Guana Island is north of Tortola, a mostly uninhabited island of lush greenery. The beach is brilliantly white and empty of buildings and development. The waters here are calm, warmed by the endless sunshine and brilliantly blue.
Located toward the center of Guana Island, near Beef Island, this beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying nearby. Vacationers who seek a stunning shoreline in a secluded part of town should consider going off the beaten path to Guana Island Beach.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.
Positioned on the South West coast of Guana Island; the area is home to other attractions such as Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.
If you want to combine a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you may want to consider visiting VI Maritime Museum. This museum is located three and a half miles away, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.
|Josiah's Bay Plantation||Historical Site||2.4||S||Tortola|
|VI Maritime Museum||Museum||3.6||S||Tortola|
|St. Phillip's Church||Historical Site||4.0||S||Tortola|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||4.3||SW||Tortola|
|Britannic Hall||Historical Site||4.5||SW||Tortola|
Guana Island Beach is close to Road Town, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Road Town, a city which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From the beach, Road Town is not far away, roughly four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).
The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. This spot is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests from the few small lodgings in the area.
Because the beach is located in a fairly popular tourist area, it is not typically that difficult to find just the right type of hotel nearby. For those looking to find a place that's on or near the water, the table that follows lists the closest accommodation options to Guana Island Beach.
|Lambert Beach Resort||1.8 mi.||S||Tortola||Resort|
|Pusser's Marina Cay Resort||3.6 mi.||E||Marina Cay||Hotel|
|Scrub Island Resort and Spa||3.6 mi.||E||Scrub Island||Resort|
|Beef Island Guest House||3.6 mi.||SE||Beef Island||Guest house|
|Treasure Isle Hotel||4.2 mi.||SW||Tortola||Hotel|
|Village Cay Resort & Marina||4.5 mi.||SW||Tortola||Hotel|
|Maria Hotel by the Sea||4.6 mi.||SW||Tortola||Hotel|
|Fort Burt Hotel||4.9 mi.||SSW||Tortola||Hotel|
|Prospect Reef Resort||5.2 mi.||SSW||Tortola||Resort|
A trip to the beach isn't complete until you walk to a local restaurant, where you can dive into the Virgin Islands' specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest restaurants is The Turtle Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Caribbean food. It'll be found a mile and a half away.
Nearby dining options are shown below.
|The Turtle Restaurant||(284) 495-2877||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.8 mi.||S|
|Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant||(284) 495-4556||Caribbean||Informal||2.3 mi.||SW|
|Red Rock Restaurant & Bar||(284) 495-1646||International||Informal||2.7 mi.||SSE|
|Flying Iguana||(284) 495-5277||Caribbean, International||Very Casual||3.3 mi.||SE|
|Pusser's Marina Cay||(284) 495-4554||American||Informal||3.6 mi.||E|
|CalaMaya||(284) 495-2126||Eclectic||Very Casual||3.6 mi.||S|
|Pusser's East||(284) 495-1010||International||Very Casual||3.6 mi.||S|
|Ginny's||(284) 494-2333||American, Asian||Very Casual||--||--|
|Mariner Inn Restaurant||(284) 494-2333||Caribbean, International||Informal||--||--|
Needless to say, Guana Island Beach isn't the only beach worth visitng on Guana Island.
Another location you might enjoy is Cane Garden Bay, found six miles away. Stunning views greet visitors from the road leading into Cane Garden Bay, where all forms of tourists and locals mix together in this eclectic community by the sea to enjoy one of the island's prettiest beaches. On the other hand, Josiah's Bay offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's located two miles to the south-southwest.
You might also want to visit Little Bay, which is located a mile and a half away.
While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, a trip to Guana Island Beach could end up a family favorite.
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