Dreaming of a tropical getaway? Escape to paradise with our top picks for the best exotic destinations.
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This small nature preserve in the British Virgin Islands is great for snorkeling and swimming, thanks to crystal-clear water and a shallow reef.
Stay: Sebastian's Seaside Villas, located about 4 miles from the island, offers beachfront accommodations with private balconies or terraces. Stroll the shore and enjoy spectacular sunset views; 284-495-4212.
Eat: Hit up Ivan's Stress Free Bar (284-495-9358), located on nearby Jost Van Dyke Island for seasonal BBQ every Thursday and great company from chef Ivan himself.
Do: Explore the white-sand beach—home to endangered leather back turtles—and snorkel in the waters around Sandy Spit.