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17 Islands Quotes to Inspire You to Visit the British Virgin Islands and Use as Instagram Captions

Updated: Oct 26, 2022

Soggy Dollar, White Bay Jost Van Dyke

We first visited the British Virgin Islands in 2010, aboard a Windstar Cruise. It was love at first sight. We have returned to the BVI 12 times in the past decade. The natural beauty, relaxed atmosphere, and abundant sea life calls us back to the BVI repeatedly. Let this post inspire you to visit and use these quotes as Instagram captions while you are there!

North Sound, Virgin Gorda

“All I need is a good dose of vitamin sea.”

Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke

“A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven.”

H. Jackson Brown Jr

Willie T, Norman Island

“The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.”

Cow Wreck Beach, Anegada

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Cooper Island

"A simple life is good with me. I don't need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I'm happy." Yanni

Cooper Island Beach Resort, Cooper Island

"Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t".

View of Peter Island from Norman, Island

“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came.” John F. Kennedy

View of Tortola from Norman Island

" When you’re on one of the Caribbean islands, sometimes it’s hard to picture how they fit with the rest, but when you see them all joined together like a necklace from space, you see the natural geographic connectedness of them all.” Canadian Astronaut, Chris Hadfield

Loblolly Bay, Anegada

“Let the waves hit your feet, and the sand be your seat.”

Norman Island

“Every island to a child is a treasure island.” P. D. James

Sir Francis Drake Channel

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Christopher Columbus

Loblolly Bay, Anegada

“Good vibes happen on the tides.”

Long Bay, Virgin Gorda

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” Isak Dinesen

Pirate's Bight, Norman Island

"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."

Jacques Yves Cousteau




Soldier Bay, Norman Island

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” Robert Wyland

White Bay, Jost Van Dyke

"Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away." Sarah Kay

Hallover's Bay, Cooper Island

"I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach."

Anegada Reef Hotel

"On the beach, you can live in bliss." Dennis Wilson

Benure's Bay, Norman Island

"Life takes you down many paths, but my favorite ones lead to the beach".

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