The Scrub Island Resort Spa and Marina
Looking for a pristine private island with ultra luxury accommodations, a slip for your yacht or landing pad for a helicopter, then look no further than the Scrub Island resort, spa and marina.
Located in the British virgin Islands (BVI) it is part of the lesser Antilles island chain. Surrounding islands include Puerto Rico 74 miles to the east and St Thomas 28 miles to the N East.
History: Arawak Indian
The Arawak Indians where the the earliest settlers of the island with pottery dating back to 200 BC. Christopher Columbus arrived in November 1493 claiming the islands for Spain on his second voyage to the Americas. for many years after Columbus, pirates, swashbucklers and adventures used the island as a safe base. Finally in 1672 the British took control of the island and annexed it with the other islands that are included in the British Virgin Islands. The scrub Island resort and Marina has occupied the island for the last 16 years.
The Scrub Island Resort and Spa is a completely private island built in 2010. Surrounded by three beautiful beaches and coves. The resort features a collection of private two, three and four bed room villas, a 50 room hotel, world class dinning and a deep water marina that can handle mega yachts. The owners of the resort take great pride in protecting the islands natural eco system.
The resort offers three restaurants and a gourmet store and Cafe. You can find something for every taste from fine dining at Carvela restaurant, a outdoor grill at Tierra Tierra and their beach restaurant The One Shoe Beach Bar and Grill. The Gourmet Store and Market offers sandwiches, snacks and beer and wine.
Located on a high point with beautiful views of the Caribbean sea you will find the Ixora Spa. The Scrub Island Resort Spa prides its self on using all natural products ideal for anti ageing. Services include Hydrotherapy baths, massage and facials.
Marina and Water Sports:
The marina has 55 slips with five that will accommodate mega yachts not to exceed one hundred and seventy five feet. There are over sixty island within a short sail of scrub Island making the marina a perfect launching spot for sailing enthusiast. The resort offers full and half day fishing trips for Tuna and world class Blue Marlin. Scuba divers and snorkelers can enjoy the many reefs, Coves and Bays available around Scrub island BVI and surrounding areas.
With 26 West Indies inspired rooms the guest accommodations all have private balconies with marina and ocean views sized from 357 Sq ft to 960 Sq Ft. The incredibly Lavish villas known as the Scrub Island Resort & Spa autograph collection come in two to four bed room designs, all with expansive ocean views that range in size from 1,614 Sq ft to 6,000 Sq ft. The villas come completely furnished and feature large balconies and terraces.
Accessible only by boat or helicopter most people fly into Puerto Rico international airport and take the short 74 mile flight to Beef Island via connecting flights with Air Sunshine, American Airlines or Liat Air. Once there you can take a ten minute boat trip or schedule a helicopter lift with the Scrub Island Resort.