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Biras Creek

Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Biras Creek in the British Virgin Islands, has a warm and romantic atmosphere where you can relax and have fun. One of the top luxury resorts in the Caribbean, it is ideal for the keen sailor and those who like to explore.

Biras Creek has now closed down. Please speak to our Caribbean specialists for alternatives in the BVIs and beyond.

At a Glance

  • Located on a 140 acre peninsula

  • Can only be reached by boat or helicopter

  • Rooms and suites by the ocean

  • Hilltop bar and restaurant with superb views

  • Explore the North Sound Reefs with a complimentary Boston Whaler

  • See the Paso Fino rescue horses and chat to their trainer

Insider's View

Take a trip out to the "Soggy Dollar" bar, so called as all guests have to swim out to get to it.

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

Hike the Rock Terrace Trail and enjoy the surrounding views of Virgin Gorda

Juliet Morris

Insider's View

Take out a Boston Whaler to explore the North Sound of Virgin Gorda

Juliet Morris

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Description

Virgin Gorda is known for its dramatic scenery, secluded beaches, excellent sailing and a relaxed atmosphere. Biras Creek is located on a 140-acre peninsula in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda with magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and the Sir Francis Drake Channel.

Accessible only by boat or helicopter, Biras Creek is a private and romantic hideaway in an idyllic location. The hotel has 31 recently refurbished suites housed in individual cottages along the shoreline, each with a private terrace, sitting area and open-air shower. Grand and Premier suites feature Bose iPod docking stations, Sony LCD TV and DVD players and stunning private plunge pools.

The bar and Relais & Chateaux restaurant are on the hilltop, with superb views and serve excellent local and French cuisine with a fine selection of wines. Activities include water sports with free instruction, motorboats that are available to take to nearby deserted beaches, tennis, hiking and bicycles that are given to each guest to explore the estate.

Biras Creek Resort is a rustic hideaway, is the most luxurious location for romantics, honeymooners and couples celebrating special occasions. Watch the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean from your patio, spending a lazy day in a hammock on the white sand beach, and finishing the day with cocktails and superb cuisine, Biras Creek offers an intimate escape for two.

Accommodation

Biras Creek features Thirty One Suites in total, Six Garden Suites, Twenty Two Ocean Suites, two Grand Suites and one Premier Suite (two-bedroom).

Garden Suite

Set back from the shore and spread out among naturally landscaped gardens behind the Ocean Suites, the Garden Suites provide fleeting views of the Atlantic Ocean through the vegetation.

King size beds, separate sitting area, outdoor garden showers, 300 thread count cotton linens, Sealy Plush pillow-top mattresses, feathered down pillows, tropical waffle-weave robes, iPod sound systems, furnished verandas, personal Caloi bicycles.

Ocean Suites

Positioned along the water's edge, the Ocean Suites offer uninterrupted views of the sea from the bedrooms and private verandahs. Expansive windows offer spectacular views of the ocean and sunrise each morning. Large enough for two, the separate garden shower opens to the skies.

King size beds, separate sitting area, outdoor garden showers, 300 thread count cotton linens, Sealy Plush pillow-top mattresses, feathered down pillows, tropical waffle-weave robes, ipod sound systems, furnished verandas, personal Caloi bicycles.

Grand Suites

Grand Suites - Featuring a fabulous vista and private plunge pool overlooking the Caribbean Ocean, the Grand Suites provide complete peace and privacy.

A furnished verandah extends from the living room to provide an Oceanside sitting area and sun deck. An arched doorway opens to the spacious air conditioned bedroom which has a king bed, large walk-in closet, desk and dresser, and opens to a covered verandah with lounge chairs and a private plunge pool. The bath area includes an oversized soaking tub with an ocean view. A separate garden shower, large enough for two, opens to the skies, while vanities flank each side of the "picture window". The Grand Suites also have a television, DVD player and WiFi. The living room has a half-bath off the entry foyer and space to add a roll-away bed for an extra person. If requested, the two Grand Suites can be interconnected.

Larger Bedroom with King size beds, separate sitting area, outdoor garden showers, bathroom (with bathtub) and sitting area as well as Sony LCD TV, VD Player, Bose iPod Sound Dock. 300 thread count cotton linens, Sealy Plush pillow-top mattresses, feathered down pillows, tropical waffle-weave robes, furnished verandas, personal Caloi bicycles and Plunge Pool.

Premier Suite (2 Bedroom)

The luxurious Premier Suite offers the comfort of a two bedroom, two bath suite with a generous sitting room and private plunge pool.

The arched entry door opens into an expansive living area with two sofas and comfortable chairs. Doors on either side lead to two identical bedroom suites with private access to their own outdoor furnished verandahs offering spectacular ocean panoramas. A third verandah, covered to provide shade, extends from the living room with a perfect view of the Caribbean Sea from the private plunge pool. The ensuite bathrooms to each air conditioned bedroom feature a dressing area and a large tile shower with two shower heads. The Premier Suite rate is based on occupancy of up to four people.

2 Spacious Bedrooms with King size beds, separate sitting area, outdoor garden showers, bathroom (with bathtub) 2 verandas and large sitting areas as well as Sony LCD TV, VD Player, Bose iPod Sound Dock. 300 thread count cotton linens, Sealy Plush pillow-top mattresses, feathered down pillows, tropical waffle-weave robes, furnished verandas, personal Caloi bicycles and Plunge Pool.

Childcare

Children over the age of 6 years old are welcome to come and stay at Biras Creek, however there are no specific facilities available for them at the hotel.

Facilities

Facilities at Biras Creek include a restaurant, bar, television and movie library, snooker room, swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness room and private dining room.

Dress code for gentleman in the restaurant from 6.00pm - no shorts, jeans, t-shirts or trainers to be worn, collared shirt and trousers must be worn. Minimum stay of 7 nights for periods over-lapping Christmas and New Years Day.

Activities

Complimentary activities include use of the swimming pool, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, guided snorkeling trips, motorboats, tennis, snooker, guided nature walks and personal bicycles. Water sports instructor is on hand to help. Activities at an additional charge include use of the spa on site, diving and yachting available nearby, sports fishing, island excursions, glass bottom boat tours, motorboat day trips, day or sunset sails, water skiing, parasailing, car rental and helicopter trips.

Additional Notes

Closure

Biras Creek has sadly closed for business on the 16th June 2015 - we have some amazing other properties in the BVI though so please do get in touch.

Seasonal Closure Dates

the Hotel closes 16 August to 11October 2015.

Location & Directions

Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Biras Creek is located on a strip of land between two hills on a 140-acre peninsula. It can only be reached by boat or helicopter. The beach at Deep Bay is a short walk or bicycle ride from your cottage.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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