Book your room at Bitter End Yacht Club
Remote Virgin Gorda sailing and diving mecca
Accessible only by boat, this Virgin Gorda resort faces a long, gently curved beach and a protected, deep-water harbor; the picture-perfect Baths are 11 km (7 miles) away via water taxi.
Use of Bitter End's 100 watercraft, regatta racing on Sundays, introductory sailing lessons, and Monday night cocktail parties are all inclusive for guests staying on the Full American Plan. All watersports activities and fleet of boats are available for an additional fee for guests staying on the Bed & Breakfast plan.
Rooms feature wrap-around ocean-view verandas with 2-person hammocks. Room prices at this resort are available in a Full American Plan (all meals). Adjoining rooms are available upon request.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
The resort is fronted by a mile-long, gently curved shoreline with snorkeling spots offshore. Three white sand beaches are furnished with cushioned, weathered-teak lounge chairs, complimentary beach cabanas, chaise lounges and umbrellas. Video movies, usually beginning with a children's selection, are shown nightly in an open-air theater. Complimentary children's arts-and-crafts activities are hosted in an open-air thatched-roof hut Monday-Friday.
The hotel offers 1 conference room and can also provide event catering. Within the resort are clothing boutiques, arts-and-crafts shops, and a store offering wine, liquor, snack foods, and baked goods. Guests can indulge in the full-service spa located on site. The resort's marina includes 70 moorings and 14 slips as well as a fuel dock, electric hookups, a chandlery, and private showers and toilets dockside. Guests won't want to miss the nearby scuba diving, swimming, or onsite yoga instruction. Airport shuttle service is available (surcharge).
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach cabanas (complimentary)
- Beach sun loungers
- Computer station
- One meeting room
- Full-service spa
- Marina on site
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Children's club (free)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Shopping on site
- Babysitting or childcare
- Number of bars/lounges 2
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Total number of rooms - 58
- Year Built 1975
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Beach towels
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
In your room
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
Eat and drink
A complimentary cocktail party with appetizers is held on Monday nights for all guests.
Clubhouse Steak & Seafood Grille - The Clubhouse menu features buffets and table service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as cocktail service on the terrace all day and evening. Breakfast includes homemade pastries, eggs, pancakes, French toast and Belgian waffles. Lunch features a large selection of salads and cold cuts as well as fish sandwiches, hamburgers, and lobster cakes. Dinner features homemade soups, salads, pasta, freshly caught fish and lobster, as well poultry and steaks.
Almond Walk - Tuesday night West Indian buffet and live music in starlit, open-air setting near tropical almond trees.
The Clubhouse Bar - Cocktails and tropical drinks.
Poolside Bar - Varied menu with specials including Lobster salad and curried salad. Open from 8 AM to 5 PM daily, with lunch service from 12:15 - 2 PM.
The Pub - Featuring brick oven pizza, rum, beer, sandwiches, snack foods, and Winston Butler's dessert of the day. (Food not included in Full American Plan.) North Sound views, billiards, darts, table football, and 5 flat-screen TVs. Monday night dancing with DJ Heavy B. Open daily until late night.
Use of the resort's fleet of 100 watercraft is complimentary for guests staying on the Full American Plan. The fleet includes 11-foot Boston Whaler motorboats, Hobie single and double kayaks, Alden rowing shells, various types of windsurfers, and sailboats such as Hunter 216s, Rhodes 19s, Lasers, Barnett 1400s, Vanguard 15s, and Hobie Waves. Also complimentary are Sunday Regatta racing aboard Lasers and Rhodes 19s. Beginners' and children's sailing lessons are complimentary.
Fees are charged for use of other vessels, including an eight-passenger racing sailboat. Available excursions include day sails aboard Cosmic Warlord, deep-sea and fly fishing, glass-bottom boat tours, and day and sunset sails aboard the Paranda racing catamaran (fees charged). Scuba-diving lessons are offered at the resort, as are excursions to reefs and such wreck sites as the RMS Rhone (fees charged). Sailing and windsurfing lessons from beginner up to advanced level are also available (fees charged).
Snorkeling is available off the resort's beaches. Use of fins is complimentary; snorkels and masks can be rented at the resort.
Bitter End kiteboarding on Eustatia Sound and North Sound features steady tradewinds, great launching beaches, and a variety of surface conditions ranging from flat water, to moderate chop. Sharpen your skills or learn to kite at Bitter End's in-house Carib Kiteboarding School - the only Kiteboarding School in the BVI.
Hiking trails include a short walk to a bird-sanctuary salt pond and a climb across the resort's forested hill. Illuminated for after-dark running, a 220-yard jogging path includes 16 exercise stations and an open-air fitness center.
From a landing site at the resort, a helicopter service provides sightseeing tours of Virgin Gorda and nearby islands (fee charged). Parasailing is also available (fee charged).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Fishing on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Beach yoga on site
The Spa at Bitter End offers aromatherapy massages, private yoga sessions on the beach, manicures, pedicures, facials, and herbal wraps. Open for 12 hours a day, the spa features Decleor spa products, as well as locally available herbs including neem, aloe vera, coconut, and Henna (for tattoos). These products give each or the treatments and therapies a uniquely Caribbean feel. In-room spa services are also available.
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
The fine print for Bitter End Yacht Club
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- No onsite parking is available.
- Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
- Resort fee: 18 percent of room rate
We should mention
Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.