By 2025, 22 percent of the American workforce will work remotely, according to Upwork studyHuge increase from pre-Covid numbers. For most, this means Work from home. For starters, it means embracing remote work on a sunny balcony with an exotic fruit plate next to your laptop. If you get a little home office Insanely crazy (let’s see a show of hands), maybe it’s time for you to consider booking a stay of two weeks, a month, or even longer on one of the most digitally-friendly tropical islands for telecommuting.
Why not be a cog in the machine by the ocean breeze? Here, we redefine working from home with a list of the best tropical islands for telecommuting for long stays. The hour is in heaven.
1. Oil Nut Bay in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Channel the Richard Branson in you and book your stay in the idyllic British Virgin Islands. hazelnut oilIt is a resort of secluded luxury homes and villas, located in the coveted North Sound of Virgin Gorda. For those looking to get into their Zoom calls between kitesurfing and kayaking sessions, there’s a 10 percent discount on suites and villas starting at $1,755 per night with a minimum stay of 14 nights. When you’re not doing SUP, snorkeling, pickle ball, or picnicking, Oil Nut Bay offers ONB Eats, which offers restaurant-to-villa delivery. There are also private chef options, so you can dine on your quarterly earnings call.
2. Scrab Island, British Virgin Islands
For another piece of BVI paradise, consider Scrap Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a quiet private island of 230 acres located 1.5 miles from the eastern tip of Tortola, the main island. A luxury AAA Four Diamond hotel and the first member of the Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, you’ll enjoy complimentary property-wide Wi-Fi to easily access your inbox. Choose from 26 guest rooms, as well as several one- and two-bedroom suites, and a selection of 11 luxury villas – all featuring stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. When you’re not hiking, sailing, swimming or the fitness center, you can get your work done from your room or villa with a 20 percent discount on any accommodation type for stays for a period of time. Five nights or more—plus a $100 resort credit put up as a good measure.
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