The stunningly beautiful British Virgin Islands enjoy enviously remote location in the eastern Caribbean. There are over 60 islands, all of which are equally gorgeous, and the fact that you canít fly directly to the BVI creates an air of exclusivity and luxury.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay, a sleepy boutique island resort on the third largest island, Virgin Gorda - ĎFat Virginí as it translates from Spanish - (Tortola is the largest and home to capital Road Town), is located just 15 minutes by boat from Tortola behind a colourful reef making the water by the beach shallow and beautifully clear and calm. The resort lies on 500 metres of white sandy beach and a tree-filled hillside creating unobstructed views over the crystal-clear bay.
Little Dix was founded in 1964 by Laurance S. Rockefeller, who wanted to create a place of natural beauty and harmony whilst offering an escape from the ordinary. The resort features 105 beautifully renovated suites, cottages and villas elegantly and timelessly finished and featuring Bose CD players and luxury amenities. A Turquoise favourite are the newest rooms, the Rosewood Junior Suites, which are just steps from the beach, offering an outdoor seating area, spacious and beautifully appointed bedroom, and a large bathroom with an outdoor rain shower. For something little unusual, yet very romantic, we recommend the hexagonal-shaped Tree House Cottages which are perched on stilts in the gardens with hammocks on the sun deck. Rooms do not have keys, which may at first feel unusual but soon generates a sense of being at home.
In addition to the stunning stretch of white sand beach the resort is located on, there are seven other beaches in close proximity only accessed by boat. The resort offers a private and complimentary water taxi service to transfer guests to their own private paradise. The resort also offers a selection of water-based activities as well as complimentary afternoon tea, nightly movies and Managing Directorís weekly cocktail reception.
For those who want the ultimate indulgence, a visit to the stunningly located Sense Spa is a must. Dramatically situated on a cliff-edge, the spa offers an array of Caribbean therapeutic treatments utilising indigenous herbs that grow within the grounds of the resort. Yoga, Pilates and meditation are also available at the Spa.
Dining options include The Beach Grill for daytime meals and a wonderful array of cocktails; The Pavilion for a choice of mouth-watering a-la-carte or buffet lunches and dinners (we highly recommend the Caribbean Grand Buffet on Monday evenings); and the wonderful Sugar Mill fine dining restaurant for the most delicious fusion cuisine, including nightly tasting menus paired with fine wines. Guests are invited to enjoy a dress code after sunset maintaining the truly elegant and magical air this wonderful resort exudes.