Sprat Bay Beach

A quiet, calm bay that is almost never crowded, this beach is lined by coconut trees and offers the ultimate tropical island shore experience.

Situated on Water Island, Sprat Bay Beach is on the South edge of the island, You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Eventually, visitors notice that beaches throughout the Virgin Islands tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but at Sprat Bay Beach your experience will be different.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so if you're visiting with small children you might want to consider a different location.

Since Sprat Bay Beach is of course found within an area commonly frequented by travelers, you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Sprat Bay Beach on the South coast of Water Island; the area hosts attractions such as Phillips' Botanical Garden, which is one of the closest attractions.

Historical attractions like Hotel Ruins offer a great compliment to the natural beauty of Sprat Bay Beach, and they give vacationers the chance to learn more about the Virgin Islands, without having to leave the coast. As a matter of fact, this coastline is located a mile from this place of historical significance.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Sprat Bay Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Phillips' Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 0.6 mi. W Water Island
Hotel Ruins Historical Site 1.0 mi. SW Water Island
Fort Segarra Historical Site 1.2 mi. SW Water Island

Cities and Towns

Sprat Bay Beach is close to Charlotte Amalie, so a trip into the city is a definite option. Tourists at Sprat Bay Beach who are looking for further attractions should consider heading to Charlotte Amalie, because it's close-by and is an especially active area of the Virgin Islands. From the shore, Charlotte Amalie is a quick trip away, roughly a mile and a half (three kilometers).


The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The beach is not located close to many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at the few small lodgings in the area.


If you're looking for a place to eat after, or even during, your visit to the beach, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the nearest places to eat is Da Pizza Boat. This restaurant has a menu featuring Italian cuisine. They have become well-known, however, because of their pizza. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Sprat Bay Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Da Pizza Boat -- Italian -- 0.8 mi. WSW
Dinghy's Beach Bar & Grill (340) 227-5525 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.8 mi. WSW
Heidi's Honeymoon Grill -- American Very Casual 0.8 mi. WSW
Enkai Sushi Bar (340) 774-6254 Japanese Very Casual 0.9 mi. N
Rum Shandy (340) 775-7861 American Very Casual 1.1 mi. N
Hook Line & Sinker (340) 776-9708 American Informal 1.1 mi. NNE
Alexander's Bella Blu (340) 774-4349 European, Mediterranean Informal -- --
Barefoot Buddha (340) 777-3668 -- -- -- --
Captain's Terrace (340) 714-1211 -- -- -- --
La Tia & Sons (340) 714-5515 -- -- -- --
Magens Bay Cafe & Pizzeria -- American -- -- --
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian Very Casual -- --

Other Beaches

Of course, there are lots of other spots along the coast of Water Island, and Sprat Bay Beach is just one option.

You may also enjoy Hull Bay, located three and a half miles away.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Virgin Islands, and Sprat Bay Beach offers just one way to spend time outdoors.


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