The beaches in the British Virgin Islands are touted by locals as some of the best attractions in the Caribbean.
If you are a big beach fan, Ivan's White Bay Campground has what you need. This lodging is situated along the shore, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like under the sun if they want.
Obviously, since Ivan's White Bay Campground is positioned directly on White Bay Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions at this property. 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 want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|Great Harbour Beach||0.6||ENE||Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke|
|Sandy Cay Beach||3.2||E||Sandy Cay|
|Sandy Spit||3.4||E||Sandy Spit|
|Green Cay Beach||3.4||E||Green Cay|
The most convenient option 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.
Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your campground can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Ivan's White Bay Campground is found in White Bay, a neighborhood in the general vicinity of Great Harbour; it is 9.5 miles to the west of Road Town.
The areas that are closest to Ivan's White Bay Campground are listed in the table below:
|Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke||0.6||ENE|
|Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke||1.9||E|
|Little Jost Van Dyke||2.7||ENE|
|West End, Tortola||5.3||SE|
|Long Bay, Tortola||5.6||SE|
|Great Carrot Bay, Tortola||6.1||ESE|
Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing on Jost Van Dyke will find that Ivan's White Bay Campground makes the perfect place to start a busy day. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Diamond Cay National Park, Belmont Archaeological Site, and Vigilant Sloop. Of the three, the closest is Diamond Cay National Park.
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Diamond Cay National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.3||E||1.8 mi. East of Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke|
|Belmont Archaeological Site||Historical Site||--||--||Long Bay, Tortola|
|Vigilant Sloop||Historical Site||5.5||SE||Frenchman's Cay|
|St. Michael Church Ruins||Historical Site||6.1||ESE||Great Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|North Shore Shell Museum||Museum||6.2||ESE||Little Carrot Bay, Tortola|
|Little Tobago - Great Tobago National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.5||W||13.9 mi. West of Road Town|
|John Lettsom House||Historical Site||--||--||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|Callwood Historic Distillery||Historical Site||6.8||E||Cane Garden Bay, Tortola|
|Fort Recovery||Historical Site||6.7||SE||Recovery, Tortola|
|Sage Mountain National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.1||ESE||3.0 mi. West-Southwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Shark Bay National Park||Park||7.3||E||2.8 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|Mount Healthy National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.9||E||2.3 mi. Northwest of Road Town, Tortola|
|The Dungeon||Historical Site||8.2||ESE||Havers, Tortola|
|Thornton Plantation||Historical Site||8.4||ESE||2.2 mi. South West of Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.0||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Sunday Morning Well||Historical Site||9.1||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens||Botanical Garden||9.1||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Up's Cineplex||Movie Theater||9.1||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.2||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum||Museum||9.2||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.3||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|Fort Charlotte Ruins||Historical Site||--||--||Road Town, Tortola|
|Folk Museum||Museum||9.4||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Museum||9.4||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Britannic Hall||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Sir Oliva Georges Plaza||Historical Site||--||--||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Park||9.4||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Her Majesty's Prison||Historical Site||9.5||E||Downtown Road Town, Tortola|
|Old Government House Museum||Museum||9.5||E||Road Town, Tortola|
|St. Phillip's Church||Historical Site||--||--||Kingstown, Tortola|
|Josiah's Bay Plantation||Historical Site||11.2||E||2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town, Tortola|
|VI Maritime Museum||Museum||11.9||E||2.5 mi. East of Road Town, Tortola|
|Treasure Point Caves||Cave||12.4||SE||Norman Island|
|Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.7||S||12.2 mi. South-Southwest of Road Town|
|Dead Chest National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.9||ESE||Dead Chest Island|
|Rhone Marine Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.8||ESE||5.9 mi. Southeast of Road Town|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, 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.
When choosing a location to stay in, it is often helpful to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. While there's only one additional place to stay in this part of Jost Van Dyke, the quiet surroundings here are what make it a perfect option for guests seeking a peaceful spot.
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