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The Many Beaches

of the British Virgin Islands

The beaches in the British Virgin Islands are some of the most spectacular in the world. With such a varied selection you will find secluded and serene, coastlines lined with bars and restaurants, to a surfers paradise, there is a beach for every type of visitor here in these beautiful Caribbean islands.

Experience the Beaches

Sand, Salt, Seawater and Palm Trees

Cane garden Bay

Cane Garden Bay

Located on the north side of Tortola, Cane Garden is a beautiful , bustling bay lined with bars and restaurants. A wonderful anchorage with a dinghy dock allowing easy access to the beach. A great spot for watersports and swimming. There is evening entertainment with live music at both Quitos and Pussers at Myetts. A popular hangout with some spectacular sunsets.

Smugglers Cove

Located at the most western end of Tortola. Travel down the dirt roads to reach this secluded and serene bay. With little more than the views and Nigel’s Beach Shack for amenities, Smugglers Cove is a hidden gem. With calm blue waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling this quiet spot is perfect for relaxing and catching up on that good book!

Brewers Bay

Located on the northern coast of Tortola lies this beautiful sweeping long sandy beach set amongst dramatic hillsides and calm blue waters. Away from the crowds, this is a peaceful and quiet bay with calm waters for swimming and a huge reef perfect for snorkelers. If you fancy a short nature walk head high into the cliffs to the Bat Cave, a huge cavernous boulder and enjoy some spectacular views of the Atlantic.

Josiah's Bay

Josiahs Bay

Located slightly off the beaten track on Tortola’s East End, Josiah’s in well known to be the Surfer’s Paradise in the BVI. Take some surf lessons with Steve from the BVI Surf School, sip on a cold drink from Near D Beach Limin bar or relax on this huge powdery white sandy beach. Sometimes the sea can look like glass other days swim with caution due to the bay having some strong ground swells.

White Bay

White Bay, JVD

One of the most stunning beaches in the British Virgin Island. This white sandy beach is a popular spot for day trippers. With bars and restaurants lining the beach front this is a great lunchtime spot and a great hangout for people watching.

Sandy Cay

A tiny uninhabited island off the southeast coast of Jost Van Dyke. Now a National Park and protected wildlife sanctuary, the island boasts a beautiful white sandy beach, a nature trail and some fantastic snorkeling.

Devils Bay, Virgin Gorda

Accessible by boat or walking through the trail at the Baths. This horseshoe shaped bay located at the end of the 15 minute trail is a picture postcard beach surrounded by large boulders and perfect for swimming and snorkeling in the tranquil turquoise waters.


Loblolly, Anegada

Ranked as one of the best beaches in the world Loblolly beach is paradise on earth. Boasting miles of secluded, unspoilt sands this idyllic long stretch of white sandy beach with its amazing reefs to explore will make you forget all your worries and never want to return home.