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Address: Tortola
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Description: A lovely beach sweeping for half a mile, which provides a great place to...
A lovely beach sweeping for half a mile, which provides a great place to swim, snorkel, sunbathe or just relax and watch the pelicans dive for fish.
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I have been to the Caribbean 20+ times but never knew you could surf there. This beach was beautiful and not overrun with people. There was a couple of restaurants and bars as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
zwpreston
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Greenville SC
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Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

we didn't like this beach at all. it felt hippyish and we got bit by sand fleas...but we aren't surfers, some in our group boogie board. Maybe we are too old for this beach...

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Greenville SC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have been to the Caribbean 20+ times but never knew you could surf there. This beach was beautiful and not overrun with people. There was a couple of restaurants and bars as well as a surfboard rental booth. This beach was great check it out.

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Kensington, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Kids took a surf lesson. Beach is beautiful. There are palapas available. Two snack bars and relatively clean bathrooms.

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West Hills
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

One of the few bays on Tortola that has waves on occasion, bodyboarding , Yes. Surfing... Meh... Overall a nice spot to hang.

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A beautiful beach, not crowded with a solid beach bar & restaurant. We really enjoyed our day, the beach has little wooded umbrellas with tables that you can sit under and rent chairs for $5 from the bar. This is a surfing beach, so there are waves, not the calm waters that other beaches on the island offer. But its... More 

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Brielle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We spent many days at this beach, it was clean and had two places that served drinks and food. You also can rent chairs for $5.00 for the day.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Love to watch Aicah? and other surf instructors, instruct young and older, the fun of surfing. they have such patience! A beauty of a beach, pay attention to the color of flag, red, stop, yellow, use your brain. Get happy, let a warm wave slap you down.

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The road to this beach will make you think yo';re heading in the wrong direction. At the end of the road, you park in a tiny little lot that still gives nothing away. Walk around the bend, and this beach opens up in front of you - AMAZING!! The waves were really crashing the day we were there. Beautiful scenery.... More 

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rhode island
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Quiet beach to ride some waves & watch the surfers. Little palm trees to catch some shade. Beach bar with drinks available. Food only so-so - best to bring your own lunch

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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We spent four days on Tortola in mid-January, and went to quite a few of the beaches. Josiah's Bay was by far the best. A long, fairly wide curving beach in a bay with a bar/restaurant at the beginning. There were some beach chairs available, and they seemed to be free as no-one came to ask us for any money.... More 

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