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Brewer's Bay Beach - Tortola

To_Brewers_Bay_Beach_Aerial Brewer's Bay Beach - Tortola
When I lived in Road Town, Brewers Bay Beach was my special place. It was only 15 minutes away from home and provided me with the peace and quiet I most often desired. Adding to the obvious attraction of this gorgeous bay, the snorkeling is absolutely spectacular!

If lucky and the weather cooperates, you will find huge Tarpon, squid, octopus, box fish, trigger fish, loads of parrot fish, thousands of interesting little reef dwellers and various coral formations. Just follow the shoreline near Nicole's Beach Bar and you'll find a marvelous underwater world which still remains relatively undisturbed.

Snorkeling is fabulous in Brewers Bay but getting here isn't for the faint of heart! Road access consists of several hair pin turns and steep ascents, which some visitors find more than a wee bit scary. Its really no problem if you take it slowly. Four wheel drive or front wheel drive is a real bonus when travelling to any of the beaches on Tortola.


To_Brewers_Bay_Pelican_Roost Pelican Roosts on his Rock
To_Brewers_Bay_Beach Brewers Bay Beach

To_Brewers_Bay_Hill View of Brewers Bay


Brewer's Bay Beach Overview

Bottom Type: Sand.
Swimming: Excellent, by all British Virgin Islands standards!
Safe For Children: Yes. Under adult supervision of course!
Rip Current: Not usually, but you'll know when there is as the bay becomes unsuitable for swimming at all.
Snorkelling: Excellent! Lots to see. See above.
Scuba Diving: No dive shops. Its shallow ... go snorkeling!
Water Toys: Some at the Camp ground. Not a wide variety.
Beach Chairs: Yes.
Water Conditions: Usually calm. Medium to high wave action in the winter months. I have seen folks surfing here leading up to and following a storm.
Bars & Restaurants: Nicole's Beach Bar & "sometimes" at the Camp Ground.
Entertainment: No.
Washroom: Yes. At Nicole's.
Provisioning: No.
Hotels & Villas: Icis Villas and a few private villas.
Area Description: Sparsely residential. Very Quiet!
Access: By land only. Underwater electrical cables run through the cove. No anchoring!