Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island
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Review

It’s not always easy watching the rich and beautiful enjoy the bubble of impossible luxury that is Necker Island. Richard Branson’s Caribbean hideaway, which doubles as a high-end holiday resort, looks like paradise but after a while, seeing another tray of cocktails or poolside feast (served in an ice-filled kayak, of course) can make you start to grind your teeth a bit.

It costs £30,000 a week to stay in the island’s master suite, or £40,000 a night for the whole island, and the programme does a great job of conveying the flavour of what you get for that - a non-stop party, basically. In one scene the attractive young resort accountant describes how she happily lent her body for guests to eat sushi off. It’s that kind of place.

Summary

Documentary going behind the scenes at Necker Island, one of the world's most exclusive holiday destinations, where guests can pay more than £40,000 a night and nearly 100 staff cater to just 30 clients. The Caribbean island is owned by Richard Branson and over the years he has welcomed everyone from Diana, Princess of Wales and Nelson Mandela to supermodel Kate Moss and One Direction's Harry Styles.

Cast & Crew

Director Kari Lia
Executive Producer Stuart Cabb
Producer Kari Lia
Documentary Lifestyle