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British Virgin Islands (B.V.I.) Green, mountainous gems edged with pristine sands. Center for chartering yachts to explore uninhabited islands, snorkel, and dive. Mountain park with trails on Tortola. Virgin Gorda has posh resorts and the Baths, a labyrinth of boulders in shallow water, fun to explore. Divers go to remote, flat Anegada, with dozens of shipwrecks on its reefs. Small resorts. $$-$$$. English. Tip: Beach bars on Jost Van Dyke favorite rendezvous for the sailing circle.

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Photograph by Dougal Thorton
Courtesy of the British Virgin Island Tourist Board
© 1996 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.


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