If sailing the Caribbean is high on your travel bucket list; look no further than the exquisite Necker Belle experience offered by none other than British billionaire and luxury resort owner, Sir Richard Branson.
Necker Belle is a luxurious 32-meter catamaran based at Branson’s private Necker Island resort, located in the British Virgin Islands. The world class yacht offers a bespoke luxurious sailing experience for up to 12 guests.
The state-of-the-art Necker Belle epitomizes boat luxury at its finest. The yacht was purchased by Branson in 2006 and has since been completely rebuilt by Azzura Yachts in Australia with two new engines, generators, trampolines, among others. It offers four elegantly appointed rooms for guests, which include a master suite, a double cabin, and two twin cabins.
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Supported by a crew of seven, Necker Belle provides a a year-around itinerary encompassing every exotic water activity imaginable. Take the Necker Nymph, for example. Guests can freely explore the beauty of the undersea world with this £415,000 wonder, which is the world’s first fully submersible aero submarine.
Necker Belle offers a culinary experience which will satisfy even the most discerning epicurean. From lobster and caviar prepared freshly by the on-board chef; to a wide range of international fine wines stored in the vessel’s own temperature controlled cellars, fine dining is indeed one of the highlights of the Necker Belle’s experience.
The Necker Belle private charter is offered through Virgin Limited Edition. The minimum cost for a seven-night excursion aboard the yacht is £55,000 (US $88,000), while the Necker Nymph costs an additional £15,000 (US $25,000) per week.