Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas is a 157-room tropical resort concealed on a secluded property in the main island of the BVI–Tortola. Located in the direction of the scenic west end of the island, the resort rises up the hillside and slopes down to its own mile-long, lovely talcum-powder sand beach caressed by the gentle Caribbean Sea. For 30 years now, the resort has been a prime Caribbean getaway. And though it has gone through some developments and improvements through the years, it is still able to keep its exquisite setting surrounded by flourishing trees and flowers. The resort is commended worldwide for its secluded and commanding beach location.
Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas has also innovatively integrated British Virgin Islands’ colonial history with its structures and style–like the rambling main building suggestive of a plantation house; the beach restaurant situated in an 18th-century sugar mill and many of the private villas evoking traditional island homes. This 52-acre tropical paradise caters to a variety of visitors– honeymooners, couples, families and singles in search of relaxation and soft adventure.
At Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas Privacy or Activity is a Matter of Choice:
Accommodations. Tourists at Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas are free to choose from the resort’s wide selection of accommodation styles: Oceanview rooms (which include Poolside Oceanview Deluxe rooms, Hillside Oceanview Rooms and Hillside Oceanview Deluxe; Beachfront rooms (which can either be a Beachfront Cabana or a Beachfront Deluxe); estate homes ( which includes Far Pavilion Estate Home, Blue Water Lair Estate Home and Murray Estate Home) and 2 or 3-bedroom villas. All hillside rooms or villas are created with their own private balconies featuring unforgettable views of the Caribbean Sea; and every room also comes with air conditioning, a direct dial telephone, a wet bar, a coffee maker, an alarm clock, a hair dryer, and a security safe.
Poolside Oceanview Deluxe rooms are spacious rooms fitted with one king size bed or two twin size beds together with the regular room amenities; Hillside Oceanview rooms are placed on the hillside roughly 100 yards from the beach and have either one king or two twin beds along with the basic room furniture; Hillside Oceanview Deluxe rooms are positioned 75 yards from the beach and feature more spacious accommodations quipped with one king size bed and separate sitting area, large frameless showers and all the standard room amenities.
Beachfront Cabanas Are Perfectly Located To Provide Complete Relaxation:
The Beachfront Cabanas are rustic accommodations elevated on island loft-style footings, properly positioned on the waters rim amidst swaying palms. These cabanas have a king size bed, a hammock and the standard room amenities; Beachfront Deluxe are studio style rooms positioned directly on the beach and have one king size bed or two queen size beds.
The resort’s Estate Homes are overlooking Long Bay and have private swimming pools, panoramic outdoor terraces and balconies. Far Pavilion Estate Home features 3 bedrooms with individual bathrooms and king size beds, a spacious, relaxing living area, a separate dining room and an ultra-modern kitchen; Blue Water Lair is well-appointed and spacious. It has a wrought iron gate, a tiled courtyard, 3 large bedrooms with baths, a living room and a dining area; The Murray-Sayles Estate Home is placed on the hillside above the grounds of Long Bay providing magnificent views of Jost Van Dyke and Carrot Bay. It features its open and shaded terraces, 3 tastefully furnished bedrooms and an ocean-facing swimming pool. All estate homes are complemented with daily maid service, cable TV, barbecue, hairdryers, telephone and voicemail.
The resort’s 2 and 3-bedroom villas are established on the hillside and are great for families looking for an island retreat. It is complete with a fully-fitted kitchen, a living area, a private terrace and a large outdoor deck with a dining table and a gas grill. A number of these villas even have jacuzzis or pools.
Restaurants & Bars. There are 3 on-site restaurants at Long Bay Resort and Villas: 1748, The Pasta House and Palm Terrace. 1748 is an alfresco restaurant nestled on the ground floor of a remodeled 18th century sugar mill. It offers beachfront decking and offers a wide selection of grilled meats, seafood and local dishes. The Pasta House is located on the upper terrace of the 18th-century sugar mill and offers dining at a more intimate setting. It serves traditional Italian cuisine complemented by excellent wines and ocean views. If tourists want to experience classy, laid-back candlelight dining, Palm Terrace is the best place to visit. Serving a tempting selection of wonderfully prepared appetizers, entrées, desserts and fine wines and liqueurs, the restaurant is widely regarded as one of the best in Tortola.
Amenities & Services. Long Bay Resort and Villas offers its visitors the best beach facilities, to ensure that their stay at the resort is appropriately enjoyable. The resort has a mile-long white beach, 2 fresh water swimming pools, 2 lighted artificial grass tennis courts, an impressive spa and fitness center, conference rooms, a shop providing luxury resort-wear and gifts, basic vacation necessities, along with reading materials and movie rentals(The Elegant Pelican), a sports shop selling a variety of colorful tropical and sports clothing, and offering water sports gear rentals (The Sporting Pelican) and a convenience store (The Pelicatessen) offering a full range of grocery items, tasty snacks and gourmet specialties. Also available at the resort are the following services: car rentals, tour assistance, babysitting or child care, dry cleaning or laundry and as well as wedding services .
Activities. Tourists at Long Bay Resort and Villas have the freedom to do anything that they like–whether they would like to simply relax or take pleasure from recreational activities. Enjoyment is right at their fingertips. Long Bay’s mile-long beach is white, powdery, and an ideal site for water sports. A shop on-site has boogie boards, snorkeling gear and kayaks available for rent. There is also a dive shop featuring scuba-diving gears, diving excursions, and introductory diving courses. Tourists will also find a number of other water activities nearby like sailing, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing, water skiing and motor boating. And for those who want to explore the picturesque beauty of the British Virgin Islands, Long Bay Resort and Villas also offer a wide selection of interesting excursions ranging from day sails, dolphin discovery programs and power boat rentals to fishing charters and island tours. On land, tourists may play tennis on-site, go horseback riding, go hiking or biking at trails nearby, do exercises at the fitness center or get pampered at the resort’s wellness spa and salon. The resort also offers nightly entertainment by local musicians playing the finest island rhythms, so fun never has to end when the sun sets.
Weddings. Long Bay Resort and Villas is an idyllic place for romance, with its surrounding beauty,, serenity, exquisite white-sand beach and well-designed, secluded and spacious accommodations– couples will find themselves in paradise. Whether it be a wedding, a honeymoon, an anniversary celebration or a renewal of vows, events celebrated at the resort will truly be unforgettable. With the resort’s romantic packages, couples can freely choose a plan that matches their needs and taste perfectly.
If you are planning a vacation, take the aid of a travel agent to ensure that your vacation is an enjoyable experience.