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“Owner is notoriously angry”
Review of Sand Box

Sand Box
Ranked #33 of 38 Restaurants in Virgin Gorda
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Great place, horrible, mean owner. No sense of business at all. Petty and extremely poor customer relations. Food is marginal. Drinks are marginal. Beach is great. Owner is a nightmare. Total shame as I have been to the sandbox many many times over 15 years. When she is not present it is a fantastic day. Can not recommend. Go to Bitter End, Saba Rock, Baths, Leverick Bay or just about any other beach in the BVI before going to the sand box.

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2  Thank Ken G
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

This one was one of our favorite spots, great location and beautiful beach but we had a horrible experience with the owner last time. We have been there two days earlier and spent over $800 with our large party but today when we went back the owners wife who has taken over was there and instead of welcoming us, came out yelling that we had to pay $10 a chair if we wanted to sit by the beach. We told her that we were spending the day there eating and drinking like we had done before but she insisted we still had to pay for chairs and was so rude to us that we left and went to Bitter End. It was not about paying for the chairs, it was her total rudeness about it. We will no longer recommend or visit this place, very disappointing - could be a great place- needs a new owner!!!

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2  Thank Fenwick8
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

We bought a diet coke and sat here for a few minutes to escape the sun on Devil's Beach.
The view here is pretty and we were not chased out for "loitering".

The hike down to this area is precarious and you have to take your time. There are kids running down the slippery hill here as fast as they can go. It threw those of us who are older off a bit and we now know why doctors on Virgin Gorda make good money. There have to be many tourists hustling down and falling due to lack of caution.

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Thank VAChuck
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

Just returned from North Sound and spent several afternoons at the Sandbox on Vixen Point. Actually first went to this place 25 years ago and aside from a new wall in the back and a couple new bar stools, the place hasn't changed very much. Great beach, great view and great water. Food and drink are a little on the steep side, but the place is always quiet and that's the price you sometimes pay for tranquility in paradise. The bartender is always pleasant and chatty. Not quite sure what the complaints in the past are about, but if someone is coming to the BVIs and is upset about some goats and cats at a remote beach bar, it may be best to the return to the swank resort from which he/she has come...

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Thank Christopher M
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

Our group of seven pulled up in a dinghy wandered around the beach and then headed to the Sand Box for lunch. Small menu written on a chalkboard, no prices, large shaded tables on the beach.

Lunch consisted of burgers, fries, fish and chicken sandwiches and chicken roti, beer and sodas. Everything was fine, the chicken roti was really quite good. The service was friendly, the setting spectacular. Since we had no idea what anything cost and never asked, the bill was a little higher than expected. The laid-back beachfront restaurant was a nice place to spend a lazy afternoon.

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Thank HobokenGlobetrotter
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