Though it is easily accessible, Brewers Bay is often uncrowded during the week because most of the nearby residents are at work or at school. Weekends, however, are another story, with family gatherings and beach bashes consistently taking place. Pick the type of crowd you are comfortable with and plan you beach day accordingly.
The white sands of Brewers Bay are comprised mainly of coral crushed so finely that it is soft and smooth to the touch. Palm and sea grape trees line the shore, as do vendors working out of trucks on the weekends.
The calm waters of Brewers Bay liken it to a lake, making it an easy spot for kids to swim at, and for snorkelers to dive in without much interference from choppy waters.
is located in , an area in .
Brewers Bay is set near the University of the Virgin Islands, and is, in fact, maintained by the school. You can park just off Route 30 near the entrance to Reichold Center for the Arts.
Located on the island of St. Thomas, Brewers Bay invites residents and visitors rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. If you're wondering, Charlotte Amalie is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the east.
And, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area could be eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Brewers Bay. Beachcomber Bar and Grill and Caribbean Fusion are some of the other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At Caribbean Fusion you should try out Caribbean cuisine and experience the Virgin Islands culture., a restaurant where they specialize in seafood, offers convenient access to this body of water.
Active travelers that enjoy bays, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Phillips' Botanical Garden, which is within traveling distance on Water Island. You might also consider checking out , which is another attraction close by.and ; the first is less than a mile to the west-northwest of this page's natural attraction. There are some other places of interest nearby, including
If a visit to the Brewers Bay isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the following table shows the closest options.
|Phillips' Botanical Garden||Other Attraction||2.4 mi. (3.6 km)||SE||Water Island||Water Island|
|Historic Site||2.5 mi. (4.4 km)||SE||Water Island||Water Island|
|Other Attraction||2.5 mi. (3.0 km)||ENE||Barret||St. Thomas|
|St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens||--||2.5 mi. (2.6 km)||ENE||Barret||St. Thomas|
|Creque Marine Slipway Ruins||Historic Site||2.9 mi. (1.2 km)||E||Hassel Island||Hassel Island|
|Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul||Historic Site||2.9 mi. (1.0 km)||E||Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|Fort Segarra||Historic Site||2.9 mi. (4.8 km)||SE||Water Island||Water Island|
|Fort Shipley Ruins||Historic Site||2.9 mi. (1.2 km)||E||Hassel Island||Hassel Island|
The harbor to the west of Brewers Bay is open to day sailors, where anchorage is permitted in 20 to 60 feet.
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