Sunday, August 1, 2021

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

The secret’s out! X Factor star Cheryl Cole ties the knot with French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in a romantic private island wedding on Mustique Island.

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After enjoying a whirlwind three-month romance with hunky restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, X Factor judge and former Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole …Read More: Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

Environment

Scotland: Scottish Islands at the Forefront of Renewable Wave Energy Technology

The Oyster - Photo Courtesy of www.theinstitute.ieee.org

A series of pioneering renewable wave energy technologies are currently being put to the test within Northern Scotland’s Orkney Islands. Private Island News takes a closer look.

Two Pelamis Machines of the Coast of the Orkney Isalnds – Photo by Colin Keldie at EMEC

The countless islands of Scotland are rarely …Read More: Scotland: Scottish Islands at the Forefront of Renewable Wave Energy Technology

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles

As Spanish media sources report that Spain’s Isla Centinela has been put up for sale, Private Island News celebrates seven of the world’s most beautiful private island castles

Every island has a story to tell, but not all can guarantee a fairy tale ending! With the recent news that Isla Centinela has been …Read More: Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles

Island Market

Spain: For Sale - Live like a King on Spain’s Most Picturesque Private Island Castle

Isla Centinela - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

One of Spain’s most unique private castle islands has entered the market for a tempting EUR 3.5 million, presenting one lucky buyer the rare opportunity to truly live like a king.

Isla Centinela – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Now this is what Private Island News call a once in …Read More: Spain: For Sale – Live like a King on Spain’s Most Picturesque Private Island Castle

Environment

UK: Public Funding for Private Islands? Conservation Plan for Scotland’s Shiant Island

Shiant Island - Photo Courtesy of http://www.northernlight-uk.com

European taxpayers are set to bear the brunt of a GBP 450,000 private island pest control operation, as work begins to introduce two rare bird species to Scotland’s Shiant Island.

Shiant Island – Photo Courtesy of www.northernlight-uk.com

According to recent reports in The Stornoway Gazette, The European Union has earmarked …Read More: UK: Public Funding for Private Islands? Conservation Plan for Scotland’s Shiant Island

Auction Results

Italy: Shock As Auction For The World’s Most Haunted Island Is Called Off

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

As predicted by Private Island News last month, the sale of the world’s most haunted island – Isola Poveglia – has been annulled as a result of public and governmental intervention.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

As predicted by Private Island News on May 15th 2014, the controversial auction …Read More: Italy: Shock As Auction For The World’s Most Haunted Island Is Called Off

Auction Results

Great Britain: Going, going, gone! Private Island Sells for Twice Its Guide Price

Binnewith Island - Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

A picturesque private island in England has this week been sold at auction after a tense bidding war broke out, sending its price soaring to a spectacular GBP 168,000

Binnewith Island – Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

Binnewith Island, a charming half-acre private island in Canterbury, was successfully sold at …Read More: Great Britain: Going, going, gone! Private Island Sells for Twice Its Guide Price

Environment

USA: Obama Promises to Double the World’s Marine Reserves

Typcial Pacific Ocean Scenery on Toberua Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

US President Barack Obama has promised to create the world’s largest marine protected area (MPA) in the centre of the Pacific Ocean – with or without the help of the Republicans

Typcial Pacific Ocean Scenery on Toberua Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

US President Obama has this week …Read More: USA: Obama Promises to Double the World’s Marine Reserves