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.

Set in Wesley Will, Rogues Bay is on the North East coast of Tortola. You might think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Even though you won't find a bustling urban center here, many tourists choose this beach since it has such a relaxed atmosphere.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

What's Nearby


Rogues Bay is on the North East coast of Tortola. It is close to Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the favorite destinations in the area.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to 1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum. It's located relatively close to Rogues Bay, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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

Road Town is the closest town and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the coast, Road Town is just up the road, maybe two miles (three and a half kilometers).


Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

Vacationers trying to find a room near the beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to choose from close-by. You will find the closest booking options by perusing those shown in the table that follows.

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


It's no problem if you start to get the munchies while hanging out at Rogues Bay; you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features Caribbean cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk since it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are listed below.

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
Charlie’s (284) 494-2333 Italian Informal -- --
Ginny's (284) 494-2333 American, Asian Very Casual -- --
Mariner Inn Restaurant (284) 494-2333 Caribbean, International 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 nice beaches, so Rogues Bay is not your only option.

Another location you might enjoy is Cane Garden Bay, situated a short taxi ride 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. On the other hand, Tiny Trunk Bay offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to other popular destinations. It's located a quarter mile to the west-southwest.

You may also want to consider Lambert Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

The Virgin Islands offers endless ways to discover its natural beauty, and Rogues Bay is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.


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