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“My favorite Tortola beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Josiah's Bay

Josiah's Bay
Tortola
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Ranked #5 of 24 Attractions in Tortola
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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.
Homer, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“My favorite Tortola beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is my favorite beach on Tortola. It's gorgeous and I have actually been one of the only two people on this beach at times. There is a very nice restaurant and bar located here with very nice people. However, it is more difficult to get to Josiah's Bay than the other beaches. You have to watch the signs and just keep going until the road ends at the beach. But, it is definitely worth it.

Visited August 2014
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Boston, MA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Quiet Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great beach to drive to and get away from the crowds (not that there are ever any really bad crowds on the island). Bring a beach towel, buy drinks and food there from the two snack shacks on the beach. You can even rent lounge chairs and surf boards for the day, or take a surf lesson. Waves are great for surfing and body surfing alike.

Visited December 2013
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Calais, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Hidden Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This beach is like coming across a fantasy land. It is hidden and off the beaten track but so worth the trip there. The foam of the waves looked like wild horses and there were several people enjoying the surfing . A uniquely wild yet quiet place that we visited several times. There are 2 family run laid back dining spots , both w/ friendly staff and good simple ,local food w/ bars. It is suitable for all, families, couples, and even our dog! One of the highlights of my time on Tortola!

Visited December 2013
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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful surf”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

It took a little while to find it, but Josiah's bay is breathtaking. The surf is impressive and mesmerizing.

Visited February 2014
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Newport Beach, CA
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
“Good swimming spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Another of Tortola's lovely beaches complete with pre-requisite bar/restaurant sitting on the sand near waters edge. We encountered a group of little stinging jellyfish when we were there. They were annoying, but didn't cause enough grief to make us exit the water.

Visited June 2014
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