Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands

Located in the British Virgin Islands east of Puerto Rico, private Scrub Island offers an intimate tropical retreat in the Caribbean. Stay with Inspirato at the six-bedroom Hibiscus Villa, boasting sweeping views of Virgin Gorda, Fallen Jerusalem, Ginger Island, and nearby Tortola. The equally impressive Reef House maximizes an indoor-outdoor floor plan with spacious living areas and a private infinity-edge pool. Both homes have access to the fitness center, spa, pools, and other amenities at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina.

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A Private Island Retreat in the British Virgin Islands

Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands offers a private tropical getaway in the Caribbean. Dig your toes in the sandy beaches while gazing over pristine waters or book a charter to discover the many coves, beaches, and inlets in the area. Explore underwater life by snorkel or dive up to 80 feet below the surface to explore the R.M.S. Rhone, voted the #1 wreck in the Caribbean by Sport Diver and Scuba Diving magazines. Don't miss the full moon parties at nearby Tortola's Trellis Bay to see local performers juggling fire, walking on stilts, and more.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested airport
    Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS; formerly known as Beef Island Airport)
  • Currency
    United States dollar
  • Language
  • Time zone
    Same as NYC
  • Average temperature
    80°F in winter; 92°F in summer

Destination Highlights

  • Diving

    There are many shallows around the island, making it a perfect locale for diving or snorkeling. Explore coral reefs, canyons, and caves, or weave through one of the most famous shipwrecks of BVI—the R.M.S. Rhone from the late 1800s.

  • Surfing

    Always wanted to try surfing? At nearby Tortola Island—the largest island in BVI—learn how to paddle, stand up, and catch your first wave on the mellow breaks at Josiah’s Bay.

  • Full Moon Party

    Considered to be one of BVI's best cultural events, the monthly Full Moon Party at Trellis Bay is not to be missed. The family-friendly night features live entertainment—like fire juggling and stilt walking—from local performers.



  • Forecasting your Scrub Island Vacation

    Scrub Island’s weather is just about perfect year-round, with average temperatures ranging from 80-92˚F. Constant trade winds keep the weather mild and warm ocean temperatures allow for swimming any time of year. Fall is the wetter season, but hurricanes are not common in this area.


Map of Scrub Island

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