The active and pretty beaches in the British Virgin Islands are considered some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots in the Caribbean. If all you can think about is the beach, Sandy Ground Estates is the right spot for you. This property is situated on the coast, so visitors can spend every day under the sun if that is what they want to do.
Obviously, since Sandy Ground Estates is positioned directly on Sandy Cay Beach, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 those who are eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:
|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 the closest choice to consider near this property. 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.
Travelers can also have a good time at Apple Bay which is far from secluded. 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. This one is located four miles southeast of the lodgings.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your villa complex can act as a nice day trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Sandy Ground Estates is found on the eastern edge of 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 table below lists the areas that are closest to Sandy Ground Estates:
|Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke||0.6||W|
|Little Jost Van Dyke||0.9||N|
|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|
Sandy Ground Estates serves as an excellent place to stay for active tourists. There are more than a few activities to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Diamond Cay National Park.
When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those named in the following table.
|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|
|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|
|Movie Theater||6.6||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||6.7||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||6.8||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|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|
|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|
|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 interesting place to visit, Diamond Cay National Park might be the right choice for you. 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.
When you're choosing where to book your stay, it can often be helpful to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a means to get a better feel for the area. Although there is only one other place to stay right around Sandy Ground Estates, the tranquil surroundings here make it an ideal choice for visitors seeking a peaceful vacation destination.
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