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Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke #189167
03/30/2019 01:44 PM
03/30/2019 01:44 PM
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Rhode Island
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In Feb. 2017 while visiting Jost Van Dyke on a boat charter we met Dale who was trying to start up a floating spa in White Bay. Then hurricane Irma hit and this plan was put on hold. We returned Feb 2019 and saw Dale and saw that his floating spa became a reality- Ocean Spa BVI. You can find it moored in front of Ivan's . He was able to build his floating spa from salvaged lumber from the Hurricane. We booked massages and have to say they were Awesome. Here is an article on his Spa. https://www.coastalliving.com/travel/bvi-floating-spa-caribbean It was such a great experience!

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Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: Marsh] #189168
03/30/2019 01:53 PM
03/30/2019 01:53 PM
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Central Florida!
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#yesplease!! What an amazing idea!


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Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: Marsh] #189170
03/30/2019 03:18 PM
03/30/2019 03:18 PM
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Tortola/ Sonoma, California
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Got to love that..so cool..

Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: Marsh] #189171
03/30/2019 03:31 PM
03/30/2019 03:31 PM
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Rhode Island
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I was with Marsh on this trip and the one in 2017 when the spa was still just Dale's dream. His story is an inspiring one, and the massage was wonderful. Attached is a picture of the floating spa taken from the hill between Great Harbor and White Bay. So glad we got to do this.

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Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: AnneQ] #189178
03/30/2019 05:49 PM
03/30/2019 05:49 PM
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Bucks County, Pa.
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I so so so love this idea. What could be more perfect than a massage in front of Ivans.......


Toast.......to Life; White Bay...heaven on earth.
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Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: Marsh] #189185
03/31/2019 12:41 AM
03/31/2019 12:41 AM
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Ontario, Canada
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The floating spa looks great. I wish it was possible that the spa could be safely moored without using a great mooring ball.


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Re: Ocean Spa -Jost Van Dyke [Re: Marsh] #189203
03/31/2019 09:49 AM
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The Spa is great!

Did it in January when we were at the Villa. Loved the floor portholes that were opened up to enjoy the underwater views! If you are landbased it requires a swim or a dinghy ride to get there.

Exactly what was needed on Jost, IMO.

We wish Dale and his group great success!

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To be clear............him not me!

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