Tortola

Things to do in Tortola

Insider head to this more obscue full-moon party hosted by the Trellis Bay Cyber Café and Aragorn's Studio. Expect the BVI's own fungi-style music, stilt-walking Moko Jumbies, and fire jugglers. The bash kicks off at 7 p.m.

Don't miss the legendary full-moon parties at this island staple.

Under the watch of Tortola-born coppersmith Aragorn Dick-Read, Aragorn's Studio has grown from an art gallery into a burgeoning collective, where crafts-people teach basket weaving and coconut carving; a fruit depot sells native produce (soursops, sugar apples); and a shop carries handmade herbal

Eldred Williams and David Archer sell hand-glazed lanterns and bowls at Bamboushay, a colorful wooden cottage just outside town.

Christina Washburn's Cantik Interiors also caters to the home. Best find: diaphanous shell-embedded curtains.

In the Old Customs House, interior decorator Jillian Dunlop runs Hucksters, a well-edited housewares boutique.

Set within a tropical refuge, the Mahogany Trail winds a quick 300 yards up to the summit of Mount Sage. At 1,716 feet, it’s the highest point in the Virgin Islands—and the best place to watch the sun set.