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Great Harbour Beach

  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

Great Harbour has an authentic Caribbean feel that's not just for tourists. Small bars and restaurants line the sandy strip of beach that serves as the community's main street. While the island's main settlement may not have the unspoiled natural beauty of some popular beaches, it holds a quaint charm. Activity picks up after dark, but many of the restaurants also serve excellent lunches without huge crowds. There are a few areas suited to swimming, with calm, shallow water perfect for children; however the attraction here is more about the facilities than the actual beach. Ali Baba and SeaCrest Inn have rooms on the bay. Bring your bug spray for sand flies in the early evenings. Amenities: food and drink; toilets. Best for: walking; swimming.

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Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke, VG1140, British Virgin Islands

Published 01/10/2017


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