Sandcastle Hotel

Sandcastle Hotel is a small, intimate, laid-back resort. The property has two beachfront cottages, two garden cottages, and two air-conditioned rooms along with a restaurant and a world-famous beach bar. With barely any other souls around (aside from sailors, checking out the bar) and one of the most beautiful beaches and landscapes in the world, this is a great place to escape from everything and simply enjoy nature, a drink, and relaxation.

Active travelers won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive destination, as they will encounter a wide array of recreational opportunities. Snorkeling can be really enjoyable, but if that doesn't interest you, be assured that just about everyone should find something to their liking at this destination on the water.

Located on the western outskirts of White Bay, in the same vicinity as Great Harbour, Sandcastle Hotel, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation in this neighborhood. If you're wondering, the center of Road Town is to the east.


Sandcastle Hotel has a few unique lodging options. There are two pairs of cottages to choose from depending on preference. One pair are two room cottages located right on the beach with a king bed, private bathroom, daybed, ceiling fans, enclosed outdoor showers, and hot water from a rooftop tank heated by the sun.

The other pair of cottages are surrounded by lush vegetation in the gardens just off the beach. These cottages offer the same amenities as their beachfront siblings.

Additionally, two studio rooms were added in 1998. These rooms have air-conditioning and inside showers for guests who don't want to “rough it” quite as much. The two units have a connecting door, making it possible to join the two rooms to create a larger unit.

Sandcastle has a grand total of 6 units, which explains why we classify it as a very small property. Travelers who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will like the simple ambiance at these accommodations. For its overall merit, we've rated this hotel a rating of 3 stars.

Below, you'll find this location's in-room amenities.

  • Toilet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • Refrigerator

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Sandcastle Hotel is located on White Bay, a region of tiny Jost Van Dyke island with only about 25 permanent residents. This means the hotel is peaceful, laid-back, and nestled serely in nature. Activities around the hotel include snorkeling around the reef, enjoying the white-sand beach, hiking the hills and volcano, lounging in a hammock, or visiting Great Harbour or Little Harbour, the two largest settlements with a few hundred residents between them and a selection of restaurants, boutiques, churches, and other buildings. The climate in White Bay is idyllic, typically with refreshing tradewinds, temperatures between 75-90 degrees Fahrenheit, and extremely brief showers when rain does occur.

The list below identifies other general amenties at this location:

  • Boutiques
  • Live Entertainment
  • Sports Available
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Because these details can sometimes change, it's always best to call with questions to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. To see more about the activities and recreation opportunities offered at Sandcastle Hotel, click here.


Sandcastle Hotel's claim to fame is the creation of the Original Painkiller, a smooth cocktail of run, cream of coconut, pineapple, orange juice, and freshly grated Grenadian nutmeg. The Soggy Dollar Bar, from its signature drink to the necessity to swim to it to the unrivaled vistas, is a legend in its own right and unlike any other bar.

Where sustenance is concerned, Sandcastle Hotel has an open-air beachfront restaurant that serves up a home-style breakfast, local lunch, and gourment dinner everyday. Breakfast and five dinners are included with Sandcastle Hotel's special seven-night MAP package.

In addition to what is available on-site, travelers looking to find extra culinary diversity should also consider some of the area's other local restaurants. Hungry guests will encounter a few solid places to eat nearby. It's a good idea to get familiar with the nearby options, though Sandcastle does have on-site dining, including Sandcastle Restaurant. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.


You will notice numerous attractions near Sandcastle. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop. Because this hotel is located on White Bay Beach, it's particularly appealing to anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Road Town, an enjoyable area for vacationers to visit.

For our comprehensive article on what else is near Sandcastle Hotel, click here.

Contact Info

Location: White Bay, Jost Van Dyke

Reservations: (284) 495-9888

Fax: (284) 495-9999



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