Often, picking a hotel near a nice beach can make your vacation in the British Virgin Islands even more special. If all you can think about is the beach, Peter Island Resort & Spa has what you need. This property is set on the water, so visitors can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if they so desire. The ability to enjoy a day without lots of other vacationers all over the place is something to be valued. This beach provides that type of environment since it's tucked away from the more populated parts of the Virgin Islands.
Obviously, since Peter Island Resort & Spa is positioned directly on Deadman's Bay, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. On the north side of Peter Island, this bay beach is popular because of the wonderfully soft sand and clear ocean floor for great swimming. This is a quintessential Caribbean beach with turquoise waters and white sand that dazzles. For guests who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|Big Reef Bay||0.6||SE||Peter Island|
|White Bay Beach||0.7||S||Peter Island|
|Little Reef Bay||1.7||SSE||Peter Island|
|The Bight||3.8||SW||Norman Island|
|Pelican Island Beach||3.8||WSW||Pelican Island|
|Brandy Wine Bay||4.0||N||Newport, Tortola|
|Manchioneel Bay||4.5||ENE||Cooper Island|
|Nanny Cay||4.7||NW||Nanny Cay, Tortola|
|Little Buck Island||4.8||N||Little Buck Island|
|Fat Hogs Bay||4.9||N||3.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola|
One of the most convenient options is Big Reef Bay. This long, skinny beach is great for shell searching and taking long, sunset walks. The calm waters here make it a wonderful spot to swim and the nearby reef makes for good snorkeling too.
Also, consider Nanny Cay which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. Nanny Cay Beach is on the tip of a peninsula on the south side of Tortola. The Nanny Cay Resort dominates the peninsula and restricts access to the beach.
Guests who are interested in finding out more about what's nearby may want to know how far the nearby city or town is from the property. Peter Island Resort & Spa is situated on Peter Island; it is to the southeast of Tortola.
The table below lists some of the areas near Peter Island Resort & Spa.
|Dead Chest Island||0.9||ENE|
|Nanny Cay, Tortola||4.7||NW|
|Little Buck Island||4.7||N|
Visitors who want to enjoy plenty of activities while vacationing on Peter Island will find that Peter Island Resort & Spa is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. You will find that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Cam Bay National Park, West Dog National Park, and Josiah's Bay Plantation. The closest of the three is Cam Bay National Park.
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the table below.
|Cam Bay National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.6||NNE||Great Camanoe|
|West Dog National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.9||NE||West Dog Island|
|Josiah's Bay Plantation||Historical Site||--||--||2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola|
|VI Maritime Museum||Museum||4.5||N||2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola|
|Little Fort National Park||Park||--||--||Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Little Fort Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Historical Site||11.4||NE||Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Virgin Gorda Peak National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.1||NE||3.1 mi. Northeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Spring Bay National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.1||ENE||1.3 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|St. Phillip's Church||Historical Site||--||--||Kingstown, Tortola|
|Devil's Bay National Park||Park||9.9||ENE||1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Fallen Jerusalem National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.1||ENE||Fallen Jerusalem|
|Copper Mine National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.0||ENE||1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|Copper Mine Ruins||Historical Site||11.0||ENE||1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Mount Healthy National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.4||NW||2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||5.4||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens||Botanical Garden||5.6||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||5.5||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Britannic Hall||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Sir Oliva Georges Plaza||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Her Majesty's Prison||Historical Site||5.1||NW||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Movie Theater||5.5||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||5.2||NW||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Sunday Morning Well||Historical Site||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||5.5||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Folk Museum||Museum||5.1||NW||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Museum||5.0||NW||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Shark Bay National Park||Park||7.8||NW||2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Old Government House Museum||Museum||4.8||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Fort Charlotte Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Callwood Historic Distillery||Historical Site||7.1||NW||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|John Lettsom House||Historical Site||--||--||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|Rhone Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.9||E||5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town|
|Dead Chest National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.9||ENE||Dead Chest Island|
|Thornton Plantation||Historical Site||--||--||2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola|
|The Dungeon||Historical Site||5.2||WNW||Havers, Tortola|
|Sage Mountain National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.3||WNW||3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|St. Michael Church Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Great Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|North Shore Shell Museum||Museum||--||--||Little Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|Belmont Archaeological Site||Historical Site||--||--||Long Bay, Tortola|
|Fort Recovery||Historical Site||--||--||Recovery, Tortola|
|Diamond Cay National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.6||NW||1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke|
|Vigilant Sloop||Historical Site||--||--||Frenchman's Cay|
|Treasure Point Caves||Cave||--||--||Norman Island|
|Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.6||SW||12.2 mi. South-Southwest of Road Town|
If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Cam Bay National Park could be just what the doctor ordered. Established as a national park in 1999, Cam Bay is located on the east shore of Gran Camanoe, and is popular amongst sailors because it is known for calm waters. Snorkelers and divers also frequent this spot for the calm waters and shallow reef.
When choosing a location to stay in, it's sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the area. Even though you'll only find a handful of additional resort and hotel options in this part of Peter Island, its quiet surroundings ensure that it's a perfect option for visitors hoping to enjoy a secluded vacation spot. Even so, you can still encounter other accommodations by traveling out a few more miles. Find out more about all the region's lodging possibilities by viewing the following table.
|Prospect Reef Resort||4.4||NW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Fort Burt Hotel||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Nanny Cay Marina & Hotel||4.7||NW||Nanny Cay, Tortola|
|Maria Hotel by the Sea||5.0||NW||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Village Cay Resort & Marina||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Mooring-Mariner Inn||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Treasure Isle Hotel||5.5||NNW||Road Town, Tortola|
|Lambert Beach Resort||6.3||N||3.1 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola|
|Beef Island Guest House||6.5||NNE||Beef Island, Beef Island|
|Fort Recovery Beachfront Villas||6.8||W||Recovery, Tortola|
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