A New Private-Island Resort in the US Virgin Islands

US Virgin Islands Private Island

There’s a new private-island destination resort in the Caribbean. 

It’s called Lovango Resort + Beach Club, and it’s set on Lovango Cay just off the coast of St John. 

The resort among the first new-build properties in the destination in three decades; its’ also home to a luxury beach club open to visitors traveling by yacht, ferry or boat. 

It’s the first Caribbean property for Little Gem Resorts, which is best known for owning and operating the Nantucket Hotel and Resort and the Winnetu Oceanside Resort on Martha’s Vineyard. 

US Virgin Islands Private Island

The new resort is completely sustainable, powered by wind and solar energy, while converting seawater to potable water for drinking, bathing and cooking. 

The resort is also partnering with the University of the Virgin Islands to restore the coral around the island. 

The Beach Club restaurant, which is also now open, is helmed by Chef Stephen Belle, whose previous experience includes leading Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys. 

US Virgin Islands Private Island

The resort also includes Villa Lovango, a 5,400-square-foot villa with three bedrooms, an outdoor shower, a private patio and a private pool, among other amenities. 

US Virgin Islands Private Island
Day passes are available for the beach club.

Over the course of 2021, the property will begin building a glamping offering that will consist of luxury tents; Lovango additionally plans to open new accommodations on the island each year through 2025. 

There’s also a real estate component, with 14 private lots for sale, according to the company. 

For more, visit Lovango Resort and Beach Club

— CJ


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