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Long Bay, Virgin Gorda

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Water Body Beach
Volcanic rocks adorn Long Bay, a small beach affording some exceptional snorkeling and quiet secluded sands. The volcanic rock of the bay's sea bed makes the water very clear, and provides great conditions for observing marine life. Some very shallow coral may hinder swimming for leisure, but it makes for interesting exploring. Be aware that currents can get strong away from the shore, and make sure to bring sunscreen, snacks, and water. Using our world travel planner, British Virgin Islands attractions like Long Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We find this area to be one of the best areas to snorkel plus it is secluded. You can go either direction but be careful where you get out as the middle section is shallow and hard to access either wa...  more »
  • We stopped to check out beach in afternoon. Very little shade. Surf was up so we did not snorkel . Looks like it would be a good place if it was calm.  more »
  • Recommend hiring boat to take you for at lrpeast a couple of hours. We really enjoyed a quiet, peaceful afternoon here yesterday. If you snorkel close to the rocks along the shore, you are sure to see...  more »