Often, finding a hotel near the beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water in the British Virgin Islands.
Many guests are excited to learn that this property is right on the water and sand, so you won't need to travel far to try a few beach activities.
Of course, since Sandcastle Hotel sits directly on White Bay Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions here. A white sand beach on Jost Van Dyke island, White Bay is flanked by villas and hotels. There is also a heavy amount of greenery behind the beach, standing in contrast to the light colored sand. For travelers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to view a detailed page:
|Great Harbour Beach||1.0||E||Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke|
|Sandy Cay Beach||3.6||E||Sandy Cay|
|Sandy Spit||3.7||E||Sandy Spit|
|Green Cay Beach||3.7||E||Green Cay|
The nearest one is Great Harbour Beach. On the south side of Jost Van Dyke, this is a steep bay set well in from the coast and usually a little bustling. There are always at least a few boats on the water.
Visitors who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's located nearby might want to know how many miles the neighboring town or city is from their location. Sandcastle Hotel is located in White Bay, a neighborhood near Great Harbour; it is to the west of Road Town.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Sandcastle Hotel:
|Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke||0.9||E|
|Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke||2.2||E|
|Little Jost Van Dyke||3.0||E|
|West End, Tortola||5.6||SE|
|Long Bay, Tortola||6.0||SE|
|Great Carrot Bay, Tortola||6.5||ESE|
Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while visiting Jost Van Dyke will quickly learn that Sandcastle Hotel makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop. Of the three, the closest is Diamond Cay National Park.
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.
|Diamond Cay National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.7||E||1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke|
|Belmont Archaeological Site||Historical Site||--||--||Long Bay, Tortola|
|Vigilant Sloop||Historical Site||--||--||Frenchman's Cay|
|St. Michael Church Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Great Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|North Shore Shell Museum||Museum||--||--||Little Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.1||W||13.9 mi. West of Road Town|
|John Lettsom House||Historical Site||--||--||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|Callwood Historic Distillery||Historical Site||7.2||E||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|Fort Recovery||Historical Site||--||--||Recovery, Tortola|
|Sage Mountain National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.4||ESE||3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Shark Bay National Park||Park||7.6||E||2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Mount Healthy National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||8.2||E||2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|The Dungeon||Historical Site||8.5||ESE||Havers, Tortola|
|Thornton Plantation||Historical Site||--||--||2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.3||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Sunday Morning Well||Historical Site||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens||Botanical Garden||9.4||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Up's Cineplex||Movie Theater||9.4||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.5||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.6||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Fort Charlotte Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Folk Museum||Museum||9.7||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Museum||9.7||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Britannic Hall||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Sir Oliva Georges Plaza||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.8||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Her Majesty's Prison||Historical Site||9.8||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Old Government House Museum||Museum||9.8||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|St. Phillip's Church||Historical Site||--||--||Kingstown, Tortola|
|Josiah's Bay Plantation||Historical Site||--||--||2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola|
|VI Maritime Museum||Museum||12.3||E||2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola|
|Treasure Point Caves||Cave||--||--||Norman Island|
|Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.9||SSE||12.2 mi. South-Southwest of Road Town|
|Dead Chest National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.3||ESE||Dead Chest Island|
If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Diamond Cay National Park could be just what the doctor ordered. One of Jost Van Dyke's smallest natural attractions is Diamond Cay National Park. This tiny little swatch of land off the coast of Long Bay near the Diamond Cay Marine is accessible by walking along a sand bar that can easily be covered in high tide.
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