News, photos, information and stories about Tortola in the British Virgin Islands including helpful pictures and descriptions of Applesurf Villas on the beach in Apple Bay, Tortola. Surfing, sailing and beach lifestyle with fun things to do while vacationing on the island of Tortola are featured.
Nice swell just finished up, sweet waves Tuesday into Wednesday. Notice how a good portion of the beach is gone, it is what happens when big north swells pound the shore for days. No worries, Apple Bay’s magic will bring the sandy beach back in a couple of days!
Apple Bay Tortola, we have recovered from Urma better than ever. Would say that more than 80% of the island’s restaurants, bars and grill are open with most all the roads in good shape. Ferry service from St Thomas to Road Town is back to normal although Sopers Hole and the west end ferry dock is still a work in progress. Apple Bay, Carrot Bay and Cane Garden Bay are happening! Come on down to sunshine and bliss, the beaches are looking good. The video above was taken from the patio at the Sea Breeze, the upstairs suite at Applesurf Villa.
Sitting out back at Applesurf Villas in Apple Bay Tortola offers some of the most beautiful views you will find of the blue ocean, fishing swarming, birds flying, people enjoying the sun, wonderful sunrises and sunsets. Here are a couple from over the years.
The photos are shots looking east from Applesurf Villa. Apple Bay is to the right with Sabastians and Bombas, then the Sugar Mill just before the bend. Carrot Bay is the next village east. The second jute where the mountain line rises is Cane Garden Bay.
Notice how the sandy beach varies in the pictures. Apple Bay sand can disappear in days, but there is always a sandy beach with in walking distance. Regardless, stunning sounds and sites.
Look out at the Sea; Hear it, Feel it and See it; Up Close and Private.
Hurricane Irma hit Tortola dead on with the eye of the hurricane passing right over Carrot Bay! Thank God it occurred during the day light hours for the most part on September 6th, 2017.
Applesurf Villa along with most all of Apple Bay, Carrot Bay and Cane Garden Bay suffered severe flooding, 180 mph plus winds and a couple of hours of really big waves. Here is some history of the storm.
Applesurf Villa flooded to the ceiling of the downstairs Ocean Mist suite with the new windows and doors exploding from the forces. Waves went over the top of the house!
Take a look at the slide below. Irma surgically ripped our heavy Ipe wood deck right off the house.