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 even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. If you're looking for a beach with a little bit of everything, you may prefer one that is far away from the crowds, but still near many of the major hotels and restaurants; Little Dix Bay is one of the best choices, if you seek this sort of balance.

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, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're looking to see what goes on beneath the surface.

Since Little Dix Bay happens to be found inside an area commonly frequented by travelers, you might need to hunt to get a spot!

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Little Dix Bay is on the South West coast of Virgin Gorda. It's located near Old Methodist Church, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a number of attractions in the area.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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 very close to Spanish Town, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. Spanish Town is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Spanish Town is just up the road, about three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers).


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it's often visited by visitors staying at some of the area's smaller options.

While you will generally find few hotels close-by, those accommodations closest to the beach can be viewed below.

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


If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Little Dix Bay Pavilion. The restaurant has a menu featuring International food.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Little Dix Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Little Dix Bay Pavilion (284) 495-5555 International Informal 0.1 mi. E
The Pavilion (284) 495-5555 -- Fine Dining 0.1 mi. E
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 -- --
Water's Edge (284) 495-5252 Caribbean Informal 1.1 mi. SSW
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

Of course, Little Dix Bay is just one of many beaches you might like on Virgin Gorda.

You may also want to consider Mahoe Bay, located a mile and a half to the northeast. 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.

The Virgin Islands has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and Little Dix Bay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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