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travel42 Port Guide: Jost Van Dyke Island

Jost Van Dyke Island travel42 Port of Call Guide

A fairly large, mountainous and very sparsely populated island northwest of Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands, is said to have taken its name from a Dutch pirate (the first part of the name is pronounced yost).

Jost Van Dyke offers two good harbors, a couple of nice beaches (Great Harbour and White Bay) and a handful of choices for overnight accommodations. The island is a popular stop on the yachting circuit. The Soggy Dollar and Foxy's bars are favorite places to drop in...

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