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A 30-minute boat trip from Tortola, this resort on private, 730-hectare (1,800-acre) Peter Island offers 5 white-sand beaches, green hills, and expansive views of neighboring islands.
From the resort's yacht harbor, boats depart for snorkeling and diving adventures; snorkeling gear is complimentary, as is use of kayaks, windsurfers, stand-up paddle boards, 4 tennis courts, and a beach shuttle.
Each of the 52 guestrooms and junior suites has a terrace or balcony with teak dining set and lounge chair. Views of the water are surrounded by palm fronds or lush tropical gardens.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Peter Island Resort and Spa
Daily taxi and boat service to and from Terrence B. Lettsome Airport (servicing Beef Island/Tortola Island) is available on request (surcharge applies; advance notice required). Transfers to/from Cyril E. King Airport are available Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday only (surcharge applies; advance notice required).
For full relaxation and contemplation of the island's green hills and the turquoise-and-blue Caribbean Sea, the Peter Island Resort and Spa provides hammocks here and there and teak rocking chairs on a walkway along a rocky point facing Sir Francis Drake Channel between Peter Island and Tortola. Adjacent to the swimming pool outside the lobby building, a separate building houses a library furnished with upholstered seating and 1 of the island's 2 TV sets with outside reception. Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided throughout the resort.
The beachfront health Spa on Peter Island overlooks gardens and ocean, and offers massage, facials, spa tub, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy treatment, Dead Sea Mineral Bath, and Tropical Lime and Ginger scrub. Nail care and waxing is also available. Couples and outdoor treatment rooms can be provided. Advance reservations are required for all massage and spa treatments. Adjacent to the spa on Deadman's Beach, a fitness center contains a strength-training machines, free weights, cardio machines, and 1 of the resort's 2 TVs with outside reception.
The resort provides daily complimentary tours of Peter Island via resort shuttle. The driver/guide provides commentary on the island's history, features, flora, and fauna. Complimentary shuttle service for getting around the resort is available by telephone call. Bicycles are complimentary. A resort boat transports guests between Peter Island and Road Town, Tortola, on a regular schedule daily. On Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, a boat travels to St. Thomas and on Thursdays to Virgin Gorda. Fees are charged for these trips.
- Full-service spa
- Free beach shuttle
- Direct access to private beach
- Beach umbrellas
- Poolside bar
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Free beach cabanas
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Beach sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Private beach nearby
- Outdoor pool
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Free reception
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Outdoor tennis courts - 4
- Beach towels
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Total number of rooms - 52
- Number of floors - 2
- Number of buildings/towers - 16
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Tennis on site
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Minibar (stocked, some free items)
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
Where to Eat
Tradewinds Restaurant - Breakfast buffet and à la carte choices. Linen-service fine-dining dinners with Caribbean and Tortola views from air-conditioned dining room. Entertainment some nights. Dinner choices such as Blackened Grouper, Oxtail Ravioli, and Coconut Ahi Tuna Ceviche. Buffet Saturday nights.
Deadman's Beach Bar & Grill - Casual spot surrounded by palm trees on Deadman's Beach. Caribbean and Dead Chest Island views. Lunch served daily, and dinner is offered on alternating nights. Lunch selection including pizza and light meals. Dinner choices such as chilled coconut/passionfruit soup, lemongrass-sugarcane skewered shrimp, nori-wrapped tuna, Black Angus steak, conch cakes, vegetarian pasta. Carribbean-themed buffet with steel drum band entertainment on Wednesday evenings.
Drake's Lounge - Adjacent to pool in lobby-building breezeway. Lunch of salads, wraps, sandwiches. All-day and evening coffee drinks, tropical drinks, smoothies, cocktails, cognacs, single-malt Scotches, and aged rums.
Afternoon tea is served daily in the lobby-building's breezeway. On Wednesday nights the resort's manager hosts a complimentary cocktail party on the beach.
Guests may choose to purchase meal and beverage plans (surcharge) in advance of arrival by calling the resort directly after booking; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Meal plans are not included in the room rate.
Nearby Things to Do
The resort's water sports center lends snorkeling and scuba gear, small sailboats, stand-up paddle boards, windsurfers, and kayaks at no charge. A private white sand beach is steps away, and guests can swim in the beautiful turquoise blue water. Beach cabanas are provided, along with sun loungers, umbrellas, and beach towels.
Play on the resort's 4 Tru-Flex tennis courts (2 are lit) is complimentary. During winter high season, a tennis pro offers lessons for an extra charge. Mountain bikes for exploring the island's 5 miles of hilly trails and for getting around the resort can be rented on site. The resort also includes half-court basketball, beach volleyball, 24-hour fitness facility, and a fitness trail with exercise stations.
From the resort's yacht harbor, boats take guests on snorkeling and diving excursions, including dives on the RMS Rhone, a famous diving wreck dating from 1867 that lies 20 minutes away near Salt Island. For a fee, beginners' and certification scuba-diving classes are available. On Thursdays, the resort's boat transports guests to Virgin Gorda, where they can rent a Jeep or car to explore the island or snorkel the famous Baths of Virgin Gorda. A fee is charged for transportation.
The resort operates its own 26-foot powerboat, which can be chartered for half- and full-day trips. A private operator at the island's yacht harbor offers half- and full-day trips aboard a 41-foot sailboat. Deep-sea and inshore fishing charters are also available from the yacht harbor.
The recreational activities listed below are available at the resort. Surcharges may apply.
- Snorkeling on site
- Basketball on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Beach volleyball on site
- Kayaking on site
- Mountain biking on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Sailing nearby
- Spa tub in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 10
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- No onsite parking is available.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 24 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 60-199 per person (roundtrip)
- Peter Island Resort
We should mention
Guests must transfer to the property via boat or helicopter and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, 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. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.
Awards & Affiliations
- Peter Island Resort and Spa is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.