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Gorgeous nature reserve for relaxing & exploring

Visited Sandy Cay while on a day charter, and spent a few hours relaxing on its pristine beaches... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
via mobile
Breathtaking beauty!!

When you approach the island you feel like you're in a dream. How could such beauty really exist... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Alisa W
Gilbert, Arizona
via mobile
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A small island west of Tortola is prized for its natural botanical gardens and pristine white-sand beaches.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Sandy Cay while on a day charter, and spent a few hours relaxing on its pristine beaches and exploring the untouched nature preserve! My teens enjoyed walking the island, and spotting hermit crabs, bright yellow finches, doves, and the unspoiled beauty. Great place for...More

Thank Jwolff70
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

When you approach the island you feel like you're in a dream. How could such beauty really exist? Yet it does... Perfect white beaches, the most beautiful turquoise water you can imagine. Spectacular to just walk around and explore the small island. There is a...More

1  Thank Alisa W
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Great out of the way island to spend a day. Wear water shoes and take the trail around the island. There are beautiful views and loads of hermit crabs and birds to watch. Great Sandy beach to hang out at as well.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Sandy Cay is a small island on the way in or out from Jost Van Dyke. If you approach a little bit you'll realize that the place is not to be missed. Is a 2 hours stop, the most, but completely worth it. Go and...More

Thank Popy M
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
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...More

Thank Emjef
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....More

1  Thank Dustin T
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....More

3  Thank dt12201
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!

1  Thank RMGTravel
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
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