As one of two privately owned islands in the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island is world famous for its beauty, both on the island and in its accommodations, as well as the celebrity of its owner, Richard Branson of Virgin Airlines. As of September 2011, the largest villa on the island, the Great House, is being rebuilt, but there are several smaller villas available for rent that will give you complete access to Necker Island and all its offerings. Necker Island offers complete privacy to guests, and the villas are suitable for couples, families, and other groups. Click on the link below for more information about Necker Island rentals.
Owned by Sir Richard Branson, Necker Island is the most private getaway in the British Virgin Islands, or in the entire Caribbean, for that matter. The island is 74 acres of pure paradise that can be rented, along with the main and guest houses, in its entirety. That means that guests of Necker Island have full access to the island and all that it has to offer, which is plenty.
Transportation to the island is by helicopter or boat, and once there, guests can enjoy a variety of indoor or outdoor activities. The private beaches are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, picnicking, or just lounging with a book. There are also a wide variety of water sports available, including sailing, skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, and more. If your idea of a great beach vacation involves action-packed days spent on the water, then Necker Island has what you need. There are also pools, lighted tennis courts, and a gym at the main house. Conversely, if doing absolutely nothing on your vacation sounds like heaven, then you can just as easily laze in a hammock while enjoying the incredible water views. There is also a full book and music library, games, and other indoor activities for winding down after a day in the sun.
The accommodations on Necker Island are exquisite, which is exactly why so many rich and famous people choose the island for their holidays. You won't find a resort, hotel, or little villas here; instead, the main house on the island has 10 rooms and every modern amenity you can imagine, while three additional guest homes provide space for more visitors. The views of the beach, sea, and tropics can be enjoyed from every room. Everything has been designed and decorated with your comfort in mind, and there is even a staff of 60 to cater to your every need. This includes meals made to order, and it's up to you whether you want a light meal at the pagoda or you want to go all out with silver and lace in the formal dining room. The staff is also there to arrange any activities, spa services, or anything else you may want to do.
Necker Island is the epitome of a private, upscale paradise, and here you'll enjoy the most unforgettable Caribbean holiday imaginable.