Like other high end hotel chains around the world, Four Seasons resorts has been expanding its holdings to include a number of private islands around the world. Four Seasons recently developed a Robinson Crusoe experience in purchasing a private island near their five star resort in Langkawi. Guests of Four Seasons Resort Langkawi can slip away to their very own secret island, where they will be “marooned” in Four Seasons style
A private island vacation doesn’t need to break the bank, there are literally dozens of affordable private island resorts located around the world that are affordable and offer a unique holiday opportunity. I want sun.uk recently featured a number of properties that wont leave you feeling the pinch. Here is a couple of islands they featured. Chapwani Island Resort, Tanzania Chapwani Island Resort is located a mile to the west of the Tanzanian spice island of Zanzibar
According to People Magazine, choosing the location came just as easily for the couple “We love to travel and we love Necker Island,” Lachey, 37, tells People. “We’ve vacationed there multiple times, and when we got engaged, we both immediately thought of the island as the perfect place to have our wedding.” Adds Minnillo, 30: “We were on a boat, on vacation, passing the island and we both looked at each other and he said, ‘Yes!’ I was so glad he said what I was thinking. Nick saw it in my eyes.” The 74-acre island was the picture perfect backdrop for their intimate nuptials, which were filmed for a TLC special.
Hailed as “the best island destination in East and Southeast Asia” by National Geographic Traveler, as “one of the world’s Top 10 best scuba dive sites” by Forbes Traveler Magazine, and as “the next property hotspot” by Islands Magazine, there is quite a buzz about the Philippines’ Palawan Archipelago. The archipelago is located in the South China Sea and spans over 300 miles. Palawan consists of 1,780 islands, measures 4,208 acres and offers a coastline that stretches more than 1,250 miles
It is no secret that celebrities love private islands, but they are also the playground of the world’s super rich. Along with yachts and private jets, private islands are among the ultimate status symbols for those with whom money is no object. Forbes.com recently featured a number of private islands that have been attatched to some of the world’s most prolific billionaires. Here is what they had to say. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island, the first of many highly publicized private island resorts
Put this on the list of things that every wealthy island owner should have. Designer Yelken Octuri has created a flying yacht for Omani princes Aziz, Dawood and Hashim. The flying yacht was designed to allow the princes to enjoy sailing along the Omani coastline. Four masts retract to become wings as the yacht turns into a plane