A 157-room tropical resort concealed on an isolated property in the island of Tortola, Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas offers its tourists an extraordinary Caribbean vacation. It is located in the direction of the beautiful west end of the island; rising up the hillside and sloping down to its own mile-long, exquisite talcum-powder sand beach caressed by the gentle Caribbean Sea. Many travelers have visited and loved the resort since the 1960s. Though it has improved increasingly over the years, it is still able to preserve its beautiful venue surrounded by flourishing trees and flowers. The resort is much-admired worldwide for its secluded and remarkable beach location.
Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas also boasts of its being able to creatively incorporate British Virgin Islands’ colonial history with its buildings and design–like the rambling main building reminiscent of a plantation house; the beach restaurant established in an 18th-century sugar mill and most of the private villas evoking traditional island homes. Spanning 52 acres of tropical paradise, the resort caters to a wide range of clients– honeymooners, couples, families and singles seeking relaxation and soft adventure.
At Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas Privacy or Activity is a Matter of Choice:
Accommodations. A wide range of accommodation styles also await visitors at Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas: 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 feature their own private balconies and unforgettable views of the Caribbean Sea; and each room 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 accommodations equipped with the standard room amenities and one king size bed or two twin size beds; Hillside Oceanview rooms are set 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 nestled 75 yards from the beach and provide 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 perfectly positioned on the waters rim amidst swaying palms. These cabanas are elevated on island loft-style footings and feature a king size bed, a hammock and the standard room amenities; Beachfront Deluxe are studio style rooms nestled directly on the beach and feature one king size bed or two queen size beds.
The resort’s estate homes have private swimming pools, panoramic outdoor terraces and balconies overlooking Long Bay. Far Pavilion Estate Home provides its occupants 3 bedrooms with individual bath rooms and 3 king size beds; a large, relaxing living area with a separate dining room and an ultra-modern kitchen; Blue Water Lair is a well-situated home, with a wrought iron gate, tiled patio, 3 large bedrooms with baths, a living room and a dining area; The Murray-Sayles Estate Home provides scenic views of Jost Van Dyke and Carrot Bay with its hillside setting above the grounds of Long Bay. The house has open and shaded terraces, 3 beautifully furnished bedrooms and an ocean-facing swimming pool. Along with the above stated amenities, all estate homes are also complemented with daily maid service, cable TV, barbecue, hairdryers, telephone and voicemail.
Situated on the hillside, the resort’s 2 and 3-bedroom villas are perfect 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. At Long Bay Resort and Villas, tourists can dine at any of the resort’s on-site restaurants: 1748, The Pasta House and Palm Terrace. 1748, an alfresco restaurant located on the ground floor of a remodeled 18th century sugar mill with beachfront decking, serves a wide variety of grilled meats, seafood and local dishes. Located on the upper terrace of the 18th-century sugar mill, the Pasta House is open for dinner twice a week in an intimate dining setting. Fine wines and impressive ocean views complement the lovely traditional Italian cuisines served at the restaurant. If visitors want to experience classy, relaxed candlelight dining, Palm Terrace is the perfect place to visit. The restaurant is one of Tortola’s finest with its menu of wonderfully prepared appetizers, entrées, desserts and fine wines and liqueurs.
Amenities & Services. Long Bay Resort and Villas offers its tourists the finest beach facilities, to ensure that their stay at the resort is perfectly enjoyable. The resort offers 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 featuring luxury resort-wear and gifts, basic vacation necessities, and also reading materials and movie rentals(The Elegant Pelican), a sports shop selling a variety of colorful tropical and sports clothing, and featuring water sports gear rentals (The Sporting Pelican) and a convenience store (The Pelicatessen) featuring a full range of grocery items, tasty snacks and gourmet specialties. Services like car rentals, tour assistance, babysitting or child care, dry cleaning or laundry and as well as wedding services are also offered by the resort.
Activities. Enjoyment is right at the fingertips of tourists at Long Bay Resort and Villas. Here, they have freedom to do anything that they like–whether would like to simply relax or take pleasure from recreational activities. The resort’s mile-long white, powdery beach is an excellent spot for water sports. Snorkeling gear, boogie boards and are available for rent from the hotel and an on-site dive shop rents scuba-diving gear, arranges diving excursions, and offers introductory courses. A number of other water activities like sailing, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing, water skiing and motor boating are also available nearby. A wide range of exciting excursions ranging from day sails, dolphin discovery programs and power boat rentals to fishing charters and island tours can also be organized with the resort’s tour desk.. On land, visitors can 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. And pleasure does not end when the sun sets, because at night, the resort is filled with lively Caribbean rhythms played by the best local musicians.
Weddings. Long Bay is a paradise for couples. Its surrounding beauty,, calmness, wonderful white-sand beach and well-constructed, private and spacious accommodations makes it a perfect place for romance. 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 pick out a plan that suits their requirements and preferences perfectly.
If you are planning a vacation, take the aid of a travel agent to ensure that your vacation is an enjoyable experience.