You can fly either into Tortola (Beef Island Airport) or St. Thomas. Getting to Sandcastle is easiest from Tortola, but airline fare variations and frequent flyer programs may make St. Thomas a more practical point-of-departure.
From Tortola you will need to get to West End Tortola and you'll take either the ferry or a chartered boat to Jost Van Dyke. To ensure catching the last ferry to Jost Van Dyke (6pm) you should arrive at Beef Island not later than 4pm. If this not possible, we will be glad to assist you in making arrangements for you to stay at a guest house on Tortola. Some logistics to factor in: from Beef Island Airport (Tortola) is a 45 minute cab ride which will bring you to West End.
From St. Thomas to Jost Van Dyke you have several transportation choices. To ensure the greatest number of options it is recommended you arrive in St. Thomas no later than 3:30pm. The ferry companies that provide services to the British Virgin Islands are InterIsland Boat Services (340-776-6597), Speedy's Ferry services (284-495-5235) www.BVIFerries.com and Native Sun Boat Service (340-776-6597) . Check these out for detailed schedules and fees.
A pricier (but more direct) option is a water taxi to bring you directly into Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke from Red Hook, St. Thomas ($325 to $350 each way). Please let us know if this is your preferred mode of travel so that we may assist you in arranging it.
Don't forget to bring your valid passport!