Road Town travel guide

Road Town Tourism | Road Town Guide

You're Going to Love Road Town

With 8.449 inhabitants, Road Town is the most populous city in the British Virgin Islands. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 9 days in order to fully appreciate everything Road Town has to offer.

When to visit Road Town

Road Town in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Road Town in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Road Town in August, when the average temperature is 82.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 87.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as 69.8 °F, with an average temperature of 75.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 5.8″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Road Town, with an average rainfall of 1.9″.

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How to Get to Road Town


When flying to Road Town, you’ll arrive at Road Town Beef Island (EIS), which is located 8 km from the city center. The shortest flight to Road Town from the United States departs from Jacksonville and takes around 9h 20m.

Airports near Road Town

Airlines serving Road Town

United Airlines
Good (2,947 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,505 reviews)
Good (359 reviews)
Air France
Good (436 reviews)
Excellent (3,165 reviews)
Good (1,324 reviews)
Silver Airways
Okay (50 reviews)
Cape Air
Excellent (16 reviews)
interCaribbean Airways
Good (6 reviews)
Air Antilles
Okay (2 reviews)
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Where to stay in Road Town

Average rates range from around $726 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $611 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Road Town

Most booked hotels in Road Town

Long Bay Beach Resort
Excellent (8.9, 61 reviews)
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Autograph Collection
Excellent (9.2, 13 reviews)
Wyndham Tortola Bvi Lambert Beach Resort
Excellent (8.1, 237 reviews)
Peter Island Resort And Spa
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
The Mariner Inn Hotel
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
Village Cay Hotel And Marina
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
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Renting a car in Road Town

Renting a car in Road Town costs $64 per day, on average, or $575 if you want to rent if for 9 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 14% cheaper than airport locations in Road Town.

The most frequently booked car type in Road Town is Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Chevrolet Spark or similar) are, on average, 24% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.