Sunday, August 25, 2019

Island Resorts

Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!

Lailai

Hundreds of millions of years ago, volcanic activity created some of the world’s most beautiful islands sprinkled across the South Pacific Ocean – the Fijian archipelago was born. Vomo is part of Fiji’s Mamanuca islands, where warm turquoise waters tickle the soft white sands that frame the island, and lush, green vegetation hides a …Read More: Fiji: Vamos a Vomo!

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Australia: Richard Branson opens new Makepeace Island luxury resort to the public

Makepeace Island

Sir Richard  Branson and his Virgin Blue Australian airline partner Brett Godfrey opened their exclusive Makepeace Island resort to the public on the weekend. The heart-shaped island, located in the Noosa River, is just a short trip from Noosa marina and Queensland’s spectacular Sunshine Coast.

Makepeace Island

But with gorgeous …Read More: Australia: Richard Branson opens new Makepeace Island luxury resort to the public

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Malaysia: Photographers Flock to the Layang Layang Island Underwater Shoot-Out

In late July, skilled photographers from across the globe will try their hand at a Malaysian private island’s famed underwater photo contest. Winners will receive more than USD $30,000 in prizes, but what’s truly sought-after is the prestige.

(Image Courtesy of Avillon Layang Layang Resort)

Even the island’s name – …Read More: Malaysia: Photographers Flock to the Layang Layang Island Underwater Shoot-Out

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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.

(Image Courtesy of …Read More: Caribbean: Parrot Cay Takes Third in Condé Nast Traveler’s Spa Awards

Islands sold

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 that …Read More: India: Kerala’s Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

Resort News

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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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

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

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