Saturday, November 18, 2017

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Part 2- Top Ten Wedding and Honeymoon Private Islands

In Part 2 of our series on the top honeymoon and wedding private islands, PIN looks at what just may be the 5 best islands for romance on earth – including the illustrious site of the most famous honeymoon in decades.

5. Orpheus Island Resort, Australia

(Orpheus Island, Australia)

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Island Resorts

Worldwide: Part 1- Top Ten Wedding and Honeymoon Private Islands

It’s hard for even the most comfortable couple to not feel a thrill of passion from a secluded private island holiday – and when it’s an island wedding or honeymoon, it can become a fairy-tale experience of a lifetime. Here are PIN’s top ten picks for the world’s best private islands for celebrating romance.

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Auction Results

United States: Large Ohio River Island Sells at Auction

It may not be the most glamorous locale for a private island, but this large property in the Ohio River generated plenty of interest when it was auctioned on November 17th.

(Image Courtesy of Kurtz Auction and Realty)

The 1,468 acres of Diamond Island harken back to an earlier time, …Read More: United States: Large Ohio River Island Sells at Auction

Breaking Island News

Asia: Private Islands a Hot New Trend for Chinese Investors

With the second announced long-term lease of a private island in China to a local investor, islands are quickly gaining popularity as a luxury real estate investment.

(Image of Danmenshan Island from Google Earth)

On the heels of China’s successful first private island auction, where a 50-year lease of the …Read More: Asia: Private Islands a Hot New Trend for Chinese Investors

Governments buying Islands

USA: Town Sets Sights on Buying Historic Military Island Property

The village of Fort Edward may be small, but it’s determined to preserve the historic island considered to be the birthplace of the U.S. Army Rangers.

(Image Courtesy of the Yale Library)

Roger’s Island, found north of Albany in the middle of the Hudson River, is a place with a …Read More: USA: Town Sets Sights on Buying Historic Military Island Property

Auction Results

Asia: China Holds Successful First Private Island Auction

In a step towards opening up its vast coastal waters to more tourism development, China has auctioned off a right-of-use certificate to a private corporation for an untouched island in Zhejiang.

(Dayangyu Island Courtesy of Whatsonningbo.com)

Set along the placid waters of the East China Sea, China’s southeastern province of …Read More: Asia: China Holds Successful First Private Island Auction

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Ingersoll Island in Muskoka Donated to Land Trust

One of the most active not-for-profit conservation groups in Ontario has just received a donation of a new island in Parry Sound to add to its growing nature reserve.

(Sandy Island Image Courtesy of the Nature Conservancy of Canada/Kathy Sutton)

Canada’s vast expanse of wilderness is home to a plethora …Read More: Canada: Ingersoll Island in Muskoka Donated to Land Trust

Island Resorts

South Pacific: A Private Island Puts Vanuatu on the Map

A little-known island nation found to the north of Australia is being touted as a hot new travel destination, thanks in part to the buzz around a luxurious private island resort.

(Image Courtesy of Ratua Private Island)

It may be approaching the chill of winter in the northern hemisphere, but …Read More: South Pacific: A Private Island Puts Vanuatu on the Map

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