Friday, November 15, 2019

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Parrot Cay Takes Third in Condé Nast Traveler’s Spa Awards

The prestigious “best of” list published each year by Condé Nast Traveler has spas from all over the Caribbean vying for top spot – and this year, Parrot Cay took an impressive third place.

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USA: The Sagamore Resort – An Island Hideaway in the Adirondacks

Found within New York’s scenic Adirondack mountain range, this island resort on Lake George has been a prestigious destination for over a century, and offers the ultimate in traditional elegance.

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India: Kerala's Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

Keeping with tradition

An unnamed Indian businessman has bought the stunning Green Lagoon Resort Island in Kerala, India, but don’t worry, this gorgeous first-rate private island eco-resort will remain open for business.

Sunrise Residence

TRANQUILITY AND TRADITION

Surrounded by lagoons and canals, the island’s two generous residences are made of local wood …Read More: India: Kerala’s Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

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Malaysia: Pangkor Laut Island resort, where luxury abounds

Sea Villas

Soaking up the sun in the gorgeous greeny blue sparkling waters, 250 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur, lies the magical island of Pangkor Laut in Malaysia.

The stunning island paradise offers hillside villas set amidst lush rainforest, overlooking tropical gardens and sea villas on stilts, an overwater village linked by wooden walkways.

…Read More: Malaysia: Pangkor Laut Island resort, where luxury abounds

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UK: Travel writer chosen for dream island Job

Bonne Nuit coastline, Jersey

One lucky budding travel writer, Holly Eddings, has been chosen from 100 applicants for the ultimate first travel writing job – to spend two months visiting the beautiful Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Herm, as well as St Malo in France and writing her very own travel blog.

…Read More: UK: Travel writer chosen for dream island Job

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USA: The Golden Age’s Exclusive Island Club

Found along the sleepy coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island seems like the kind of lazy, sun-dappled place where nothing of importance could possibly happen. However, the rich history of this barrier isle tells a far different story – one of many pivotal events that helped shape American history.

…Read More: USA: The Golden Age’s Exclusive Island Club

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French Polynesia: Plan Your Dream Island Wedding…on Pitcairn?

Many love-struck couples picture themselves tying the knot on a remote, beautiful island – but perhaps they imagine the beach resorts of Polynesia, rather than lonely, mountainous Pitcairn! However, this isolated isle is offering unique wedding packages that will delight the intrepid.

(Image Courtesy of Pitcairn Island Tourism)

The …Read More: French Polynesia: Plan Your Dream Island Wedding…on Pitcairn?

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Scotland: What’s happened to Peace Island?

Lighthouse on Little Cumbrae, Scotland

Flashback! You may remember reading that in 2009, the generous, successful entrepreneurial couple Sam and Sunita Poddar from Scotland, bought and donated the private island of Little Cumbrae, subsequently renamed “Peace Island”, to their beloved Swami Ji or Baba Ramdev, India’s most popular lifestyle guru, who obviously needs time to be alone in peace! …Read More: Scotland: What’s happened to Peace Island?

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