Elizabeth Beach

Elizabeth Beach, located on the northern end of Tortola and directly in front of the Lambert Beach Resort, provides visitors with an expansive stretch of white sand. The clear waters can get rough depending on the time of day, though calm periods offer easy swimming, so be sure to plan ahead. Access is provided by local roads, which lead to a small parking area, or easily by foot for resort guests.

Located on the eastern side of the island of Tortola, 3.2 miles northeast of downtown Road Town, You might want even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. At Elizabeth Beach, you'll find that it has a private, undisturbed feel, but isn't too far from the town's major hotspots.

How to Access The Beach
Access to the beach area is available for drivers and walkers. A local road which leads to the Lambert Resort offers a small parking area for non-guests.

Amenities and Ambiance

Elizabeth Beach offers its guests an incredible view, both of Lambert Bay and the nearby Guana island. Well-manicured palm trees and beach chairs dot the island, thanks to the large Lambert Resort, that rests a few yards south of the beach area. While the waters are shallow, swimming is only recommended at quieter times, as the bay can become quite dangerous at times.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Elizabeth Beach is beautiful natural site, which you'll find on the North East coast of Tortola; it will be near other attractions like Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting VI Maritime Museum, a lovely museum found just a short distance away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after the beach.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Elizabeth Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 0.9 mi. SW Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 1.9 mi. S Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site 2.5 mi. SSW Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 3.2 mi. SW Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 3.2 mi. SW Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site 3.2 mi. SW Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historical Site 3.2 mi. SW Tortola
Sunny Caribbee Gallery Art Gallery 3.2 mi. SW Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 3.4 mi. SW Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 3.4 mi. SW Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 3.4 mi. SW Tortola
Historic Main Street Walk Scenic Trail 3.4 mi. SW Tortola

Cities and Towns

Elizabeth Beach is near Road Town, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Road Town is the closest city and is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Elizabeth Beach, Road Town is just up the road, maybe three miles (five kilometers).

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.

Since the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation destination, it shouldn't be that difficult to find the type of hotel you're looking for nearby. For those wanting to find a place that's on or near the ocean, the following table lists the closest options to Elizabeth Beach.

Accommodations near Elizabeth Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Lambert Beach Resort 0.1 mi. SSW Tortola Resort
Mooring-Mariner Inn -- -- Tortola Hotel
Treasure Isle Hotel 3.0 mi. SW Tortola Hotel
Beef Island Guest House 3.0 mi. E Beef Island Guest house
Village Cay Resort & Marina 3.2 mi. SW Tortola Hotel
Maria Hotel by the Sea 3.3 mi. SW Tortola Hotel
Fort Burt Hotel 3.5 mi. SW Tortola Hotel
Pusser's Marina Cay Resort 3.5 mi. E Marina Cay Hotel
Prospect Reef Resort 3.8 mi. SW Tortola Resort
Scrub Island Resort and Spa 3.8 mi. E Scrub Island Resort

Food

If during your visit you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the closest places to eat is The Turtle Restaurant. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's only a short distance away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Elizabeth Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
The Turtle Restaurant (284) 495-2877 Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. SSW
Red Rock Restaurant & Bar (284) 495-1646 International Informal 1.5 mi. SE
Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant (284) 495-4556 Caribbean Informal 1.7 mi. W
CalaMaya (284) 495-2126 Eclectic Very Casual 2.0 mi. SSE
Pusser's East (284) 495-1010 International Very Casual 2.0 mi. SSE
Brandywine Estate Restaurant (284) 495-2301 Italian, Mediterranean Fine Dining 2.6 mi. S
Flying Iguana (284) 495-5277 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.8 mi. E
Charlie’s (284) 494-2333 Italian Informal -- --
Ginny's (284) 494-2333 American, Asian Very Casual -- --
Mariner Inn Restaurant (284) 494-2333 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Verandah Restaurant (284) 494-2501 Caribbean Fine Dining 3.0 mi. SW
Last Resort Restaurant The (284) 495-2520 -- -- -- --

Other Beaches

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Elizabeth Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

Another location you may want to try is Lambert Beach, located within a short distance.

Elizabeth Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; in which case you should find a beach with a seclusion factor that suits you.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.