What's Near Sandy Ground Estates

Quite a few people make plans to vacation in British Virgin Islands knowing that they'll get to see the spectacular beaches that the islands are famous for.

If you are a big beach fan, Sandy Ground Estates is the perfect locale for you. This property is located on the water, so tourists can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Sandy Cay Beach

Of course, since Sandy Ground Estates was built directly on Sandy Cay Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime 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 those who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to view our detailed article:

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 the one that's nearest to 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.

If the remoteness of Sandy Spit doesn't suit your style, you could instead enjoy Apple Bay which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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 4.0 miles away from the the accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your villa complex can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you're just exploring the area's hidden attractions, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Sandy Ground Estates lies on the island of Jost Van Dyke, 1.9 miles east of Great Harbour; it's 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:

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

Tourists in need of a fun agenda while vacationing on Jost Van Dyke will quickly learn that Sandy Ground Estates is in a great location for being active. In fact, this section of Jost Van Dyke has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Diamond Cay National Park.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.

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 somewhere interesting to go, Diamond Cay National Park is an alternative worth considering. 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

Finding information about nearby accommodations is often a good way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Though you'll only find one other place to stay in this part of Jost Van Dyke, its quiet surroundings make it a nice choice for visitors hoping to enjoy a secluded vacation destination.


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