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 on the island of Virgin Gorda, Little Dix Bay is on the South West coast of the island, You might think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. Although planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. the Virgin Islands is full of fun options, like Little Dix Bay.

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, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

Be mindful that Little Dix Bay's immediate surroundings are rather congested, so plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Little Dix Bay is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the South West coast of Virgin Gorda. It is close to Old Methodist Church, which is found three quarters of a mile away, and it is among the attractions in the area.

If a visit to the Little Dix Bay isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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

Little Dix Bay is near Spanish Town, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The city of Spanish Town is close-by and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Little Dix Bay, Spanish Town is not far away, maybe three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. There aren't many major hotels nearby, but it can appeal to visitors staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Although you won't find many hotels close-by, the nearest ones are listed 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


A trip to the beach isn't complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can try foods you've never heard of before, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill. This restaurant offers both American and Caribbean menu items.

The following table lists restaurants closest to this beach.

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

There are other beaches on Virgin Gorda you might like besides Little Dix Bay.

You may also want to consider Mahoe Bay, which is located within a couple of miles. 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.

While the Virgin Islands has many alluring attractions, Little Dix Bay is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.


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