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.

Positioned near the heart of Beef Island, Trellis Bay is on the North West edge of the island, You might want even if you aren't staying particularly close by. Vacationers who want a somewhat serene and secluded beach, that's also not too far from the town's amenities may really like the middle ground found at Trellis Bay. It's not one of the beaches that's always brimming with visitors, but it's not totally secluded 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.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order some food from one of the local vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

This beach has public restrooms——something you'll appreciate if you spend more than a couple of hours here. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

Trellis Bay with its available amenities are of course located inside an area popular for visitors. Taking that into consideration, if these amenities are an important factor, it is a good idea to come in the morning before most of the crowds do or perhaps go to a different beach further away. If you come later, you could miss the opportunity to use all those comforts that Trellis Bay offers its guests.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on the North West coast of Beef Island. VI Maritime Museum is found three miles away, and it is one of a few area's attractions.

Historical attractions like Josiah's Bay Plantation offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Trellis Bay, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Virgin Islands, without having to leave the coast.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest attractions.

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

The nearby town of Road Town is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the beach, Road Town isn't out of reach at five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. The area is not home to many major hotels, but you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

Because this beach is located in a fairly popular tourist destination, it is not typically very difficult to find a hotel close-by that suits your needs. If you and your group are hoping to book a place that's near the beach, the table that follows shows the accommodation options closest 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


When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Last Resort Restaurant The.

A list of nearby restaurants is provided in the following table.

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

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices on Beef Island besides Trellis Bay.

Vacationers may also want to visit Marina Cay Beach, located one and a quarter miles to the north-northeast.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Virgin Islands, and Trellis Bay offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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