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British Virgin Islands Properties For Sale and Rent

The British Virgin Islands consist of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke and over 50 other small islands and cays; together they make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago with the remaining islands constituting the US Virgin Islands. BVI's capital is Road Town located on the main island Tortola. Originally, the Islands were inhabited by native Arawaks, and later Caribs; then in 1493 the land was sighted by Christopher Columbus which resulted in the Spanish's claim for ownership in the 1500s. However, the Spaniards never settled and so ownership switched several times before the British captured the Islands from the Dutch in 1672 and established them as a British Overseas Territory, which has been autonomous since 1967. In the early years, sugar cane was the main export item. Today, financial services and tourism are the main economic drivers. The nation's currency is the US dollar.

BVI's real estate market has been comparably strong because house prices never inflated and declined as drastically as on some of the other Caribbean islands, and instead remained rather stable. The beachfront and hillside properties available on the islands are truly spectacular granting stunning Caribbean vistas. Luxury properties Tingalayo, Raku, A Dream Come True, Frenchman's Paradise are just a few examples of the great quality of BVI real estate.

The BVI are a popular holiday destination with great diversity from the calm of the tiny cays with white sandy beaches, to the snorkel and dive paradise around Anegada to the famous nightlife on Jost Van Dyke. The BVI are also one of the #1 sailing destinations in the Caribbean with many premier races including the traditional Spring Regatta held annually since 1972.

Contact our agents to review our property portfolio for real estate sales and holiday rentals in the British Virgin Islands. Tel: +1 (246) 422-3333 | Email: info@island-villas.com