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Necker Island

Necker Island, The British Virgin Islands

Necker Island: Beachfront Location

Necker Island: Beachfront Location

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If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own paradise island, then Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island is your dream come true. The archetypal tropical paradise escape, Necker is a seventy-four acre, totally private retreat, with a team of seventy staff who take care of guests' every whim. Accommodation comprises The Great House which is located in an elevated position on Devil's Hill and two clusters of three secluded Balinese-style houses, which are perfectly situated around the island to make the most of the glorious panoramic vistas. Available in its entirety for up to thirty guests, this island guarantees one house party you will never forget. Explore the island's pristine beaches, party in the superb Beach House, or order a cocktail from the Pool Pavilion's swim-up bar. Life on Necker Island is designed around you, and you're encouraged to make the most of it.

If you’re travelling in a smaller party, and would rather the buzz of joining other guests on the island, one of Necker’s ‘Celebration Weeks’ may appeal to you. Held on selected weeks throughout the year, you can take the opportunity to book an individual room as a couple, with friends or with family. Sharing the island with other guests, you can meet new friends at mealtimes or enjoy watersports together, though if you would prefer your own space, there are plenty of private spots to retire to!

Utterly relaxed, superbly appointed and just slightly unorthodox, as you might expect from the inimitable owner, Necker Island makes an enchanting base for an unforgettable celebration.

  • Type:Private Island
  • Summary:Sir Richard Branson's personal hideaway
  • Feature:Necker Island can be as informal or indulgent as you wish
  • Rooms:15 rooms and suites, hosting up to 30 guests
  • Location:Necker Island , The British Virgin Islands
  • Nearest airport:Tortola Airport
Necker Island
Location and transfer

Connecting flight from Antigua or Barbados to Beef Island, followed by a 30-minute transfer on the private launch to reach Necker Island.  Helicopter transfers are also available, by prior arrangement, at an additional charge.

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Hosting up to thirty-four adults and six children, the Necker properties combine the feel of a real home with superb luxury. The sumptuous Indonesian-influenced décor includes glossy dark woods, king-size beds, outdoor baths and mounds of fluffy cushions. Accommodation is split between the six Bali Houses and The Great House.

All rooms have air-conditioning, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, flat-screen television (available in Bali Hi and Bali Lo), DVD\CD player (available in Bali Hi and Bali Lo), telephone, iPod/iPhone docking station (available upon request), wi-fi internet access and a twice daily maid service.

Bali Houses :+
  • Rooms: 6
  • Room View: Sea or island views
  • Facilities: There are two clusters of three secluded Balinese-style houses, situated around the island to make the most of the glorious panoramic vistas. Each house has one double bedroom and a private bathroom. Bali Hi, Bali Cliff and Bali Beach are built on a cliff, with sea views and a shared plunge pool. Bali Lo Bali Buah and Bali Kukila are in the middle of the island and boast wonderful views and a large private swimming pool
The Great House:+
  • Room View: Caribbean, the Atlantic and neighbouring islands
  • Facilities: The Great House is Balinese in style and features eight bedrooms each with a balcony, king-size bed and spacious en suite bathroom, while on the upper level there is the 1,500ft ² Master Suite, complete with panoramic views from virtually every angle, a kitchenette area with a fully-stocked fridge, an outdoor bath and a two-person Jacuzzi on the roof terrace. There is also a Bunkroom designed to sleep up to eight additional children, or six children with a Nanny, that features an en suite shower room, a television and games consoles. Perfect for spending quality time with family or friends, The Great House also has an expansive outdoor terrace with hammocks and sofas, a large dining table, a fully-stocked bar, an infinity pool and a zip-line that will transport you from the terrace all the way down to Turtle Beach.

Meals, their location and time of service are determined by the guests' requirements; ideas include: Sushi served in the swimming pool on a canoe, to barbecues on the beach and formal Gala Dinners.

Restaurant Overview:+
  • Cuisine: Various
  • Setting: Dine by candlelight, firelight or starlight in stunning locations around the island, on menu's prepared especially for you using fresh, local produce.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Beach Facilities

Live out your James Bond fantasies and take a ride in the aero-submarine Necker Nymph, one of the world's first underwater aircraft. The Necker Nymph three person submarine effectively flies underwater, using a ‘downward lift’ to descend, it can delve to depths as deep as thirty metres, with average durations of forty minutes. Guests wearing normal scuba breathing gear are accompanied by a certified Dive Pilot, explore the deep together, gliding over glorious reefs and flying side-by-side with dolphins - guaranteed to satisfy the most adventurous person's desires.

Please note the Nymph has limited availability for hire, and comes at an additional cost.


Necker Island was originally intended as a family holiday home, so children are of course, very welcome. There is a choice of sporting activities, together with a large range of children's DVDs, toys, an Xbox, books and games. There is even a fun range of children's beauty products and a welcome pack of treats.

Health & Fitness

'Leha Leha' is the Balinese way of describing peace, relaxation and daydreaming, and there is no better place to do this than at the Necker Island Spa. Bali Leha is built into a cliff overlooking the sea and whilst being pampered by a fabulous range of treatments, you can enjoy  the beautiful ocean views, or close your eyes and drift away to the gentle sounds of the sea. A wonderful treatment list incorporates all the usual things you could expect from a five star spa, along with some special extras. Bali Leha is yet another place on Necker Island dedicated to the nourishment and revitalisation of your mind, body and soul.

In Addition

Necker Island 's Beach House offers tennis courts and a ground floor bar, pool table and plenty of seating in front of a wide-screen television, whilst upstairs, there’s a table large enough to accommodate forty guests.

Celebration Weeks: Necker Island is normally hired privately for up to thirty guests, however Celebration Weeks allow couples or singles to book individual rooms and share the island with others, enjoying activities such as sailing, brushing up on tennis skills or simply relaxing on a beach. During Celebration Weeks meals are enjoyed together at a variety of locations around the island, and all food and drink is included in the rate.

2016 Celebration Weeks Arrival Dates:
3 September 2016 for 7 nights
10 September 2016 for 7 nights
17 September 2016 for 7 nights (adults only)
24 September 2016 for 7 nights (adults only)
15 October 2016 for 7 nights
22 October 2016 for 7 nights

Weddings & Honeymoons

Choose from a myriad of stunning places on the island, from a palm-fringed beach, a terrace with panoramic sea views or by the pool, for your ceremony. Or make use of the entire island and plan celebrations at different locations. Whether you would prefer a formal day complete with a banquet dinner and string quartet, a grand affair with a party of up to one hundred guests finished off with a fireworks display or you'd simply like to get married barefoot on the beach, followed by a bonfire barbeque, the staff at Necker Island will be available to liaise with you prior to the big day, ensuring that everything is perfect.

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