Spitbank Fort

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Rental Description

Nestled between the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth’s famous naval port, Spitbank Fort rises from the deeps of the Solent Strait to create an impressive mark upon the Hampshire seascape. Located two kilometers from Britain’s most celebrated coastal stretch and offering all the pomp of the old Empire, this private island is without doubt one of the most exclusive destinations in the United Kingdom.

Attractions & Activities

Exclusive & unique with function space for 60 - Spitbank Fort is a superb venue for a whole host of Experiences.
We have teamed up with EMG to bring you a wide variety of activities, take a look at what we can offer...

Glefiddich Whisky Masterclass
A refined session exploring the superb range of independent family distiller, Glenfiddich’s, single malt whisky. Guests will be guided through the tasting by William Grant’s expert in malts.

Experience from £225 + VAT p/p

Murder Mystery
Treat guests to an intriguing evening of secrets, deception and murder. Surrounded by water on all sides and with no escape, guests will have no choice but to solve the murder if they are to make it through the evening! Asking the right questions will be key to their success but beware of being deceived!

Experience from £125 + VAT p/p

Themed Parties
A theme is a great way to add an extra dimension to parties and events adding a sense of fun. From Moroccan nights with hanging silks to James Bond - we can create it. Themes include, Grease, James Bond, Chocolate Factory, Moroccan Nights, Winter Wonderland, Come Dancing, Jungle Parties, Nautical Themes.  

Prices available on request

Millinery Experience
Learn the delicate art of creating stunning hats and fascination with a multi-award winning milliner. You will set to work with the finest materials and expert advice to make a stunning and completely original headpiece. Throughout the session you will be served the finest teas and light bites from antique china.

Experience from £245 + VAT p/p

Perfumery Experience
Learn to identify an exquisite range of blends sourced form the world’s finest ingredients and then design your very own fragrance using your favourite tones. At the end of the session you will be presented with your fragrance in a beautiful atomiser.

Experience from £145 + VAT p/p

Match Racing Academy
Racing on identical optimized Sunsail F40 racing yachts, guests will experience the high drama and competition of yacht racing all in one day. With an experienced skipper and crew on board each yacht and guidance from a professional World Match Racing Tour Sailor, this is as close to replicating the America’s Cup as you can get.

Experience from £395 + VAT p/p

Corporate Regatta
Designed to give participants the experience of taking part in a professional sailing regatta this event will see your guests first learning the ropes from their experienced skipper and then battling it out for the start line! Our race committee boat will be on hand to ensure that your group is able to get the most out of their day, in the safest of waters.

Experience from £295 + VAT p/p

Land, Sea & ir Experience
The jewel in the crown of our events combining high speed Sun-seeker powerboats, adrenaline fueled Apache racing, quintessentially English country sports and a once in a lifetime helicopter ride. This unique programmed ensures diversity throughout the day and the ultimate WOW factor.

Experience from £525 + VAT p/p

Luxury Sailing Yacht Charter
An unforgettable sailing experience. This unique environment and relaxed atmosphere with its spectacular views of the Solent is a superb platform for building client relationships. With the best skippers on board, guests can choose to sit back and relax or take part in the sailing with some expert guidance.

Experience from £245 + VAT p/p

VIP Power and Sail
Combine high performance powerboats with the exhilaration of sailing in our bespoke Power & Sail event. Guests will first take to the seas in a luxury sailing yacht to experience the power of the wind, after which they will board a sleek Sun-seeker for some high speed excitement.

Experience from £295 + VAT p/p

Rib Treasure Hunt
Groups travel in high speed RIBs and must use team work and logic to solve cryptic clues, discover secret locations both on land and sea and complete scavenger hunts and photo missions. This awesome powerboat is capable of speeds in excess of 50 mph and will see your guests jumping from wave to wave.

Experience from £225 + VAT p/p

Sun-seeker Poker Run
This is the world’s most exciting and exhilarating game of poker. Teams have a 600HP Sun-seeker Super Hawk at their disposal and even their own James Bond to drive the Sun-seeker for the challenge. This is an adrenaline fuelled team event.

Experience from £325 + VAT p/p

Cigar Rolling
Cigar rolling is not a skill but an art and during this hands on session guests will learn the traditional art of cigar rolling with a cigar roller from Cuba’s famous factories! By the end of the session guests will know how to prepare, fold and wrap leaves as well as more about Cuban cigars in general.

Experience from £195 + VAT p/p


Zap Cat Experience
Treat your guests to an adrenaline fuelled ride, co-piloting these amazing inflatable catamarans as they pull 90° and 180° turns at 40 miles per hour. Perfect for guests who are adventurous and like to go fast!

Experience from £225 + VAT p/p


Home to nine bedrooms each as luxurious as they are unique, Spitbank Fort is truly the pinnacle of indulgence. Eight of these rooms once formed integral parts of Britain’s air and sea defense systems, acting as gun emplacements to warn away enemy vessels. Since renovated, these rooms are now nothing less than decadence personified.

Stunningly decorated to make the most of their historic charm, each of these rooms has a story to tell. Classic yet with a modern twist, these rooms offer all the mod-cons one would expect from a luxury hotel, including wireless internet, televisions and so much more.

Choose between the Admiral Suites (king-sized beds, his and hers en-suite, luxurious living area and magnificent sea views) or the Commodore Suites (king-sized beds, en-suite and sea views) or for the ultimate private island holiday experience, arrange to stay in the Crow’s Nest, offering the very best of life on the ocean waves.

Boasting its own balcony and panoramic view of the Solent, this is private island living at its very best. Dining With a general manager, head chef and professional crew all on hand to cater for your every gastronomic need, your taste buds are in good hands on this incredible private island. Consisting of an eclectic mix of the best of British and sea food with a continental twist, the contemporary fayre of Spitbank Fort is sure to sate your appetite, whether you opt for pure indulgence or choose to count the calories with a healthy option.

After enjoying a hearty meal in either the opulent Officer’s Mess, the cool Crow’s Nest or out on the terrace, retire to one of the island’s bars to reflect on a magical day at sea over a glass of port and a hand-rolled cigar. With 3 bars and an endless combination of cocktails to choose from, you’re guaranteed a night to remember.


For exclusive rental of Spitbank Fort, guests can expect to spend GBP 15,000 per night. Please contact us for further details about the various packages Spitbank Fort has to offer.

Contact Information

For More Information And To Reserve Your Presidential Retreat Contact…

Name: Angelica Alaniz
Phone: (210) 300-7330
Cell: (210) 535-0952
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