Maho Bay, St John, USVI

British & U.S. Virgin Islands

7-night, 8-day Charter Sample Itinerary

St John, Donkeys

Day One

Sail 2 hours and 13 nautical miles from Yacht Haven Grande, on the Island of St. Thomas to Maho Bay, on the island of St. John.

Guests will fly in and out of St. Thomas’s Cyril E. King Airport (STT). Upon arrival, guests will transfer to Yacht Haven Grande Marina to be welcomed aboard Valentina. After settling in and a safety briefing we will set sail to Maho Bay.

Maho Bay, St John US Virgin Islands

Discover paradise on day one at Maho Bay Beach, where natural beauty meets Caribbean luxury. Nestled within the pristine Virgin Islands National Park, Maho Bay Beach boasts powdery white sands, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical surroundings that will take your breath away. Unwind under swaying palm trees, sip on refreshing cocktails at beachfront bars, and witness stunning sunsets that paint the sky in hues of orange and pink. This is where paradise becomes your reality.

WEST END Tortola

Day Two

Sail 40 minutes and 4 nautical miles to Soper’s Hole, on the West End of the island of Tortola (BVI), and then 1 hour and 7 nautical miles to Norman Island.

Soper’s Hole is a bustling hub offering a unique blend of maritime history, boutique shopping, and delectable dining. Stroll along the marina’s scenic boardwalk, where colorful Caribbean architecture meets luxury yachts, creating a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. Explore the quaint shops for souvenirs or grab a beer at one of the waterfront bars.

Willy T

Norman Island is often referred to as the “Treasure Island”. This iconic destination is steeped in history and mystery, rumored to have inspired Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel. Norman Island’s lush green hills, hidden caves, and pristine beaches are a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Dive into crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life, making it a snorkeler’s paradise, and explore the island’s legendary caves. In the afternoon the fun continues at the infamous Willy T, the floating bar & restaurant.

The Indians

Day Three

Sail 40 minutes and 4 nautical miles to White Bay Beach on Peter Island.

After breakfast visit The Indians, an extraordinary dive site. This submerged wonderland is a diver’s paradise, offering a mesmerizing underwater landscape of coral reefs and marine life that will leave you in awe. The site derives its name from the four distinct pinnacles that resemble the feathered headdresses of Native Americans, adding a touch of mystique to your aquatic adventure. The Indians is famous for its crystal-clear waters and excellent visibility, making it an ideal spot for both novice and experienced divers.

After lunch escape to White Bay Beach on Peter Island. With its powdery white sands and crystal-clear turquoise waters, White Bay is a secluded haven of tranquility, perfect for those seeking ultimate relaxation. This is a beautiful, less frequented anchorage without mooring balls, making it a nice change of pace. Surrounded by lush tropical greenery and gently swaying palm trees, it’s a slice of Caribbean heaven waiting to be explored

The Baths

Day Four

Sail 2 hours and 13 nautical miles to The Baths on the island of Virgin Gorda.

Discover the breathtaking wonder of The Baths, where nature’s artwork takes center stage. This geological masterpiece on Virgin Gorda showcases massive granite boulders that form enchanting grottoes, pools, and tunnels amidst stunning coastal scenery. The Baths offer a surreal journey through time, where you can imagine pirates and adventurers seeking refuge among these colossal rocks. Embark on an unforgettable adventure as you wander through this natural labyrinth, and let the beauty of The Baths ignite your sense of wonder and exploration. With each step, you’ll uncover the magic that makes The Baths a must-visit destination, captivating the hearts of travelers from around the world for generations.

The Baths Trail

Day Five

Sail 1 ½ hours and 8 nautical miles to North Sound, Virgin Gorda.

Embrace the serene allure of North Sound, Virgin Gorda, where tranquility meets adventure. This sheltered bay, surrounded by lush green hills, boasts calm waters and is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and sailors.

Within North Sound lies Saba Rock and The Bitter End Yacht Club, two iconic destinations that elevate the allure of this Caribbean paradise. Saba Rock, a charming island oasis, is renowned for its welcoming resort and restaurant. Perched atop azure waters, it offers delightful dining experiences and a chance to relax in hammocks with gentle breezes and captivating views.

Just nearby, The Bitter End is a legendary haven for sailors. With a legacy spanning over four decades, this world-renowned resort, bar, and restaurant is an ideal stop for sailors and offers an array of services. Virgin Gorda, encapsulates the essence of Caribbean beauty and hospitality and creates an unforgettable escape for travelers seeking both relaxation and thrilling experiences.

Loblolly Beach, Anegada

Day Six

Sail 2 ½ hours and 16 nautical miles to the island of Anegada.

Visit the untouched paradise of Anegada, where white sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and turquoise waters merge with the horizon. Its pristine landscapes and tranquil ambiance, make it a haven for nature lovers and relaxation seekers alike. The island is also surrounded by striking reefs, underwater caves, tunnel formations, and age-old shipwrecks, making it a popular spot for snorkelers and scuba divers. Expect to spot needlefish, bonefish, stingrays, parrotfish, and other native species. Savor the freshest seafood, especially the world-famous Anegada lobster, at charming beachfront restaurants. Anegada is where you can disconnect from the world and reconnect with the beauty of nature, promising an unforgettable Caribbean getaway that feels like a well-kept secret.

White Bay

Soggy Dollar Bar

Day Seven

Sail 4 hours and 29 nautical miles to the island of Jost Van Dyke.

Although it’s the smallest island in the BVI archipelago, Jost Van Dyke packs a punch with its rich history, rugged landscapes, and vibrant folklore. Sailors have long considered it a mecca for adventure and relaxation. Here, you’ll find pristine, soft white-sand beaches, legendary beach bars, and a laid-back island lifestyle that’s nothing short of idyllic. Don’t miss the chance to visit the renowned Soggy Dollar Bar, birthplace of the famous Painkiller cocktail. On land, lush forests teem with exotic wildlife, while the crystal-clear waters reveal a kaleidoscope of rainbow-colored marine life. Be sure to explore Bubby Pool, a natural breakwater that comes to life as waves pour into a pool-like formation, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Jost Van Dyke is an absolute must-see on any charter through the BVIs, offering an authentic Caribbean experience that’s as diverse as it is enchanting.

YHG, St Thomas, USVI

Day Eight

Sail 2 ½ hours and 16 nautical miles to Yacht Haven Grande Marina on the island of St. Thomas (USVI).

Upon conclusion of the charter, Valentina’s crew bids guests farewell and safe travels as they disembark and transfer to catch their flights home from Cyril E. King Airport (STT).

*Each part of your charter is tailored to your preferences and the current weather conditions and sea state. Please discuss your preferences with the captain and be open to other suggestions that may improve your charter experience.

Itinerary Courtesy of Catamaran Valentina
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