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Prickly Pear Island, British Virgin Islands

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Prickly Pear Island is a National Park located in the North Sound, just east of Virgin Gorda. Vixen Point, a famous white-sand beach on Prickly Pear Island, has calm waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Visitors should stop by the Sand Box Restaurant and Beach Bar to try some grilled seafood, homemade burgers, conch fritters, or the house specialty, Lucy’s Luscious Lobster Salad. Those looking for more secluded beaches should follow the hiking trail from Vixen Point to the north shore of the island.

Language: English
Currency: US dollar (US$)

Prickly Pear Island, British Virgin Islands Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)
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Average 77 75 77 77 78 80 80 82 80 80 78 77
Temperature (Celsius)
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Average 25 24 25 25 26 27 27 28 27 27 26 25
Precipitation
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Inches 3 2 2 2 4 3 3 4 6 6 5 3
Centimeters 8 5 5 5 10 8 8 10 15 15 13 8