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... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.