Friday, August 29, 2014

Breaking Island News

Australia: This Australian Private Island Has the X Factor!

Makepeace Island

Sir Richard Branson’s Australian private island retreat, Makepeace Island, will feature within three episodes of Australian prime time entertainment show The X Factor.

(Richard Branson’s heart-shaped Makepeace Island)

Sir Richard Branson’s antipodean private island escape looks set to steal the spotlight on the Australian X Factor, with the heart-shaped Makepeace Island …Read More: Australia: This Australian Private Island Has the X Factor!

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Could These Be the World’s Most Romantic Private Islands?

Makepeace Island

Few things are as divinely romantic as an exotic holiday, and this is made all the more special by the seclusion and luxury of a private island. 

When it comes to romance, many things are in the eye of the beholder – few couples, however, would turn their nose up at the prospect of …Read More: Worldwide: Could These Be the World’s Most Romantic Private Islands?

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

(Onassis' fabled Skorpios Island)

Celebrities are heavily associated with private islands in the media, which can lead to wild speculation about just who owns one of these exclusive pieces of luxury real estate. Here, Private Island News provides Part 1 of the definitive guide to the islands of the rich and famous – it may be surprising which …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1- The Truth about Celebrity-Owned Private Islands

Island Resorts

Australia: Richard Branson opens new Makepeace Island luxury resort to the public

Makepeace Island

Sir Richard  Branson and his Virgin Blue Australian airline partner Brett Godfrey opened their exclusive Makepeace Island resort to the public on the weekend. The heart-shaped island, located in the Noosa River, is just a short trip from Noosa marina and Queensland’s spectacular Sunshine Coast.

Makepeace Island

But with gorgeous …Read More: Australia: Richard Branson opens new Makepeace Island luxury resort to the public