Scrub Island Resort Named One of “Best Hotels for 2022” by U.S. News & World Report

Posted by Juliana Jiménez, February 2022

SCRUB ISLAND, BVI (Feb. 9, 2022) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands has been named to the list of Best Hotels for 2022 by U.S. News & World Report, the recognized global authority in rankings and consumer advice. The property was recognized as one of the top two resorts in the British Virgin Islands. More than 35,000 luxury hotels across the USA, Europe, Canada, Bermuda, Mexico, and the Caribbean were evaluated and identified by using a comprehensive methodology centered on each hotel’s reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews, and hotel class ratings.

“It is a genuine thrill and honor to once again see Scrub Island Resort ranked among the best in the world by a leading expert such as U.S. News & World Report,” said Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development. “This is well-deserved recognition for the outstanding team and leadership that ensures the resort continues to operate at the top of our class for luxury and hospitality.”

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is a luxury private-island resort in the British Virgin Islands, and member of Marriott’s prestigious Autograph portfolio. A serene haven for travelers since 2010, the property features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina. A year-round tropical climate, balmy breezes and crystal-clear waters create an ideal setting to enjoy other island adventures, such as hiking, paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkeling and more. An on-site boutique with high-end resort wear and accessories, sundries shop with grab & go options, and full-service provisions store with gourmet foods, fresh produce, meats, seafood, beer, wine, spirits and more are all available to resort and mooring guests.

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About Mainsail Lodging & Development
Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Founded by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz era icon. Stay Sojo, Mainsail’s newest brand, provides short-term furnished living options across the country, while Mainsail Vacation Rentals manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and the Caribbean. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing leadership team, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way. 


About Autograph Collection Hotels
Autograph Collection Hotels advocates for the original, championing the individuality of each of its over 180 independent hotels located in the most desirable destinations across more than 35 countries and territories. Each is a product of passion and a personal realization of its individual founder’s vision, making each hotel singular and special: Exactly Like Nothing Else. Hand-selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspectives on design and hospitality, Autograph Collection hotels offer rich immersive moments that leave a lasting imprint. For more information, please visit, and explore our social media channels on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook or follow along to be inspired by immersive moments that are #ExactlyLikeNothingElse.  Autograph Collection Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enrol for free or for more information about the program, visit