On Day 2 of Erica’s visit we went to The Baths on VG. I know you’ve seen a lot of photos of that place, as we take all our guests there, but it’s just so darn beautiful! And Tony was in an unusually photo-happy mood, so I have a lot to share – you’ve been warned!
We finally had some sun for our day off island, but the water was really choppy. We tried to snorkel a bit at Devil’s Bay, but there was too much current and too little visibility for our usual route around the big rocks. So, we elected to walk through The Baths backwards, climbing on massive boulders and stopping for photo ops along the way, then walk back through when we were done. This picture would be really good if my eyes were open!
Walking through The Baths, there are so many awesome rock formations and places to crawl around. It’s never escaped us that if this place was in The States, everything would be roped off to avoid the climbing and touching that makes touring this place so fun.
Then we took the short walk over to Guavaberry Spring Bay, another place we usually take guests. The GSB beach is just as beautiful as The Baths, but isn’t usually as crowded. You can also walk down the beach and discover great little pools that bubble over when the waves crash between the rocks. We spent a considerable amount of time playing here too!
The next day we were all bummed to see more rain clouds and feel more cool wind. There isn’t much to do here on Tortola besides go to beaches… but we were determined to make the best of it. We drove down to Smuggler’s Cove and were amazed to see several people in the water!
Unfortunately, Erica had to leave the next morning. We were bummed to see her go so soon, but glad she came down to spend a few days with us! Erica has graciously agreed to let us live with her while we’re back at home this summer, and we haven’t heard yet that she’s changed her mind!