What's Near Oil Nut Bay

If this sounds like you, choosing a hotel near a nice beach can add a little something extra to your vacation in the British Virgin Islands. Therefore, most guests are delighted that Oil Nut Bay is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Oil Nut Bay is located on Brechers Bay, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions at this property. Breachers Bay, located on the eastern half of Virgin Gorda, offers a quiet beach area surrounded by private villas. The thin strip of golden sand meets with the moderate waters from the bay. For travelers who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Oil Nut Bay
Beach Distance Direction Location
Vixen Point 2.6 W Prickly Pear Island
Leverick Bay 3.6 W 4.7 mi. Northeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Angilla Point 4.6 W 4.5 mi. Northeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda

The most convenient one to visit is Vixen Point. Located on Prickly Pear Island, Vixen Point is a great spot for many of the more popular beach time activities like beach combing, snorkeling, and swimming. Vixen is the most popular beach on the island, and can be very crowded when a cruise ship is nearby. Even when bringing the little ones, you can spend hours at Vixen Point, since there are nearby public restrooms.

If the quiet and serene qualities of Vixen Point don't appeal to you, consider going to Leverick Bay which is a particularly centralized beach. 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. You can find this one a convenient taxi ride away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your villa complex can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Oil Nut Bay is located in Oil Nut Bay, a neighborhood close to Leverick Bay; it's 7.8 miles to the east-northeast of Spanish Town.

The table below lists some of the areas near Oil Nut Bay.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
North Sound, Virgin Gorda 0.9 WSW
Eustatia Island 2.0 WNW
Prickly Pear Island 2.6 W
Necker Island 2.7 NW
Leverick Bay, Virgin Gorda 3.7 W
Santu Patia, Virgin Gorda 4.0 W
Mosquito Island 4.4 W
Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda 6.0 WSW
Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda 7.8 WSW
George Dog Island 8.5 W

Nearby Attractions

Virgin Gorda Peak National Park

Oil Nut Bay makes for a wonderful lodging option for active visitors. There are a great deal of activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Virgin Gorda Peak National Park, Prickly Pear National Park, and Old Methodist Church, to name a few. The closest of the three is Virgin Gorda Peak National Park.

When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Oil Nut Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Virgin Gorda Peak National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.1 W 3.1 mi. Northeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Prickly Pear National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.7 W Prickly Pear Island
Old Methodist Church Historical Site 7.6 WSW Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.9 SW 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historical Site 7.9 SW 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Little Fort National Park Park -- -- Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historical Site -- -- Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Spring Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.8 SW 1.3 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Devil's Bay National Park Park 9.1 SW 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Fallen Jerusalem National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.9 SW Fallen Jerusalem
West Dog National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.5 W West Dog Island
Cam Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.4 W Great Camanoe

If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, Virgin Gorda Peak National Park is an alternative worth considering. At 1370 feet above sea level, the Virgin Gorda Peak National Park is one of the only remaining examples of a Caribbean dry forest in the British Virgin Islands and even some of the surrounding island nations. The park was donated to the National Park System in 1974 and is now popular amongst hikers.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a place to stay, it's often worthwhile to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a better feel for the region. Even though you might only find a handful of additional places to stay in this part of Virgin Gorda, its tranquil surroundings make it a perfect choice for visitors hoping to enjoy a peaceful retreat. Nonetheless, you will still be able to locate more accommodation options by traveling a bit farther out. See the following table to get full details about the booking possibilities located close-by.

Accommodations near Oil Nut Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Biras Creek Resort 1.8 WSW Oil Nut Bay, Virgin Gorda
Bitter End Yacht Club 1.9 W Oil Nut Bay, Virgin Gorda
Saba Rock Resort 1.9 W 6.2 mi. Northeast of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Leverick Bay Resort & Marina 3.8 W Leverick Bay, Virgin Gorda
Rosewood Little Dix Bay 7.3 WSW 0.8 mi. North of Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda Village Hotel -- -- Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
The Wheelhouse 7.5 WSW Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
Fischer's Cove Beach Hotel 8.2 WSW Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
 

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