Thursday, July 9, 2020

Development

South Pacific: Why Retire When You Can Build an Island Resort?

An enterprising Australian couple have put their retirement plans on indefinite hold to create a labour of love: a luxurious resort on a small Fijian private island.

(Image Courtesy of Naisoso Island)

For Australian property developer Bob Lowres, retirement in a tropical paradise just wasn’t doing the trick. …Read More: South Pacific: Why Retire When You Can Build an Island Resort?

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Part 1 - Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

The glamorous world of private island resorts may lead to the conclusion that these holidays only come at sky-high price tags, but a surprising number of island trips can be had on a very reasonable budget.

As the Director of Travel for the prestigious Hamburg-based firm Vladi Private Islands, Olaf Lock and his specialist …Read More: Worldwide: Part 1 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

Environment

South Pacific: Kiribati Seeks Climate Change Refuge in Fiji

(Some of Kiribati's tiny islets/Flickr)

Small island nations are now feeling so threatened by the prospect of rising sea levels and super storms from climate change that they are making plans to flee to safer shores.

(Some of Kiribati's tiny islets/KevGuy4101 Photo)

First, the government of the low-lying Maldives announced that they would be …Read More: South Pacific: Kiribati Seeks Climate Change Refuge in Fiji

Celebs visiting resorts

South Pacific: Monaco Royals Enjoy a Holiday on Yasawa Island

While in the neighborhood for New Zealand’s rugby finals, Monaco’s new reigning couple stopped by Fiji for a relaxing island holiday.

(Image Courtesy of Yasawa Island Resort and Spa)

Fiji’s luxurious Yasawa Island Resort and Spa is a gorgeous enclave covered in white beaches, tropical forests, and a …Read More: South Pacific: Monaco Royals Enjoy a Holiday on Yasawa Island

Island Resorts

Fiji shores ranked in top five honeymoon destinations

Wedding dress, check. Husband, check. Now onto the important details – the honeymoon! Fiji has been ranked among the top five honeymoon destinations in a recent poll done by the US based magazine ‘Brides’.

Laucala Island

In an interview, CNN talks to Jacqueline Gifford, travel editor of Brides Magazine, …Read More: Fiji shores ranked in top five honeymoon destinations

Island Resorts

Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!

Lailai

Hundreds of millions of years ago, volcanic activity created some of the world’s most beautiful islands sprinkled across the South Pacific Ocean – the Fijian archipelago was born. Vomo is part of Fiji’s Mamanuca islands, where warm turquoise waters tickle the soft white sands that frame the island, and lush, green vegetation hides a …Read More: Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!

Island Resorts

Fiji: Toberua - affordable luxury on Fijian paradise island

Toberua, Fiji

As winter creeps into the southern hemisphere, we’re daydreaming of brighter horizons…whether it’s sunshine filled days, sand stretched beaches, hour long sunsets, waves lapping at the doorstep…or even an island getaway in the sunny seas of Fiji?

Why not! It may have once been a day dream, but it could be a reality.

…Read More: Fiji: Toberua – affordable luxury on Fijian paradise island