Rogues Bay

Rogues Bay has patches of velvet white sand between rock formations that taper off into the water. It has an air of seclusion.

Located on the northwestern outskirts of Wesley Will, Rogues Bay is on the North East coast of Tortola. You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the vicinity. Rogues Bay is one of those beaches that is not an overly crowded, even though it's central to many of the area's urban amenities.

Amenities and Ambiance

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the North East coast of Tortola; the area is home to other attractions such as Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting 1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum, one of the closest museums, so it could be a welcomed alternative to hot afternoon activities.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in the Virgin Islands. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Rogues Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 1.3 mi. ESE Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 1.8 mi. SW Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site 2.0 mi. SSW Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historical Site 2.0 mi. SSW Tortola
Sunny Caribbee Gallery Art Gallery 2.0 mi. SSW Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 2.0 mi. SW Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 2.1 mi. SSW Tortola
Historic Main Street Walk Scenic Trail 2.2 mi. SSW Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 2.2 mi. SSW Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site 2.2 mi. SSE Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 2.2 mi. SSW Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 2.5 mi. SSW Tortola

Cities and Towns

The closest town is , which is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, Road Town is a fairly short distance away, maybe two miles (three and a half kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how packed the nearby hotels are. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Visitors looking for a hotel room not far from Rogues Bay will find themselves in luck, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to pick from nearby. Find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by perusing those shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Rogues Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Treasure Isle Hotel 1.7 mi. SSW Tortola Hotel
Mooring-Mariner Inn -- -- Tortola Hotel
Lambert Beach Resort 1.7 mi. E Tortola Resort
Village Cay Resort & Marina 2.0 mi. SSW Tortola Hotel
Maria Hotel by the Sea 2.1 mi. SSW Tortola Hotel
Fort Burt Hotel 2.6 mi. S Tortola Hotel
Prospect Reef Resort 2.9 mi. S Tortola Resort
Agape Cottages 3.7 mi. WSW Tortola Cottages
Quito's Gazebo 3.7 mi. WSW Tortola Hotel
Rhymer's Beach Hotel 3.7 mi. WSW Tortola Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into the Virgin Islands' specialty dishes, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant. The restaurant serves delicious Caribbean cuisine. They're also renowned for their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Rogues Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant (284) 495-4556 Caribbean Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Verandah Restaurant (284) 494-2501 Caribbean Fine Dining 1.7 mi. SSW
Ginny's (284) 494-2333 American, Asian Very Casual -- --
Mariner Inn Restaurant (284) 494-2333 Caribbean, International Informal -- --
Charlie’s (284) 494-2333 Italian Informal -- --
The Turtle Restaurant (284) 495-2877 Caribbean Very Casual 1.7 mi. E
Le Grand Cafe (284) 494-8660 French Informal 1.9 mi. SSW
Happy Lion Restaurant (284) 494-2574 -- -- 1.9 mi. SW
Rita's Restaurant (284) 494-6165 American, Caribbean Very Casual -- --
Dockside Bar & Grille (284) 494-2771 American Very Casual 2.0 mi. SSW
French Deli (284) 494-4518 French -- 2.0 mi. SSW
Calypso Cafe (284) 494-8158 Eclectic Informal -- --

Other Beaches

Tortola has many beaches, so Rogues Bay is just one of your options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Cane Garden Bay, located a brief car or taxi trip away. Stunning views greet visitors from the road leading into Cane Garden Bay, where all forms of tourists and locals mix together in this eclectic community by the sea to enjoy one of the island's prettiest beaches. More active guests, though, may be interested in Tiny Trunk Bay, which offers a few more possibilities for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. You'll find it a quarter mile to the west-southwest.

Another option worth considering is Lambert Beach, located a mile and a half away.

Rogues Bay could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, the Virgin Islands offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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