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Boat Rental BVI

Updated: Jun 6, 2023



The Virgin Islands is a volcanic archipelago of vibrant marine life, turquoise waters, beautiful coastlines, and ethereal magic serene.


It is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and lush vegetation. There are also a number of historical and cultural attractions in the Virgin Islands, including ruins of old sugar plantations, forts, and churches.


Located to the east of Puerto Rico and the heart of the West Indies with large and small islands and cays. Cruising on the clear waters is a breath of fresh air from the hustle and bustle of the city.


Renting an Ocean Bliss boat or yacht is the best way to immerse yourself in the magic of the exotic Caribbean Sea.


What are you waiting for? Start packing!


Why Boat Rental BVI is a Must-Do-Experience


First, let’s catch up on some history; BVI is a cluster chain of about 40 pristine islands and cays, each presenting a unique feel and magic. The colony is approximately 60 square miles, with its indigenous people mainly occupying the larger islands like Tortola—the most populated.


What will your experience feel like in BVI with Ocean Bliss Charter? We curate cruising to ensure you;

  • Experience the rich infusion of African, European, and Caribbean cultures of the people in BVI.

  • Be in tune with nature and enjoy the rare tropical vegetation and animals

  • Scuba dive with the exotic, vibrant marine life

  • Sail in bare boats and luxury yachts

  • Get your adrenaline rushing while surfing, kayaking, sport fishing, and windsurfing.


Cruising in the crystal clear turquoise water in the middle of the Caribbean is unforgettable. Boat rental provides flexibility and exclusivity to anchor at private beaches, swim and dive in hidden gems, and snorkel at vibrant coral reefs.


You get to plan your itinerary and explore what interests you most. Is it the baths at Virgin Gorda or uninhabited islands like Anegada Island? Perhaps you are chasing the trade winds of Tortola. Whatever you are looking for onshore and offshore in BVI, boat rental will ease your maneuverability and ensure you enjoy a smooth and memorable cruising experience.


How Do You Rent a Boat in BVI?


Thanks to boat rental and charter, exploring the Caribbean Sea waters has never been more superb and magical. Boat rental in BVI is straightforward, with many options, from small boats to luxury motor yachts and everything in between.


Let’s break the process down below:


First, pick a reputable boat rental company like Ocean Bliss. Ensure they have the following:

  • A wide selection of boats

  • Reasonable and transparent prices

  • Exceptional customer service.

Secondly, prepare your boat license and credit card for payment. Don’t have a boat license? Don’t worry—you can hire a captain and enjoy the cruise and nature relax.

Alternatively, there is an online short course to obtain a temporary boating license.


Thirdly, briefing time. Ocean Bliss Charter will give you a thorough brief on the following:

  • Operating the boat

  • Safety equipment and procedures

  • Navigating the Caribbean waters


You will also get recommendations of the best routes and anchorages according to your interests. Alternatively, you can take an experienced navigator.


How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Boat in BVI?


What does it cost to rent a boat in BVI? You can rent a boat from as low as $200 a day to $10,000+ a day. Of course, these largely depend on your budget, the experience you are looking for, duration, boat type, and season.


A small bareboat charter is more affordable and delivers personalized experiences for each individual. For those looking for extravagance, there are some luxurious yacht charters to culminate your Caribbean adventure. Whichever option suits you, we are here to deliver with our range of boats and outstanding crew.


Each service is curated to match your energy and budget authentically. Whether a half-day, full-day charter, dinner charter, or connection to various destinations, we got you covered.


What Is the Best Time to Rent a Boat in BVI?


The BVI is a tropical region with relatively average constant temperatures throughout the year, making it an all-around destination. Some months like September to early November, experience rainy showers and low temperatures with an overall cozy ambiance. The months between December and April are warm and sunny, elevating the island's beauty.


The sunny and dry weather between December and April attracts more tourists. This peak season tends to be more crowded, with higher prices, but it is the perfect escape for visitors coming from cooler climates. If your vibe is a celebration with friends, family, and others, this is your best time to visit.


May to November is for those seeking to enjoy the quiet ambiance, long beach walks without distractions, and don’t mind occasional rain showers. This is the low season period, and prices budget friendlier.


What Should I Bring for a Boat Rental in BVI?


Bring your passport, credit card, or cash. Most restaurants, boat rentals, or fun activities accept credit cards, and a handful only accept cash.


You’ll also need sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, towels, a change of clothes, and personal care. You want to enjoy the sun and weather without worrying about dry skin or sunburns. Summer clothes are better in the BVI due to the hot weather; it's winter cold even in the wet season.


If you are sailing without a crew, pack a cooler with snacks and hydrating beverages. Most people prefer to hire a crew for the convenience, reliability, and relaxing, memorable experience. Sailing with a crew ensures you absorb nature at its best.

Lastly, bring a camera to capture the stunning views, coastlines, and vibrant animal and plant life.


Are You Ready to Book That Trip?


Renting a boat in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a must-do experience for anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the magic of the Caribbean Sea. Choose Ocean Bliss Charters for exceptional customer service, a wide selection of boats, and prices accommodating to various budgets. We are here to make your vacation in BVI unforgettable!

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