Guana Island Beach

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 near the middle of Guana Island, near Beef Island, this beach is on the South West coast of the island, You should consider dropping by regardless of whether you're staying in the immediate vicinity. There are plenty of advantages to visiting a beach that isn't crowded into a major metropolitan area; beautiful but out-of-the-way beaches like Guana Island Beach allow you much more room to spread out and feel comfortable.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

What's Nearby


Guana Island Beach is on the South West coast of Guana Island. It is near some interesting sites like Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the attractions in the region.

Some may feel that museums and beaches are an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like VI Maritime Museum (located three and a half miles to the south) offer an entertaining diversion and a whole new side of the Virgin Islands' history.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Guana Island Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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

Cities and Towns

Not far away you'll find Road Town, a town which is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life. From the coast, Road Town is just up the road, about four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).


Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Guana Island Beach is not located near many major hotels, but it's often visited by guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Those trying to find a room close to Guana Island Beach won't find it very difficult, as there are plenty of accommodations to pick from nearby. Find the closest and most convenient lodging options by perusing what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Guana Island Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
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
Mooring-Mariner Inn -- -- Tortola Hotel
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


When you start craving an afternoon snack, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the nearest restaurants is The Turtle Restaurant. The restaurant features Caribbean food. It is located a mile and a half away.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Guana Island Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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
Last Resort Restaurant The (284) 495-2520 -- -- -- --
Loose Mongoose Restaurant (284) 495-2303 -- -- -- --
Ginny's (284) 494-2333 American, Asian Very Casual -- --
Mariner Inn Restaurant (284) 494-2333 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Charlie’s (284) 494-2333 Italian Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Guana Island Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out on Guana Island.

Another location you might enjoy is Cane Garden Bay, found six miles to the south west. 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. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Josiah's Bay may be just what you're looking for. You'll find it two miles to the south-southwest.

You might also want to visit Little Bay, which is located a mile and a half away.

There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in the Virgin Islands, and Guana Island Beach is just one of the many options.


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