Thursday, August 13, 2020

Island Resorts

Asia: Cambodia Gets an Upgrade With First Private Island Resort

The country of Cambodia may not have a reputation as a high-end tourism destination, but the arrival of Song Saa, its first private island resort, will aim to change that.

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Private Island)

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Australia: Pumpkin Island’s Amazing Eco-Achievement

This gorgeous resort on Queensland’s lush Capricorn Coast has become the first private island in Australia to gain “carbon-positive” status.

(Image Courtesy of Pumpkin Island)

When it comes to small islands, the environmental impact of people is readily felt – …Read More: Australia: Pumpkin Island’s Amazing Eco-Achievement

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Canada: Daring BC Ferries Rescue as “Island” is Unmoored

Guests at one of British Columbia’s most luxurious resorts had to be saved by a ferry when their floating eco-lodge came unmoored during high winds.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

The end of the 2011 season came with a dramatic twist for BC’s King Pacific Lodge. In a rare event …Read More: Canada: Daring BC Ferries Rescue as “Island” is Unmoored

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Australia: Catch the World’s Largest Black Marlin on Lizard Island

A far-flung island resort at the tip of the Great Barrier Reef is hosting an incredible fishing event that will test the mettle of even expert anglers.

(Image Courtesy of Delaware North)

…Read More: Australia: Catch the World’s Largest Black Marlin on Lizard Island

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Australia: Swim to Win on Heron Island

Taking a dip in the gorgeous waters off Queensland’s Heron Island hardly seems like an arduous task, but this year, the resort is hosting a Great Barrier Reef race to remember.

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Seychelles: Dive into Paradise on Denis Island

Amid the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, a very special island is surrounded by a lagoon that one prominent travel journalist calls his favorite dive spot.

(Image Copyright F. Vladi)

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Celebs visiting resorts

Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island

A gorgeous island retreat on the Great Barrier Reef is played host to the beautiful actress  for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, but she is far from the only celebrity to enjoy its perfect beaches and luxe amenities.

(Creative Commons Image of Hamilton Island)

British-Australian actress Naomi Watts, star …Read More: Australia: Actress Naomi Watts Jets to Hamilton Island

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Africa: Medjumbe, Mozambique’s Paradise Isle

Part of a gorgeous, pristine Indian Ocean archipelago that stretches 250km across northern Mozambique, this unique private island resort offers a luxury diving and fishing experience like no other.

(Image Courtesy of Rani Resorts)

On this luxurious private island resort, it’s hard to tell where the beach ends, and …Read More: Africa: Medjumbe, Mozambique’s Paradise Isle