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Frommer's Virgin Islands : 11th Edition - Darwin Porter

Frommer's Virgin Islands

11th Edition

Paperback

Published: 6th September 2011
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  • Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you explore some of the Virgin Islands' best beaches, from Caneel Bay in St. John to Cane Garden Bay in Tortola. Plus tips for finding the best snorkeling spots, from St. Thomas's Coki Point Beach to St. Croix's Cane Bay, and dive sites, including the Wreck of the H.M.S. Rhone off of Salt Island.
  • Where to find the absolute best conch chowder in St. Thomas, the freshest lobster in St. Croix, and the most satisfying conch fritters in Virgin Gorda. Plus, advice on where to find the best shopping buys, from local arts and crafts stores to high-end jewelry shops.
  • Recommendations to help you choose the perfect Virgin Island--from the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. John, St. Thomas, and St. Croix, to the British Virgin Islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada, and Guana Island.
  • Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.
  • Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.
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About The Authors

As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced dozens of previous titles for Frommer's including many of their guides to Europe. They researched and wrote the firstever guide for Frommer's on the Caribbean, including the Virgin Islands, as well as Bermuda and The Bahamas. Porter is also a Hollywood celebrity biographer, columnist, and radio broadcaster. He is joined by Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris bureau of The New York Times and today the president of Blood Moon Productions.

List of Maps vi
1 THE BEST OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS 1
2 THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN DEPTH 15
3 ST. THOMAS 48
4 ST. JOHN 109
5 ST. CROIX 140
6 THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 188
7 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS 246
Index 266

ISBN: 9781118004265
ISBN-10: 1118004264
Series: Frommer's Complete Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 6th September 2011
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.3  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.272