What's Near Oil Nut Bay

The inviting beaches in the British Virgin Islands are undoubtedly some of the most anticipated tourist sites in the Caribbean.

If all you can think about is the beach, Oil Nut Bay is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is set right on the water, so guests can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Oil Nut Bay is positioned directly on Brechers Bay, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying here. 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 those who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view a detailed discussion:

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

Vixen Point is probably the most convenient option to visit near the villa complex. 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. You won't have to cut your time at Vixen Point short, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

Another location you might enjoy is Leverick Bay which is home to plenty of activity. 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'll find it three and a half miles west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious to know about what is close by might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby city or town is from the property. Oil Nut Bay is located in Oil Nut Bay, a neighborhood close to Leverick Bay; it is 7.8 miles to the east-northeast of Spanish Town.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

Vacationers in need of a fun agenda while visiting Virgin Gorda will quickly learn that Oil Nut Bay is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You will find that this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Virgin Gorda Peak National Park, Prickly Pear National Park, and Old Methodist Church. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Virgin Gorda Peak National Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those named in the following table.

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 looking for an enjoyable experience, Virgin Gorda Peak National Park is an option 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

Learning about nearby accommodations is generally an excellent way to get a better feel for the area. While you'll only find a few additional hotel and resort options right around Oil Nut Bay, the tranquil surroundings here ensure that it's an excellent option for guests looking to enjoy a peaceful spot. However, vacationers will still be able to find additional accommodations by heading out a bit farther. Consult the table below for full details about the lodging options located in the area.

Accommodations near Oil Nut Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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