Mainsail Lodging & Development Earns Marriott International’s Prestigious “Partnership Circle Award,” Hall of Fame Induction

Posted by Scrub Island, October 19, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (October 19, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development, a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean, was recognized with Marriott International’s Partnership Circle Award, the highest honor awarded by Marriott to its owners and franchise partners for hospitality excellence. Mainsail was also inducted into the award program’s Hall of Fame. Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development, Read More »

2017 Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational Rescheduled to Sept. 2-5

Posted by Sarah Junkins, June 28, 2017

WHEN: The Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational will take place Sept. 2-5, 2017. The event was originally scheduled for August.   WHO: Skip’s Tournaments and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina.   WHAT: The Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational will now take place Sept. 2-5, 2017. This summer, saltwater sportsmen from around the world can experience the September full moon in private island luxury at the second annual Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational. Read More »

2017 Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational Offers Full Schedule of Full Moon Fishing

Posted by Scrub Island, June 8, 2017

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (June 8, 2017) – This summer, saltwater sportsmen from around the world can once again experience the August full moon in private island luxury at the second annual Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational, August 3-6. The event will be hosted at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a luxury AAA Four Diamond resort close to the BVI fishing grounds and the renowned North Drop. “We’re excited to Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Adds Four New Longview Villas to Inventory of Luxurious Private Island Accommodations

Posted by Scrub Island, May 31, 2017

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (May, 2017) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the first luxury, private-island resort development to be built in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years, has added four new hillside villas to its inventory. With expansive views of the Caribbean’s turquoise waters and surrounding islands, these new private villa estates range from two to six bedrooms and from 3,000 to more than 6,000 square Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Announces Ayurvedic Menu at Ixora Spa

Posted by Kelly Stafford, April 6, 2017

Award-Winning Spa Offers Ancient Holistic Healing Methods BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (April 5, 2017) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island, AAA Four Diamond resort in the British Virgin Islands, has introduced a new Ayurvedic menu at the property’s award-winning Ixora Spa. Based on one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, the cliff-side spa’s extensive new Ayurvedic menu offers an array of wellness treatments and packages for spa-goers Read More »

Mainsail Lodging & Development Announces Spring Property Enhancements

Posted by Kelly Stafford, March 23, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (March 23, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is announcing a new round of upgrades and enhancements to three of its properties: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands, Epicurean Hotel in Tampa and Mainsail Beach Inn on Anna Maria Island. Ranging from new artwork, furnishings and lighting to outdoor amenities and landscaping, the spring improvements include a mix of the aesthetic and the Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Serves Up New Round of Culinary Enhancements

Posted by Scrub Island, March 2, 2017

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (February 21, 2017) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island, AAA Four Diamond hotel in the British Virgin Islands, has announced a number of major changes to the resort’s world-class culinary offerings, including the appointment of Devon Liburd as the new food and beverage manager, the opening of Donovan’s Lounge and new menus at the fine-dining Caravela Restaurant and the casual, open-air Tierra! Tierra! restaurant. Read More »

Mainsail’s Epicurean Hotel, Scrub Island Resort Named “Best Hotels for 2017” by U.S. News & World Report

Posted by Scrub Island, February 13, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (February 13, 2017) – Mainsail Lodging & Development is honored to announce the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa and Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands have been ranked among the “Best Hotels for 2017” by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The Epicurean Hotel is ranked No. 1 among the Best Hotels in Tampa, while Scrub Island Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina to Host 2nd Annual Scrub Island Invitational during 2017 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Posted by Scrub Island, December 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (December 19, 2016) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, will host the March 29 Scrub Island Invitational during the 46th Annual BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. For the second consecutive year, the resort is the hosting sponsor for the event, which is expected to draw up to 50 boats to compete in a race from Nanny Cay Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Earns Top Consumer Recognition from Condé Nast Traveler and TripAdvisor

Posted by Scrub Island, December 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (Dec. 9, 2016) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – has been voted among the Top Resorts in the Caribbean in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards. The resort has also earned the 2016 Certificate of Excellence by leading travel ratings and reviews website, TripAdvisor. In Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI Hosts Offshore Sailing School’s Racing Clinic

Posted by Scrub Island, August 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (August 30, 2016) – This winter, sailors can experience Offshore Sailing School’s new racing clinic in private island luxury, Dec. 4-9 at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands. Developed for racing skippers and crew seeking to build confidence and skills, as well as established sailors ready to get into racing, the new racing clinic will feature a four-day racing program hosted by Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI Hosts Blue Marlin Invitational

Posted by Scrub Island, August 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (August 10, 2016) – This season, saltwater sportsmen can experience the August full moon in private island luxury at the Blue Marlin Invitational Aug. 14-17, 2016 on Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina. Closer to the BVI fishing grounds from an exquisite, protected harbor, this invitational is the crème de la crème of blue marlin bliss. In response to several billfish tournament team, owner and captain requests, Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Offers Ideal Summer Option for Multi-Gen Travelers

Posted by Scrub Island, May 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (May 16, 2016) – Located on a serene 230-acre private-island haven in the British Virgin Islands, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina offers an ideal mix of elements for multigenerational summer trips, with accommodations, amenities, activities and affordable rates that appeal to the diverse travel preferences of Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials. Starting at $1,199, the island resort’s private luxury villas are perfect for extended families, with Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI Appoints New Spa Director at Ixora Spa

Posted by Scrub Island, April 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (April 6, 2016) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI recently appointed Dr. Rajamannar Chinnaraju as spa director of its luxurious Ixora Spa, where he will oversee the extensive menu of services, daily operations and highly skilled staff. With a degree in Naturopathic Medicine and Yoga Therapy from Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in India, Chinnaraju brings more than seven years of experience in spa and wellness Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Named Hosting Sponsor of Scrub Island Invitational for 2016 BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival

Posted by Scrub Island, February 2016

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (February 8, 2016) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, will host the March 30 Scrub Island Invitational as hosting sponsor during the 45th Annual BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Up to fifty boats are expected to compete in a race from Nanny Cay Marina to Scrub Island, winding through many of the lush islands, offering breathtaking panoramas Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Partners with DiveBVI to Offer “Turtle Researcher for A Day” Program

Posted by Scrub Island, October 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands and one of Travel + Leisure’s 2014 500 World’s Best Hotels – has partnered with the on-island dive shop, DiveBVI, Association of Reef Keepers and the Conservation & Fisheries Departments, to offer guests a new “Turtle Researcher for A Day” program, a once in a lifetime experience that also Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, BVI Receives TripAdvisor Top Honors

Posted by Scrub Island, October 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS –Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina–the first luxury private-island resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years and first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean – has received the 2015 ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from TripAdvisor. This will be the fifth year in a row that Scrub Island Resort receives the award, automatically placing it into the coveted TripAdvisor 2015 Hall of Read More »

Extravagant Spring Break Packages Feature Dolphins, Resort and Spa Credits at Scrub Island Resort

Posted by Scrub Island, September 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands and one of Travel + Leisure’s 2014 500 World’s Best Hotels – is offering two extravagant Spring Break packages designed to let couples and families experience the ultimate British Virgin Islands getaway. Available for stays from February 28 through April 31, each of the five-night packages features unique island Read More »

Award-Winning Ixora Spa at Scrub Island Resort, BVI, Revamped Treatments, Wellness Menus and Facilities

Posted by Scrub Island, August 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private island resort in the British Virgin Islands and one of Travel + Leisure’s 2015 500 World’s Best Hotels – recently completed a facility-wide update including amenities, services offered and wellness menus in the award-winning Ixora Spa. “Denise Morrison joined Scrub Island Resort as spa manager in early 2015 and, since her arrival, we have seen Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Partners with Waypoint Real Estate Consulting; Begins $12.5 Million in Capital Improvements

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands and one of Travel + Leisure’s 2015 500 World’s Best Hotels – has recently partnered with Waypoint Real Estate Consulting, a Florida-based agency specializing in the sales of resort real estate. The partnership is intended to increase awareness of the real estate offerings around the island and renewed momentum Read More »

Guests Encouraged to “Make a Scene” with New Five-Day Vacation Package at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2015

Package includes New GoPro Hero4 Session Camera, Professional Editing Services BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (October X, 2015) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, ranked number one in the BVI on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels list – is offering a new “Make a Scene” vacation package that includes a five-night stay in a two-, three- or four-bedroom hillside Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Received Two World’s Best Awards from Travel + Leisure in 2015

Posted by Scrub Island, June 2015

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – was ranked No. one in the BVI and No. 17 in the Caribbean on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas list. “We are thrilled and honored to be able to claim these prominent awards from one of the leaders in the travel Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Offers New “Luxe in Love” Valentine’s Day Getaway

Posted by Scrub Island, April 2015

Helicopters, Dom Pérignon, Dolphin Swim, Private Island-Hopping Charter and More BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands and one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels in 2014 – is enticing travelers to experience the ultimate private-island Caribbean getaway with an uber luxurious Valentine’s Day package. Available for stays from February 11 through 17, the Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Received Two World’s Best Awards from Travel + Leisure in 2014 and 2015

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – was named one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels for 2015 and ranked eighth World’s Best Family Hotel in the Caribbean in 2014. The rankings are determined from the results of a reader questionnaire developed by the editors of Travel + Leisure which judges hotels, cities, Read More »

Extravagant Spring Break Packages Feature Dolphins, Helicopters and Butler Service at Scrub Island Resort

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS– Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – is offering three new extravagant Spring Break packages designed to let couples and families escape to the ultimate British Virgin Islands getaway. Available for stays from Feb. 28 through April 1, each of the five-night packages features unique island adventures and amenities. The Suite Spring Break Escape package starts Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Offers Three-, Five- and Seven-Day Sailing Packages in Partnership with Colgate Offshore Sailing School

Posted by Scrub Island, October 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Beginning April 1, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the British Virgin Islands’ newest luxury private-island resort – will be offering three-, five- and seven-day Sailing Packages, giving guests an adventurous new experiential element for their ultimate British Virgin Islands getaway. The packages are made possible through a partnership with Fort Myers, Fla. -based Colgate Offshore Sailing School, a globally-recognized leader in comprehensive sailing instruction. Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Greets Holidays with Four Fabulous Feasts

Posted by Scrub Island, October 2014

Extravagant Island Dining Events for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day WHO Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, with 52 guest accommodations, a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants such as the popular Caravela, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina. WHAT At the talented hands of celebrity Chef Juan Morrison, Scrub Island Resort Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Partners with “Pack for a Purpose” to Support Local BVI Autism Centre

Posted by Scrub Island, September 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (March 27, 2014) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – has partnered with Pack for a Purpose, whose mission is to positively impact communities around the world by helping travelers make meaningful contributions to destinations they visit. Through this partnership, Scrub Island Resort has chosen to support the BVI Autism Centre which is dedicated to Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina’s Ixora Spa Becomes Newest L’OCCITANE-Branded Spa in Caribbean

Posted by Scrub Island, August 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the first luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years and first member of the Autograph Collection® in the Caribbean, has transitioned its award-winning, on-property Ixora Spa to the newest L’OCCITANE-branded spa in the Caribbean. “Scrub Island Resort continues to elevate the on-island guest experience by partnering with only the most luxurious brands,” said Anura Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Earns 2013 Market Share Success Award for a Franchise Hotel

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – received the 2013 Market Share Success Award for a Franchise Hotel from Marriott International’s 2014 Caribbean and Latin America Summit in Panama. When comparing 2013 results year-over-year, Scrub Island posted a 26.1 percent increase in RevPAR. This was achieved by growing occupancy by almost 14 percent and increasing Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Hosts Weekly Leeward Meets Windward Event

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2014

Who: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina hosts weekly Leeward Meets Windward cultural event. What: Every Friday evening as the sun sets, follow the trade winds to Scrub Island and explore Caribbean cuisines, culture, art and music. Locals and guests relish in traditional Caribbean fare expertly prepared by Executive Chef Michael Wedderburn and his culinary team including Callaloo Soup, Stewed Chicken from St. Lucia; Curry Goat from Guyana, Spicy BBQ Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Partners with HoneymoonWishes to Enhance Honeymoon Getaways and Destination Weddings

Posted by Scrub Island, June 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, has partnered with HoneymoonWishes, the leading honeymoon registry company, to change the way couples are handling honeymoon registries. Brides and grooms-to-be can now forego the usual blender and china set by registering for what they really want – the perfect romantic, honeymoon experience at Scrub Island Resort in the BVI. Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Partners with HoneymoonWishes to Enhance Honeymoon Getaways and Destination Weddings

Posted by Scrub Island, May 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, has partnered with HoneymoonWishes, the leading honeymoon registry company, to change the way couples are handling honeymoon registries. Brides and grooms-to-be can now forego the usual blender and china set by registering for what they really want – the perfect romantic, honeymoon experience at Scrub Island Resort in the BVI. Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Voted Among Top Resorts, Top Spas in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted by Scrub Island, April 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – has been voted among the Top 25 Resorts in the Caribbean and Top 15 Spas in the Caribbean and the Atlantic in the Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Poll. Scrub Island Resort ranked number 13 among Caribbean hotels and number 12 among Caribbean spas, which places the full-service Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Announces Partnership with London-Based Marketing Firm, ClubCenturia

Posted by Scrub Island, March 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – has announced a new partnership with ClubCenturia, a London-based sales and marketing company. The partnership is intended to increase presence and generate business for the resort from the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Russia and its Commonwealth of Independent States. ClubCenturia represents a number of exceptional resort properties Read More »

Epicurean Hotel’s Chef Chad Johnson Takes Supper Club Road Trip to British Virgin Islands

Posted by Scrub Island, March 2014

Five exclusive packages available for Chef Chad’s Supper Club Road Trip BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Epicurean Hotel’s Chef Chad Johnson is taking his Supper Club global on November 12, when he will travel to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands and sister property of the Epicurean Hotel. To mark the occasion, Scrub Island Resort is offering five exclusive packages* Read More »

Scrub Island Sweet-Talks Guests with Chocolate-Inspired Experiences for February

Posted by Scrub Island, February 2014

Surf & Sail Packages, Special Menus, Drinks, Spa Treatments, “Love Huts” and More BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS– Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – is enticing travelers with an irresistible selection of chocolate-inspired experiences this February. Appealing to the nearly universal affection for confection, Scrub Island’s tempting options for the “month of love” include sensuous spa treatments; unique cocktails, tastings Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Offers Exclusive Rates for Inaugural BVI Exquisite Boat Show

Posted by Scrub Island, February 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (April 16, 2014) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – is hosting the inaugural BVI Exquisite Boat Show on Saturday, May 24, starting at 11 a.m. and marking the occasion by offering a limited number of Deluxe Ocean View guest rooms for just $325* per night. The festive, one-day nautical showcase will give boaters, boat Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Offers “Buy 7, Get 7” Deal on Luxury Villas in British Virgin Islands

Posted by Scrub Island, January 2014

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina – the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands – is offering a new “Buy 7, Get 7” villa getaway package. Available for stays through December 20, the package doubles any seven-night reservation in one of the resort’s luxurious two-, three- or four-bedroom hillside villas overlooking the azure waters of the Caribbean. The 14-night package includes daily breakfast Read More »

With “Suite Dream” Package, Enjoy Guaranteed Upgrade at Scrub Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is offering the “Suite Dream” package for guests visiting the property from August 18 through October 31. Starting at $375 a night, the “Suite Dream” package provides a guaranteed upgrade for any ocean view guest room reservation to an ocean view one-bedroom suite. Ocean view one-bedroom suites feature a separate Read More »

Scrub Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands Offers Exclusive Thanksgiving Rates for Residents of Puerto Rico

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is offering residents of Puerto Rico exclusive discounted rates for the Thanksgiving holiday. Ideal for a tropical Thanksgiving family getaway, the rates include a luxurious ocean view guestroom for $295* per night, or an upgrade to a one-bedroom suite with gourmet kitchen for just $395* per night. Guestrooms and suites Read More »

Marriott.com Adds Online Module of Ocean View Villas at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in BVI

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2013

New Module Includes Photos, Videos and More BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Visitors to the Marriott.com website can now access an online module of the luxurious Ocean View Villas at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, considered among the most lavish accommodations in the British Virgin Islands and unique within the prestigious Marriott and Marriott Autograph Collection® portfolios. Through colorful photography, videos and more, the new online module showcases the amenities, Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Offers “Caribbean Dream” Treatment to Celebrate Caribbean/Mexico Status as Top Global Spa Destination

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – In the recently released State of Spa Travel report from SpaFinder® Wellness, the Caribbean and Mexico were listed as the top global spa travel destination in 2012, unseating North America from the top position. To celebrate this new designation, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina has added a new Caribbean Dream treatment to the menu services at their luxurious Ixora Spa. The Caribbean Dream is an Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Heats Up Valentine’s Day with “Sexy” Menus at Fine-Dining Restaurant, Caravela, and Luxury Spa, Ixora

Posted by Scrub Island, October 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years, is heating up Valentine’s Day with the introduction of special menus featuring popular aphrodisiacs – foods and drinks historically believed to increase sexual desire. The “sexy” new menus are available at the resort’s fine-dining restaurant, Caravela, complemented with decadent signature treatments in the ultra-luxe Ixora Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Greets Holidays with Five Fabulous Feasts

Posted by Scrub Island, September 2013

Extravagant Island Dining Events for Christmas, New Year’s Day WHO: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, with 52 guest accommodations, a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants such as the popular Caravela, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina. WHAT: At the talented hands of celebrity Chef Davide Pugliese, Scrub Island Resort has Read More »

Scrub Island Resort to Host Wine Dinner Series during 2013 BVI Wine & Food Festival

Posted by Scrub Island, August 2013

“Top Chef” competitor Jennifer Carroll among cast of featured guest chefs BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – As part of the inaugural BVI Wine & Food Festival, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina will host the formal Wine Dinner Series, October 31 through November 3, showcasing the talents of some of the world’s most renowned chefs and culinary personalities, each of whom will personally oversee the preparation of his or her selected Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Hosts Chef’s Table Introducing New Executive Chef Davide Pugliese

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2013

WHO: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina brought on Chef Davide Pugliese as Executive Chef in November 2012. Originally from Firenze, Italy, Chef Davide oversees all culinary offerings in the resort’s four restaurant outlets, as well as menus and management of events taking place in the 17,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet space. He is known for his proficiency in customizing menus for large groups including Read More »

Scrub Island Resort Executive Chef Davide Pugliese Featured in 16th Annual Award-Winning Celebrity Chefs' Brunch

Posted by Scrub Island, July 2013

Signature Event Part of “Meals from the Masters” Benefit Weekend BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina announced today that the resort’s Executive Chef Davide Pugliese will be among the cast of culinary masters featured at the 16th Annual Celebrity Chefs' Brunch in Wilmington, Del. on April 21. This will be the fifth consecutive year Chef Davide has participated in this signature fundraising event benefiting Meals on Read More »

Seven-Night Package Gives Tropical Twist to Thanksgiving on Scrub Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands

Posted by Scrub Island, June 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, has created a new “Thanksgiving’s on Us” package that blends the tropics and traditions into a unique, island escape. Starting at $979 per night, the package includes a seven-night stay for the price of five, luxury accommodations in a spacious two-bedroom ocean view villa, a bottle of wine and four Read More »

Valentine Package Offers Luxurious Amenities, Exclusive Accommodations, Decadent Dining at BVI’s Scrub Island Resort Spa & Marina

Posted by Scrub Island, May 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years, is enticing guests with a seductive new “Be My Valentine Private Island Escape” package. Available from February 8 to 14, 2013, the exclusive package is ideal for couples who want to celebrate the most romantic month of the year with the quintessential private-island escape. The Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Offers BVI Resident Package

Posted by Scrub Island, May 2013

Package includes Accommodations, Breakfast, Dinner and Spa Credit BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years, has created a special package offer exclusively for BVI residents. Available through December 26, 2013, the package is ideal for couples in search of a romantic getaway, families looking for something new during a long weekend or Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Voted “Best Resort Pool” by Readers of Virgin Islands Property & Yacht

Posted by Scrub Island, February 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is the proud recipient of the ‘Best Resort Pool’ award from Virgin Islands Property & Yacht magazine’s Readers’ Choice survey. Categories are divided into three sections, including awards for resorts, yachting and “The Lot" throughout the Virgin Islands. Winners of the 3rd Annual Readers’ Choice Awards were identified through an open-ballot voted on by locals and tourists alike, made available Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Unveils Romantic Getaway Package for Ultimate Private Island Bliss

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2012

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Secluded beaches. Luxurious tropical accommodations. Decadent dining. Any of these settings alone would describe the ideal background for a romantic getaway and a private island locale would add even more to the romantic lore. The Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a serene 230-acre haven just east of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, is now offering a Romantic Getaway package for stays of four nights, Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Voted “Best Resort” by Readers of Virgin Islands Property & Yacht

Posted by Scrub Island, November 2012

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is the proud recipient of the “Best Resort” award from Virgin Islands Property & Yacht magazine’s Readers’ Choice survey. Categories are divided into three sections, including awards for resorts, yachting and restaurants throughout the Virgin Islands. Winners of the 2nd Annual Readers’ Choice Awards were identified through an open-ballot voted on by locals and tourists alike, made available online and Read More »

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina Launches Mobile Site

Posted by Scrub Island, September 2012

Boaters, Guests Can Access Scrub Island Web Content From Mobile Devices BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina today announced the launch of a mobile-friendly version of their flagship website – www.ScrubIsland.com. The mobile site provides quick and easy access to resort information from any Internet-enabled mobile device, including contact information, marina coordinates for boaters, things to do on the island and much more "A growing number Read More »

With “Stay 4 Nights and Get the 5th Night Free” Package, Celebrate an Extended Summer at Scrub Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands

Posted by Scrub Island, April 2012

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (July 31, 2012) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the newest luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is offering a “Stay 4 Nights and Get the 5th Night Free” package, enticing summertime guests to spend another day in paradise. Starting at $323 a night, the package is available for travel through December 21, 2012* and gives guests another 24 hours to enjoy the island, Read More »