Saturday, March 23, 2019

Breaking Island News

South Pacific: ‘Second Honeymoon’ for William and Kate at Tavanipupu Island

A luxurious private island resort for sale in the Solomon Islands can add another perk for potential buyers – it just received a visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

When it comes to marketing a private island resort for sale, …Read More: South Pacific: ‘Second Honeymoon’ for William and Kate at Tavanipupu Island

Breaking Island News

Seychelles: Conservancy Founder Buys D’Arros Island from L'Oréal Heiress

The deep-pocketed founder of a nature conservation group has purchased a 371-acre Seychelles island from Europe’s wealthiest woman – does this spell an end to the long controversy over D’Arros?

(Image of D'Arros Copyright F. Vladi)

For such a tranquil piece of paradise, it’s seemingly impossible for D’Arros Island to …Read More: Seychelles: Conservancy Founder Buys D’Arros Island from L’Oréal Heiress

Breaking Island News

Vladi Private Islands: MapAction Honored As Olympic Torch Bearer

Nominated to carry the flame on behalf of its Royal Patron Prince Harry, the essential disaster-relief charity MapAction was thrilled to take part in the prestigious Olympic Torch Relay.

(Mr. Ming getting some encouragement from the young Royals)

As he passed by Buckingham Palace, Wai-Ming Lee held the Olympic torch high …Read More: Vladi Private Islands: MapAction Honored As Olympic Torch Bearer

Island Market

USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

The banyan trees planted by Thomas Edison on inventor Charles Burgess’s Little Bokeelia Island still flourish today, and you could actually purchase this unique piece of history.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Offering complete solitude and an inspiringly beautiful natural environment, a private island seems like the ideal place …Read More: USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

Island Market

UK: £55,000 Scottish Island Bought for Romantic Burial Site

After being struck with cancer, a teacher from Hertfordshire picked up a small uninhabited isle for a song, intending it to be the last resting place for him and his wife.

(Image of Mackenzie Island by Becky Williamson)

It was on the isle of Avalon, a place of tranquil beauty …Read More: UK: £55,000 Scottish Island Bought for Romantic Burial Site

Island Resorts

Worldwide: Part 2 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

In this second installment of our two-part series, Private Island News looks at more of the most affordable private island holidays – including islands you’ll have all to yourself!

As an update to Monday’s article on inexpensive (yet fun and exotic) private island vacations, Private Island News is now bringing you a new crop …Read More: Worldwide: Part 2 – Private Island Holidays at Attractive Prices

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

Island Issues

Europe: The Myth of Greek Island Sales Rises Again

Throughout Greece’s ongoing financial crisis, rumors that the country is considering selling off its treasured islands to foreigners have been rampant in the media.

(Image of Skorpios by Farhad Vladi)

What makes the idea of owning a Greek island so captivating? Of course, the rocky, desert isles in the deep …Read More: Europe: The Myth of Greek Island Sales Rises Again

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