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Connected to Little Scrub by a small isthmus is Big Scrub, a large blank canvas of 170 acres ready to be developed and available to be purchased as a whole.
Luxurious living alongside a world-class resort & marina on an island, which has provided sanctuary to world travellers since Christopher Columbus first visited. Scrub Island offers superb amenities along with the flexibility to create your own oasis. Although it is a relatively small island, all the amenities are readily available such as restaurants, bars, gourmet market, beaches, health club and various water sport activities. Its central location offers close proximity to the airport but more importantly to various hidden treasures, all just a short boat ride away.
Scrub Island is a 230-acre unspoiled paradise in the heart of the British Virgin Islands discovered first by Columbus in 1493. Scrub Island offers ample opportunities to discover and explore new things, whether it’s the natural beauty of the island, a new water sport or experiencing a new spa treatment or a gourmet meal. From the moment you set foot on the island, you and your guests will feel part of a sanctuary set apart from the rest of the world, ripe with new experiences. Scrub Island Resort, Spa Marina features a world-class spa, 3 gourmet restaurants, 3 white sand beaches, a fully outfitted fitness centre, pools, nature trails for hiking, gourmet provisioning store and a boutique.
Scrub Island Resort, Spa Marina is part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. The world-class marina, which offers 53 deep-water slips, includes five slips capable of accommodating yachts up to 150 feet as well as supplies, metered electricity, laundry facilities and other services. Scrub Island Marina is the closest to the North Drop, the hot spot for world-record Blue Marlin. Located in the British Virgin Islands, known throughout the world as a premier sailing, fishing and diving destination, the most convenient international airports to Scrub Island are St. Thomas, USVI or San Juan, Puerto Rico. From here it is only a short flight to the T.B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, serving as the territory’s main gateway. Scrub Island is then only a short 5-minute ferry ride away.