Sir Richard Branson's private island is unquestionably the most idyllic place in the British Virgin Islands. Necker Island is Sir Richard Branson's home and favourite hideaway. The Island is situated in the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoilt area of the Caribbean. At 74 acres, the island sits in turquoise waters surrounded by coral reefs and fringed with beautiful white sandy beaches.

Necker Island is one of the worlds most exclusive and luxurious holiday hotspots. This idyllic private is the ultra chic playground of the rich and famous. The island is a truly stunning destination within the British Virgin Islands Necker sits in clear turquoise waters surrounded by coral reefs and fringed with pristine sandy white beaches. Necker Island has a maximum capacity of 30 guests. Necker Island can be hired privately or alternatively, if you are not looking to hire the island all on your own, you can still enjoy the Necker experience during the celebration weeks when individual rooms can be booked by singles or couples in search of a island paradise.

Sir Richard Branson's exquisite family home and hideaway is surrounded by clear turquoise waters, coral fringes and pristine sandy white beaches. Located in the stunning and unspoilt British Virgin Islands, Necker is quite simply an island of paradise.


The Great House is the recently rebuilt principle residence, boasting nine bedrooms, including a bunk room which can sleep six children; a spacious al fresco style Balinese villa with spectacular panoramic views of the Caribbean, the Atlantic and neighbouring islands. Additionally there are six individual Bali Houses dotted around the island which can each sleep two people.


Leha Leha is the Balinese way of describing peace, relaxation and daydreaming. You could walk around the island in the early morning sun, relax with a spa treatment, sunbathe on palm-fringed beaches or indulge in the wide range of watersports the island has to offer.


Necker can accommodate 30 adults and six children, the island is available to hire exclusively or by families or by couples during selected 'Celebration Weeks'.

The Great House - this is the hub of the island where guests can come together to relax, eat fabulous dishes prepared by the resident chefs around the large dining table, drink from the fully stocked bar and enjoy one another's company.  The extensive outdoors terraces are furnished with hammocks and sofas, inside are large floor cushions and more comfy sofas, a snooker table, a piano, an entertainment system complete with CDs and DVDs and computers with Internet access. Up on the roof is a cosy four person Jacuzzi - perfect for sipping champagne while you watch the sun set. Boasting nine bedrooms, eight of which have a private balcony, king-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms, while the Master Suite, found on the upper level, also has a private outdoor bath and Jacuzzi on the huge terrace!  All rooms are air-conditioned.

Bali Houses - Designed as private getaways from the main house, these beautiful Balinese houses each accommodate couples comfortably. Each house offers something different; Bali Hi, Bali Cliff and Bali Beach are built on a cliff taking full advantage of the spectacular views, sea breezes and the sounds of the sea, they also share a plunge pool. Bali Beach overlooks the beach and Bali Cliff has a stunning fully open-air bathroom. Bali Lo, Bali Buah and Bali Kukila are built in the middle of the island overlooking the island towards the sea and share a private pool. All are air-conditioned, have entertainment systems with ipod docking leads/ and each is as beautifully unique as the next.

The Beach Pavilion - Split over two levels, the Beach Pavilion is found in the Main Beach area with access to the two flood lit tennis courts. The Pavilion is designed as another communal area; downstairs there is a fully stocked bar, an enormous sofa positioned in front of the huge flat screen TV, while the upper floor offers communal dining, with views overlooking the tennis courts from one side or the ocean from the other.


Necker is renowned for its fine food in idyllic surroundings courtesy of the resident chefs and staff. Guests can design their own menu; formal or informal, inside or outside - lobster and caviar, a Sunday roast or a sunset beach barbeque - the choice is yours. Your stay is inclusive of all food and beverages, including champagne. The bars are fully stocked with a wide range of international wines and spirits, beers and excellent house champagne. We can also organise for your favourite tipple to be shipped in for your stay, usually at no extra cost unless it is particularly rare or extra shipping is involved. As guests are encouraged to treat Necker as their own no limit is placed on food or beverages, guests are encouraged to help themselves to anything they want at any time.


Fully qualified instructors and state of the art equipment provide guests with a long list of activities to try out; tennis, kite-surfing, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, kayaking, power boat trips, snorkelling, an aqua-trampoline anchored to the sea floor and more.

If you fancy a dip in the pool, The Pool Pavilion at the Main Beach has a freeform infinity pool which can be accessed from both the land and beach side, it has a swim up bar and there are rocks in the pool for guests to sit and enjoy a drink - it is simply stunning. There is also an infinity pool at the Great House, for all guests to enjoy. Fully trained resident Beauty Therapists offering fabulous treatments, although these in addition to the normal rates.

How to get there

Necker is accessible via San Jaun (Puerto Rico), Antigua, Barbados or St. Thomas, followed by an interconnecting flight to Beef Island. Guests are collected by Necker staff and there is a 30 minute (private launch) boat ride to the island. It can also be reached by helicopter from Tortola, Virgin Gorda, St. Thomas, San Juan and several other neighbouring islands.


Necker Island was designed to be and has been used by Sir Richard Branson and his children as a family home, so it is extremely child friendly. Cots, baby baths, children's DVDs, toys and books are all available, and resident staff can organise activities such as treasure hunts and beach olympics. Children's menus are available at any time. If you would rather not bring a stock of nappies and formula in your suitcase, let us know in advance and we can make sure they have enough stocked in time for your arrival. Children are welcome all year round.

Key information

Private Island retreat

30 minute boat transfer from Beef Island

Fully inclusive to include fine wines, international spirits and beers, and house champagne.

1 main house with 9 bedrooms - master suite boasts open-air bathroom and Jacuzzi

6 further 2 bedroom villas (Bali Houses)

Multiple pools - shared, plunge and private

Four person Jacuzzi with spectacular views

20 seater beach Jacuzzi

2 Tennis courts, aqua trampoline, kite-surfing, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, kayaking, power boat trips, snorkelling.

Snooker table, large selection of CDs and DVDs.

100 staff in total, including:

Resident chef, house and bar staff

Resident fully trained beauty therapists

Resident fully qualified water sport instructors

Resident professional tennis coach


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