Flight Requirements For Same Day Travel to Jost Van Dyke - If you have not yet booked flights and are hoping for same day transport to Jost, please note the following while making travel arrangements. TRAVELING VIA ST THOMAS (STT) - Fly to St Thomas and take the ferry to Road Town, Tortola that goes three times per day at 9am, 2:30pm and 5pm. - We recommend arriving to STT no later than 3:30pm in order to catch the 5pm ferry from Charlotte Amalie. - Departures from STT airport must be made for after 3:30pm in order to have enough time to get to the airport at the 3 hr suggested time. - Returning to STT, you will take the 9am ferry from JVD to West End, taxi to Road Town, and then take the 11:30am ferry to STT.
TRAVELING VIA TORTOLA BEEF ISLAND (EIS) - There are no time restraints when landing at EIS. - Departing flights should be booked no earlier than 11am.
GETTING FROM TORTOLA TO JOST VAN DYKE - Once you arrive in Tortola, clear customs and get your rapid covid test, you will take a taxi (approx. $30/person) to West End. There is a ferry to Jost Van Dyke (New Horizon) at 8am, 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 6pm. For later arrivals, Frankie, a Gold Seal Certified water taxi ($200 for up to 4 passengers and $50 each additional), can also bring you to Great Harbor, JVD where you will get in a taxi (approx $8/person) to bring you directly up to your villa. Call Frankie at least 2 days ahead to reserve.
Please notify Maria and/or Kevin at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org of your travel plans so that we can prepare for your arrival and assist you along the way. Transportation from Tortola to JVD is paid directly to the vendor in cash.
All travel coordination services are general advice for travel. We cannot guarantee connections due to flight changes, weather, boats, customs and unforeseen island circumstances. Most U.S. Airlines fly into St. Thomas from major U.S. cities. Our recommendation for people coming from the U.S. is to fly directly into St. Thomas. Other options are to fly into San Juan, Puerto Rico or St. Martin, then connect to St. Thomas.
Provisioning For Your Stay at White Bay Villas
We offer provisioning service for our guests. Please contact us at +1 800-778-8066 to find out more information about this convenient service and to get your villa stocked and ready with the essentials before you arrive!
From St. Thomas to Jost Van Dyke
Private Water Taxi
We will be offering our water taxi once again very soon, but until then, we recommend booking with Frankie Chinnery 284-441-2431. He departs from Red Hook St Thomas. Your flight must land by 1:30pm in order for you to have enough time to take the 40 minute taxi ride to Red Hook and meet him. He must leave the dock by 3:30pm to clear customs in West End Tortola before taking you to Jost Van Dyke. His rate is $450 for up to 3 passengers and $150 per additional passenger after 4. Customs fees not included. Please book his services at least 2 days ahead.
Although the quickest way to Jost Van Dyke is the private White Bay Villas Water Taxi, public transportation is available.
There are several inter-island ferries and routes. Please ask Maria and/or Kevin at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org about current schedules and the best travel plan when you book your reservation to White Bay Villas.
Ferries leave from St. Thomas at Charlotte Amalie and Red Hook. Ferries leave Tortola from the West End to Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke.
Once you arrive on Jost Van Dyke, we will assist you in arranging a 5-minute ride to your private villa or cottage.
Getting around on Jost Van Dyke
On Jost Van Dyke, there are three bays, all facing south, and White Bay, where we are located, is the western most and least inhabited. Serenity and sunsets! “White Bay was named by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine as “one of the 10 best beaches in the world”! Great Harbor, just a 15 minute walk, is the “metropolis” of the island and has a Customs House, ferry dock, and a handful of restaurants; Foxy’s being the most famous. Information about transportation is available in your villa or you are always welcome to contact us with any questions.
Walk – You can walk everywhere on Jost Van Dyke but if you're in the mood for something a little quicker...
Jeep Rental – We highly recommend renting a jeep from Paradise Jeep Rentals while on Jost Van Dyke in order to explore our whole island. Jost Van Dyke recently built roads to parts of the island which you could not access before. You will find incredible vistas, stunning views, and friendly locals. Pack a picnic and make a day of it.
Dinghy Rental – You can even explore the shoreline of this beautiful unspoiled island by way of dinghy. Please contact our staff at Maria@jostvandyke.com for more information.
Boat Rentals & Water Taxi – We keep up with the best and most reliable boats for hire. Please contact our staff for more information.
Land Taxi – There are several taxi services available. Please contact our staff for assistance.
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