If this sounds like you, booking a hotel located near a nice beach can add a special element to your holiday in the British Virgin Islands.
Therefore, most guests are delighted that Sandcastle Hotel is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go out of the way to enjoy the pleasant coast.
Naturally, since Sandcastle Hotel was built directly on White Bay Beach, relaxing on the sand 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 those who are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:
|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.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. Sandcastle Hotel is found in White Bay, a neighborhood near Great Harbour; it's to the west of Road Town.
The areas that are closest to Sandcastle Hotel are listed in the table below:
|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|
Travelers who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay on Jost Van Dyke will find that Sandcastle Hotel is a great starting point for their adventures. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, such as Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop, to name a few. The closest of the three is Diamond Cay National Park.
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are 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 an enjoyable experience, Diamond Cay National Park might be a good choice. 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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