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“Interesting place”
Review of Apple Bay

Ranked #27 of 66 things to do in Tortola
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Owner description: The Apple Bay area offers a series of intriguing beaches and seaside villages, with excellent surfing, resorts and superb dining.
Reviewed 28 April 2016

It was fun watching the surfers. This is not a beach to swim on and really not much beach either. Don't know that I would attend a full moon party at the Bomba shack-it looks a bit too "wild and crazy"!

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

A spot of heaven and peace. This is a place for surfers and very peaceful. It is just a small strip of beach but absolutely beautiful.

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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

This is the real Tortola, people. Away from development, close to nature and local culture. Sure, there are better swimming beaches but Apple Bay has a magic all its own. If you know where to look...the "seashell museum/breakfast cafe" is a CLASSIC!

1  Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

quiet, rustic west side of tortola. serene and beautiful. local population is terrific. unlike other parts of tortola, the apple bay section of the western side of the island is quiet, calm and enjoyable. beaches are clean, maintained and look out into the best area for surfing on tortola. average 12-24" waves, enough to surf, higher with weather. hotel and restaurant choices in walking distance. FYI - all beaches in the british virgin islands are open to everyone, so if you are driving around, see some sand, pull over and enjoy. this includes the beaches at resorts and hotels - free, free is good.

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

When I first got here I was told by friends that I would not need a car. Boy were they wrong. You don't need a car if you just want to stay on this side of the island which can get boring and you are unable to enjoy all Tortola has to offer. The taxi prices are crazy! Thank god I asked at the hotel for a car rental company and they referred me to BigSexy Car Rentals. They were so great to work with and were able to get me a car right away. Luck has it they are located in the same area. Big Sexy, himself came and delivered the car to me. He was so helpful in giving me all the inside scoop of the island, since he has lived here his entire life. I am so happy that I found this car rental company!

1  Thank Denise C
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