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 resort in the company of elite four- and five-star properties. Scrub Island Resort has now earned three Readers’ Choice Awards since its opening.

“It’s an honor to be acknowledged by our loyal guests in such a prestigious travel publication,” said Anura Dewapura, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina managing director. “The readers of this magazine are savvy, discerning travelers, which makes our top spa and resort rankings that much more significant.”

Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Spa Poll results were derived from the 2013 Readers’ Choice survey, which was conducted through a secure web site. The 2013 survey boasted nearly 80,000 participants who cast 1.3 million votes.

For more information on Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina call toll free U.S. 877-890-7444or visit

About Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI

Opened in July 2010, Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. The first luxury resort development in the destination in more than 15 years and first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring uninhabited islands. It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants including the popular Caravela, three private beaches and a 55-slip marina. For more information, call toll free U.S. 813-849-4153 or visit

About Mainsail Lodging and Development Group

Mainsail Lodging and Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their properties include Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (, a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands and member of Autograph Collection® of Marriott International; Mainsail Beach Inn (, a boutique beachfront hotel and marina on Anna Maria Island, Florida; Mainsail Suites Hotel and Conference Center ( in Tampa, Florida; Mainsail South, a 328-unit apartment and corporate housing complex in South Tampa; and Mainsail Apartment Homes, a 360-unit apartment community in Tampa’s Westshore district. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida market for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® ( and Oakwood® ( brands, while also operating ExecuStay ( in Georgia, portions of Alabama, and The Carolinas. Opening December 2013 in Tampa, Florida, the boutique food-focused Epicurean Hotel ( is being developed in collaboration with the legendary Bern’s Steak House and will be the first newly constructed property in the United States to join the Autograph Collection®.

About Autograph Collection Hotels

The Autograph Collection is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Exactly like nothing else, each destination has been selected for its quality, bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information and reservations please visit, or explore our social media channels to learn more about championing the independent spirit.