What's Near Long Bay Beach Resort

The sparkling beaches in the British Virgin Islands are touted by locals as the most enticing outdoor sights that you'll find on the islands. If you are a fan of the beach, Long Bay Beach Resort has what you need. This lodging is set along the water, so tourists can spend all day every day in the sun if they want. Being able to find tranquility without hoards of tourists crowding the beach is something to be valued. This beach has that kind of benefit, since it's located outside of the more crowded areas of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Long Bay Beach Resort is located right on Long Bay West, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying 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 guests who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to view a detailed discussion:

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 this property. 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 a less raucous beach scene, Smuggler's Cove could be just what the doctor ordered. Snorkeling and swimming are popular in the calm waters of Smuggler's Cove. It's located only a meager distance away.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Long Bay Beach Resort is found in Long Bay, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Little Carrot Bay; it's 5.0 miles to the west-southwest of Road Town.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Long Bay Beach Resort:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Little Harbour, Tortola 0.7 E
West End, Tortola 0.8 SW
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

Travelers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting Tortola will quickly learn that Long Bay Beach Resort is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. In fact, this area has a lot of places 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.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are named 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 looking for somewhere interesting to go, Britannic Hall might be a good choice. 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 deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes worthwhile to learn more about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the area. You will find plenty of additional places to look at before reaching a decision, as this part of Tortola is home to an excellent variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. Learn about all the surrounding area's hotel booking possibilities by checking the table below.

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 Ole Works Inn 3.0 NE Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Nanny Cay Marina & Hotel 3.5 E Nanny Cay, Tortola
 

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