Road Harbour

Located in the British Virgin Island's capital city of Road Town, Road Harbour is the main harbour in the island chain, and the only one that all types of vessels can dock at. Chances are, if you're yachting or cruising to the British Virgin Islands, you'll make a stop at Road Harbour.

The harbor is exposed to the ocean to the southeast, while the rest of the area is surrounded by high hills.

Road Harbour is where yachters go through customs, and there are several other smaller marinas circling the harbour where visitors can acquire boat anchorage.


Located toward the outskirts of Road Town, a few hundred yards southeast of downtown, Road Harbour always welcomes local residents and travelers who are rooming in this village or its vicinity. Even if you aren't staying very close, you are free to drop by to check it out.

Road Harbour is located on the south coast of the island of Tortola, nine miles west of the airport and 12 miles east of the ferry terminal in Sopers Hole.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most enjoyable options while spending some time exploring the area could be sharing a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this harbor. The most convenient eatery to Road Harbour is The Pub, which serves International meals. Also within reach, you and your companions will have restaurants like Marias Restaurant and Capriccio di Mare where you and your group might try a bit of Italian cuisine and enjoy the culture of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local activities include Old Government House Museum, which is three quarters of a mile away Road Town. Furthermore, you can consider visiting Her Majesty's Prison, which is another attraction nearby.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Road Harbour
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Old Government House Museum Museum 0.7 mi. (0.7 km) W Road Town Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historic Site 0.7 mi. (0 km) NW Downtown Road Town Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 0.7 mi. (0.3 km) W Downtown Road Town Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park -- 0.7 mi. (0.1 km) NW Downtown Road Town Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 0.7 mi. (0.3 km) WNW Downtown Road Town Tortola
Britannic Hall Historic Site -- -- Downtown Road Town Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historic Site -- -- Downtown Road Town Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historic Site -- -- Kingstown Tortola

More Information

Location: Road Town, Tortola


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