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Address: Jost Van Dyke

A small island west of Tortola is prized for its natural botanical gardens...

A small island west of Tortola is prized for its natural botanical gardens and pristine white-sand beaches.

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A little bit of Paradise that stands alone.

Sandy Cay is a great place to stop for a little snorkelling and a picnic. It has a beautiful beach and palm trees.

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Sandy Cay is a great place to stop for a little snorkelling and a picnic. It has a beautiful beach and palm trees.

Thank lakegirl60
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59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Unspoiled beaches, and beautiful cliff side vistas await you at this little gem in the Virgin Islands. It is only accessible by boat, and during the season it gets crowded fast. Make sure you do the short hike through the jungle, where you'll see all sorts of wildlife, including land crabs, lizards, snakes and birds. Bring sturdy shoes- you can't... More 

Thank Emjef
Holladay, Utah
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We first visited Sandy Cay in February 2014 and I swear I had been there before. But then I realize that I had - but just in my dreams. Seriously, this caye has the whitest sand with a lush forest in the middle of it. We moored and swam in (probably about 350 yards) and swimming up to this remote... More 

1 Thank Dustin T
Olathe, Kansas
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182 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Sandy Cay is located just past Jost Van Dyke and only took about 15-20 minutes to get there. We dropped anchor on the west side of the island. You could swim in, kayak, or paddle board. We chose to take the kayak to the island. Once on the island we decide to take the nature trail around the island. On... More 

1 Thank dt12201
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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722 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

It's beautiful with one Palm Tree with it's sandy shore with shells lining its beach. From a distance you can't imagine an island until you get closer. Don't be fooled - from the boat it's a bit of a swim with current. Enjoy the beauty!

Thank RMGTravel
Puerto Rico
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231 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Went there as part of our Tortola Beaches tour with St Thomas Boar Rental. Out of the way secluded and not crowded beach in Tortola, crystal clear turquoise waters and white sandy beach. Recomended.👍

Thank George B
San Juan, PR
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Sandy Cay on our last visit to the BVI. If you look for a natural habitat place to visit without the busy tourist this is the beach to go. You have to bring everything but is worth the visit. White powder sand, great trail to explore the island with small kids. Be aware of the rules to... More 

Thank LAponte
Orangeburg, South Carolina
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We came here today with Good Day charters, and had an unreal time! It was so cool to find a place like this in what seemed like the middle of nowhere. We spent a good deal of time here snorkeling, swimming, and really just enjoying ourselves. This place really made the trip incredible, and I can't wait to make it... More 

Thank RollTyde
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141 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Turquoise blue water, white sand, and palm trees, it is exactly what you think of when someone says picture a beautiful Caribbean beach. The fact that it can only be reached via water, means no crowds. On both trips we've been here, we were the only people on the island. All 13+ acres were all to ourselves. I could have... More 

Thank Jpman7
Columbus, Georgia
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862 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

You can't help but snap a few pictures of this quaint little spit of an island with some bushes and a single palm tree surrounded by blindingly white sand and crystal blue water. Great for beach boccie ball!

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t

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