Shopping in the BVI

Shopping at Taboo’s Boutique – Diamond Cay – Jest Van Dyke

                                           Shopping in the BVI

Several of our tourist shops are in the heart of  Road Town’s our capital, you will find an open market consist of west Indian houses – Crafts Alive,  where they are stocked our local crafts, made goods, ranging from Caribbean dolls to straw hats, crocheted doilies, T shirts and now house of BVI Coral studio.http://thecoralstudio.com/ .  Craft Alive it is favorite stop by many cruise ship visitors.

Tortola

Sunny Caribbee Herb & Spice shop. An old West Indian building was the first hotel on Tortola. It’s now home of a specializing spices, seasonings, teas, condiments, and handicrafts shop. Enjoy an aroma of spices permeating the air while your browse through a variety of herbs, gifts, books, Caribbean cosmetics collection, includes herbal bath gels, island perfume, and sunscreens. http://www.sunnycaribbee.com/

Colombian Emeralds. The best selection of emeralds, tanzanites, diamonds, sapphires and are the international distributors for Breitling, Citizen and Seiko watches. http://www.dutyfree.com/

A select distinction of stores is easily located at Main Street, today part of Main Street shopping association  

Pusser’s Store.   Pusser’s Rum is one of the best-selling items in the BVI, amount a variety of T shirt’s, suits, pant and sailors shorts.http://www.pussers.com/rum/  

Samarkand. Seem to carry an intriguing selection of bracelets, pins, pendants in both silver and gold, and larimar. Caribbean motifs such as palms and sea birds often appear in the designs of the jewelry.

Serendipity Book store,  Serendipity means” the effect by which one accidentally discovers something fortunate, especially while looking for something else entirely” offers a great variety of books for all reading levels and book lovers out there seeking a good read. From a sound selection of children books, cooking, food & wines, diet & health, bestsellers, arts, fiction and nonfiction, greeting cards  and more. Serendipity has also opened a new café with an eclectic menu and specialty coffees.

While visiting Road Town, Tortola in the British Virgins Islands and especially Serendipity Book store don’t forget to pick up a copy of Julian Putley’s selection of books. Titles such a “SunFun Calypso” and “The Drinking Man’s Guide to the BVI” are for sale there.

Latitude 18 Store. Shop carries the coolest tropical clothing for men, women, children, sunglasses, Kipling bags.  http://www.latitude18.com/

Allamanda Gallery – Fine photographs by international photographer Amanda Baker. She has lived and worked in the British Virgin Islands for the past fifteen years. The love for the islands has inspired Amanda to document the natural environment around her. After years of creating portraits of her family and friend’s families she launched her own business, Virgin Portraits.ttp://www.virginportraits.com/services.php

The Gallery by artist Lisa Gray – Lisa has been living in the British Virgin Islands since 1991. She has graduated with an Honors Degree in Textile Design in England. Her love of Batik fabrics encouraged her to develop a technique where by she could effectively use the wax resist process on paper. Each of Lisa’s Batik original pieces is unique as the melted wax is applied using a Tjanting, a handheld Indonesian tool. In 2003 Lisa opened “The Gallery”.

HIHO – Surf Apparel of beautiful cotton and silk prints for skirts & dresses and our new signature cotton for T’s, shirts & tops. Plus, new men’s & women’s surfshorts, new lycra graphics and hats, sarongs, Kurtas and skirts accent easy dresses, pirate board shorts and more. Also a new line is a mix of material & styles. Like life in the Caribbean: beautiful, colorful and unique.  http://www.go-hiho.com/

East End- Tortola

Aragon’s Studio – Aragorn’s Studio has a strong connection to the indigenous Carib Indians. Since 1985 thousands of people have taken home Aragorn’s famous hand printed T-Shirts.  These T-shirts have been created by using an etching technique that is then transferred to silkscreen. This process gives a crisp detailed image that is at once distinctive and memorable Aragorn’s unique designs have captured the spirit and vibe of the Island Lifestyle.  http://www.aragornsstudio.com/

Flukes   provide a wide ranging giftware designs and BVI maps. http://www.caribbeanarts.com/index.htm 

Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke.

Palm Tree Gallery at Leverick Bay is a superb art Gallery, Fox Hole at Foxy’s in Great harbor JVD has a variety gifts Foxy’s T shirt’s, and Foxy’s Taboo at Diamond Cay has many exotics tropical gifts, a line of  T shirt’s, island wear, souvenirs and hats and more. At Anegada Reef Boutique you will find Caribbean and Native souvenirs, provisioning & supplies.