It’s no mystery that the Caribbean is one of the major inspirations for our company. We strive to create products that bring back memories of your vacation under the sun. It’s like taking a piece of the Caribbean home with you.
For this version of “Where to Have Fun in the Sun,” we’re taking you to the beautiful island of Tortola, where you’ll find lush green mountains and vast white-sand beaches. Here, the past meets the present with ruins of the West Indies running alongside new luxury resorts. You’ll also find our Del Sol store, which is a great stop to get color-changing clothing and accessories exclusive to Tortola and to get all the insider information on the island. Our friendly staff are always happy to answer any of your questions about places to eat, surf, visit, etc.
Now, before you finish packing your bags, make sure to check out our list of amazing things to do while you’re there, so you’re prepared with everything you’ll need.
1. Apple Bay Beach
If you’re looking to catch some gnarly waves while visiting Tortola, then Apple Bay Beach is the place to be. Known for the best waves in the Caribbean, it’s the perfect paradise for any surf bum.
2. Antilles Helicopter Services
Get the breathtaking bird’s eye view of this incredible island with an amazing heli-tour. Commonly called “An Angels view of Paradise,” this tour will be an experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
3. Arts & Culture
Catch up on your history and immerse yourself in the culture of Tortola. Visit sites like the Callwood Rum Distillery, an original sugar can distillery, or Her Majesty’s Prison Museum, the oldest building in Road Town.
Much of the best shopping takes place in Road Town on Main Street, in the Mill Mall, at Tortola Pier Park, in the Sunny Caribbee Spice Shop & Art Gallery, and the Cruise Ship Pier. Make sure to stop in and see Del Sol, where you’ll find the Tortola-specific clothing and accessories that change color with sunlight.
Tortola has so many different cultures that bring a wide variety of food for your taste buds to enjoy. Some of the top favorites include BananaKeet Cafe, Sugar Mill Restaurant, Scaramouche Lounge Bar & Restaurant, Brandywine Estate Restaurant, D Best Cup, Nigel’s Boom Boom Beach Bar & Grill, Sharky’s Cantina, and Fish ‘n Lime Inn.
The best thing you can do is completely submerge yourself into the island life of Tortola, and you’ll create unbelievable memories that you’ll take with you the rest of your life.