Following several months of post-Irma construction and refurbishment, Necker re-opened in October with a completely re-created Great House, which has been expanded to include 11 bedrooms up from the previous nine. A new freestanding, Balinese-style house, Leha Lo can sleep an additional two adults, while further accommodations—including an improved and expanded Bali Hi complex offering private plunge pools in each of its houses—will roll out in Guests checking in to the Great House now will find everything needed for a memorable getaway, from multiple freshwater infinity pools, a beachside hot tub, and hidden-away hammocks to pro-manned tennis courts and access to a full array of watersports equipment, including wakeboards, scuba gear, and sailboats.
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More than a year after Hurricane Irma devastated much of the Caribbean, billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson's private island in the British Virgin Islands has reopened to guests. Branson and his team reportedly rode out the hurricane on Necker Island. While nobody was hurt, they announced afterward that the resort had "sustained extensive damage. Google co-founder Larry Page had his wedding there.
Richard Branson is no stranger to setbacks. The famed Virgin Group founder, who quit high school at 16 years old, has long been known to thrive on disaster—from the time a trip around the world in a hot-air balloon almost killed him to the catastrophic crash of his Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in The idyllic getaway in the British Virgin Islands is known best for its iconic Great House, an eight-bedroom Balinese-style estate that in was destroyed when lightening struck its thatched roof while Branson and his family slept inside.
Virgin Gorda 10 mins by boat. Tortola airport 30 mins by boat. Walk around the island: 2 hours.
Necker Island British Virgin Islands www. From there they took their adventure to the Atlas Mountains and held the positions of General Managers at Kasbah Tamadot for two years. Tucked away in the British Virgin Islands between Tortola and Anegada, Necker Island is one of the most idyllic and unspoiled locales in all the Caribbean.
At 74 acres, Necker sits in turquoise waters surrounded by coral reefs and fringed with beautiful white sandy beaches. Exclusive hire includes use of the Great House with eight bedrooms and one master suite sleeping a total of 18 guests. There is also a bunkroom that can accommodate up to six additional children. Further accommodation is in the six Balinese-style houses dotted around the island sleeping two guests in each house along with Temple House and Love Temple sleeping two guests each.
Necker Island is the place to go if you want the ultimate privacy, luxury, and pampering. You can rent out the whole island to yourself, or just one room during special periods. Shawnax
Skip to main content. Welcome back! There is still a long way to go for the whole of the British Virgin Islands to recover from the hurricane, and we are working hard with Unite BVI and the entire BVI community to support all manner of projects and initiatives. Head over to Unite BVI to see the latest.