobies in three hours of on the water training.
Junior Watersports Program and Kids Camp.
Kids learn to snorkel, windsurf and sail in well-supervised and lively sessions.
Private lessons are available to gain specialised skills.
Kids join our Kids Camp Director, on a Hobie to sail the North Sound. They will help rig the boat, operate the jib, and perhaps even captain. During the sail, campers play games and tell stories.
Children love to hike Bitter End’s trails. Led by an instructor, they will hike all the way up Guy’s Trail for some awesome views. For younger hikers, we stay on the Mangrove trail and include a bit of lizard counting along the way. All hikes typically end with a cool-off dip in the pool.
Children join their sailing instructor on a Hobie and sail to Prickly Pear, a nearby island, for swimming and a volleyball game.
Scavenger Hunt,1,2,3. Go….. Kids race around the resort to answer 20 questions and find the 10 items on their list. How much oxygen do you need to breathe underwater? Find out at the dive shop.
We top off an exciting sail to Sandbox with a game of soccer, SPUD, monkey-in-the-middle and as many others as time allows.
Arts and Crafts: Children love to make something that is a reminder of their Bitter End holiday. We help them to paint seashells, string colourful island bracelets, or colour a picture of their favourite thing to do at Bitter End.
See the world under the sea. Bring snorkel gear, and a willingness to be amazed, because the reefs are fantastic. Kids must be avid swimmers. An instructor will be in the water to lend a helping hand.
The Great Sandcastle Competition: Kids can join a team and compete for the ultimate bragging right: being the best sandcastle builder of the week.
Kids Choice…..Sail, snorkel, beach games…the choices are endless and the fun is guaranteed.
Beach Olympics……Competition heats up as teams of BEYC kids face-off in relay races, scavenger hunts, sandcastle competitions, and trivia contests.
Pizza Party: All kids are invited to join our Kids Camp Director for pizza and cupcakes to celebrate the end of an awesome week. Play indoor games in the sailing school before enjoying a movie.
As newly minted junior sailors, the kids show off their skills and take their instructor for a sail around the North Sound.
(subject to change, to accommodate the kids’ interests)
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03330 116 665