Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Island Resorts

UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

An aging concrete gun fort off the Hampshire coast has undergone a dramatic transformation into a (surprisingly elegant) private island retreat.

(Image courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The southerly British seaside is known for many things; a mild climate, quaint resort towns, and stretches of beach packed with sun-deprived northerners. In recent …Read More: UK: Spitbank Fort’s Dramatic Makeover as a Luxury Private Island Resort

Resort News

South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

The tropical paradise once owned by the late Malcolm Forbes has undergone a stunning development that won accolades from the prestigious travel organization.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Across the globe, there are many thousands of resorts, but only a tiny fraction will make onto the prestigious list of the “Leading …Read More: South Pacific: Laucala Island Earns Honors from ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

Environment

Caribbean: Palm Island Resort Celebrates “Green” Certification

One of the Grenadine’s most spectacular resorts is also a guilt-free indulgence thanks to its sustainable environmental policies.

(Image from www.palmislandresortgrenadines.com/)

In recent years, many globe-trotting adventurers have become more and more concerned about the environmental impact of their travels – and so have some …Read More: Caribbean: Palm Island Resort Celebrates “Green” Certification