What's Near Frenchmans

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Nearby Beaches

Sandy Cay Beach

Travelers visiting this area of Frenchman's Cay typically enjoy the water at one of the stunning beaches. Here, you shouldn't be too far from nearby beaches.

It's good to know something about the characteristics of various locations along the coastal of the Virgin Islands, since they will undoubtedly affect which one you choose to visit. To see those available near Frenchmans, see the following table. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Frenchmans
Beach Distance Direction Location
Smuggler's Cove 0.8 NW 3.4 mi. North of Coral Bay, Tortola
Long Bay West 0.9 N Long Bay, Tortola
Apple Bay 1.3 NE Long Bay, Tortola
Sandy Cay Beach 3.7 N Sandy Cay
Cane Garden Bay 3.9 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Nanny Cay 3.9 E Nanny Cay, Tortola
Sandy Spit 4.6 N Sandy Spit
Green Cay Beach 4.8 N Green Cay

Smuggler's Cove is the closest to Frenchmans. Bear in mind that this beach is three quarters of a mile to the northwest of this property. so you will have unlimited opportunities to enjoy the sun and the shore. Snorkeling and swimming are popular in the calm waters of Smuggler's Cove.

Travelers can also have a good time at Apple Bay at which many visitors create a stir of activity. The beach at Apple Bay has been nicknamed the "Surfing Beach" so, if you're in search of the perfect wave this is the destination for you. During most of the year the waves are only around five to six feet. You can find this one one and a quarter miles northeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your villa complex can help you learn even more about the Virgin Islands, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Frenchmans is located on the northeastern part of the island of Frenchman's Cay, 0.6 miles southeast of West End; it's five and a half miles (nine kilometers) to the west-southwest of Road Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Frenchmans.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
West End 0.6 NW
Long Bay 1.1 NNE
Little Harbour 1.2 NE
Recovery 1.3 E
Pine Beach 2.1 NE
Little Carrot Bay 2.3 NE
Great Carrot Bay 2.6 NE
Havers 3.3 E
Sandy Cay 3.7 N
Cane Garden Bay 3.8 NE

Nearby Attractions

J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

Frenchmans serves as a great lodging option for active vacationers. There are more than a few activities to be found when searching from this lodging. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Britannic Hall, Sir Oliva Georges Plaza, and Her Majesty's Prison. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Britannic Hall.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Frenchmans
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Britannic Hall Historical Site -- -- Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historical Site -- -- Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 5.7 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park Park 5.7 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Festival Grounds Park 5.7 NE Road Town, Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 5.7 NE Road Town, Tortola
Parkfields Recreation Grounds Park 5.6 NE Road Town, Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 5.5 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater 5.6 NE Road Town, Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 5.5 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 5.5 NE Road Town, Tortola
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens Botanical Garden 5.6 NE Road Town, Tortola
Old Recreation Ground Park 5.4 NE Road Town, Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 5.5 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Fort Charlotte Ruins Historical Site -- -- Road Town, Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site -- -- Kingstown, Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 8.0 NE 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Mount Healthy National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.6 NE 2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
Thornton Plantation Historical Site 3.7 E 2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 8.1 ENE 2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola
Callwood Historic Distillery Historical Site 3.8 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Shark Bay National Park Park 5.4 NE 2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
John Lettsom House Historical Site -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
The Dungeon Historical Site 3.2 E Havers, Tortola
Sage Mountain National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.7 NE 3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
St. Michael Church Ruins Historical Site 2.6 NE Great Carrot Bay, Tortola
North Shore Shell Museum Museum 2.3 NE Little Carrot Bay, Tortola
Fort Recovery Historical Site 1.2 E Recovery, Tortola
Belmont Archaeological Site Historical Site -- -- Long Bay, Tortola
Dead Chest National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.7 E Dead Chest Island
Rhone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.7 E 5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town
Vigilant Sloop Historical Site 0.4 W Frenchman's Cay
Cam Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.4 NE Great Camanoe
Diamond Cay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 NNW 1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Treasure Point Caves Cave 6.6 SE Norman Island
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.2 S 12.2 mi. South-Southwest of Road Town
Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.6 WNW 13.9 mi. West of Road Town

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Britannic Hall might be what the doctor ordered. Britannic Hall was built in 1910 and housed the physician's surgery. Although the building is historical in nature, it is best to just drive by for an outside view, because Smith's Gore Real Estate is now operating from within.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of other places to look at before reaching a decision, as this section of Frenchman's Cay offers travelers a sweeping selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. Learn what you need to know about the area's lodging possibilities by checking the following table.

Accommodations near Frenchmans
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Long Bay Beach Resort 0.9 NNE Long Bay, Tortola
Fort Recovery Beachfront Villas 1.2 E Recovery, Tortola
Sebastian's on the Beach 1.3 NE Long Bay, Tortola
Sugar Mill Hotel 1.7 NE 4.2 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
Heritage Inn -- -- 3.2 mi. West of Road Town, Tortola
Agape Cottages 3.8 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Myett's -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Elm Beach Suites 3.8 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Rhymer's Beach Hotel 3.9 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Quito's Gazebo 3.9 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
 

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