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BVI – What's Open After Hurricane Irma

It still feels like yesterday…when the eyes of the world turned towards the Caribbean and watched as Mother Nature proved that she is a force to be reckoned with. And although nothing could have prepared us for the heartbreak and devastation that September’s record-breaking storms brought to our beloved British Virgin Islands, we continue to be awe-inspired by the strength and resiliency demonstrated by the local BVI community.

Since the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, this fan-favorite charter destination has not only bounced back in impressive fashion, but many of the local establishments that we have all grown to love have reopened for business, including recent notables such as: 

Cooper Island Beach Club
Corsair’s Beach Bar & Restaurant
Hog Heaven Bar & Restaurant
Pusser’s Marina Cay – patio dining
Scrub Island Resort
Seddy’s One Love Bar & Grill
The Willy T

Recently, we have traveled to the BVI to help you stay in the loop with all the latest news and cruising ground updates. During our visit, we have discovered that the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters are still remarkably beautiful, and snorkeling, diving, kayaking and paddle boarding conditions remain incredible. But don’t just take our word for it – read what recent Moorings charter guests are saying and view recent BVI pictures!

Continue browsing our detailed chart below for an updated list of cruising ground establishments that are currently open in the BVI.

What’s Open

Airports & Transportation

  • Terrance B. Lettsome Airport – Beef Island (EIS)
  • Cyril E. King Airport – St. Thomas (STT)
  • The Moorings taxi transfers
  • Road Town Fast Ferry (2 brand new ferries)         

National Park

  • The Baths & Devil’s Bay

Markets, Provisioning & Services

  • One Mart Superstore, Road Town
  • Rite Way Food Market, Road Town
  • Cash & Carry, Road Town
  • Bobby’s Marketplace, Road Town         
  • TICO, Road Town
  • The Chef’s Pantry, Leverick Bay
  • Trellis Bay Market, Beef Island

At The Moorings Base

  • Sail Caribbean Divers
  • Renport – Electronics Rentals
  • Pool
  • Shower court
  • Amara Spa
  • Water Sport Rentals
  • Online Provisioning
  • Mariner Inn – Ocean view only
  • Charlie’s Bar & Restaurant     
  • Mariner Yacht Club Restaurant
  • Ginny’s Coffee Shop

Fuel & Water Locations

  • The Moorings base
  • Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
  • Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
  • Nanny Cay Marina, Tortola


Road Town

  • Aroma’s Cigar Bar
  • Crandall’s
  • French Deli “La Baguette”
  • Marche Bar & Grill
  • Panchie’s Food Truck
  • Pusser’s Road Town
  • Roti Queen
  • The Watering Hole
  • Village Cay Restaurant

Tortola – Other

  • BananaKeet Café, Carrot Bay
  • Brandywine Estate Restaurant, Brandywine Bay
  • D’ Best Cup, West End
  • Genaker, Nanny Cay
  • Gene’s, Sea Cows Bay 
  • HVM Restaurant at JY Marina, East End
  • Matcha’s Bar and Grill
  • Mulligans, Nanny Cay
  • Myett’s, Cane Garden Bay
  • Nanny Cay Beach Bar, Nanny Cay
  • Nigel’s Boom Boom Beach Bar & Grill
  • Paradise Club, Cane Garden Bay
  • Peg Leg Landing
  • Pusser’s Road Town
  • Pusser’s, West End
  • Red Rock Restaurant
  • Tamarind Club, Josiah’s Bay

Other Islands

  • Pirate’s Bight Restaurant, Norman Island
  • Cooper Island Beach Club, Cooper Island
  • The Willy T, Peter Island
  • Scrub Island Resort Restaurant, Scrub Island
  • Pusser’s, Marina Cay – patio dining only


Virgin Gorda

  • CocoMaya
  • Fischer’s Cove Beach Restaurant, Spanish Town
  • Hog Heaven Bar & Resteraunt
  • Jumbies Bar at Leverick
  • Oil Nut Bay Restaurant
  • Restaurant at Leverick Bay    
  • Snapper’s Bar & Grill
  • Top of the Baths

Jost Van Dyke

  • Abe’s By The Sea
  • B-Line Beach Bar, Little Jost Van Dyke
  • Coco Loco’s Beach Bar
  • Cool Breeze Café, Great Harbour
  • Corsair’s Beach Bar & Restaurant
  • Foxy’s Tamarind Bar & Restaurant, Great Harbour
  • Hendo’s Hideout, White Bay
  • Ivan’s Stress Free Bar
  • LSL Bake Shop & Restaurant
  • Mimi’s Kitchen
  • Seddy’s One Love Bar & Grill
  • Soggy Dollar Bay, White Bay
  • Sydney’s Peace and Love


  • Anegada Beach Club
  • Anegada Reef Hotel Restaurant
  • Big Bamboo, Loblolly Bay
  • Cow Wreck Beach Bar & Grill
  • Lobster Trap
  • Neptune’s Treasure Restaurant             
  • Potter’s by the Sea                  
  • Wonky Dog

Other Notes and Recommendations: 

  • Bring any specialty food, or items needed for special diets along with you.
  • Bring extra cash – some establishments are not able to accept credit cards and ATMs are limited.
  • Bring bug spray, and any required specialty toiletry items/medications.
  • Restaurant hours are subject to change – radio or call upon your arrival. 
  • Reservations are recommended where available. 

For more on the latest updates visit the BVI Traveller website at:

*Opening information for BVI establishments are up to date as of August 28, 2018, and are subject to change.
Please check establishment websites and/or call them directly for the most up to date information.

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Leslie Montenegro

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