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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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Pretty Bay , Surfs Up..

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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West Hills
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West Hills
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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
23 helpful votes 23 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A bit of a drive to get here but the surfing is quite popular here and the strip of beach is beautiful. Plenty of beautiful shells for the collectors and clear blue water. Although its a perfect beach for swimming, the surfers dominate the surf, making it a bit hard to swim off the shore.

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Fraser, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It is a great place to learn to surf. The surf shop is fabulous! Steve taught our son to surf - he had an excellent time. The beach is great, the rum smoothies are yummy!

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Freeport, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

great little beach with excellent surf. There's a snack bar there with drinks and sandwiches, and plenty of space to spread out and enjoy yourself.

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