Saba Rock Named to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2022 Hot List

VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands – May 11, 2022Saba Rock, an iconic island destination in the British Virgin Islands, has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best new hotels in the world being named to the publication’s Hot List of 2022.

Annually, the editors of Condé Nast Traveler, a prestigious global traveler magazine, select their top new hotel openings in the world and recognize the winners with a spot on its much-coveted Hot List. This year, a whopping 96 hotels were selected, representing each of the world’s contents and bringing only the highest level of elegance among them.

“We underwent an intricate rebuilding process,” said Saba Rock’s general manager, Alain Prion. “All finishings were hand selected – it was nothing less than a labor of love. We’re proud to have been recognized by such a renowned travel publication for the elevated atmosphere and service we provide. Guests are welcomed to experience the new Saba Rock – our own slice of paradise.”

Tucked away in the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound neighborhood, Saba Rock sits above calm Caribbean waters surrounded by distant mountain peaks and valleys of the neighboring islands. From the one-acre cay, guests can boat over to some of the Virgin Islands’ top beaches, snorkeling and site attractions for a taste of what authentic Caribbean life is like.

Following a complete rebuild, Saba Rock’s new contemporary aesthetic features a fresh take on the destination’s nautical lifestyle. With its on-site access to watersports and boat charters, Saba Rock offers a variety of both effortless and strenuous activities guests can take advantage of. For guests who enjoy adventure and action, the resort makes the perfect homebase to catch the wind kitesurfing, or explore the underwater world with diving. Those who are more keen on relaxing and unwinding can lay out in a hammock on Saba Rock’s beach area, or hit the water for gentle kayaking, snorkeling, and paddleboarding – all under the guidance of an on-site pro.

Guests seeking relaxation find Saba Rock’s spa treatment room to be their escape while in paradise. With an oceanfront view and therapies incorporating the aromas and ingredients from the islands, guests leave refreshed. After a session of therapeutic pampering by an aesthetician, guests find the best way to end a relaxing day is to indulge in one of the many restaurants at the resort that offer outdoor seating.

Saba Rock’s ocean-side main restaurant offers guests elevated international dining options ranging fresh caught seafood to twists on local dishes and savory specialties. With a picturesque setting, the resort’s restaurant has become a popular Sunday Brunch location. For a more relaxed atmosphere, its sunset lounge and bar is the place to have a craft cocktail and select menu with friends, and enjoy the panoramic views of the islands.

Throughout the resort, its design positions the island as a chic retreat that plays on its reputation as a kiteboarding and sailing destination. Each with ocean view balconies, the boutique island is home to seven luxurious rooms and two expansive suites designed with utility, comfort and luxury in mind.

Read Condé Nast Traveler’s review of the resort by visiting, and visit to learn more about the boutique resort.

About Saba Rock

Located in North Sound of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands, Saba Rock is an island paradise offering a laid-back, Caribbean-casual atmosphere. Made famous by diving pioneer Herbert “Bert” Kilbride in the 1960s, the bare-foot casual cay is an ideal spot for boaters, sailors and watersport enthusiasts in search of a private island escape. Alongside the crystal waters of the British Virgin Islands, guest can enjoy a variety of aquatic offerings including snorkeling, diving, kitesurfing, boating and more. The resort boasts nine rooms and suites, restaurant, lounge and bar, dive and retail shop. The resort reopened October 2021 following a complete reconstruction after the devastation by Hurricane Irma in 2017. For more information on Saba Rock, visit




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