Deadman's Bay

Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, Deadman's Bay is a favorite spot for yachting and snorkeling.

The crescent shaped shore of Deadman's Bay is lined with palm trees, giving it that truly tropical feel you look for in a beach.


Located on Peter Island, 5.5 miles southeast of downtown Road Town, Deadman's Bay invites guests who are rooming on this part of the island or close by. Even if you are not staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Road Town is five and a half miles (nine kilometers) to the northwest.

A ferry service from the marina at Peter Island Resort runs to Spray Bay on a regular basis.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Deadman's Bay. The closest eatery to Deadman's Bay is Deadman's Beach Bar & Grill, which offers Caribbean meals. Deadman's Beach Bar & Grill is only about a few hundred yards away from Deadman's Bay, so stop in and try something off the menu. Tradewinds Restaurant and William Thornton Floating Bar and Restaurant are some more restaurant choices near the bay. At William Thornton Floating Bar and Restaurant you and your party can not leave without taking a bite of their specialty, hamburgers, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy bays, and would like to see others, should consider Big Reef Bay and The Spring Bay; the first of which is 0.5 miles to the southeast of this bay. There are a couple other activities nearby, including Dead Chest National Park, which is three quarters of a mile away Dead Chest Island. Furthermore, you can think about heading to Rhone Marine Park, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Virgin Islands' attractions as possible, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Deadman's Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Dead Chest National Park -- 0.8 mi. (8.4 km) NE Dead Chest Island Dead Chest Island
Rhone Marine Park -- 1.7 mi. (9.5 km) ENE 5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town None
Treasure Point Caves GeoFeature 4.5 mi. (11.8 km) SW Norman Island Norman Island
St. Phillip's Church Historic Site 4.6 mi. (2.3 km) NNW Kingstown Tortola

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Location: Peter Island


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