U.S. Territory. St. Thomas is an island in the Caribbean that is politically part of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), which also includes St. Croix, St. John and some smaller islands.
So, is the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands the same?
The British Virgin Islands (BVI), officially simply "Virgin Islands", are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico. The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke, along with over 50 other smaller islands and cays.
What is the best island to visit in the British Virgin Islands?
Best Things To Do in British Virgin Islands
- #1. The Baths (Virgin Gorda) #1 in British Virgin Islands.
- #2. Cane Garden Bay (Tortola) Free. #2 in British Virgin Islands.
- #3. Anegada Island.
- #4. Smuggler's Cove (Tortola) Free.
- #5. White Bay (Jost Van Dyke) Free.
- #6. Sailing, Yachting and Boat Tours.
- #7. Rhone National Marine Park.
- #8. Brewers Bay (Tortola)
Are the Virgin Islands owned by the US?
United States Virgin Islands. The United States Virgin Islands are a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. They are currently owned and under the authority of the United States Government. They used to be owned by Denmark (and called Danish West Indies).