Marina Cay Beach

Marina Cay is a beach on a tiny island off the South coast of Great Camence Island.

Located on the island of Marina Cay, near Beef Island, this beach is on the South West edge of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the vicinity. Marina Cay Beach is one of those beaches which rarely gets too crowded, but it's still a popular and generally active spot.

How to Access The Beach

You have to get to this beach by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

This tucked away coastline has velvet soft sand, gentle warm waters and plenty of privacy.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Happily, the off-shore waters are of good snorkeling quality, so grab your gear if you want to see what lies beneath the surface.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Found on the South West coast of Marina Cay; this area boasts other attractions such as Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the closest attractions.

If you want to mix some cultural exploration with your trip to the beach, you might want to consider visiting VI Maritime Museum. This museum is located four and a half miles to the south west, so it would be an easy side trip to take after some time in the sun.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in the Virgin Islands. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Marina Cay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 4.3 W Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 4.3 SW Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site 5.3 SW Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 6.5 WSW Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site 6.6 WSW Tortola

Cities and Towns

The closest town is , which is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, Spanish Town is a car ride off, about six miles (ten kilometers) away.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many people have booked nearby hotels. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Travelers seeking a place to stay not far from Marina Cay Beach shouldn't find it very tough, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest booking options by looking over what's shown below.

Accommodations near Marina Cay Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Pusser's Marina Cay Resort 0.0 SE Marina Cay Hotel
Scrub Island Resort and Spa 0.5 N Scrub Island Resort
Beef Island Guest House 1.2 SSW Beef Island Guest house

Food

Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can dive into the Virgin Islands' specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest restaurants is Flying Iguana. The restaurant serves both Caribbean and International menu items.

The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Marina Cay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Flying Iguana (284) 495-5277 Caribbean, International 1.1 mi. SW Beef Island
Last Resort Restaurant The (284) 495-2520 -- -- -- Beef Island
Loose Mongoose Restaurant (284) 495-2303 -- -- -- Beef Island
Red Rock Restaurant & Bar (284) 495-1646 International 2.6 mi. SW Tortola
The Turtle Restaurant (284) 495-2877 Caribbean 3.6 mi. W Tortola
CalaMaya (284) 495-2126 Eclectic 3.7 mi. SW Tortola
Pusser's East (284) 495-1010 International 3.8 mi. SW Tortola
Brandywine Estate Restaurant (284) 495-2301 Italian, Mediterranean 4.9 mi. SW Tortola

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Marina Cay you might like besides Marina Cay Beach.

Another location you may want to try is Trellis Bay, located one and a quarter miles to the south-southwest.

Perhaps Marina Cay Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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