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Deadman’s Bay

Posted by Naz on April 23, 2018
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The Deadman’s Bay lies on the southeastern side of the honeymoon beach, just in front of the Peter Island Resort. It is right in between Honeymoon beach and Tradewinds Restaurant. Deadman’s bay might be a bit bumpy for any BVI charter yacht looking to anchor there. The best anchoring at Deadman’s bay is at the southeastern end of the bay. The water is 15-20 feet deep and offers a grassy bottom. The bay is also easily accessible from the great harbour and sprat bay.

General Information

Deadman’s Bay lies to the east of Sprat Bay. The beautiful white sand of the beach and shaded by palm trees around it are bound to take your breath away. It is a mile long half-moon shaped beach that sits just outside the Peter Island Resort that overlooks Dead Chest and Salt Island. The naming of the bay is pretty interesting. It is named so because 15 dead bodies from the pirate ship of notorious pirate Blackbeard washed up here from the Dead Chest Island. The Deadman’s Beach Bar and Grill are located in Deadman’s Bay. It is a popular snorkelling destination for yacht charter tourists.

Deadman’s Bay Photo by: Matt & Nayoung (Source Flickr)
Deadman’s Bay Photo by: Matt & Nayoung (Source Flickr)

What to do in Deadman’s Bay?

Deadman’s Bay offers yacht charter tourists a pristine white beach and an exquisite view. You have to go early to reserve deck chairs at the beach. You can sip cocktails from the resort while indulging yourself in the scenic beauty of the beach. It is a very good location for swimming and snorkelling; you can get your snorkelling gear from the Peter Island Resort. When you get hungry, you can head to the Deadman’s Beach Bar and Grill and have a nice meal by the sea. All these options make it one of the most visited yacht charter destinations in the BVI.

Restaurant and Amenities

Deadman’s Beach Bar and Grill

The Deadman’s Beach Bar and Grill offer its guests food and drinks with a Caribbean twist. Here, guests can enjoy specially blended drinks while sunbathing on the beachside deck. You can have a wholesome buffet, wood-fired pizza or the famous Peter Island ribs among other items. The restaurant also offers beach delivery service. The steel drum show at the Deadman’s beach is something you should not miss while visiting Peter Island.

Places of Interest

ruins of RMS Rhone, Photo by: Matt & Nayoung (Source Flickr)

Rhone Marine Park

Rhone Marine Park is a popular diving site for tourists. The wreck of the RMS Rhone, a Royal Mail Steamer is located at this site. Other dive sites at the park include the Rhone Reef and Blonde Rock.

Snorkeling at Dead Chest Island Photo by: Nadya Peek (Source Flickr)

Dead Chest Island

It is a small island located about a mile northeast of Deadman’s Bay. The island is uninhabited and only contains trees and wild vegetation. It is now a national park and a popular scuba diving and snorkelling site.

Contrary to its name, Deadman’s beach is the liveliest place in all of Peter Island. A charter yacht vacation to Peters Island is incomplete without a day spent at Deadman’s Bay.

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