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.

Located near the center of the island of Virgin Gorda, 0.7 miles north-northeast of Santu Patia, Leverick Bay is on the North East coast of the island, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. You may notice that beaches throughout the Virgin Islands are usually fairly quiet, but Leverick Bay is the exception.

Amenities and Ambiance

The concession stand located here is another lunchtime alternative.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Leverick Bay. Shower facilities are available here, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. You will also be pleased to find umbrellas and chairs, so guests seeking a place to relax in the shade will not go leave unhappy. Happily, the off-shore waters are clear and good for snorkeling, so purchase or rent some equipment if you're looking to see some exciting marine life.

You should remember that Leverick Bay's location is a popular spot, which means the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the North East coast of Virgin Gorda. It is close to Old Methodist Church, which is found four and a half miles to the south west, and it is among the favorite local destinations.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there will be more options available in the Virgin Islands. The following chart includes some other attractions close-by.

Activities and Attractions Near Leverick Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Methodist Church Historical Site 4.5 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historical Site 5.0 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.2 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historical Site 5.2 mi. SW Virgin Gorda

Cities and Towns

Leverick Bay is very close to Spanish Town, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Spanish Town is nearby and is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the beach, Spanish Town is a quick trip away, about four and a half miles (seven and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may see guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a good number of hotels a car ride away. A list of the closest choices can be viewed in the list below.

Accommodations near Leverick Bay
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Leverick Bay Resort & Marina 0.1 mi. W Resort
Bitter End Yacht Club 1.7 mi. E Resort
Saba Rock Resort 1.7 mi. E Hotel
Rosewood Little Dix Bay 4.1 mi. SW Resort
Virgin Gorda Village Hotel -- -- Hotel
The Wheelhouse 4.4 mi. SW Hotel
Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel 5.1 mi. SW Hotel

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far from these sands. One of the closest restaurants is Hog Heaven. The restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. They are also known for serving barbecue.

The following table provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Leverick Bay
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Hog Heaven -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
The Cove (284) 340-3005 International Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Lighthouse Restaurant & Beach Bar (284) 495-7154 -- -- -- --
Sand Box Restaurant (284) 495-9122 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. ENE
Clubhouse Steak and Seafood Grill (305) 468-0168 International Informal 1.7 mi. E
The Almond Walk (305) 468-0168 International Informal 1.7 mi. E
The Crawl Pub (800) 872-2392 Eclectic Very Casual 1.7 mi. E
Winston's Bakery (284) 494-2746 Eclectic -- 1.7 mi. E
Saba Rock Restaurant (284) 495-7711 International Informal 1.7 mi. E
Sugarcane Restaurant (284) 543-9494 Caribbean Informal 2.0 mi. W
Rock Cafe & Sports Bar (284) 495-5482 Caribbean Informal 2.4 mi. SW
Giorgio's Table (284) 495-5684 Italian Informal -- --

Other Beaches

There are other beaches on Virgin Gorda you might like besides Leverick Bay.

Another location you might enjoy is Vixen Point, where there's usually lots of activity. It is located a mile to the east-northeast.

Travelers may also want to consider Brechers Bay, located two miles to the east.

There's plenty to see and do in the Virgin Islands, and paying a visit to Leverick Bay is just one way you can spend your afternoon.

 

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