There is something to be thankful for in the travel world right now. The world is opening up, security measures are in place and the "new normal" has started to take hold. And with the launch of his 'new' private island by Richard Branson, it has become much easier for luxury travelers to vacation like a billionaire, even if it's only for a few days. Moskito Island is now open for vacation rentals.
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Branson has opened its "new " private island right across from its famous Necker Island this fall. Located in the British Virgin Islands, Moskito is 125 acres of paradise. There are ten estates located on the island and it is now possible to rent a few.
Getting to Moskito Island
For the most part the easiest way to get to Moskito "Island flies to Tortola (Beef Island), accessible via a 35 minute flight from San Juan or a 1 hour 20 minute flight from Antigua on Cape Air or Tradewind Aviation.
From Tortola, you will then board a 30-minute boat to access the island. The Moskito team will organize this for all guests and is included in the rental rates. Moskito is also a 10 minute boat ride from Virgin Gorda and the team can also pick you up there. However, if you want to maximize your time on the island, Moskito is also accessible by helicopter from Tortola, Virgin Gorda, St. Thomas, San Juan, and many other nearby islands. So depending on what you have in store at the start and end of your Moskito trip, there are plenty of ways to get to where you need to be - the island is remote but definitely accessible. ible.
MOSKITO ISLAND, BVI - Aerial view of Point Estate VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION
Domains on Moskito
Currently , there are three estates available for vacation rental. The Branson Estate, The Oasis Estate and The Point Estate. Each style varies widely and one may be better suited to your group than another. eachdomain.
The Branson Estate
Named after its famous owner, the Branson Estate is located at the northeastern tip of Moskito Island and is perfect for families and groups of friends looking to get away from it all. The luxury accommodation has a total of 11 rooms, which can accommodate up to 22 people. Split between Headland House, Mangrove Villas and Beach Villas, all guests will enjoy spectacular views and each area has its own kitchen, living room, infinity pool and hot tub .
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The Branson Estate also has its own private beach and oceanfront dining area called The Cove. ideal for having breakfast each morning and drinks at sunset in the evening. The Branson Estate was the first built on the island and was completed last year.
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The Oasis Estate
Bring all your friends and get ready to party at the Oasis Estate. This property is located at the highest point of the island and offers panoramic views of the Caribbean and surrounding islands.The contemporary design of the estate evokes the intersection of Miami and Malibu, while embracing the unspoiled nature of the BVI.
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The Point Estate
The third estate currently available for rent is the Point Estate. This property is located on the southwest side of the Overlooking Manchioneel Main Beach and neighboring Virgin Gorda Beach, the Point Estate is perched above turquoise waters and offers several individual hillside villas and a spacious house. cliff, Point Panoramic Pool is where you'll want to savor the sunset every day.
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There are eight bedrooms, one of which is for eight bunk beds in the main house, and comfortably sleeps up to 22. Perfect for large families, the Point offers privacy, spectacular views and quiet elegance.
MOSKITO ISLAND, BVI - The 'Great Room ' at Point Estate VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION
What to do on Moskito Island
In In addition to all the amenities of each area there is also a range of common areason the island for all guests.
On the east coast of the island, the Beach House is the center of the recreation area with direct access to a sandy beach and the island's water sports. There is also a tennis court, a catering pavilion and other tourist pavilions located nearby.
MOSKITO ISLAND, BVI - The water sports area off Moskito Island VIRGIN LIMITED EDITION
Mountain biking, tennis, sailing, kite surf / kite board, Stand Up Paddle (SUP), water ski, wake board , snorkeling and scuba diving are all available and estate concierges will help guests set up these experiences — sp treatments can also be arranged to enjoy each area.
The Branson, Oasis and Point estates are now all available for booking through Virgin Limited Edition. Rates start at $ 25,000 / night for the Branson, $ 19,000 / night at the Oasis and $ 17,500 for the Point.