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This Tortola cove offers excellent snorkeling opportunities.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (61 reviews)
“dirt road” (21 reviews)
“porta potty” (12 reviews)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a big island you can spend a day and see nearly all the great beaches around the island. Surprisingly this beach was not crowded and seems being just out of the way enough that the other beaches get more crowded.

Thank hereinma2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be put off by the dirt track.. keep going. This place is beautiful and very quiet. The bar owner is just rebuilding so it’ll be even better. There’s currently no shade as the hurricane ripped all the leaves off the trees. Go there. It’s...More

Thank ColonelPH
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Much quieter beach with nice sand but not easy to get to in a small compact car. Better to have a truck or have a taxi take you if you like your car.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! Not for diva's or foo foo people, crawling, hot, cold waters, cactuses...so much fun!

Thank Narda R
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Smugglers Cove was one of our favorite beaches. The dirt road leading you there isn't in the best shape but it's definitely worth it. Lots of good snorkeling right off the beach and a little beach bar too. A man named Nigel runs the bar...More

Thank slundy5617
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We spent almost the whole day at Smuggler's Cove. Beautiful views, fairly calm waters, and nice beach which also offers shade up under the trees. The bottom is slightly rocky upon entry so be careful or wear water shoes. Plenty of parking and even in...More

Thank hungryinpa
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is what a Caribbean beach truly is. Gorgeous water, sand and plenty of shade. In our option, the best beach on the island. Out of our 6 day vacation, we came to Smugglers 4 times! No other beach could compare!

Thank Saint
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest beaches in Tortola. A bit off the beaten path but worth the bumps and bounce on the well worn "road". Small beach shack with a bar and snacks and limited menu. Piña colada so good that you might "end up the...More

1  Thank RufinoFiveDaysIn
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is a trek and if you don't know where you're going it might take a few tries to find, but it is well worth the bumpy back road ride. Not crowded, lots of snorkeling, calm for all day floating, Nigel's beach bar is...More

Thank LindsLeach
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great beach, easy to park - ideal for just snorkelling around, plenty of fish but the coral is in a pretty poor state.

1  Thank Steve M
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2 July 2017|
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Response from NKyAdventurer | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if you got an answer on this or not. In terms of distance, it's not that far from the cruise port. In terms of the road conditions and logistics, I would allow 45 minutes to and from. RICH
12 March 2017|
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Response from Danielle M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! See Nigel's at the boom boom shack he will take care of you!
Lori O
28 January 2017|
Response from Lyndsey W | Reviewed this property |
Snorkeling over the coral reef in the crystal clear waters!