After Tortola and Anegada, Virgin Gorda is the third largest and second largest of the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The life on Virgin Gorda, so called because this British virgin island resembles a tall lying lady, moves only a little slower. Discover Virgin Gorda holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Virgin Gorda is the rich, plump beauty of the BVI. When you are in the mood for a beach holiday, travel to Virgin Gorda, the third largest island in the BVI, and perhaps the most idyllic.