Sunday, February 23, 2020

Island Gossip

USA: California Party Island Struggles to Recover from Scandal

A beacon to 20-somethings in surrounding San Joaquin County, a small island resort dished out Mai-Tais and summer fun with abandon. After a series of problems, the resort was closed – but is fighting to reopen.

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Island Issues

Greece: Tourism minister says islands are not for sale

In Greece, enticing, turquoise, clear waters surrounding precious and stunning islands offer tourists from around the globe unforgettable holidays, whether on the busy built-up party islands or the more quiet, less developed and perhaps more exclusive destinations in the Aegean, Ionian and Mediterranean Seas.

Atokos

Unfortunately, Greece is often …Read More: Greece: Tourism minister says islands are not for sale

Island Market

Ireland: Now’s the time to buy a private island in Ireland

For many people, owning a private island remains a dream. This year however, it appears there are a number of very affordable islands for sale in Ireland, for even under EUR 200’000,  making now the time to buy! Ireland is surrounded by hundreds of islands, which range in size but also in scope, because …Read More: Ireland: Now’s the time to buy a private island in Ireland

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Romantic Necker Island Wedding for Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo

Both fans of Richard Branson’s beautiful isle in the BVI, former boy-band member Lachey and his television personality bride-to-be exchanged vows in paradise on July 15th.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

More than 70 acres of lush tropical forest, with an authentic Balinese-style villa commanding expansive views from …Read More: Caribbean: Romantic Necker Island Wedding for Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo

Island Resorts

Canada: On July 17th, Tour a Private Island on the St. Lawrence River

For those who love the many small private islands of the St. Lawrence River– some barely large enough to fit a cottage, and perhaps a tree or two – an upcoming boat tour may be a dream come true!

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Celebs visiting resorts

Spain: Tagomago Island exclusive summer hideaway

Everyone knows the famous Spanish Balearic islands – but how many people know about Tagomago, a stunning private island, located just 900 metres from the coast of jet-set Ibiza?

Spanish private island paradise

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Celebs visiting resorts

Canada: Another Honeymoon Island for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!

After spending a spectacular week on a private island in the Seychelles, the newlyweds began a tour of Canada – including a canoe trip to a remote island in the Northwest Territories.

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