What's Near Oil Nut Bay

Often, choosing a hotel close to the beach can add a little something extra to your vacation in the British Virgin Islands.

If you are a big beach fan, Oil Nut Bay has what you need. This lodging is situated along the shore, so visitors can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Oil Nut Bay is located right on Brechers Bay, spending time at the shore 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 on the following names to read 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

Vixen Point is the closest choice to consider 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

Also, you may like another nearby spot, Leverick Bay which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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 locate this one three and a half miles west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the closest town or city is from their location. Oil Nut Bay is located in Oil Nut Bay, a neighborhood near Leverick Bay; it is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast of Spanish Town.

The areas found closest to Oil Nut Bay are listed below.

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

Visitors in search of plenty of activities during their trip to Virgin Gorda will find that Oil Nut Bay makes a great base for their tropical explorations. 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.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are 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 might be a good choice. 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 choosing where to book your stay, it can sometimes be worthwhile to learn more about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the region. Even though you might only find a handful of additional hotel and resort options in this part of Virgin Gorda, the tranquil surroundings here make it an excellent option for guests looking to enjoy a secluded vacation destination. Even so, you can still encounter more accommodations by going a little bit farther out. The following table lists all the hotel booking possibilities 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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