Maya Cove Destination Guide
Explore Maya Cove in British Virgin Islands.
Maya Cove in the region of British Virgin Islands (general) is located in British Virgin Islands - some 3 mi (or 5 km) East of Road Town, the country's capital city.
Time in Maya Cove is now 09:09 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Tortola" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Fort-de-France, The Valley, Basseterre, Roseau, St. John's or Palestina. Since you are here already, consider visiting Wesley Will, Road Town, Maya Cove, Long Swamp, Leonards and Kingstown. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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The Moorings Bareboat Vacations
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BVI SUNSAIL SAILING BRIEFING PART 1
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Sailing Holiday with a Talking Parrot?? ...
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Day 1 - Going to the Baths
Michael and Anna Taylor 20th Anniversary BVI vacation. June 2010
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BUJU BANTON - Long Walk To Freedom Concert - Tortola, BVI
Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Interesting facts about this location
Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands that form part of the archipelago of the Virgin Islands. Local tradition recounts that Christopher Columbus named it Tortola, meaning "land of the Turtle Dove". Columbus named the island Santa Ana. The later Dutch settled and called it Ter Tholen, after a coastal island forming part of the west coast of the Netherlands. When the British took over, they altered the name to its present-day Tortola.
Located at 18.42, -64.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
The RMS Rhone was a British packet ship owned by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. She was wrecked off the coast of Salt Island in the British Virgin Islands on 29 October 1867 during a hurricane with the loss of approximately 123 lives. It is now a leading Caribbean wreck dive site .
Road Town, located on Tortola, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast. The population was about 9,400 in 2004. The name is derived from the nautical term "the roads", a place less sheltered than a harbour but which ships can easily get to.
The Little Sisters is an informal name for a group of some of the smaller islands of the British Virgin Islands, south of Tortola and southwest of Virgin Gorda. These islands are also called the Southern Islands. Norman Island Pelican Island Peter Island Salt Island Cooper Island Ginger Island Carvel Rock Dead Chest Island Also included in the group are several smaller rocky outcroppings.
British Virgin Islands
The Virgin Islands, common known as the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, the remaining islands constitute the US Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands.
Located at 18.42, -64.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
- Long Swamp (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Little Harbour (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Lettsome Settlement (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Leonards (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Kingstown (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Freshwater Pond (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Cane Garden Bay (British Virgin Islands (general))
- Belle Vue (British Virgin Islands (general))
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.