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Address: Jost Van Dyke
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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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Secluded out of the way beach

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
George B
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Puerto Rico
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Puerto Rico
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.👍

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Thank George B
San Juan, PR
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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 

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Thank LAponte
Orangeburg, South Carolina
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 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 

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Thank RollTyde
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140 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 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 

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Thank Jpman7
Columbus, Georgia
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651 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 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!

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Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Maryland
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142 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Wonderful, uninhabited place. Great for a swim in, and quick walk around. Incredible views! Sandy Spit is a must-stop for us when boating in the BVI!

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Thank misterduffy
Johnson City, New York
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stop here every trip. We swim to shore and then walk around the island. Idyllic setting. Just be careful "climbing" onto the beach as it can be tricky with the steep incline.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

You don't *need* to see both, but both are worth a stop at some point. This year, we had Captain Wilson of Island Wilson Excursions take us to see turtles in Christmas Cove, then to the Bubbling Pool, lunch at Foxy's Taboo, and then time to chill at Sandy Spit and Sandy Cay. There is a reason Corona chose Sandy... More 

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Thank Tim74Reilly
Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Our charter captain (Tucker, Bella Luna - St John) stopped here on our day charter. Only two other boats stopped here too. This is a perfect spot for a picture, snorkeling and a peaceful moment. The setting of The Gilligan's Island intro offered pure serenity.

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Thank Leah3791
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

If you are sailing it is a must place to visit. The water is crisp and clear. Living there for a few years, visiting last year was my first time visiting Sandy Cay

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