What's Near Long Bay Beach Resort

The beaches in the British Virgin Islands are touted by locals as some of the most-loved attractions that you'll find on the islands.

Luckily, Long Bay Beach Resort is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. The ability to enjoy a day in an area without hoards of other vacationers nearby is something to be valued. This beach is known for a low-key and uncrowded environment since it's situated away from the more populated parts of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Long Bay Beach Resort was built directly on Long Bay West, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions at this property. Long Bay West is located on the British Virgin Island's most populated island and offers a mile-long beach area composed of soft, white sand. The water is calm to moderate, making it perfect for an exciting swim or a surf at high tide. For travelers who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Long Bay Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Apple Bay 0.5 ENE Long Bay, Tortola
Smuggler's Cove 0.8 W 3.4 mi. North of Coral Bay, Tortola
Cane Garden Bay 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Sandy Cay Beach 3.1 NNW Sandy Cay
Nanny Cay 3.5 E Nanny Cay, Tortola
Sandy Spit 3.9 NNW Sandy Spit
Green Cay Beach 4.0 NNW Green Cay
Brewers Bay Beach 4.2 NE 2.5 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola

Apple Bay is the closest to the resort. 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.

If instead you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Smuggler's Cove is an alternative worth considering. Snorkeling and swimming are popular in the calm waters of Smuggler's Cove. It can be found only a meager interval away.

Nearby Areas

Travelers seeking to learn a bit more about what is close by might want to know how many miles the adjacent town or city is from their location. Long Bay Beach Resort is located in Long Bay, a neighborhood in the general vicinity of Little Carrot Bay; it is five miles (eight kilometers) to the west-southwest of Road Town.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Long Bay Beach Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Little Harbour, Tortola 0.7 E
West End, Tortola 0.9 WSW
Recovery, Tortola 1.1 SE
Pine Beach, Tortola 1.3 NE
Frenchman's Cay 1.4 SW
Little Carrot Bay, Tortola 1.4 NE
Great Carrot Bay, Tortola 1.7 NE
Havers, Tortola 2.9 E
Cane Garden Bay, Tortola 3.0 NE
Sandy Cay 3.1 NNW

Nearby Attractions

J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

Tourists in need of a fun agenda while visiting Tortola will quickly learn that Long Bay Beach Resort is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. In fact, this section of Tortola has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Britannic Hall, Sir Oliva Georges Plaza, and Her Majesty's Prison, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Britannic Hall.

If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Long Bay Resort
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 5.0 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park Park 5.0 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Festival Grounds Park 5.0 ENE Road Town, Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 5.0 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Parkfields Recreation Grounds Park 4.9 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 4.9 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater 4.8 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 4.9 ENE Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 4.8 ENE Road Town, Tortola
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens Botanical Garden 4.9 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Old Recreation Ground Park 4.7 ENE Road Town, Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 4.8 E 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 7.3 ENE 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Mount Healthy National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.8 NE 2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
Thornton Plantation Historical Site 3.2 E 2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 7.5 E 2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola
Callwood Historic Distillery Historical Site 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Shark Bay National Park Park 4.5 NE 2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
John Lettsom House Historical Site -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
The Dungeon Historical Site 2.8 E Havers, Tortola
Sage Mountain National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.0 E 3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
St. Michael Church Ruins Historical Site 1.7 NE Great Carrot Bay, Tortola
North Shore Shell Museum Museum 1.5 NE Little Carrot Bay, Tortola
Fort Recovery Historical Site 1.1 SE Recovery, Tortola
Belmont Archaeological Site Historical Site -- -- Long Bay, Tortola
Dead Chest National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.5 E Dead Chest Island
Rhone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.5 E 5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town
Vigilant Sloop Historical Site 1.1 SW Frenchman's Cay
Cam Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.7 ENE Great Camanoe
Diamond Cay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 NW 1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Treasure Point Caves Cave 7.0 SE Norman Island
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.0 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 on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Britannic Hall might be the right choice for you. 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

Learning about nearby hotel booking options is generally an easy way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will find plenty of additional places to consider before reaching a decision, as this portion of Tortola offers vacationers a terrific variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. Find out more about all of the surrounding area's hotel booking options by checking the following table.

Accommodations near Long Bay Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sebastian's on the Beach 0.5 ENE Long Bay, Tortola
Sugar Mill Hotel 0.9 ENE 4.2 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
Fort Recovery Beachfront Villas 1.1 SE Recovery, Tortola
Heritage Inn -- -- 3.2 mi. West of Road Town, Tortola
Elm Beach Suites 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Myett's -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Agape Cottages 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Rhymer's Beach Hotel 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Quito's Gazebo 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Nanny Cay Marina & Hotel 3.5 E Nanny Cay, Tortola
 

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