sunset at mahoe bay virgin gorda

FAQs

When is Check-In time? When is Check-Out time?

Check in is at 4 p.m. Check out is at 10 a.m. We ask guests to stick to this schedule because we have people departing and arriving on the same day, and we need the opportunity to make Sandcastle a welcoming retreat for the next arrivals.

Is the water drinkable?

Yes.

Is smoking allowed in the house? Pets?

No smoking is allowed inside Sandcastle. Dogs are okay.

Is the home wheelchair accessible?

Yes

Is there a noise curfew?

Mahoe Bay is a quiet, insulated cove and sounds do travel. While we want everyone to thoroughly enjoy their vacation, we ask that you be conscientious of our neighbors and host no loud parties after 10 p.m.

Should we bring mosquito repellant?

We fog the gardens periodically but we de recommend bringing mosquito repellant or purchasing it on the island.

Is there a TV available?

Yes, Sandcastle has two large flat screen TVs both equipped with Satellite, one in the Great Room for general use and one in the Garden Pavilion bedroom.

Is maid service provided?

Yes, maid service is provided every day except Sundays.

Are laundry facilities available?

No. Laundry can be dropped off or self-laundered at Stevens Laundry and Dry Cleaning near the Virgin Gorda Yacht Club (284-495-5525).

Where do we get groceries?

If you would like to do your own shopping, Buck’s Food Market (http://www.bucksmarketplace.com) and Rosy’s Supermarket (http://www.rosysenterprisesvg.com/) are good, all-purpose markets. The Chef’s Pantry (http://www.virgingordabvi.com/pantry.php) has good quality meat, or you can pack a cooler and bring your own meat. They do allow it through customs, just no vegetables.

If you would like the kitchen to be stocked for you, contact mahoebay@surfbvi.com or www.bucksmarketplace.com. Both will charge you a fee of 25 percent of the cost of the groceries.

Which restaurants would you recommend?

Georgio’s Wine Restaurant (www.giorgiobvi.net/Giorgios_Restaurant_BVI/The_Restaurant.html)
The Rock Café (www.bvidining.com/Rock_Cafe/index.php)
Chez Bamboo (www.chezbamboo.com/index.html)
Little Dix and the Restaurant (www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/littledixbay/dining/the_sugar_mill)
Leverick Bay (www.leverickbay.com/Leverick_Bay/restaurant.php)
The Bath and Turtle (www.bathandturtle.com)
Town and Top-of-the-Baths (www.topofthebaths.com)
While it involves a short ferry ride, Biras Creek (www.biras.com/dining.html) is also a good outing
Saba Rock www.sabarock.com

What are other fun things to do on Virgin Gorda?

Check out http://www.bvitourism.com/virgin-gorda for lots of great activities on Virgin Gorda and throughout BVI.