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Plant City, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2013

My husband and I stayed there for our 25th wedding anniversary. We has the most relaxing time there. The staff was wonderful and the food is great. And what can you say about the PAINKILLER THE BEST. It is a beautiful island, we snorkeled right around the cove. There were lots of fish and coral. It was absolutely beautiful. Can't...

2Thank Lisa J
Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Where else can you go for 7-10 days and pack all of your needs into a carry-on bag. Bathing suits, some sandals, funky t-shirts and a care-free attitude is all you really need. With 6 cottages/rooms, it's easy to become friends with your fellow guests and the staff knows you on a first name basis. The food at the Sandcastle...

4Thank ogfy
Jenks, Oklahoma
Reviewed 20 March 2013

We have been to the Sandcastle Hotel three times and we love this place !!! Not only for the hotel itself but also for the location. The hotel is actually cottages which are amazing. King-size bed, refrigerator and love seats, it feels like home. They are very clean and well maintained. The 2 garden cottages and surrounded with beautiful flowers,...

4Thank DoItOnABeach
Ford City, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Sandcastle is a perfect combination of a relaxed atmosphere along side one of the most popular bars in the BVI, the Soggy Dollar. Lots of entertainment from 11 AM to 4 PM. Otherwise a quiet paradise with an exceptionally friendly staff and great food. A fifteen second walk to the beach at 7 AM with fresh coffee. What better way...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Super friendly staff, world class harbor and beach, good food, comfortable accommodations, best bar in the Virgin Islands, and perfect weather. Take sunscreen and use it...beware of Pain Killers...hike to Great Harbor...figure out what restaurant cooks what each night...the appetizers are as good as the meals at the hotel...super casual...boat people leave at night...enjoy quiet evenings.

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Great Falls, Montana
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I don't think the Sandcastle is for everyone. But I loved it. It's casual, and noisy during the day, and crazy. You are right next to the Soggy Dollar which is a wild place and not to be missed. The boats drop off their people about 11 am and then they stay till 4pm or so, drinking, sunning and having...

1Thank mtsage
Reviewed 20 December 2012

We have been to Jost several times before, but this was our first stay at the Sandcastle. We had one of the Garden cottages-spacious, clean, comfortable, good ceiling fans (no AC in these, but didn't need it), and a 15 second walk to the beach. There is nothing like your waterfront first coffee of the day. Staff are friendly and...

7Thank otisfield
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We have travelled to JVD and the Sandcastle every year for the past seven years and we'll do it again next year. We find it to be totally relaxing and refreshing. Yes, the beach gets crowded on some days, but so what? It's more free entertainment. The best part of the day starts at about 4 pm when the boats...

6Thank TrvlLuvr2012
Cruz Bay, St. John
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Staff did everything to make our trip wonderful. Can't say enough on how great Lisa, Claire and all the staff are. This is a little slice of heaven on earth and the food was excellant. Total relaxation is what to expect when you stay. Very romantic feel also.

6Thank thestjohninn
Beverly, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 July 2012

It's tough to describe how beautiful this spot is. The hotel is absolutely breathtaking! Our cottage was so beautiful, way nicer than I had expected! Very spacious cottage, large bed, sofa, big bathroom with a beautiful outdoor shower! Everyone who worked here were fantastic and very accommodating. The breakfasts, lunches and dinners were delicious! Loved the Veggie Burger :) If...

7Thank SallylovesScott

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The home of the famous Soggy Dollar Bar... and the original Painkiller. Escape, unwind, and truly refresh yourself with a getaway to Sandcastle Hotel, a small resort in White Bay on the island of Jost Van Dyke (British Virgin Islands). Set on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. A stay at Sandcastle is the cure for the busy, modern life. ... more   less 

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Address: White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
Region: Caribbean > British Virgin Islands > Jost Van Dyke
Price Range: €138 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Sandcastle Hotel Jost Van Dyke
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“The property has 6 guest rooms - so book early! Bring your best bug repellent as they can be a bit intense at varying times during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles ChgoSailor, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only two rooms with AC if that is a priority. All rooms are steps from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles nynells, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden Cottages are quieter during the day, if you just need quiet time. All Cottages are quiet at night!”
 of 5 bubbles Barry-Dani, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are only six room total (we stayed in two) garden and beach front both were great!”
 of 5 bubbles Ricci233, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Beach front room is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles Jebritt3099, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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