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NEWS: May/June 2021

Luxurious additions at Oil Nut Bay Marina Village

There are some exciting additions to the Oil Nut Bay Marina Village.  For all the residents, villa guests and BVI boaters out there, Marina Village at Oil Nut Bay is building a new Day Spa that is set to be open in early 2022.  Featuring a couples massage room, two individual treatment rooms, manicure and pedicure stations plus a hairdressing station…an Oil Nut Bay marina stop won’t ever have looked so good!

With 180-degree ocean views, the Marina Villas are an exciting site for your home away from home in the BVI. With only three available for purchase, these villas are currently under construction and will be completely built and furnished by February 2022.

They boast an open living concept, covered deck, suspended pool, two bedrooms and have an optional 3rd and 4th bedroom on the lower level. Becoming a Marina Villa owner means you become a member of Oil Nut Bay’s elite community, offering complete property management services and the opportunity to put your home in the rental program. 

It also means you gain access to an array of best-in-class on-property amenities.  Whether it’s enjoying the day at Beach Club with your family, working out at the Wellness Center, participating in the various activities or keeping your boat in the marina, being a part of Oil Nut Bay is so much more than just owning a home.

If this exciting new opportunity speaks to you, Oil Nut Bay invite you to learn more by contacting the Sales team by email: sales@oilnutbay.com.


People who love to eat are always the best people (Julia Child)

Grape Expectations is a gourmet seafood and meat specialist selling to restaurants and provisioning for charter yachts and villas in the BVI.

The range is eclectic from all over the world such as Langostino from Spain and Grass-fed beef from Silver Fern Farms in New Zealand. Sourcing the best for you and the chefs here in the BVI.

Order your provisions and dine in style, whether in quarantine or entertaining at home with friends. It’s easy to order your gourmet provisions online at grapeexpectationsbvi.com and they deliver right to your door.

Let your taste buds experience so many wonderful provisions on hand from all over the world.

Contact Nigel Keegan at Grape Expectations – call or WhatsApp +1 284 346 9463 or nigel.keegan@grapeexpectationsbvi.com. Follow them on Facebook: Grape Expectations BVI.


Just give him time

Mont Blanc Geosphere

Celebrating the 160th anniversary of Minerva, the Mont Blanc 1858 Geosphere honours the heroes of mountain climbing with a professional-grade, innovative timepiece. Built for those who travel the world in their perpetual quest for exploration, it expresses respect for true mountaineers as it is dedicated to the Seven Summits Challenge – the holy grail of climbers. The combination of materials such as steel and ceramic underlines the high quality and exclusiveness of this timepiece. On the dial, the world’s seven summits are marked with red dots on two turning globes and are also engraved on the case back.

US$5,700

Oris Aquis Source of Life Limited Edition

The Oris Source of Life Limited Edition is inspired by the River Rhine and celebrates the role water plays in creating, connecting and sustaining life, and invites us to think philosophically about how we care for the world’s water sources. It’s based on Oris’s high-performance Aquis and features a circular date display and water resistance to 30 bar/300m. The Oris Aquis Source of Life is a strictly limited edition time piece. Only 2,343 exist in the world.

US$2,675

Come and see these and many more stunning selections of watches for ladies and men at House of Luxury, Tortola Pier Park, +1 284 443 3030, sales@houseofluxurybvi.com.


Who needs superheroes when you have Mum & Dad

Spoil your Mum and Dad with these beautiful gift ideas from Nutmeg & Co. this coming Mother’s day on 9th May and Father’s day on 20th June.

Mother’s Day brooches

Exclusively at Nutmeg & Co. These stunning and delicate handcrafted brooches are between 2″- 4″ in size. There’s dozens of designs featuring beads, cotton thread and sequins. Each one is totally unique. Mum can wear on a scarf, mask, or when not in use, display as art! Small display shadow boxes available.

Father’s Day Opinel Knives & Accessories

Also exclusively at Nutmeg & Co., Opinel’s eponymous wooden-handled knives manufactured in France since 1890. We have complimentary engraving with initials, name or message. Single classic folding knives, gift sets, garden sets or the perfect corporate gift. Plus we can order full chef or kitchen sets – Just ask to see our catalogue.

Nutmeg & Co. 164 Waterfront Drive, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Tel. and WhatsApp +1 284 541 2663, nutmegdesignsbvi@gmail.com.


Say it like we

The Virgin Islands Dictionary, by Kareem-Nelson Hull is a collection of words and phrases used frequently, naturally and enjoyably by the people who call the Virgin Islands home. 

In this fun and interesting read, you get a sense of many things about the people of the islands: that they are sometimes curt, very funny, and insolently mischievous at times. 

The words coupled with the way Virgin Islanders dramatically speak; make for a good time and hours of fun. This Dictionary will also do that, provide hours of fun and an easy tool for cultural exchange and pride and is the best guide for a newbie to learn the ins and outs of the Virgin Islands language.

Copies of The Virgin Islands Dictionary by Kareem-Nelson Hull retail for $32. Available at Clover’s and Nook bookstore.

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