Jack Bay Beach

Just west of the more popular Lobolly Beach, Jack Bay Beach is its quiet partner which features a more relaxing ambiance and calm waters that are great for snorkeling.

Located in Jack Bay Point, 1.6 miles north of The Settlement, Jack Bay Beach is on the North East coast of Anegada. You might think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. When you need to spend the afternoon away from tourist-filled hotspots, you shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit Jack Bay Beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Anegada. Nearby accommodations include the Big Bamboo Cottages, which is only a short distance away. Some guests will want to walk here, while others will choose to take a cab out to this hotel, one of the most conveniently located places to stay accessible from Jack Bay Beach, though you may not find too many additional close-by places of interest.

Cities and Towns

The nearest area on Anegada to Jack Bay Beach is The Settlement. This interesting part of Anegada is just a mile and a half from the coast, meaning a trip here doesn't have to take all day. The Settlement is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places.


How many other people you encounter at Jack Bay Beach will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels within a several miles, the ones found closest to the shore are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Jack Bay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Big Bamboo Cottages 0.1 mi. ESE Cottages
Keel Point Cottages 4.0 mi. W Cottages
Anegada Beach Club 4.1 mi. W Hotel
Anegada Reef Hotel 4.5 mi. W Hotel
Neptune's Treasure 4.8 mi. W Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into the Virgin Islands' specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Big Bamboo Restaurant. The restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean cuisine. Visitors often rave about their chicken and seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's not far off the beach at all.

Nearby restaurant options are included in the following table.

Restaurants near Jack Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Big Bamboo Restaurant (284) 495-2019 Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. ESE
Whispering Pines -- Caribbean -- 0.3 mi. SE
Flash of Beauty Restaurant (284) 495-8014 Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. ESE
Lobster Trap (284) 495-9466 Caribbean, International Informal 4.1 mi. W
Anegada Reef Hotel Restaurant (284) 495-8002 Eclectic Very Casual 4.5 mi. W
Potter's by the Sea (284) 495-9182 Caribbean, International Very Casual 4.5 mi. WSW
Neptune's Treasure Restaurant (284) 495-9439 International Informal 4.8 mi. W
Pam's Kitchen (284) 495-9237 International Very Casual 4.8 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Jack Bay Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You may find that Jack Bay Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in the Virgin Islands you might like.


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