Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Royals Jet to Necker Island for Holly Branson’s Wedding

Despite having been ravaged by a fire in August, the luxurious Necker Island was in fine shape to host the wedding of Richard Branson’s daughter last week – and some young royals were on the guest list.

(The destroyed Great House can be seen on the hilltop)

It’s not often …Read More: Caribbean: Royals Jet to Necker Island for Holly Branson’s Wedding

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Private Islands In Recovery After Hurricane Irene

One of the largest hurricanes in recent memory left many private islands battered and bruised – now that the storm has moved on, it’s time to pick up the pieces.

(Idyllic: Great Stirrup Cay before Hurricane Irene)

The path of …Read More: Caribbean: Private Islands In Recovery After Hurricane Irene

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Celebs Safe after Lightning Fire on Necker Island

The main residence on Sir Richard Branson’s $54,000+ per night hideaway, Necker Island, suffered a freak fire when lightning struck the building, which was being used at the time by his family and actress Kate Winslet.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

It was far from an idyllic private island holiday for …Read More: Caribbean: Celebs Safe after Lightning Fire on Necker Island

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 a …Read More: Caribbean: Romantic Necker Island Wedding for Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo

Island Resorts

North America’s Best Island Honeymoon Escapes

Royal newlyweds Kate and William have spurred renewed interest in the idea of a romantic, exotic private island honeymoon – but you don’t have to travel to remote locales like the Seychelles. North America is home to some glorious private islands of its own, from paradises in the Caribbean to castles fit for royalty! …Read More: North America’s Best Island Honeymoon Escapes

Island Issues

Sir Richard Branson to Give Rare Lemurs Sanctuary on Moskito Island

Neckar Island

The flamboyant head of the Virgin conglomerate wants to create a refuge for threatened lemurs on one of his two islands in the BVI – however, this plan has sparked a local controvery.

UK billionaire Sir Richard Branson is reportedly intending to import two dozen ring-tailed lemurs to his private Moskito Island in April. …Read More: Sir Richard Branson to Give Rare Lemurs Sanctuary on Moskito Island

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