What's Near Sandy Ground Estates

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.

Nearby Beaches

Sandy Cay Beach

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:

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 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

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 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.

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 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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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