Barack and Michelle Obama on vacation in the British Virgin Islands


Barack and Michelle Obama pose with airport officials in the British Virgin Islands

Barack and Michelle Obama arrived in the British Virgin Islands on Monday on their first post-White House vacation.

They left Washington D.C. on Friday following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. and headed to Palm Springs, California, where they stayed at the Rancho Mirage home of James Costos, ambassador to Spain and Angora under President Obama, and Los Angeles–based interior designer Michael S. Smith, who redecorated the White House while the Obamas lived there.

After leaving  Palm Springs on Monday morning, the couple touched down at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport in the British Virgin Islands at 8:47pm, according to the Virgin Islands Daily News. They then  made their way to Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson’s private island retreat by motorcade and boat.