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.

Positioned near the heart of Prickly Pear Island, 1.1 miles east-northeast of Leverick Bay, Vixen Point is on the South edge of the island, You should think about stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. The Virgin Islands' beaches are pretty busy for the most part, however, Vixen Point is tamer than most, which offers some middle ground to those 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 snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too.

For your convenience, restrooms are available at Vixen Point. You will find the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to do some underwater exploration.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This spot is on the South coast of Prickly Pear Island. It is near Old Methodist Church, which is found five and a half miles to the south west, and it is one of a few the area's interesting attractions.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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

The town of Spanish Town is close-by and is a region with interesting things to do, yet is never overly congested. From the coast, Spanish Town is a car ride off, about five and a half miles (nine kilometers) away.

Hotels

The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how full nearby hotel rooms are. Vixen Point is not near very many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.

You'll find a decent selection of lodgings which can be reached in the car. A list of the closest options have been 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

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the closest places to eat is Sand Box Restaurant. This restaurant has a menu featuring Caribbean food. They are also famous for their barbecue and seafood.

The following table lists places to eat near this beach.

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

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Vixen Point on Prickly Pear Island.

You might also enjoy Leverick Bay, found a mile to the west-southwest. More active guests, though, may be interested in Angilla Point, which could provide a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's located two miles to the west.

Vacationers may also want to visit Brechers Bay, which is located one and a quarter miles away.

Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Virgin Islands, but taking a swim at Vixen Point is certainly a fun way to enjoy the area's natural attractions.

 

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