Cane Garden Bay - Tortola
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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola

Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The bay gets it's name from the sugar cane which is still grown to make rum. The cane is grown in local gardens and crushed to produce the sugar liquid which is then boiled, fermented and then distilled. The sugar cane liquid is then aged before turning it into white rum (2 years in bottles) or dark rum (aged for 4 years in oak barrels).


Beach bars and cafes

An assortment of beach bars and restaurants

Looking south from the headland

Above: Looking south

Below: Looking north

Looking north from the headland

Sometimes called the "Sugar Cane Bay" Tortola


The beautiful pure white sandy beach at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The bay sweeps around in an arc with powder white sand, turquoise water and swaying swaying palm trees. Tortola's most popular bay is backed by steep hillsides lushly covered in trees and vegetation.

Cane garden bay has a fine selection of hotels, private villas, restaurants, bars and shops. The area is bustling during the peak winter months and not to be missed if you are staying in Tortola or just visiting for the day from one of the many cruise ships that dock in Road Town.

The bay is named after the sugar cane which is grown locally in gardens and still used today to make rum.

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