Little Dix Bay

Little Dix Bay, located on Virgin Gorda, features outstanding blue waters and soft, white sand. The area is maintained by the local Rosewood resort and features palm trees and lush green hills. Nearby Ferry Docks makes the area a popular destination for tourists and vacationers.

Located near the center of the island of Virgin Gorda, Little Dix Bay is on the South West coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Although the Virgin Islands has more secluded beaches than Little Dix Bay, it has the right combination of charm and personality to attract vacationers.

How to Access The Beach
Access is provided via local roads, which permit all types of cars to visit. The nearby Ferry Dock and resort allows for guests to be shuttled back and forth.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located between Casey Bay and Blowing Point, Little Dix Bay offers the feel of a natural island getaway, despite being close to a popular resort. The area's lush green foliage envelope everything but the white, soft sands and the turquoise blue waters. Calm waters make for excellent swimming and snorkeling.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is of good snorkeling quality, so bring along some equipment if you are looking to do some underwater exploration.

Since Little Dix Bay can be found in an area commonly frequented by travelers, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


You'll find this beach on the South West coast of Virgin Gorda; this area boasts other attractions such as Old Methodist Church, which is three quarters of a mile to the south.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Dix Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Methodist Church Historical Site 0.7 mi. S Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historical Site 1.0 mi. SSW Virgin Gorda

Cities and Towns

Nearby, you'll find the town of Spanish Town, which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From Little Dix Bay, Spanish Town isn't far off, roughly three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

While you will find just a few accommodations close-by, those accommodations closest to the beach can be viewed in the following table.

Accommodations near Little Dix Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Rosewood Little Dix Bay 0.1 mi. E Resort
Virgin Gorda Village Hotel -- -- Hotel
The Wheelhouse 0.6 mi. S Hotel
Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel 1.1 mi. SSW Hotel


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Little Dix Bay; you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. One of the nearest places to eat is Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill. The restaurant has both American and Caribbean dishes on the menu.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed below.

Restaurants near Little Dix Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill (284) 495-5555 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. WSW
Rosewood Little Dix Bay Sugar Mill (284) 495-5555 Caribbean Fine Dining 0.1 mi. WSW
Rosewood Little Dix Bay Pavilion (284) 495-5555 International Informal 0.2 mi. W
Bath & Turtle Restaurant -- International, Vegetarian Very Casual 0.7 mi. S
Mermaid's Dockside Bar & Grill (284) 495-6663 Caribbean Very Casual 0.7 mi. S
Anything Goes Bar & Restaurant (284) 495-5244 -- -- 0.8 mi. S
Chez Bamboo (284) 495-5752 Asian, Cajun, International Informal -- --
The Reef Restaurant (284) 495-5252 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. SSW
Coconut Junction (284) 499-6357 Caribbean, Vegetarian Very Casual 1.2 mi. SSW
CocoMaya Restaurant (284) 495-6344 Asian Fusion, Latin American Informal 1.2 mi. SSW
Giorgio's Table (284) 495-5684 Italian Informal -- --
Rock Cafe & Sports Bar (284) 495-5482 Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. NE

Other Beaches

Little Dix Bay isn't the only beach worth checking out on Virgin Gorda.

Vacationers may also want to visit Mahoe Bay, located within a short distance. The perfect strip of white sand at Mahoe Bay Beach drops into a blue lagoon surrounded by coral reefs. Perfect for swimming and snorkeling, this casual beach is also a wonderful spot for lounging in tranquility along its shores. With villas and a restaurant close by, Mahoe Bay offers everything to guests for their comfort.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Virgin Islands, and Little Dix Bay is just one of the many options.


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