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The BVI 60th Anniversary Emancipation Festival

The festival commemorates the Emancipation Act of August 1, 1834 which abolished slavery in the British West Indies – freeing over 5,000 slaves in the British Virgin Islands. So the festival is an annual celebration of freedom and cultural history. The August Festival, as it is also called, involves celebrations on all of the islands […]

Tortola Villa For Rent | AnaCapri Estate in British Virgin Islands

Leatherback Sea Turtle laying eggs (includes video)

One of this earths’ most precious creatures, one that is endangered, lays its eggs in the British Virgin Islands. The glorious female Leatherback Sea Turtle returns to the beach she was born on or one nearby to lay her eggs, using her front and back flippers to pull herself up onto the beach. She is […]

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AnaCapri Estate – Featured in Destination Weddings

When you select AnaCapri Estate as your wedding venue, know that you are choosing a wedding location highlighted by Their June 2013 online magazine, Get Married Away, profiled AnaCapri Estate as a perfect wedding destination and featured our wedding pictures and video on page 38 ( The villa is also profiled on their site […]

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La Dolce Vita – homemade Italian ice cream

One might not think you would find truly wonderful gelato in Tortola – but you can. There is a shop started by an Italian man, Mario, and his Tortolan wife, Pearl, right in downtown Tortola. Having traveled to Italy many times, we have found gelato to be a fabulous treat. And La Dolce Vita has […]

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Sailing On Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Belle

When you think of the British Virgin Islands Sir Richard Branson comes to mind. In the BVI he owns Necker Island, bought and is developing Mosquito Island (located just north of Virgin Gorda), and one of the newest additions to his Virgin Limited Edition collection is Necker Belle. Necker Belle is a 32 meter (105 […]

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Local BVI Wedding Vendors

For the wedding held at AnaCapri Estate on this blog the following local BVI vendors provided the preparation, supplies, and day of the event support to make sure all went as planned. Please contact any of them directly to learn more how they can support your special day. Wedding Planner – Events by Claudia Hodge […]

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Enjoy a Dream Wedding at AnaCapri Estate (includes video)

The Mother of the Bride said the villa would be “perfect for the wedding”! The view was gorgeous, the pool deck would be ideal for the actual wedding – plenty of room for the guests. And wouldn’t her daughter look lovely coming down the master bedroom porch stairs with her father as he “walked her […]

Tortola Villa For Rent | AnaCapri Estate in British Virgin Islands

The Gardens of AnaCapri Estate

The grounds of AnaCapri Estate are lush with palm trees, fruit trees, plants and flowers. Our garden banana trees are actually annuals, growing for nine months to produce a large hanging bundle of bananas. The bunch of bananas has about 10 to 20 “hands” of bananas, and each of these with about 15 – 20 […]

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Full Moon Parties

If possible, try to schedule your visit to the BVI when there will be a full moon. The moonlight bathes the island and tropical waters in a silvery light and makes for a magical view. There are many who find the full moon a perfect time to host a fabulous party, and on Tortola there […]


Surfing is a great way to enjoy your time on Tortola. There are three main areas to try this sport, Cane Garden Bay on the west end is said to have world-class waves at times. Apple Bay, also at the west end with surf board rentals at Sebastians, and Josiah’s Bay. Josiah’s Bay (which is […]