It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast. The population was about 9, in The name is derived from the nautical term " the roads ", a place less sheltered than a harbour but which ships can easily get to. A 28 hectares 69 acres development called Wickham's Cay,  consisting of two areas that were reclaimed from the sea and a marina, have enabled Road Town to emerge as a haven for yacht chartering and a centre of tourism. The British Virgin Islands enjoy a tropical climate, moderated by trade winds. Temperatures vary little throughout the year.
Read More. Main island Tortola is known for its full-moon parties and sailing prowess. Billionaires and yachties swoon over Virgin Gorda and its magical rocks. Anegada floats in a remote reef and has a hammock waiting for those serious about unplugging.