Saturday, February 25, 2017

Breaking Island News

French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

(Marlon Brando's Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

After years of careful planning and development, Marlon Brando’s former French Polynesian private island, Tetiaroa, looks set to open as an incredible eco-resort in 2014

(Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa/Vladi Private Islands)

Just over 50 years since Marlon Brando first fell in love with Tetiaroa, his beguiling French Polynesian private island home, the Hollywood …Read More: French Polynesia: Marlon Brando’s Private Island Unveiled As Incredible Eco-Resort

Island Resorts

Asia: Couple Flees Big City for Life on a Tiny Remote Island

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The inspiring true story of a young couple who abandoned their high-flying lives in Dubai for a new adventure on an island in Cambodia.

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For all of the people who’ve ever dreamed of leaving the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle behind for the simple life …Read More: Asia: Couple Flees Big City for Life on a Tiny Remote Island

Island Resorts

Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

(Image Courtesy of Six Senses Soneva Kiri)

A lavish private island resort in Thailand’s Gulf of Siam has introduced a truly unique way to enjoy a delicious meal – high off the ground amidst gorgeous tropical foliage.

(Image Courtesy of Six Senses Soneva Kiri)

Bringing a new meaning to the term ‘a dinner with a view’, Soneva …Read More: Asia: Soneva Kiri Launches New Treetop Dining Experience

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Jicaro – A Spiritual Sanctuary in Granada

(Image Courtesy of Jicaro Island Ecolodge)

Found on the pristine shores of Lake Nicaragua, this singular ecolodge offers guests luxurious suites, serene beauty, and a path to wellness for both body and mind.

(Image Courtesy of Jicaro Island Ecolodge)

When Karen Emanuel visited Granada on holiday in 2007, inspiration wasn’t difficult to find – …Read More: Latin America: Isla Jicaro – A Spiritual Sanctuary in Granada

Island Resorts

Africa: A Caribbean Paradise on the African Coast

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Luxury African travel often brings to mind visions of the glorious Seychelles and its exclusive island resorts. Few people are aware, however, of the beauty that waits on the Atlantic coast in the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe.

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Environment

Rare Giraffe Get a New Home Courtesy of Kenyan Private Island

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 The sight of eight majestic Rothschild giraffes floating down Lake Baringo caused onlookers to do a double take – these endangered animals were relocated in part thanks to Samatian Island, a stunning eco-lodge on a private island. 

 Samatian Island Lodge, a unique eco-resort situated on a private island in Kenya’s Lake Baringo, was recently …Read More: Rare Giraffes Get a New Home Courtesy of Kenyan Private Island

Development

“Most Beautiful Beach in the World” Found on Seychelles Private Island!

(Image Courtesy of Fregate Private Island)

A sprawling 741 acres in size, Frégate Island in the Seychelles is home to an exclusive resort amid a sanctuary for rare wildlife. Now, according to Traveller’s World Magazine readers, it can also claim the title of “Most Beautiful Beach in the World.”

 

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Environment

What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

When a spectacular private island eco-resort offers the chance to live aboard for a summer as their “island intern”, massive interest is guaranteed. But what will it take to win this experience of a lifetime?

(Image Courtesy of Amble Resorts)

Ambitious bloggers with passion for ecological issues are …Read More: What Will it Take to Win Isla Palenque’s Island Intern Contest?