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.
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:
|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.
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:
|Little Harbour, Tortola||0.7||E|
|West End, Tortola||0.8||SW|
|Pine Beach, Tortola||1.3||NE|
|Little Carrot Bay, Tortola||1.4||NE|
|Great Carrot Bay, Tortola||1.7||NE|
|Cane Garden Bay, Tortola||3.0||NE|
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.
|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|
|Park||5.0||ENE||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||5.0||ENE||Road Town, Tortola|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||5.0||ENE||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||4.9||ENE||Road Town, Tortola|
|Folk Museum||Museum||4.9||ENE||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Movie Theater||4.8||ENE||Road Town, Tortola|
|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|
|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.
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.
|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|
|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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