Pure Paradise: A Sailing Charter to the Spanish Virgin Islands Mention the Virgin Islands, and most people think of the U.S. Virgin or British Virgin Islands.Yet, just 15-20 miles from these islands, and only 6 miles to the east of Puerto Rico, lays the Spanish Virgin Islands, also known as the "Passage Islands.
Aug 02, 2017 · But in the Spanish Virgins, notwithstanding the hustle and bustle that is the nearby mainland, mile after mile of largely unspoiled shoreline is pretty much the rule. In many ways, it reminded me of sailing in Australia’s Whitsunday archipelago—another place that, while far Author: Adam Cort.
Spanish Virgins, Puerto Rico, Charter, Yacht, The islands of Vieques and Culebra lie to the west side of the USVI and are geographically part of Puerto Rico. However, with their strong Spanish culture, these islands are often known as the Spanish Virgin Islands.
The waters off Play Tortuga offer tranquil snorkeling opportunities and an excellent chance of seeing a sea turtle. After a snorkel, hike up to the Culebrita lighthouse at the top of the island for vistas of St. Thomas, Culebra, Vieques, and Puerto Rico. Culebrita is a gem not to be missed on any charter!