Little Buck Island

Little Buck Island has sugar sand beaches covering nearly every inch of shoreline and a beautiful sand bar to boot. Enjoy the isolation and the fantastic view here.

Situated in the heart of Little Buck Island, near Beef Island, this beach is on the North West coast of the island, You might want to drop by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Travelers in search of a tranquil, secluded setting should consider visiting Little Buck Island.

How to Access The Beach
While Little Buck Island is very near the shore of Tortola, you need a boat to get here.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the North West coast of Little Buck Island; the area hosts attractions such as VI Maritime Museum, which is one and a quarter miles to the west.

If you're interested in learning more about the history of the Virgin Islands, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the closest historical attractions in the vicinity of Little Buck Island.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Activities and Attractions Near Little Buck Island
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
VI Maritime Museum Museum 1.3 mi. W Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 2.2 mi. NW Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site 2.4 mi. W Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 3.8 mi. W Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site 3.8 mi. W Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historical Site 3.8 mi. W Tortola
Sunny Caribbee Gallery Art Gallery 3.8 mi. W Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 3.9 mi. W Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 3.9 mi. W Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 3.9 mi. W Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 3.9 mi. W Tortola
Historic Main Street Walk Scenic Trail 4.1 mi. W Tortola

Cities and Towns

Little Buck Island is close to Road Town, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. The city of Road Town is close-by and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Road Town is a fairly short distance away, maybe four miles (six kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter many other people will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. This beach is not near many large hotels, but it can attract guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

Vacationers looking to find a place to stay close to Little Buck Island shouldn't have a difficult time, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from nearby. You can find the closest and most convenient booking options by viewing those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Little Buck Island
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Lambert Beach Resort 2.1 mi. NW Tortola Resort
Beef Island Guest House 2.1 mi. NE Beef Island Guest house
Pusser's Marina Cay Resort 3.2 mi. NE Marina Cay Hotel
Mooring-Mariner Inn -- -- Tortola Hotel
Scrub Island Resort and Spa 3.7 mi. NE Scrub Island Resort
Fort Burt Hotel 3.7 mi. W Tortola Hotel
Maria Hotel by the Sea 3.8 mi. W Tortola Hotel
Treasure Isle Hotel 3.8 mi. W Tortola Hotel
Village Cay Resort & Marina 3.8 mi. W Tortola Hotel
Prospect Reef Resort 3.9 mi. WSW Tortola Resort


If during your visit you start getting hungry, this beach has many nearby restaurants, so there's no need to go too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is CalaMaya. This restaurant serves eclectic cuisine. They're perhaps most famous, though, for their salads and sandwiches. You can find it a half mile away.

Some nearby restaurant options are shown below.

Restaurants near Little Buck Island
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
CalaMaya (284) 495-2126 Eclectic 0.6 mi. W Tortola
Pusser's East (284) 495-1010 International 0.6 mi. W Tortola
Red Rock Restaurant & Bar (284) 495-1646 International 0.9 mi. N Tortola
Brandywine Estate Restaurant (284) 495-2301 Italian, Mediterranean 1.8 mi. WSW Tortola
Flying Iguana (284) 495-5277 Caribbean, International 2.1 mi. NE Beef Island
The Turtle Restaurant (284) 495-2877 Caribbean 2.1 mi. NW Tortola
Last Resort Restaurant The (284) 495-2520 -- -- -- Beef Island
Loose Mongoose Restaurant (284) 495-2303 -- -- -- Beef Island
Pusser's Marina Cay (284) 495-4554 American 3.2 mi. NE Marina Cay
Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant (284) 495-4556 Caribbean 3.4 mi. NW Tortola
Charlie’s (284) 494-2333 Italian -- -- Tortola
Ginny's (284) 494-2333 American, Asian -- -- Tortola

Other Beaches

Little Buck Island has many nice beaches, so if Little Buck Island doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

You might also enjoy Nanny Cay, situated five and a half miles to the west-southwest. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, you might like Fat Hogs Bay. It's found a quarter mile to the west-northwest.

You might also want to visit Trellis Bay, which is located two miles away.

Of course, there are lots of other things to do and see in the Virgin Islands; then again, Little Buck Island is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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