What's Located Around Peter Island Resort & Spa

Quite a few travelers plan to spend their vacations in British Virgin Islands just for the sparkling beaches that the island group is famous for.

Visitors love that this property is directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to try a few beach activities. Being able to relax in an area lacking hoards of other vacationers all over the place is crucial to many vacationers. This beach offers that kind of benefit, since it's hidden away from the more populated parts of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Peter Island Resort & Spa is located on Deadman's Bay, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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 vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Peter Island Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
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

The most convenient one to visit 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.

You may also like nearby Nanny Cay where you will find a lively scene of tourists and activities. 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.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Peter Island Resort & Spa is found near the center of Peter Island; it's to the southeast of Tortola.

The table below lists some of the areas near Peter Island Resort & Spa.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Dead Chest Island 0.9 ENE
Salt Island 3.3 E
Norman Island 3.5 SW
Pelican Island 3.8 WSW
Newport, Tortola 4.2 N
Kingstown, Tortola 4.3 N
Cooper Island 4.5 E
Slaney, Tortola 4.6 NW
Nanny Cay, Tortola 4.7 NW
Little Buck Island 4.7 N

Nearby Attractions

Virgin Gorda Peak National Park

Peter Island Resort & Spa serves as an excellent spot for active visitors. There are numerous activities to be found when searching from this lodging. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Cam Bay National Park, West Dog National Park, and Josiah's Bay Plantation. The nearest attraction of the three is Cam Bay National Park.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Peter Island Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
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
Old Methodist Church 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
Festival Grounds Park 5.4 NW Road Town, Tortola
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens Botanical Garden 5.6 NW Road Town, Tortola
Parkfields Recreation Grounds 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
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater 5.5 NW Road Town, Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park Park 5.2 NW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site -- -- Road Town, Tortola
Old Recreation Ground Park 5.5 NW Road Town, Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 5.1 NW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum 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 looking for somewhere interesting to go, Cam Bay National Park may be just what you're looking for. 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a better feel for the area. Even though you might only find a few additional places to stay right around Peter Island Resort & Spa, the tranquil surroundings here are what make it a pleasant option for travelers seeking a secluded spot. However, you'll still be able to find additional accommodation options by going a few miles out. The table below provides a list of the lodging options available close-by.

Accommodations near Peter Island Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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