British businessman Richard Branson presents his second island in the Caribbean: Moskito Island.
After 14 years of construction and development, and two new properties, the island is finally 100% ready to receive guests from all over the world.
MOSKITO, RICHARD BRANSON’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ISLAND IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, PRESENTS TWO NEW LUXURY PROPERTIES
A new definition of luxury is now firmly on the map in the British Virgin Islands, as the highly anticipated new Moskito Island makes its debut this week. After more than 14 years of development, Moskito has quickly become the newest private island and one of the most exclusive in the Caribbean – a secluded playground for billionaires, home to privately owned villa estates all brought together by activities. first-class community recreational facilities. Two brand new properties – The Point Estate and The Oasis Estate are the latest additions to the existing 11-bedroom Branson Estate on Moskito Island, under the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio. Each estate brings its own sense of style through striking architecture and unique design, to create exceptionally unique island havens.
Spread across 125 acres, off its famous sister island Necker, Moskito Island provides a unique hospitality experience in the Caribbean. It’s where the best of coastal living comes to life through unparalleled ocean views and unmatched luxury, complemented by the stunning architectural design of each individual property. On October 1, 2021, The Point Estate and The Oasis Estate will be officially available for exclusive acquisitions through Virgin Limited Edition. Celebrated for its hyper-personalized service in unparalleled destinations around the world, Virgin Limited Edition is Sir Richard Branson’s global collection of eight unique luxury hotels and retreats.
“Moskito Island is the newest jewel in the Caribbean; a truly one-of-a-kind escape where visitors can enjoy the luxuries of the most breathtaking unspoiled settings, while enjoying the comfort and luxury of a beautiful private home, ”says Jon Brown, CEO of VLE. “Together with the island’s homeowners, we wanted to create something exceptionally unique and offer a rental program unlike any other hospitality experience in the Caribbean, so we are incredibly excited to share this with the world.
When Richard bought the island in 2007, he was able to draw inspiration from his beloved Necker Island and instill some of the incredible designs and qualities that have made it the success it is today. But what makes Moskito Island so wonderfully different is its personality and charm, a result of not just Richard’s vision of the island, but a fusion of other like-minded owners, their ideas, and a unique vision for the island. too. Visitors now can enjoy the privacy and glamor of a private island with the choice of some of the best rental properties in the world, each with its own individual style and offering. ”
THE OASIS STATE
Situated at the highest point on Moskito Island, you’ll find the sprawling nine-room Oasis Estate. Offering the best of contemporary living, The Oasis Estate exudes a unique and elegant aesthetic, with a modern design. The ultimate entertaining abode, the four-story main house sits atop the hill and makes perfect use of natural landforms, with stunning two-level see-through terraces emerging from the central core of the estate. With multiple bars, including a swim-up bar, a spacious billiards and movie room, and a rooftop terrace that boasts 360-degree views of the surrounding territory, the property offers the perfect balance of fun, privacy, and relaxation to cater. all the needs of the guests.
Floor-to-ceiling windows and doors throughout the home provide plenty of natural light, and all open fully to allow for harmonious living indoors and outdoors, while a flat, grassy roof adds a design element. unique urban. A curved, wraparound main pool brings a luxurious cooling element to the space and joins the main house with three individual guest compartments, which sit on the edge of the estate and provide their own sense of privacy. Also minimalist in nature, the poolside pods come equipped with their own kitchen and living room, as do each of the rooms in the main house.
The jewel of the estate is the 75-square-meter master suite, which features an open-plan bedroom and living room that seamlessly transitions to a spacious 180-degree terrace and entertaining area, offering some of the best views. . Guests will wake up at sunrise to views of Sir Richard Branson’s iconic neighboring island, Necker Island, before later enjoying the panoramic sunset views of the from the freestanding outdoor bathtub. The spacious deck features loungers and a dining table to create the perfect entertaining space in this beautiful private retreat.
THE POINT STATE
The eight-room Point Estate sits next to a cliff, overlooking the island’s stunning Manchioneel Beach and neighboring Virgin Gorda. Drawing inspiration from the design of owners’ travels around the world, The Point Estate offers self-contained accommodation and a main home for entertainment. The main house’s expansive common area ties the property together as a dining and entertaining space, with a contemporary kitchen and bar, and a massive infinity pool offering 180-degree views of the surrounding turquoise waters. A unique open-air seaside dining pavilion is impressively built right on the cliff edge and offers arguably the best vantage point of the spectacular British Virgin Islands sunsets than anywhere else on the island. Guests staying at The Point Estate have exclusive stair access to Manchioneel Beach, Moskito Island’s main beach, complete with a dining pavilion, stocked bar, and guest facilities.
With eight bedrooms, including a fun children’s room with eight bunk beds in the main house, the estate can comfortably sleep up to 22 people and is an ideal family destination. The estate has two master bedrooms: Hillside Master, which overlooks the entire property, and Seaside Master, a quiet cove at the bottom of the property, with sensational water views. A combination of freestanding, outdoor, deep-soak baths and showers, with spacious decks and loungers, are found throughout the guest accommodation, and on top of the main house’s great room is an impressive nest of Cuervos, an idyllic place to watch the sun rise and set over the island and enjoy a quiet respite.
THE BRANSON STATE
The two new properties, The Oasis and The Point, will join the enviable Branson Estate, owned by the Branson family, and opened in 2020. Nestled in an idyllic location, adjacent to the island’s community recreational facilities, The Branson Estate It was the first estate on Moskito Island with three beautiful villas connected by elevated wooden walkways, including the main residence, Headland House, which houses the main living, dining and entertainment areas, the master suite, and two bedrooms. The four-bedroom Beach Villa is a seaside oasis, with its own private infinity pool and living areas, and adjacent is the four-bedroom Mangrove Villa, nestled in the mangroves with stunning views of neighboring islands. In true luxury style, The Branson Estate is home to beautiful seaside dining and play areas that seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor living for a relaxing and private vacation.
Each private estate on Moskito Island is linked by a multitude of community recreational amenities, including the main Beach Pavilion, comprising a bar, games and movie areas, a wraparound pool, and a stunning community beach. Two lighted artificial grass tennis courts, designed to match the courts on Necker Island, which are the famous hosts of the annual Necker Cup, can host group tournaments, lessons, or a casual outing with friends. Guests can also enjoy a multitude of island restaurants, private in-room or beachside spa treatments, water sports, and a variety of activities that can be arranged to cater for the entire group, including game nights. , guided walks, beach Olympics and pizza making classes for kids. Off the island, the British Virgin Islands offer some of the best crystal clear waters in the world to explore, whether it’s snorkeling off pristine reefs and shipwrecks, or swimming with turtles.
Rates for Moskito Island start at $ 17,500 per night during the off-season, based on a four-night minimum stay at The Point Estate for up to 16 guests. Rates include a dedicated manager, chef, and private team. Plus all meals, drinks, water sports, and a personalized itinerary from start to finish.
For more information, visit http://www.moskitoisland.virgin.com
About Virgin Limited Edition
Virgin Limited Edition is an award-winning collection of one-of-a-kind retreats, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offers a sense of fun, style, luxury, and exceptional personalized service. The group includes Necker Island and Moskito Island in the British Virgin Islands of the Caribbean.