Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Island Resorts

Latin America: Isla Jicaro – A Spiritual Sanctuary in Granada

Found on the pristine shores of Lake Nicaragua, this singular ecolodge offers guests luxurious suites, serene beauty, and a path to wellness for both body and mind.

(Image Courtesy of Jicaro Island Ecolodge)

When Karen Emanuel visited Granada on holiday in 2007, inspiration wasn’t difficult to …Read More: Latin America: Isla Jicaro – A Spiritual Sanctuary in Granada

Island Resorts

Africa: A Caribbean Paradise on the African Coast

Luxury African travel often brings to mind visions of the glorious Seychelles and its exclusive island resorts. Few people are aware, however, of the beauty that waits on the Atlantic coast in the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe.

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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

Island Resorts

USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands

When Captain Andy Hill began exploring the coastal wetlands of Georgia in his boat, he had no intention of purchasing his own island – and certainly not eight of them!

(Image Courtesy of Eagle Island)

Sometimes, life offers the most unexpected opportunities. For boat captain Andy Hill, known …Read More: USA: Georgia’s Man of Many Islands

Environment

Maldives: How futuristic floating villages could solve some climate change challenges

Maldives

Ever imagined playing a round of golf on a floating course, walking through an underwater tunnel to the clubhouse, where a glass elevator drops down to the main bar in the middle of a spectacular natural aquarium, all in a village of man-made private islands and villas?

No…this is not a futuristic movie, it …Read More: Maldives: How futuristic floating villages could solve some climate change challenges

Island Resorts

Philippines: Man-made islands - upsetting the balance of nature

Panglao Nature Park

Projects to build islands or reclaim land are becoming more popular, especially in parts of the world with coastal tourism-based economies. In the Philippines, one such project called the Panglao Oasis Islands, which hopes to build five man-made islands for tourism, recreation, nature parks and residential purposes, has come under fire. The five islands …Read More: Philippines: Man-made islands – upsetting the balance of nature

Island Resorts

USA: Singer Castle on Dark Island Now Open for 2011

The spectacular castle on its own private island in the St. Lawrence is now open for the 2011 season. After a long winter of preparation, Singer’s staff are ready for the next busy months of tours, weddings and overnight guests.

(Photo Courtesy of Dark Island Tours, Ltd.)

A New …Read More: USA: Singer Castle on Dark Island Now Open for 2011

Resort Trends

Caribbean: New Scrub Island Resort in BVI is Making Waves

From infinity pools to infinite sea views, this new luxury resort set on the rolling hills of Scrub Island has breathed new life into the BVI’s image as an exclusive travel destination.

(Image Courtesy of Mainsail Resorts)

As the first new resort to open in the British Virgin …Read More: Caribbean: New Scrub Island Resort in BVI is Making Waves