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.

Located on Prickly Pear Island, 1.1 miles east-northeast of Leverick Bay, Vixen Point is on the South coast of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying very close. The Virgin Islands' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, but Vixen Point is a little bit further from the crowds, which makes it an excellent attraction for those of you who'd like a less hectic scene, but one that's not completely empty.

How to Access The Beach
Located on Prickly Pair Island in North Sound, this beach is only accessible by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surrounding Vixen Point, guests will find a well-equipped anchorage, as well as a bar and restaurant. The restaurant is called the Sandbox and stands out with its vibrantly painted blue green and purple walls. Thatched root tables are located right in the soft white sand iffering the only shade on the entire beach, and the view from the shore is of a nearby island. If you're interested in participating in watersports, you can rent windsurfing equipment at a shop right on the beach.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option.

Yes, public restrooms will be available here. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

You'll find this beach on the South coast of Prickly Pear Island. It's located near Old Methodist Church, which is seen five and a half miles to the , and it is among the the area's interesting attractions.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Vixen Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Old Methodist Church Historical Site 5.5 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historical Site 6.0 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.1 mi. SW Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historical Site 6.1 mi. SW Virgin Gorda

Cities and Towns

Vixen Point is close to Spanish Town, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Not far away you'll find Spanish Town, a city which is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization. From the shore, Spanish Town is a car ride off, about five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.

Hotels

Whether or not you encounter a lot of other visitors will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Vixen Point is not near very many major hotels, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent selection of lodgings a car ride away. A few of the more convenient options are displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Vixen Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Saba Rock Resort 0.7 E Hotel
Bitter End Yacht Club 0.7 E Resort
Leverick Bay Resort & Marina 1.2 WSW Resort

Food

When lunchtime rolls around and you start getting hungry, the area near this beach provides some viable options, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Sand Box Restaurant. This restaurant has Caribbean food. They are also famous for their barbecue and seafood.

Restaurants closest to this beach are shown below.

Restaurants near Vixen Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Sand Box Restaurant (284) 495-9122 Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. NE
Saba Rock Restaurant (284) 495-7711 International Informal 0.7 mi. E
Clubhouse Steak and Seafood Grill (305) 468-0168 International Informal 0.7 mi. E
The Almond Walk (305) 468-0168 International Informal 0.7 mi. E
The Crawl Pub (800) 872-2392 Eclectic Very Casual 0.7 mi. E
Winston's Bakery (284) 494-2746 Eclectic -- 0.7 mi. E
Hog Heaven -- Caribbean Very Casual -- --
The Cove (284) 340-3005 International Very Casual 1.2 mi. WSW
The Restaurant at Leverick Bay (284) 340-3005 International Fine Dining 1.2 mi. WSW
Lighthouse Restaurant & Beach Bar (284) 495-7154 -- -- -- --
Sugarcane Restaurant (284) 543-9494 Caribbean Informal 3.1 mi. W
Rock Cafe & Sports Bar (284) 495-5482 Caribbean Informal 3.4 mi. SW

Other Beaches

Prickly Pear Island has several beautiful beaches, so if Vixen Point doesn't sound like your type of scene, you have options.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Leverick Bay, located a mile away. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Angilla Point could provide more action, and isn't far from additional things to do and see nearby. It's found two miles to the west.

You might also want to visit Brechers Bay, located one and a quarter miles to the southeast.

Maybe Vixen Point is a perfect spot for you to kick back, and at the same time perhaps not the the ideal fit; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.

 

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