Thursday, July 28, 2016

Environment

Caribbean: Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Richard Branson’s Private Island Retreat

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

As well as forming a popular private island escape for the rich and famous, Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island also forms an exotic refuge for a host of endangered animals.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Never far away from the headlines, Sir Richard Branson’s British Virgin Island home is a …Read More: Caribbean: Take a Walk on the Wild Side at Richard Branson’s Private Island Retreat

Celebs visiting resorts

Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

Naladhu - naladhu.anantara.com

After completing a diplomatic tour of the Maldives, Saudi Arabia’s crown-prince embarked on an extra special private island holiday, commandeering three entire island resorts for his entourage.

Naladhu – naladhu.anantara.com

Whilst no-one can claim that the House of Saud are ones for doing things by halves, the latest tale of decadence to …Read More: Maldives: Saudi Prince Completes 3 Exclusive Island Buy-Outs at Existing Guests’ Expense

Island Issues

Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

A real estate renaissance is underway in the Maldives, with private island resort developments in particular proving to be a popular choice amongst international investors.

(Maldives Islands Photo/Vladi Private Islands)

The Maldives is enjoying something of a real estate renaissance, with reports filtering through to Private Island News that an unnamed …Read More: Maldives: Renewed Interest in Private Island Resort Developments

Island Resorts

Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island Premieres Three New Spa Concepts

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

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

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

Celebs visiting resorts

Great Britain: Private Island Wedding Plans For Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards

Necker Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Things are getting serious for power-pop couple Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards with recent rumours suggesting that plans for a spectacular private island wedding could in place.

Lomani Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The gossip mill has been churning in full force this week, with sources suggesting that One Direction …Read More: Great Britain: Private Island Wedding Plans For Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Message in a Bottle Miracle On Musha Cay

Musha Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A New York school boy got more than he bargained for when his message in a bottle washed up on the shores of a paradisiacal private island almost 1,000 miles away from his home.

Musha Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

What started off as an innocent investigation into ocean …Read More: Caribbean: Message in a Bottle Miracle On Musha Cay

Island Market

Australia: Cautious Optimism across Australia’s Private Island Market

Orpheus Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A cautious sense of optimism is creeping in Down Under, as signs suggest that after over 10 years in financial free-fall, the Australian private island market is finally bottoming out.

Orpheus Island – Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

One of the world’s most beleaguered private island markets is slowly showing signs …Read More: Australia: Cautious Optimism across Australia’s Private Island Market