Jost Van Dyke Island (Belle Vue, BVI)

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Region
Bahamas - Caribbean - Bermuda

Local Time
10:11 22 Jan 2018

Coordinates
18.44877 N, -64.75039 W

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Jost Van Dyke (colloquially referred to as Jost or JVD) is the smallest of the 4 main islands of British Virgin Islands (BVI), measuring 8 km2 (3 ml2). It rests in the northern part of the archipelago of Virgin Islands, situated in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Jost Van Dyke is about 8 km (5 miles) to the north of Saint John and 8 km (5 miles) to the northwest of Tortola. 

Like a lot of the neighboring islands, Jost Van Dyke is volcanic in origin and mountainous. Its highest point is Majohnny Hill at 1,053 ft (321 m). The total area of Jost Van Dyke Island is 8 km2 (3.1 ml2). In 2010 its population was 300.

Jost Van Dyke welcomes numerous visitors. It is accessible by private boats and ferry service from Saint Thomas, Saint John and Tortola. The most frequent destination is Belle Vue (Great Harbour). The beach around the harbour is lined with small restaurants and bars. Since late 1960s, Foxy's Bar has been a popular spot for Caribbean boaters. Foxy's and the other Great Harbour bars host a modest crowd and are filled with a wealth of partiers on New Year's Eve (known locally as "Old Year’s Night").

Great Harbour is among the busiest ports in the British Virgin Islands: in 2008, about 7,000 boats cleared through island's port. Today, yachting tourism is economy's mainstay.

Another famous beach bar on Jost Van Dyke Island is the Soggy Dollar Bar, situated in nearby White Bay. The Soggy Dollar Bar is reputedly the birthplace of the famous drink known as the Painkiller. Soggy Dollar is appropriately named as when built there was neither dock nor road. Today there is a road from Belle Vue, but no dock yet. To reach the beach where the Soggy Dollar Bar is located, it is common for boaters to anchor off the beach and swim to shore, paying for drinks with wet money. 


Highlights: Towering cliffs, beaches

Jost Van Dyke Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Jost Van Dyke dock (anchor) at Road Town - port town on the southern coast of Tortola Island.

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Port Jost Van Dyke Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Jost Van Dyke Island, Belle Vue, BVI. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Tuesday
2 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 02 Jan - departing at 02 Jan)
Wednesday
3 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 03 Jan - departing at 03 Jan)
Thursday
11 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 11 Jan - departing at 11 Jan)
Friday
12 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 12 Jan - departing at 12 Jan)
Thursday
18 January, 2018
Crystal Esprit(arriving at 10:00 - departing at 19 Jan)
Friday
19 January, 2018
Crystal Esprit(arriving at 19 Jan - departing at 06:00)
Thursday
25 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 25 Jan - departing at 25 Jan)
Friday
26 January, 2018
SeaDream I(arriving at 26 Jan - departing at 26 Jan)
2018 January