Caribbean Tourism

Necker Island

This 74-acre, private island northeast of Virgin Gorda is owned by Richard Branson, who wanted a Virgin island to add to his Virgin enterprise. It is available for rent, contact Necker Island (BVI) Ltd, 1 Uxbridge Street, London W8 7TQ, T020- 73136109, F77278343, toll free in USA 800-5574255, www.neckerisland.com


The house and two cottages, all in Balinese style, sleep 26, fully staffed and cost an arm and a leg. New in 1999 was the Bali Cliff open-sided bedroom and bathroom, made in Indonesia and re-assembled on the island. In 2000 a Balinese beach pool and dining pavilion were constructed. Lovely beaches, protected by a coral reef, tennis and watersports provided, private. Powerboat from Beef Island, 40 minutes, expect to get soaked, or go by helicopter, or boat from Virgin Gorda, much quicker.


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