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Savannah Bay

North Sound Rd., Virgin Gorda
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in Virgin Gorda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water
Activities: Swimming
Description: Virgin Gorda's loveliest beach is a long strand of powdery white coastline lapped by placid waters.
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Dallas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We hiked from Little Dix Bay, about 1 1/2 miles each way. Hike was challenging and a great workout. The beach was great, snorkeling was amazing. Put this beach on your list of places to go. Beautiful!!!

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Chicago,Il
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Back in the BVI and made a stop at Savannah Bay again. It is such a perfect beach although it was a little more crowded this time (at least 12 people on the beach)! Hot, sunny and gorgeous!

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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Not as adventurous as the baths, but not as busy. Very mellow in fact. Perfect place to bum around on the beach, have a picnic lunch, swim, float, snorkel, build a sandcastle. Went here two or three times--very pretty and soft, white, sand and perfectly blue water.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed on Virgin Gorda for a week and found ourselves at Savannah Bay 3 different days. The beach is pristine except for some litterbugs who can't carry their trash to the many garbage cans in the parking lot. While we were not the only people on the beach any of the 3 days we were there, you were never... More

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Portland, Maine
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were dropped off by our resort for 2 hours with a picnic lunch. It was lovely and we had the beautiful beach to ourselves.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was the highlight of our day on Virgin Gorda. One of the most beautiful beaches we've visited. There are actually ~3 beaches along the bay and we had an entire 'beach' to ourselves. The water was perfect and there was plenty of reef around form snorkeling. There are a few built-in shade spots (wooden umbrellas) perched up on the... More

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Road Town, Tortola
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Snorkeling spot with abundance of sea life in fairly shallow waters. The beach does not offer a lot of protection from the sun. Must pay attention to avoid sunburn. Best time to visit are early morning of late afternoon. Just another VG natural beauty...

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Bluefield, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited Virgin Gorda in late May 2014 and found ourselves at Savannah Bay during most days. The beach is rather long and has find white powdery sand. The ocean bottom is a mix of sand and coral, which allows for both swimming and snorkeling. You can drive to the beach and it's easy to find. Most days we were... More

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MD
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This beach is definitely one of the best beaches for anyone wanting to swim, snorkel, walk the beach or just relax in the shade. We just returned from 10 days on the island and spent the last 4 days driving to this beach. Our family even had a 3 month old baby so we took a few sheets to tie... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Savannah Bay is one of those places on Virgin Gorda that isn't talked about much (overshadowed by the more popular Baths/Devils Bay/Spring Bay area in the south). Most tourists probably don't even know it exists if you ask me. When I got there, there was absolutely no one there. Just me and the ocean and the fish. Fish EVERYWHERE! Everywhere.... More

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