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Smuggler's Cove

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Half-Day Tortola Rum Tasting and Snorkel Tour
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This Tortola cove offers excellent snorkeling opportunities.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirt road” (20 reviews)
“beach bar” (31 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

Beach was empty so we had it to ourselves. There is a beach bar on one end that was a nice surprise. Good place for someone who needs a bit of shade to hang out. Beach water is not clean. Has run off flowing into...More

Thank l1961
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful beach, not too crowded, with snorkeling. The best part is the advertiré getting there. So beautiful.

Thank NYMichele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the BVIs three times in the past five years and always go to Smugglers at least two times! The water is perfect, the snorkling off shore is excellent and Nigel is always serving great drinks! It's a must do while in Tortola!

Thank SRod17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the drive through the jungle to arrive at this beach paradise. No amenities except for Nigel if he is around. He'll rent you chairs, etc. or make you a drink. A clean portapotty available. Lots of parking and space. Bring your own stuff is...More

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went just for Nigel's Beach Bar and he was not there. The beach was very busy, very rocky and not as beautiful as the other beaches. Snorkeling was also better at Brewers. Lots of sand fleas so bring spray. Just meh for us compared...More

Thank Festival_Creative
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't have anticipated the trip to this beach--up steep hills on a road that was sometimes paved and mostly rock and gravel, and barely wide enough for just one car. The trip was definitely worth it though. We arrived to find the beach fairly...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really beautiful beach that is off the beaten path. There were just a few people there and the water was excellent for swimming and easy snorkeling. A good place to kick back and relax.

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on Tortola for a week. Our villa was a rocky, winding, 3 minute drive to Smuggler's Beach. We made our way there several times during our week stay. Beautiful palm tree lined , sandy beach with beautiful water and views of islands and...More

Thank AKAMrsR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful beach, beautiful water, only amenities is Nigel's Beach Bar, in the bush....... really, no electricity, but cold beer, bush drinks, how it used to be....enjoy, leave all your BS home.

Thank 13captobvious
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was off season but there was a cruise ship in. This beach was still fairly empty. Swim, snorkel and enjoy a hotdog or BBQ. Lovely day!

Thank Leslie J
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cinnamongrl
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
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sunseeker21_8
13 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!
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Lori O
28 January 2017|
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Response from Lyndsey W | Reviewed this property |
Snorkeling over the coral reef in the crystal clear waters!
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