It’s no mystery that the Caribbean is one of the major inspirations for our company. We strive to create products that make you feel as relaxed and comfortable as you would vacationing there. It’s like taking a piece of the Caribbean home with you.
For this version of Cariloha’s Inside Scoop, we’re taking you to the beautiful island of Tortola, where you’ll find lush green mountains and vast white-sand beaches. Here, the past meets the present with ruins of the West Indies running alongside new luxury resorts. You’ll also find our Cariloha store, which is a great stop to enhance your bamboo wardrobe and to get all the insider information on the island. Our friendly staff are always happy to answer any of your questions about places to eat, surf, visit, etc.
Now, before you finish packing your bags, make sure to check out our list of amazing things to do while you’re there, so you’re prepared with everything you’ll need.
1. Apple Bay Beach
If you’re looking to catch some gnarly waves while visiting Tortola, then Apple Bay Beach is the place to be. Known for the best waves in the Caribbean, it’s the perfect paradise for any surf bum.
2. Antilles Helicopter Services
Get the breathtaking bird’s eye view of this incredible island with an amazing heli-tour. Commonly called “An Angels view of Paradise,” this tour will be an experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
3. Arts & Culture
Catch up on your history and immerse yourself in the culture of Tortola. Visit sites like the Callwood Rum Distillery, an original sugar can distillery, or Her Majesty’s Prison Museum, the oldest building in Road Town.
Much of the best shopping takes place in Road Town on Main Street, in the Mill Mall, at Tortola Pier Park, in the Sunny Caribbee Spice Shop & Art Gallery, and the Cruise Ship Pier. Make sure to stop in and see Cariloha, where you’ll find the most comfortable and luxurious bamboo clothing, bedding and bath goods you’ll ever feel in your life.
Tortola has so many different cultures that bring a wide variety of food for your taste buds to enjoy. Some of the top favorites include BananaKeet Cafe, Sugar Mill Restaurant, Scaramouche Lounge Bar & Restaurant, Brandywine Estate Restaurant, D Best Cup, Nigel’s Boom Boom Beach Bar & Grill, Sharky’s Cantina, and Fish ‘n Lime Inn.
The best thing you can do is completely submerge yourself into the island life of Tortola, and you’ll create unbelievable memories that you’ll take with you the rest of your life.