Saturday, August 24, 2019

Island Resorts

Asia: Thailand’s Newest Private Island Resort Opens in Phuket

As The Naka Island Resort opens its doors for the first time, its staff members have been preparing to show guests a new vision of luxury travel in Thailand.

(Image Courtesy of Starwood Hotels)

The name Phuket has, in recent years, becomes synonymous with a certain kind of holiday experience; …Read More: Asia: Thailand’s Newest Private Island Resort Opens in Phuket

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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)

The …Read More: Asia: Cambodia Gets an Upgrade With First Private Island Resort

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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 – garbage …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.

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The end of the 2011 season came with a dramatic twist for BC’s King Pacific Lodge. In a rare event during …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.

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…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)

…Read More: Seychelles: Dive into Paradise on Denis Island

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Caribbean: Bubbles & BBQ on Peter Island Resort and Spa

This exclusive private island resort in the British Virgin Islands hosted a week-long feast for the senses, featuring celebrity chefs and succulent Certified Angus Beef.

(Image of Peter Island Copyright F. Vladi)

The 1,800-acre Peter Island Resort and Spa, the largest privately-owned isle in the BVI, has long been renowned …Read More: Caribbean: Bubbles & BBQ on Peter Island Resort and Spa

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