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Brewers Bay

Tortola
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Tortola
Type: Bodies of Water, Beaches
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming
Owner description: An exceptional bay and beach area on Tortola's north shore, which is protected by boulder-strewn barrier reefs, making this stretch of water popular... more » Owner description: An exceptional bay and beach area on Tortola's north shore, which is protected by boulder-strewn barrier reefs, making this stretch of water popular for swimming and snorkeling. « less
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Dade City, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

snorkeling was a lot of fun! felt like we were on a private beach! had a nice deck to watch the waves! chickens had there own parade down the road!

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Elizabeth, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nicole's beach bar was situated on the bay just perfectly...they have great hamburgers. The snorkeling on this Bay was the best we had found on the island.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

You've seen the postcards with the palms on the beach and the beautiful water.....it was Brewer's Bay. It is a U shaped bay, so the water is like glass. There are two ways to get to this isolated beach, the road and the path. Of course, we found this out after we got there by the path. But, that made... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is in my opinion the second best snorkeling behind Smuggler's Cove. Much easier to access and Nicole's spot for a decent lunch makes this a great place to go with your family or friends.

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pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Brewer's Bay is our favorite bay in Tortola!!! The bartender is a PUTZ! I find him very rude and jerky. Unfortunately for us Nicole's was not operating, so we had the PUTZ make us a hot dog, 2 inch hot dog......9 inch bun!!! If you ask him for a drink....you have to pull him away from his reality TV shows!... More

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

For me, as an avid swimmer and snorkeller this was not the place to be due to the strong undertow. If you are a strong swimmer it is ok, but I would not recommend getting out of your depth if you are not, or if you are a child. Otherwise, there is a lovely quiet beach with sunloungers for hire,... More

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We visited this beach twice during our 15 day stay and mainly because our first trip the owner of the campground and bar was so hospitable and nice. She offered us a pillow and beach matts to place on our lounge chairs and made me a fantastic pain killer. We saw some of the biggest fish ever while we were... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Brewers Bay has pretty good snorkeling and the beach is quite nice. I went here for a few hours because I wanted to snorkel. There are a lot of pelicans and a few chickens walking around. Nicole's Beach Bar has good reasonably priced food as well. And it is less crowded than some of the other beaches.

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Do you feel like a fish sandwich? If so, Nicole's has VERY GOOD ones. And drinks. And eat in your bathing suit. And watch the beach and the tourists. There are lots of worse places to be.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Get the taxi to take you over the steep "hills" and see Brewers Bay! We rented snorkel gear there at Nicole's Bar and got beach chairs too, to rent. There was also restrooms there too. Good snorkeling along the rocks or just watch the birds diving for fish! A little rainy when we were there but there are palm trees... More

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