Light and airy, and on the edge of the ocean, AppleSurf Villa is the perfect spot to unwind with nothing better to do than count the pelicans or the boats passing by. It’s ideally located in Apple Bay in the West End which has long been a popular destination for the more discerning traveller. Sebastians on the Beach is just a minutes walk away and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Sugar Mill is a beautiful upscale boutique hotel just a quarter mile away, a pleasant ocean-front walk. It has the main restaurant open for dinners and Tramonti, it’s stylish beachfront restaurant that’s open for lunch and dinner. Other awesome restaurants nearby are the beachfront Tropical Fusion in Long Bay (approx 1/2 mile), Da Coal Pot which is waterfront in Carrot Bay (approx 2 miles) and Bananakeet on Windy Hill, Carrot Bay, for the best sunsets and great food (approx 4 miles). C&D Supermarket is just over Zion Hill and is well-stocked for the necessities. Harbour Market at Soper’s Hole in West End, is a well-stocked grocery store. The Jost Van Dyke ferries operate out of West End ferry (10 mins drive) and offer a fun day at the famed Soggy Dollar Bar, Foxys and more….
For beaches you have Apple Bay (known for its great surf, it is not always ideal for swimming and the beach can change from sand to pebbles a couple of times a year. Long Bay is to the West and is a mile-long white sand beach, again it can be rough if there is swell – fun for boogie-boarding! Smugglers Cove is further on to the West (10 mins drive) and a well-hidden gem…it’s a sheltered spot with lovely reef for snorkeling and Patricia offers the best low-key food and drinks at her beachside bar. Cane Garden Bay is just a 10 minute drive to the East and is another calm sandy beach; it has several beach bars, restaurants and live music – fun by day or night. Do check the BVI cruise ship schedule online if you prefer to avoid the crowds – Cane Garden is their preferred beach.