The most convenient international airport to Scrub Island is in San Juan, Puerto Rico (airport code SJU). From San Juan, guests can catch a short connecting flight with scheduled service via Seaborne Airlines and Cape Air to the British Virgin Islands airport of Beef Island/Tortola (airport code EIS).
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport or Aeropuerto Internacional de Luis Munoz Marin (airport code SJU) is located in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, 3 miles southeast of the capital of San Juan. The airport is the 12th busiest in Latin America and one of the busiest in the Caribbean, providing service by 21 airlines. Named for Puerto Rico's first democratically-elected governor, Marin Airport serves as a gateway to the Caribbean islands and accommodates 8.5 million passengers each year.
Guests can also take advantage of connecting in St. Maarten on Winair’s double daily service to Tortola. Winair has interline agreements with most of the major US carriers and as such, provides seamless connectivity and even more options for those traveling to Scrub Island.
Exclusive charter service is also available via Virgin Gorda Air Charter BVI. Connecting Beef Island/Tortola (EIS) with service from/to San Juan (SJU), or to/from St. Thomas (STT), Virgin Gorda Air can make your trip to Scrub Island seamless and affordable.
Another option is to connect through St. Maarten (airport code SMX). Or one can fly scheduled or charter service into St. Thomas (STT) and take a 45-minute ferry ride to Road Town, Tortola and then taxi to Trellis Bay Dock to pick up our private launch. Ferry Schedules can be found here.
We greet each and every guest upon arrival at the Beef Island Airport. We then drive you to Trellis Bay Dock, just a 2 minute drive from the Airport where you will board our private launch to Scrub Island. In order to provide this service seamlessly, it's important for our staff to know your incoming and departing flight information.
[b]Travel to Scrub Island[/b] Scrub Island is just a 10-minute ride from Tortola's Trellis Bay Dock via our private launch. Scrub Island also has two heliports available to guests.
Scrub Island's private launch departs Trellis Bay Dock at :45 minutes after each hour and departs Scrub Island at :30 minutes after each hour. Hours of operation: From Trellis Bay 5:45am to 10:45pm From Scrub Island 6:30am to 10:30pm
Constant trade winds with average temperatures of 80-92˚ Fahrenheit provide the perfect setting for casual summer attire during daytime and semi-formal nighttime attire. Flip-flops and bathing suits are worn year-round with only a light jacket occasionally needed during evenings in the winter months.
Winter 80˚- 85˚ Spring 85˚- 90˚ Summer 90˚- 92˚ Fall 85˚- 90˚
A valid passport is the principal entry requirement into the BVI. All U.S. and Canadian citizens must present a valid passport for all travel, whether by air or sea, to the islands. Currency in the BVI is the U.S. Dollar.
Scrub Island British Virgin Islands is located approximately 74 miles (119 km) east of Puerto Rico (eastern Fajardo, Puerto Rico to Scrub Island, BVI), 28 miles (45 km) NE of Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 1.66 miles (2.7 km) North of Trellis Bay / Beef Island Airport ( EIS ).
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