What's Located Around Scrub Island Resort and Spa

Lots of guests choose to vacation in British Virgin Islands just to experience the amazing beaches that the Caribbean is so proud of. If you are a fan of the beach, Scrub Island Resort and Spa is the right spot for you. This property is situated on the shore, so tourists can spend all day every day in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Scrub Island Resort and Spa is positioned directly on Marina Cay Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime here. Marina Cay is a beach on a tiny island off the South coast of Great Camence Island. For travelers who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:

Beaches Near Scrub Island
Beach Distance Direction Location
Trellis Bay 1.7 SSW Beef Island
Long Bay East 2.1 SW Beef Island
Little Bay 3.5 W 3.5 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Guana Island Beach 3.6 W Guana Island
Little Buck Island 3.7 SW Little Buck Island
Fat Hogs Bay 3.7 SW 3.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola
Elizabeth Beach 3.8 W 3.2 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Lambert Beach 4.0 W 3.0 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Josiah's Bay 4.5 WSW 2.5 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola

Trellis Bay is the closest to the resort. Trellis Bay, located on Beef Island, features a popular village aimed at tourists and a popular beach. Located next to the area's international airport, the bay is a popular with yachts and sailboats, while the beach itself offers white, soft sand and calm waters. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since you'll find public bathrooms on-site.

Nearby Areas

Stopping by a community or town near your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or learning more about the area's art and history. Scrub Island Resort and Spa is located on the western edge of Scrub Island, 6.9 miles east-northeast of downtown Road Town; it is 6.1 miles to the west of Spanish Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Scrub Island Resort and Spa.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Marina Cay 0.4 S
Great Camanoe 0.9 NW
Little Camanoe 1.4 WSW
Beef Island 1.7 SSW
Guana Island 3.2 W
West Dog Island 3.6 ENE
Parham Town, Tortola 3.6 SW
Little Buck Island 3.7 SW
Lambert Bay, Tortola 3.8 WSW
Cockroach Island 4.4 ENE

Nearby Attractions

J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

Scrub Island Resort and Spa serves as an excellent locale for active visitors. There are many active pursuits to be discovered when starting at this lodging. In fact, this particular part of Tortola claims a number of exciting attractions, like Britannic Hall, Sir Oliva Georges Plaza, and Her Majesty's Prison. Of the three, the closest is Britannic Hall.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Scrub Island
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 6.9 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park Park 6.9 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Festival Grounds Park 6.9 WSW Road Town, Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 6.9 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Parkfields Recreation Grounds Park 7.0 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 7.0 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater 7.0 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 7.0 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 7.1 WSW Road Town, Tortola
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens Botanical Garden 7.0 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Old Recreation Ground Park 7.2 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 7.1 WSW 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 4.5 WSW 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Mount Healthy National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.7 W 2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
Thornton Plantation Historical Site 9.0 SW 2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 4.7 SW 2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola
Callwood Historic Distillery Historical Site 9.1 WSW Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Shark Bay National Park Park 8.3 W 2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
John Lettsom House Historical Site -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
The Dungeon Historical Site 9.5 SW Havers, Tortola
Sage Mountain National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.9 WSW 3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
St. Michael Church Ruins Historical Site 10.3 WSW Great Carrot Bay, Tortola
North Shore Shell Museum Museum 10.5 WSW Little Carrot Bay, Tortola
Fort Recovery Historical Site 11.4 WSW Recovery, Tortola
Belmont Archaeological Site Historical Site -- -- Long Bay, Tortola
Dead Chest National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.5 SSW Dead Chest Island
Rhone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.1 S 5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town
Vigilant Sloop Historical Site 12.9 WSW Frenchman's Cay
Cam Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.7 NW Great Camanoe
Diamond Cay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.2 W 1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Treasure Point Caves Cave 12.3 SW Norman Island
West Dog National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.5 ENE West Dog Island
Fallen Jerusalem National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.8 SE Fallen Jerusalem
Prickly Pear National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.5 E Prickly Pear Island

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, 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

When you're choosing where to book your stay, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the region. Though there are only a handful of other places to stay in this part of Scrub Island, its tranquil surroundings ensure that it's an ideal choice for travelers looking for a secluded destination. However, you'll still be able to find additional accommodations by traveling a bit farther out. Consult the table below to find a full list of booking possibilities that are available nearby.

Accommodations near Scrub Island
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Pusser's Marina Cay Resort 0.5 S Marina Cay, Marina Cay
Beef Island Guest House 1.7 SSW Beef Island, Beef Island
Lambert Beach Resort 3.9 WSW 3.1 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
Mooring-Mariner Inn -- -- Road Town, Tortola
Treasure Isle Hotel 6.7 WSW Road Town, Tortola
Village Cay Resort & Marina 6.9 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Maria Hotel by the Sea 6.9 WSW Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Fort Burt Hotel 7.0 SW Road Town, Tortola
Prospect Reef Resort 7.2 SW Road Town, Tortola
Nanny Cay Marina & Hotel 8.8 SW Nanny Cay, Tortola
 

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