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Address: Tortola
Activities: Snorkeling, Swimming
Description: An exceptional bay and beach area on Tortola's north shore, which is...
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.
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Breathtaking .. One of the prettiest beaches !!

Brewers Bay was beautiful ! We snorkeled all day with lots of fish to see. White soft sand and very remote . Small snack shack with bathroom. The view was ripped from the pages of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Brewers Bay was beautiful ! We snorkeled all day with lots of fish to see. White soft sand and very remote . Small snack shack with bathroom. The view was ripped from the pages of a magazine .. We would love to return someday in the near future. FYI put your chair under the trees it's the only shade available

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Plymouth, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We visited this beach with cooler and chairs in hand. Not as calm as Smugglers but probably just as clear. Chickens and roosters galore. Chairs available but the bar wasn't open on our visit, so no amenities available. For scenery, I'd probably choose smugglers or long bay over this beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed at a house about three miles from Brewers Bay so this was our go to spot! I was worried about it being too well known and there being a lot of people there. When we first arrived, there was a "party bus" there but they left within 30 minutes. Once they departed, we pretty much had the beach... More 

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Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed at the Refuge Villa at Brewer's Bay (see separate review for villa) for our honeymoon. Brewer's Bay is quiet and relaxing. It's also gorgeous as you can lookout and almost always see a sailboat and Jost Van Dyke directly across the water. Speaking of, the water was crystal clear and we had a blast!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Positives are that it is pretty and does have a bar/grill on site to order food and beverages if desired. It wasn't crowded on our visit - another positive. Snorkeling was ok, but not great. Negatives: One must have nerves of steel and pray for a car rental with good brakes to handle the drive down to the beach. Roads... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a beach off the beaten path. It is clean and safe with lots of pelicans diving all day long. There is a small bar at the entrance where you can get snacks. Saw lots of families enjoying themselves.

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South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The beach was disappointing. The little bar nearby was nice and the guy was very friendly. The beach smelled somewhat like bird poop and there were birds everywhere. There were much calmer beaches on the island, but Brewers Bay wasn't one of them.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We only passed through to let people visiting the beach get off the bus/taxi but it looked nice it had golden sand and was a quiet beach, it had what looked like a nice clean restaurant, it looked worth a visit

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Madoc, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Brewers Bay is not a packed beach, it is a lovely snorkeling and relaxing beach. There are two bars at each end of the beach, they sell good drinks and food. The sand on the beach is soft and white, there is sometimes small waves at one end which are good to body surf or practice with a longboard. Brewers... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The sun was shining, the sand was soft, and the birds were chirping. It was a nice day. They only have the one bar/canteen and it was not very clean but it served its purpose. Fun drive to get to the beach, overall it was a nice day. A lttle disappointed with the snorkleing.

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Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola

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