Beaches on Virgin Gorda

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The most famous beach on the island of Virgin Gorda is the Baths.  You'd be hard pressed to find a tourist who doesn't have plans to visit this popular destination, yet, there are numerous other beaches that line the shores worth checking out.  Most are protected by barrier reefs allowing the surf to remain calm enough for relaxed swimming.

Which Beaches Are Available?

You will discover several beaches to choose from on the island. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for people who enjoy this relaxing pastime. Just click on specific names to read a detailed article concerning that particular beach.

The Baths

If you are looking for a snorkeling spot, a place offering that option is Leverick Bay. Leverick Bay is a sparkling velvet sand beach sitting adjacent to a handful of villas and rental properties. A pier is on the south side of the beach, after which the beach gets gray and rockier.

Another top pick for those who enjoy snorkeling is Spring Bay. Access to the beach is provided by a small path and carpark, which is located off of the island's main road.

Big Trunk Bay: The beach is accessible via a small path off of Ridge Road or by anchoring in the bay.

The following table shows a few details concerning the beaches located on the island.

Beaches On Virgin Gorda
Name Location Coast
Angilla Point 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Santu Patia South West
Big Trunk Bay 1.0 mi. South West of Central Spanish Town South West
Brechers Bay 2.0 mi. East of Central Leverick Bay East
Leverick Bay 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Santu Patia North East
Little Dix Bay 0.8 mi. North of Central Spanish Town South West
Long Bay Virgin Gorda 1.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Santu Patia North West
Mahoe Bay 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Santu Patia West
Nail Bay 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Santu Patia North West
Savannah Bay 3.3 mi. South West of Central Leverick Bay South West
Spring Bay 1.3 mi. South West of Central Spanish Town South West
The Baths 1.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Spanish Town South West
The Crawl 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Spanish Town South West
Vixen Point 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Leverick Bay South

Keep in mind, Virgin Gorda has other attractions. To get more information about other attractions, visit this page.

 

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