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A great place for underwater exploring, this secluded half-mile white sandy beach has reefs close to shore.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beach you must see. The relaxing tide is great. The view is really great. Shops are good as is the food. a Must !

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DaveMargs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day at beach took the ferry from Tortola, took 15 minutes. The beach is popular with the boating set and they come from afar as St Thomas to spend the day so the Bay can get packed with boat's by midday, still...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a day and a night on a mooring ball. The water is perfect! Emerald green and warm water. Plenty to do on the island as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Savytravler0209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice place with a couple of bars. Now it looks like an amusement park for drinking with a bright orange mess on one end and a bright white tent that looks like DIA Terminal for cruise ship patrons only. What a shame...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Pinedale11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the, if not the best, beach I have ever been to. Beautiful white sand and blue water. The best part is that it's not built up like the coast of the US. Love this about it.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank bbrown1165
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place the beaches are awesome, clear water and nice and quiet areas. Just anchor on the bay and enjoy!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PaulO2949
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a one bar beach 20 years ago, and great fun - but has been commercialised with many more bars to enable cruise ships to land - a big disappointment!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helen S
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Took an excursion from our cruise while in port at Tortola to White Bay Beach in Jost Van Dyke. Beach is beautiful. It is a secluded place with just a few bars along the beach. Some charge for use of their chairs and the others...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful bay that is fairly protected. Limited services. No fuel or water. Ice 7 dollars, garbage 5. Get there early if you want mooring ball. There are only a half dozen balls available. You can anchor in front of the bars. The Soggy dollar, foxy’s...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jamessM8197IB
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

We visited White Bay by catamaran. We spent the day on the beach and visited the famous Soggy Dollar beach bar where the must try drink is their “painkiller” which they are credited with being the original creators. There’s plenty to do walking along the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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arizonazorro
March 8, 2019|
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Response from tropiclady27 | Reviewed this property |
It is dead center on the beach next to Hendo's. Not hard to find at all. Yes, I was there, if your suggesting I wasn't. We also had a beer at One Love at the opposite end of the beach. There are several places there. We... More
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Kathy K
November 20, 2018|
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Response from shealintravels | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if I'm interpreting "cruising to Tortola" correctly, but if you're staying on St. Thomas, I'd use See and Ski-theyre awesome! If you're on/staying on Tortola going to Foxy's I would use their service as the other... More
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