Trellis Bay

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.

Situated on Beef Island, Trellis Bay is on the North West coast of the island, You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Perhaps Trellis Bay is a favorite among travelers because it's a beach that never gets too crowded, but it's not totally void of people either.

How to Access The Beach

Access to the beach is easy due to its close proximity to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport. Drivers should follow Waterfront Drive to the airport's eastern entrance, where a small turnoff will lead to a carpark.

Amenities and Ambiance

Trellis Bay's beach is a popular spot for tourists, which makes sense due to its palm trees and soft white sand. The island's famous green hills offer priceless vistas, while numerous sailboats and yachts will dot the bay.

Many visitors find themselves ordering a drink or snack from the concessions here, even if they move off-site for lunch. Sometimes, visitors will be able to buy some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically operate along this coastline.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. Fortunately, the water here is fit for snorkeling, so bring your gear if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Even so, be sure to realize that even though there are luckily some amenities and services present while at Trellis Bay, it happens to be found inside a tourist hotspot. If you seek to avoid the crowds, there is a smart idea to think ahead for times when there are less people, for example coming earlier when it is a little cooler. If you arrive later, you could find all the amenities becoming too crowded for you to use.

What's Nearby


This pleasant stretch of sand known as Trellis Bay is on the North West coast of Beef Island. It's located near VI Maritime Museum, which is located three miles away, and it is one of a number of attractions in the region.

If you want more information on the history of the Virgin Islands, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Josiah's Bay Plantation, which is one of the closest interesting historical sites in the area surrounding Trellis Bay.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Trellis Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
VI Maritime Museum Museum 3.2 WSW Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 3.5 W Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site 4.3 WSW Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 5.6 W Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site 5.7 W Tortola

Cities and Towns

Trellis Bay is in the Road Town area, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Nearby, you'll find the city of Road Town, which is in an area with plenty of worthwhile sites, while still remaining less developed and congested as some other places. From Trellis Bay, Road Town isn't out of reach at five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how full the nearby hotels are. This beach is not near many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Because the beach is situated in a pretty popular tourist area, it is not typically very difficult to find a hotel nearby that's to your taste. If you're wanting to find a place that's near the beach, the table that follows lists the closest options to Trellis Bay.

Accommodations near Trellis Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Island Type
Beef Island Guest House 0.1 ESE Beef Island Guest house
Pusser's Marina Cay Resort 1.2 NE Marina Cay Hotel
Scrub Island Resort and Spa 1.7 NNE Scrub Island Resort


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, without having to go far. One of the closest restaurants is Last Resort Restaurant The.

The table below provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Trellis Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction Island
Last Resort Restaurant The (284) 495-2520 -- -- -- Beef Island
Loose Mongoose Restaurant (284) 495-2303 -- -- -- Beef Island
Flying Iguana (284) 495-5277 Caribbean, International 0.2 mi. NW Beef Island
Pusser's Marina Cay (284) 495-4554 American 1.2 mi. NE Marina Cay
Red Rock Restaurant & Bar (284) 495-1646 International 1.7 mi. W Tortola
CalaMaya (284) 495-2126 Eclectic 2.7 mi. SW Tortola
Pusser's East (284) 495-1010 International 2.7 mi. SW Tortola
The Turtle Restaurant (284) 495-2877 Caribbean 3.0 mi. W Tortola
Brandywine Estate Restaurant (284) 495-2301 Italian, Mediterranean 3.8 mi. SW Tortola
Cooper Island Beach Club Restaurant (284) 495-9084 Caribbean 4.4 mi. SSE Cooper Island
Mrs. Scatliffe's Restaurant (284) 495-4556 Caribbean 4.6 mi. W Tortola

Other Beaches

Beef Island has several beautiful beaches, and Trellis Bay is just one option.

Vacationers may also want to visit Marina Cay Beach, located one and a quarter miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Virgin Islands, but Trellis Bay is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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