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Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were there for the bar only---the location is wonderful---literally right on the beach. The bartenders and others working there were all very friendly and pleasant. The Painkillers are great---you need at least one. Just a relaxing, enjoyable afternoon on the beach---with good drinks and nice people.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We felt welcomed from the minute we got there. This is a legendary place in the BVI and should be on your bucket list at minimum. It's now on our yearly to do list. Neat cabins, well maintained. Great bath house, clean and orderly. Great food. Their website does not do the property justice. This beach is unreal, the ultimate...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great fish Taco and ok service at venue way less crowded than Soggy Dollar Bar just down the beach. Very good view from second floor deck. Good spot to escape down poor and view the yachts at the beach.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great place with rustic beach cabins. Could use a little repair work on a lot of small things like the door knob on the door to the shower stalls. Or loose or broken shower control knobs. The thur. night b-b-q is much better than recent past because of more and better food and all of the music. I kind of...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

White Bay is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth! My trip to Ivan's cabins was full of ups and downs. Would I go back? Sure. Should people know what they are getting into before booking? YES! Ups: -The beach itself. Just beyond compare -The bar is nice and chill and less hectic than its competition down the...

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Ambergris Caye, Belize
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I stayed here for a week in March of 2016. I wasn't expecting much because I have camped for many years. I was expecting hot water for shaving and a shower. The place in need of a lot of repair. The gas stove in the kitchen leaked. The bar was empty because they charge $5 for a beer and $6...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 29 February 2016

So it has been 4 years since our last trip to JVD. We found some value priced airfare on American, and decided to revisit Ivan's. As with our past visits, we bring our own tent and food to the island. It is always a balancing act to manage the airline bag weight limit and our supplies, but we managed to...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed at Ivan's in January, 2016, and fell in love with the place. We rented a cabin as we could leave our belongings under roof as it rained a bit. I would definitely bring my mosquito net next time - the bug cream helped at night! The beach is gorgeous and the water is so clear! I was sad...

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Reviewed 8 December 2015

I knew that I wasn't getting a 5 star all inclusive resort. What I did expect was what I got and I'm completely happy with it. The cabin we were in was Pirate's Treasure, and it was a one bed. It's basically four walls, a fan and a mini fridge. Nothing extravagant but enough to sleep in. There are lounge...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 August 2015

my large family -- my wife and myself, our four kids ranging from 17 to 23, my mother-in-law and my sister -- recently had a wonderful vacation staying in several cabins at Ivan's. the beach at White Bay is almost indescribably lovely, and there is excellent snorkeling at both ends of the bay. if you are the sort of traveler...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stress free retreat, overlooking the pristine waters, and white sand beach. The perfect place to enjoy life in the slow lane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivan's Stress Free Guest House & Campground

Address: White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
Region: Caribbean > British Virgin Islands > Jost Van Dyke
Price Range: RM330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“The Bay is your swimming pool and the beach is your Fitness center. DO NOT! Book here if you want room service.... You will not be happy. If you are a camper and on a budget the Cabins are Dom Pierre Champagne locations on a Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer budget. Tent sites and cabins as well as bathrooms and kitchen are clean and well maintained, the location is... HEAVEN ON EARTH! John Doherty Keyport, NJ”
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