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Little Dix Bay

Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Little Dix Bay is an understated American style resort centerd on a crescent-shaped beach bordered by gentle blue waters. A beautiful British Virgin Island destination, it offers the perfect luxury retreat and is great for families.

Little Dix Bay is closed for renovations from 01 May 2016 until further notice. Please speak to our Caribbean specialists for alternative options.

At a Glance

  • Centred around a crescent shaped beach

  • Great for families and couples alike

  • Spacious suites with oversized sunken tubs

  • Rosebuds kid’s club, with arts and crafts center, shipwreck and dressing up parlour

  • Seven tennis courts with regular clinics

Diving, Golf, Sailing & surfing, Beach

Insider's View

Children can make their own fishing rods and go fishing from the dock. This area is also great for ray viewing.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Turtles feed on the sea grass in the bay and can be spotted all year round

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

Take an early morning hike up Cow Hill Trail to get a fantastic view of the resort, Spanish Town and to take in the gorgeous island views

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

Breakfast includes a smoothie station - have a healthy start to the day...

Juliet Morris

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Little Dix Bay


Centred around a crescent-shaped beach on the island of Virgin Gorda, Little Dix Bay offers complete relaxation and privacy. Walkways twist through lawns that roll down to the sea and in the heart of this setting are the 100 spacious guest rooms. Suites are spacious with gorgeous bathrooms, over sized sunken tubs, garden showers and stunning oceanic views. Amenities include Bose CD players, in-room safe and air conditioning.

Activities include diving, snorkeling, sailing and the use of seven tennis courts. There are three restaurants; the open-air Pavilion serves Caribbean food mixed with modern flavors, the Sugar Mill offers a grill menu and the Beach Grill is just a few steps from the beach and offers simple Mediterranean delights. There is a Children’s Grove for younger visitors set amongst the shade of a mahogany preserve featuring a miniature Caribbean chattel house, dress-up parlour, arts and crafts center, shipwreck and outside play area. For the adults, there is a fantastic new spa with dramatic views of the British Virgin Islands offering an array of Caribbean specialties using indigenous botanical ingredients.


Little Dix Bay features 100 rooms, cottages and suites as well as two, three and four bedroom villas, some with private pools. Suites are spacious with gorgeous bathrooms, over sized sunken tubs, garden showers and stunning oceanic views. Amenities include Bose CD players, in-room safe and air-conditioning.

Nestled amid lush gardens and shaded footpaths along a half-mile crescent beach on Virgin Gorda, Rosewood Little Dix Bay's renovated accommodations offer a stylish blend of island charm, comfort and convenience to enjoy on one's vacation. Each spacious room, suite and Caribbean luxury villa evinces a warm, personal mood, and is afforded a thoughtful array of amenities.

Premium Ocean View Room

Located on or near the beach, these rooms offer ocean views and a private patio or deck. All are situated in units of fours and some are adjoining through the patio for families traveling with children. Approx. 400 sq. ft. interior space and 160 sq. ft. exterior space.

Tree House Cottage

Positioned on stilts and nestled in the sea grapes a few yards from the beach, these unique, hexagonal-shaped rooms are grouped in pairs and have an expansive downstairs garden patio with hammock and upper sun deck and bathrooms featuring a standing shower. Approx. 470 sq. ft. interior space and 140 sq. ft. exterior space.

Ocean Cottage

The Ocean Cottages are grouped four to each building with two units on the upper level and two units on the beach level. They are close to beach, offer beautiful ocean views and are all interconnecting. Bathrooms feature bath tub and separate shower. Approx. 450 sq. ft. interior space and 160 sq. ft. exterior space.

Deluxe Cottage

These spacious hexagonal-shaped rooms are grouped in pairs with inter-connecting terraces and newly expanded bathrooms. The cottages are located on the west side of the resort and offer elevated panoramic views and close proximity to the beach. Approx. 520 sq. ft. interior space and 280 sq. ft. exterior space.

Beach Front Cottage

These spacious hexagonal-shaped rooms feature newly expanded bathrooms with outdoor garden showers. They are grouped in pairs for optimal privacy and offer ocean views in close proximity to the beach. Approx. 520 sq. ft. interior space and 280 sq. ft. exterior space.

Rosewood Junior Suite

Our newest accommodations enjoy breathtaking ocean views and offer a large outdoor living area accessed through French doors leading to an oversized bedroom. The spacious bathroom includes his and hers vanities, separate shower and large soaking tub, as well as an outdoor garden shower. Approx. 670 sq. ft. interior space and 290 sq. ft. exterior space.

One-Bedroom Suite

Perfectly located on the beach, these suites include a separate bedroom and living room, oversized soaking tub, separate indoor/outdoor shower and private double patio. The spacious accommodations are enhanced with special arrival amenities. Approx. 700 sq. ft. interior space and 500 sq. ft. exterior space.

Beach Houses (2 Bedroom)

Located on a secluded beach cove with southern exposures and full bay views, these unique accommodations feature private pools, oversized bathrooms with outdoor showers, terraces with covered outdoor dining areas and direct access to the beach. Learn More

Located on a quiet beach cove with inspiring views of Little Dix Bay, the Beach Houses provide guests with ease of access to the beach in a peaceful and relaxing setting. These two unique Beach Houses offer comfortable elegance and spacious accommodations that capture the essence of a true upscale Caribbean vacation.

The two-bedroom Beach House enjoys approximately 2,200 square feet of interior space with an additional 1,000 square feet terrace with direct beach access. The 3,550-square-foot, three-bedroom Beach House offers oversized bedrooms, a private pool, and state-of-the-art bathrooms with indoor/outdoor stone showers and deep soaking bathtubs. Both Beach Houses offer a full kitchen featuring modern stainless-steel appliances, state-of-the-art equipment including a flat-screen TV with DVD player, BOSE radio with CD player and iPod connection in each room, private pools with resort and bay views, outdoor showers and al fresco dining options with oversized terraces.

Little Dix Bay Villas (3 or 4 Bedrooms)

Located in the most private areas of the resort with stunning 25-mile ocean views, the Caribbean luxury villas feature three or four bedrooms, oversized living and dining areas and spacious bathrooms with outdoor showers.

Perched above the iconic rooftops of the resort's pavilions and offering magnificent 180 degree panoramic views of the bay and neighboring islands, the Little Dix Bay Villas offer true Caribbean charm, attentive service and a vast array of services and amenities. The most discerning travelers will find an "oasis for the senses" in each of the unique and spacious three- and four-bedroom villas. A relaxed, yet upscale atmosphere and décor defines these 4,000-square-foot units that blend naturally with Virgin Gorda's tropical surroundings. An unobtrusive, yet regal presence captures the unique possibilities of a true Caribbean villa vacation.

The resort's attentive staff is always ready to cater to any request, and the tropical paradise that is Virgin Gorda offers a world of opportunity for an upscale and private vacation. Beautiful days and star-lit nights provide the perfect setting for awakening the senses. Become engaged with the views. Listen to the Caribbean songs of birds and seas. Breathe in tropical scents from your private gardens.

Each villa offers state-of-the-art furnishings. Complete with private pools, outdoor showers and al-fresco dining options with oversized terraces, the three- and four-bedroom villas are available in five unique layouts and settings that favour privacy and seclusion. Each evokes a different feeling, captured in the villa names.


Little Dix Bay is very child friendly, with its dedicated Rose Buds® program designed especially to ensure that children have a fantastic vacation here. It is available for children between 3 and 16 years old inclusive. The Children's Grove is unique in the Caribbean, boasting a miniature Caribbean chattel house, dressing up room, arts and crafts center, shipwreck, outside play area and many other exciting tropical activities. Led by experienced, fun-loving and caring staff, children participate in nature walks, shell collecting, treasure hunts and other recreations that bring them in direct contact with Little Dix's beautiful environs. The program has daily activities and is complimentary to guests during the day and there is an evening program available at an additional charge (meals are charged for). It is closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Within the Children's Grove is a Teen Room with a range of CDs, videos and safe Internet access. This air-conditioned private area also houses a lending library of paperbacks and board games. Teens will also enjoy fussball, billiards and ping pong. Special activities for teenagers may also be arranged upon request.

Children's menus are available in the Beach Grill for lunch, the Pavilion for dinner and through room service. The Sugar Mill restaurant, welcomes children aged 12 and up for dinner service with their parents.

Babysitting is also available on request.


Facilities at Little Dix Bay include a teen room, children’s club, three restaurants (the open-air Pavilion serves Caribbean food mixed with modern flavors, the Sugar Mill offers a grill menu and the Beach Grill is just a few steps from the beach and offers simple Mediterranean delights), swimming pool, an award-winning spa and seven tennis courts.

Twice daily housekeeping and beach shuttle service (complimentary), laundry and valet, internet access, babysitting and nanny services available (additional charge).

Meal plans are available. Dress code applicable after sunset in the Pavilion restaurant: collared shirt and trousers, no jeans, t-shirts, trainers or shirts. Children under 12 years are not permitted in the Sugar Mill restaurant.


Complimentary activities include use of the swimming pool, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing, snorkeling, motor boats, fitness center, tennis and beginner tennis clinic and round robin tournaments, garden tours, hiking trails and beach drop at nearby beaches. Activities at an additional charge include babysitting, spa, snorkel trips, glass-bottom boat tours, luxury yacht charters, fishing and boat rentals and tennis lessons.

Additional Notes

Resort closure

Please note that Rosewood Little Dix Bay is scheduled to undergo a seasonal closure beginning 21 August 2016, with the resort re-opening on 09 October 2016.

Resort refurb - closed May 1st 2016

Little Dix Bay is closing for a complete renovation from May 1st 2016 for approx. 18 months.

Dress Code

Dress code applicable after sunset in the restaurants: collared shirt and trousers, no jeans, t-shirts, trainers or shirts.

Location & Directions

Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Little Dix Bay is nestled on the untamed island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Just a 15 minute walk from Spanish Town.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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