Bones Bight Beach

Rarely crowded and very large, Bones Bight Beach is a great place for visitors looking for peace and quiet. The long stretch of sand gives beach goers plenty to explore, and the resident rock iguanas can keep nature lovers and photographers happy.

Positioned near the heart of the island of Anegada, 3.6 miles west-northwest of The Settlement, Bones Bight Beach is on the North edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying very close. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit Bones Bight Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Bones Bight Beach is located right off the main northern coastal road.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sand at Bones Bight takes on an almost peach color. Mixed in with Anegada's famously beautiful water, this beach is a picture perfect location for those looking for the quintessential tropical beach. The distance from major settlements, the long coast, and the abundance of beach vegetation and wildlife gives this beach an "untouched" character - even among the British Virgin Islands.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Bones Bight Beach offers those who visit a quiet and peaceful getaway, due to the fact that the region surrounding the beach is away from most urbanization.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North coast of Anegada. Nearby accommodations include the Keel Point Cottages, it can be found three quarters of a mile to the west-northwest, making it one of the most conveniently located booking options reachable from Bones Bight Beach, despite the fact that there aren't many other popular spots close-by.

Cities and Towns

The nearest area of Anegada to Bones Bight Beach is The Settlement. This location is only three and a half miles away, which means it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This region of the Virgin Islands is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. Bones Bight Beach is not near very many major hotels, but you may see visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels within driving distance, the nearest ones have been listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Bones Bight Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Keel Point Cottages 0.7 mi. WNW Cottages
Anegada Beach Club 0.8 mi. W Hotel
Anegada Reef Hotel 1.5 mi. SW Hotel
Neptune's Treasure 1.7 mi. SW Hotel
Big Bamboo Cottages 3.4 mi. E Cottages


When you're starving for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. One of the nearest places to eat is Lobster Trap. The restaurant has both Caribbean and International menu items. They are also known for serving seafood and steak. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby restaurants are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Bones Bight Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Lobster Trap (284) 495-9466 Caribbean, International Informal 0.8 mi. W
Anegada Reef Hotel Restaurant (284) 495-8002 Eclectic Very Casual 1.5 mi. SW
Potter's by the Sea (284) 495-9182 Caribbean, International Very Casual 1.6 mi. SW
Neptune's Treasure Restaurant (284) 495-9439 International Informal 1.7 mi. SW
Pam's Kitchen (284) 495-9237 International Very Casual 1.7 mi. SW
Cow Wreck Restaurant (284) 495-8047 Caribbean Very Casual 2.2 mi. W
Pomato Point Restaurant (284) 495-9466 Caribbean Very Casual 2.5 mi. SW
Big Bamboo Restaurant (284) 495-2019 Caribbean Very Casual 3.4 mi. E
Whispering Pines -- Caribbean -- 3.6 mi. E
Flash of Beauty Restaurant (284) 495-8014 Caribbean Very Casual 4.1 mi. E

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from on Anegada, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

The Virgin Islands offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and paying a visit to Bones Bight Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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