Necker Island, a Caribbean private island resort owned by Virgin conglomerate founder Sir Richard Branson, has evolved rapidly since he acquired it in 1982.
The recent explosion of resort construction in the Maldives has been concentrated in the now-crowded central atolls, leaving the island nation’s southern reaches relatively untouched.
By the third day of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2009 off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the weather gods are clearly unhappy.
Ancient Banyan trees and 17,000 swaying palms shade the trails at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives.
Known as one the of the premier private beach getaways, the 1,400-acre Mustique island in the Grenadines has unveiled nine new villas just in time for the winter travel season.
Fitness flourishes in many forms at Parrot Cay, a 1,000-acre private-island resort where you can swim, snorkel, play tennis, and enjoy one-on-one yoga, Pilates, and meditation sessions.
At Musha Cay, a private-island resort that is available to one party at a time, you pretty much do what you want when you want and where you want.
In the cerulean waters of northern Fiji’s far-flung Vanua Levu, a lush and undulant island formerly belonging to the late publishing magnate Malcolm Forbes has been converted into one of the world
Following the death of United Arab Emirates founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 2004, his sons decided to convert Sir Bani Yas, an island where the family owned a palace, into a world-cla
David Copperfield once spent $1 million restoring an antique Orient Express train car, just so he could make it disappear in front of a live audience.
Say, for a moment, that you and your Swedish model-turned-designer wife are concluding your honeymoon on a tropical archipelago. How do you cap it off?
From a helicopter, the sea surrounding the Exuma island chain resembles a giant jigsaw puzzle: all bright green swirls and crescents interlocking with pieces of grayish blue.
When Haze Richardson bought a 77-foot yacht with a friend in 1964, he had no intention of acquiring an island as well.
Our November 1994 feature “Caribbean Hideaways” may have inadvertently left some readers with the mistaken impression that lavishly appointed tropical vacation homes were the exclusive domain of c
After 19 hours of riding in a truck, a shuttle, an Air Canada airbus, a prop plane, a van, and a floatplane, I finally arrived at King Pacific Lodge, a floating paradise in British Columbia’s Barn
Test your sea legs on the newly launched Island Explorer at the Four Seasons’ 12-acre private island resort.
When life gets frantic, people often daydream about running off alone to a deserted island.