Oil Nut Bay Beach
Nestled on a private peninsula on the eastern tip of Virgin Gorda sits the lush Oil Nut Bay. Its white sand beach faces dazzling turquoise waters with an average depth of only five feet. As the center piece of the Oil Nut Bay Resort Community, the beach and extraordinary island landscape presents an unrivalled Caribbean sanctuary.
Biras Creek Resort Beach
The private white sand beach at Biras Creek provides a paradise for swimming, sailing and snorkeling.
Prickley Pear, North Sound
This is an island in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda that is a beach lover's
dream come true. It has a long pristine stretch of sand and because it is in the
sheltered North Sound, has calm water with a slightly grassy bottom, for
swimming. There is a restaurant and beach bar serving local food and burgers
so if you are stranded on this desert isle you won't go hungry or thirsty.
Mahoe Bay beach is a pretty white sand beach at the Mango Bay Resort that
has a gently curving stretch of sand and vivid blue water. The beach is lined
with guest villas and is good for swimming and sunbathing. There is a
restaurant at the far western end of the bay.
Big Trunk Bay
This is a spectacular beach on Virgin Gorda's north shore, just east of Spring Bay. The wide sand beach is reachable by boat or along a rough path from Spring Bay. It boarders a private estate.
This is a beautiful white sand beach, and like the neighboring Baths, it is
sprinkled with giant boulders. It has crystal clear water that makes it ideal for
swimming and you can snorkel the sandy bottom and along the underwater
boulders. Although part of The Baths Protected Area, it is reached by road.
With its giant boulders that form a series of spectacular pools and grottoes, The
Baths is one of the B.V.I.'s favorite attractions. The sandy beach itself is small,
and sprinkled with majestic rocks and has some trees for shade. The area, along
with Devil's Bay and Spring Bay, is part of the BVI's National Parks system, and
to help one explore the labyrinthine like grottoes, the National Parks Trust has
provided a series of wooden ladders and ropes over some of the boulders.
Outside, there is a beach bar and restroom facilities. There is also excellent
snorkeling along the areas nearby underwater boulders and reef.
Another section of The Baths Protected Area, Devil's Bay is located just west of
The Baths. It can be reached by a meandering path from the parking lot at the
top of the park. You can also reach it from The Baths, by scrambling along the
ladders and pathways within the grottoes. The beach itself is a lovely u-shaped
beach fringed with white sand. The snorkeling and swimming are both good.
This is a sandy beach that is located along a thin neck of land that joins The
Valley section of Virgin Gorda to North Sound. It is stunning to look down on
from the road and because it is fairly sheltered, is good for both swimming and
sunbathing. There's not much shelter from the sun though, so bring the sun