Cane Garden Bay Attractions

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The center of activity not only on Tortuga, but the whole of the British Virgin Islands, Cane Garden Bay knows how to keep its visitors entertained.  Get the day started early with a tour of the area's important historical and cultural landmarks.  By the time the sun begins to beat town heavily, you'll be ready to stop by the local beaches for a dip.  These beaches are natural bays which also serve as favored eco-attractions, and are a true sight to be seen.  By night you'll be ready to unwind with a few hours in front of the slots at one of the town's few casinos. 


Cane Garden Bay

You'll discover an abundance of beaches to consider in and around the area. Just click on the name of each beach for more information concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Cane Garden Bay: Cane Garden Bay, one of the most popular beaches on Tortola, is also one of the most beautiful with its soft sands, crystal clear waters, and nurturing palms. Step into paradise in this bay surrounded by lush tropical mountains and calm sea breezes.

A second place to consider is Brewers Bay Beach. Brewer's Bay, a soft sand beach with protected waters, attracts nature lovers who camp nearby, and is a great spot for snorkeling and surfing the waters. Martin Point to the west and Anderson Point to the east enclose the area, framing the incredible turquoise bay for guests.

Lormer Bay: Lormer Bay is situated in between Shark and Cooper Bay on the northern coast of the island. The island's steep green hills provide the backdrop, while a small strip of sand offer an area to rest.

Cane Garden Bay and the surrounding areas have quite a few other beaches. Those interested can get more information by following this link.

Landmark Attractions

Callwood Historic Distillery

Callwood Historic Distillery is a historical site towards the middle of Cane Garden Bay. Guests are welcome to tour the property and watch as rum is being made using the original boiler and the stored in historic storage casks. The Old Guard House remains intact and opened as an art gallery of local artists and gift shop where you can purchase the rum.

A second choice is John Lettsom House. It's a historical site in the heart of Cane Garden Bay. With regards to the history of slavery on the British Virgin Islands, the John Lettsom Home is an important one. Lettsom was an 18th century Quaker physician who at his own behest freed all of his slaves.

St. Michael Church Ruins: There are no official times posted for visiting St. Michael Church, but it is best to make the trip between sun up and sun down.

That's not all -- you'll find other choices. For more about other sites worth visiting in and around Cane Garden Bay, click this link.

Natural Attractions

Sage Mountain National Park

One of the more popular outdoor tourist attractions is Shark Bay National Park. Shark Bay National Park was donated to the National Parks Trust in 1999, and is the first coastal nature reserve and park along Tortola's north shore. The park spans 18.4 acres and is great for hikers looking for a beautiful view.

Sage Mountain National Park is another attraction you might like. The flagship reserve in the British Virgin Islands, Sage Mountain National Park marked the start of conservation as an official policy in the islands. Just as the park was a good start for the government's conservation program, it is sure to be a good start for eco-tourist and nature lovers in the British Virgin Islands.

Cane Garden Bay offers additional nature attractions. To learn more about natural attractions near Cane Garden Bay, check out this page.


Ready for some action? Those interested in trying their luck in some gaming action have several opportunities to do so nearby.

Parrot Club, which is part of Wharfside Village, is found in downtown Cruz Bay, 11.3 mi. South West of central Cane Garden Bay. Amidst the hopping nightlife scene on St. John is Parrot Club, the island's only gaming center. This keeps things busy because tourists don't have much choice, yet, the cool atmosphere makes it clear that it would stand out even if it were not the sole option.

Virgin Luck Games, which is on the premises of Wharfside Village, is situated in downtown Cruz Bay, 11.3 mi. South West of central Cane Garden Bay. The ambiance at Virgin Luck Games is classy to say the least, featuring rich mahogany woods and a burgandy sports bar that sets the tone.

The gaming opportunities close to Cane Garden Bay are provided here:

Gambling Near Cane Garden Bay
Name Phone Location
Parrot Club (340) 715-2582 Downtown Cruz Bay, 11.3 mi. South West of Central Cane Garden Bay
Virgin Luck Games -- Downtown Cruz Bay, 11.3 mi. South West of Central Cane Garden Bay

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