What's Near Sandy Ground Estates

The active and pretty beaches in the British Virgin Islands are touted as some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the islands have to offer.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Sandy Ground Estates is situated directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Sandy Cay Beach

Obviously, since Sandy Ground Estates is located directly on Sandy Cay Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. Sandy Cay Beach is the only speck of white sand beach on a small green island. The other coast of the island is rocky, but Sandy Cay Beach boasts soft sand and gentle waters. For travelers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Sandy Ground Estates
Beach Distance Direction Location
Sandy Spit 1.0 NE Sandy Spit
Green Cay Beach 1.1 NE Green Cay
Great Harbour Beach 1.9 W Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
White Bay Beach 2.5 W White Bay, Jost Van Dyke
Smuggler's Cove 3.6 SSE 3.4 mi. North of Coral Bay, Tortola
Long Bay West 3.7 SE Long Bay, Tortola
Apple Bay 4.0 SE Long Bay, Tortola
Cane Garden Bay 4.4 E Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Brewers Bay Beach 4.9 E 2.5 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola

Sandy Spit is closest to the villa complex. Sandy Spit is an tiny speck of an island entirely surrounded in soft white sand. There's a drop of vegetation on this island, with a few wispy palm trees.

If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby Apple Bay which provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. The beach at Apple Bay has been nicknamed the "Surfing Beach" so, if you're in search of the perfect wave this is the destination for you. During most of the year the waves are only around five to six feet. You can locate this one 4.0 miles to the southeast of the the property.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are interested in finding out more about what is close by may want to know how far the nearby town or city is from their accommodations. Sandy Ground Estates lies on the island of Jost Van Dyke, 1.9 miles east of Great Harbour; it is seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the west of Road Town.

The areas that are closest to Sandy Ground Estates are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke 0.6 W
Little Jost Van Dyke 0.9 N
Sandy Cay 0.9 ESE
Sandy Spit 1.0 NE
Green Cay 1.2 NE
Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke 1.9 W
White Bay, Jost Van Dyke 2.6 W
Long Bay, Tortola 3.8 SE
Great Carrot Bay, Tortola 3.8 ESE
West End, Tortola 3.9 SSE

Nearby Attractions

Callwood Historic Distillery

Sandy Ground Estates serves as a wonderful locale for active tourists. There are more than a few activities to be enjoyed when searching from this lodging. In fact, this section of Jost Van Dyke has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop. The nearest attraction of the three is Diamond Cay National Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Sandy Ground Estates
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Diamond Cay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.5 NNW 1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke
Belmont Archaeological Site Historical Site -- -- Long Bay, Tortola
Vigilant Sloop Historical Site 4.2 SSE Frenchman's Cay
St. Michael Church Ruins Historical Site 3.9 ESE Great Carrot Bay, Tortola
North Shore Shell Museum Museum 4.0 SE Little Carrot Bay, Tortola
Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.9 W 13.9 mi. West of Road Town
John Lettsom House Historical Site -- -- Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Callwood Historic Distillery Historical Site 4.4 E Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Fort Recovery Historical Site 4.9 SE Recovery, Tortola
Sage Mountain National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.9 SE 3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola
Shark Bay National Park Park 4.8 E 2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
Mount Healthy National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.4 E 2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola
The Dungeon Historical Site 6.0 SE Havers, Tortola
Thornton Plantation Historical Site 6.1 ESE 2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola
Old Recreation Ground Park 6.5 E Road Town, Tortola
Sunday Morning Well Historical Site 6.6 E Road Town, Tortola
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens Botanical Garden 6.6 E Road Town, Tortola
Up's Cineplex Movie Theater 6.6 E Road Town, Tortola
Parkfields Recreation Grounds Park 6.7 E Road Town, Tortola
1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum Museum 6.8 E Road Town, Tortola
Festival Grounds Park 6.8 E Road Town, Tortola
Fort Charlotte Ruins Historical Site -- -- Road Town, Tortola
Folk Museum Museum 6.9 E Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Eugene O'Neal Museum Museum 7.0 E Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Britannic Hall Historical Site -- -- Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Sir Oliva Georges Plaza Historical Site -- -- Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Noel Lloyd (P.A.M.) Park Park 7.0 E Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Her Majesty's Prison Historical Site 7.0 E Downtown Road Town, Tortola
Old Government House Museum Museum 7.0 E Road Town, Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historical Site -- -- Kingstown, Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historical Site 8.8 E 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola
VI Maritime Museum Museum 9.5 E 2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola
Treasure Point Caves Cave 10.8 SE Norman Island
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.2 S 12.2 mi. South-Southwest of Road Town
Dead Chest National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.7 ESE Dead Chest Island
Rhone Marine Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.5 ESE 5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town
Cam Bay National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.7 E Great Camanoe

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Diamond Cay National Park might be 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby booking options is sometimes a good means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. While there is only one other place to stay right around Sandy Ground Estates, its tranquil surroundings are what make it an ideal choice for travelers looking for a peaceful spot.

 

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