Thursday, September 16, 2021

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

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Island Market

Wales: Former pirate island could be yours for a bargain!

Sully Island, Wales

The privately-owned island of Sully is still for sale, but may be more within the financial reach of many after the purchase price was heavily reduced!

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Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay

South shore, Bonefish Cay

Steve Dovel, originally from Texas, and his wife Angela, from Nassau, have the enviable job of managing the private island of Bonefish Cay and its exclusive luxury resort. In an interview with Steve, writer Antoinette Price discovers what sets this magnificent island apart from all the others in the region, and what it takes …Read More: Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay

Environment

New Zealand: Kermadec islands safe after experiencing a 7.6 earthquake

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

International press and newswires are reporting that the remote volcanic Kermadec Islands, located in the South Pacific Ocean 800–1’000 km  northeast of New Zealand’s North Island are unharmed after a powerful earthquake registering 7.6 struck this morning.

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

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Island Resorts

Malaysia: Photographers Flock to the Layang Layang Island Underwater Shoot-Out

In late July, skilled photographers from across the globe will try their hand at a Malaysian private island’s famed underwater photo contest. Winners will receive more than USD $30,000 in prizes, but what’s truly sought-after is the prestige.

(Image Courtesy of Avillon Layang Layang Resort)

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