What's Near Long Bay Beach Resort

Often, travelers plan to come to British Virgin Islands just to experience the fabulous beaches that the Caribbean is known for.

Luckily, Long Bay Beach Resort is directly on the water, so you won't need to go very far to see what makes the area so special. The promise that you may be able to find tranquility in an area without groups of tourists crowding the beach is something to be valued. This beach provides that kind of benefit, since it's not located within the more crowded areas of the Virgin Islands.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Long Bay Beach Resort is positioned directly on Long Bay West, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to learn more:

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 Long Bay Beach 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 a beach that offers more seclusion, Smuggler's Cove might be a good choice. Snorkeling and swimming are popular in the calm waters of Smuggler's Cove. It can be found three quarters of a mile west of the resort.

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 talking to some locals about their way of life. Long Bay Beach Resort is located in Long Bay, a neighborhood near Little Carrot Bay; it's 5.0 miles to the west-southwest of Road Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

Long Bay Beach Resort serves as a great place to stay for active tourists. There are more than a few active pursuits to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. You will find that this section of Tortola has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Britannic Hall, Sir Oliva Georges Plaza, and Her Majesty's Prison, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Britannic Hall.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them 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 somewhere a little different to visit, Britannic Hall is an alternative worth considering. 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

Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is often a great means of getting a better feel for the area. Readers will be able to find plenty of other places to consider before making a decision, as this part of Tortola offers visitors a terrific range of hotels and resorts to choose from. The table that follows lists all of the booking options that are found close-by.

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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