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Shops are sparse here; most of the best shopping is found in the boutiques in the island’s upscale resorts. The Bitter End Yacht Club’s Reeftique (tel 284/494-2745), has a good selection of sexy kurtas, cotton T’s and henleys, and top-quality Bitter End beach bags. Also at the Bitter End, the Trading Post has great kids’ gifts, including messages in the bottle.

Pusser’s Company Store, Leverick Bay (tel 284/495-7369), sells Pusser’s usual lineup of rum products, sportswear, and gift and souvenir items.

In Spanish Town, stop in at the Yacht Harbour Shopping Centre, which has an outpost for Dive BVI (tel 284/495-5513; www.divebvi.com), selling all sorts of scuba and snorkeling equipment, plus clothes and tchotchkes. You can buy interesting handmade Virgin glass gifts, straw baskets, and beautiful beaded bags at Next Wave Designs (tel 284/495-5634), also in the Yacht Harbour Shopping Centre.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.