Monday, June 26, 2017

Island Gossip

Iceland: Private Island Present For Björk?

Ellidaey Island, - Photo courtesy of www.amazingplacesonearth.com

Private Island News investigates the raft of rumours suggesting that Iceland’s government has awarded a private island to Björk as a thank-you for her cultural contribution to the country.

Ellidaey Island, – Photo courtesy of www.amazingplacesonearth.com

Love her or hate her, there’s no question that pop-pixie Björk has done more than most …Read More: Iceland: Private Island Present For Björk?

Environment

Caribbean: Paradise Lost? Despite Dramatic Coral Reef Destruction Hope Still Exists

Little Hall's Pond Cay - Courtesy of Wall Street Journal Online

Exotic, exclusive and expensive, the Exumas are one of the Caribbean’s most popular private island destinations. Yet whilst the islands paint a paradisiacal picture, it’s a different story below sea level.

Little Halls Pond Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Exotic, exclusive and expensive, the Exumas form one of the …Read More: Caribbean: Paradise Lost? Despite Dramatic Coral Reef Destruction Hope Still Exists

Island Resorts

Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island Premieres Three New Spa Concepts

Pleasure-seekers have been given yet another reason to bump Song Saa Private Island to the top of their bucket list, as three brand new spa concepts make their premiere at the island’s sanctuary.

Song Saa – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Just when you thought that the idea of a private …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island Premieres Three New Spa Concepts

Development

UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

Falcon Island - Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

On Falcon Island it’s not just the holiday-goers that will be soaking up the sun – the island itself is set to be powered exclusively using solar energy.

Falcon Island – Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

Man-made islands are nothing new in the United Arab Emirates – indeed, love them or hate them, the …Read More: UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

Governments buying Islands

USA: Conservation Group Forced To Place Private Island Back on the Market

Just over one year since being snapped up by a conservation group, heart-shaped Harbor Island in Maine has once again been placed on the private island market.

Harbor Island, Maine – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

As one of the key trends on the private island market, avid readers of Private …Read More: USA: Conservation Group Forced To Place Private Island Back on the Market

Development

Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

One of Ireland’s most enigmatic private islands is set to be transformed into a luxurious retreat in a daring development that could take as long as ten years to complete.

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

As news breaks that the enigmatic owners of Lambay Island have agreed to open the doors …Read More: Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

Island Market

Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

The cash-strapped Italian Government has placed Isola Poveglia up for auction – a private island so spooky that no tourist has set foot on it for years.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

Looking to book an unforgettable private island vacation? We’re willing to bet that an ultra-spooky, plague-stricken private island doesn’t …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

Island Market

Caribbean: These Private Island Paradises Must Be Sold!

Bird Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Going, going, gone! Bargain hunters at the ready – as one entire island archipelago gets set to go to auction, another exotic island escape has undergone a significant price reduction. Read all about it!

It seems there’s never been a better time to invest in a Caribbean private island, with not one but two …Read More: Caribbean: These Private Island Paradises Must Be Sold!


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