The Naka Island - Phuket, Thailand
A truly spectacular boutique resort set in the tropical surrounds of Naka Yai Island, just off the coast of Phuket, The Naka Island welcomes its visitors in a splendid environment with world-class dining options, topnotch spa and recreational facilities, and 67 outstandingly decorated villas. Designed to offer the ultimate in island living, all of the resort’s accommodation units combine sophisticated Thai décor with sublime outdoor spaces and the most sought-after amenities, providing a genuine luxury experience.
Petit St. Vincent - Grenadines, Caribbean Islands
A private Caribbean island in The Grenadines, West Indies, Petit St. Vincent offers the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity, with only 22 guest cottages spread across 115 acres of tropical woodlands and superb white beaches. Each villa enjoys wonderful views and a unique marine décor with earth tone colors and bright blue touches here and there. Dining here is a mouthwatering experience of local and international cuisine that ranges from casual to elegant.
Aman Sveti Stefan - Montenegro
Nothing says Montenegro better than the iconic little island of Sveti Stefan, now an exclusive resort that offers wonderful dining options and luxury accommodation against an idyllic backdrop of sparkling blue Adriatic waters. In addition to its grandiose 8-room Villa Miločer, the 5-star Aman Sveti Stefan features 50 totally unique guestrooms, suites and cottages – all charmingly decorated and sprinkled among a scenic assemble of courtyards, terraces and medieval piazzas. Among others, two kilometers of breathtaking coastline and private pink-sand beaches, a state-of-the-art spa, a modern gym and a spectacular clifftop swimming pool complement the charm of this luxurious resort in the south of Budva.
Vahine Island - French Polynesia
A lovely collection of bungalows and serene beach suites set amidst 23 acres of flamboyant tropical gardens, coconut groves and powder-white beaches lapped by the crystal-clear waters of a pristine Pacific lagoon - this is Vahine Island, one of the world’s most amazing private island resorts. Beautifully located in the heart of Tahaa lagoon, French Polynesia, the resort features three types of accommodation: spacious and charmingly decorated beach suites; spectacular overwater bungalows with panoramic ocean views; and a stylish beach bungalow appointed with hand-crafted furnishings. The resort’s restaurant offers spectacular dining experiences, serving exquisite Polynesian and Mediterranean dishes in both relaxing and refined atmospheres.
Spitbank Fort - Gosport, UK
Situated in the Solent, just off the Portsmouth Harbour, Spitbank Fort is one of England’s most unique and unusual accommodations. Once a fortress destined to protect Britain against the French invasion, the 134-year-old sea fort has been converted into a private island and luxury hotel for those seeking experiences with a difference and total privacy. Suitable for weddings, exclusive parties and luxury getaways out of the ordinary, the ancient fort boasts eight stunningly decorated suites, three elegant dining rooms, three bars including a stylish Laurent Perrier Champagne bar, rooftop hot pool and sauna with stunning views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight, as well as a series of historical rooms beautifully transformed into recreation spaces.
North Island - Seychelles
Probably the most exclusive island resort in the Seychelles, and maybe the world, the magnificent North Island is a genuine tropical paradise with all the comforts of home and the opulence of a full service hotel. It comprises 11 splendid beach villas, each of them handcrafted by local artists and designed to embody a sort of individual complex with private pool and garden. Although framed by authentic local materials, the interiors exude sophistication thanks to the exquisite mix of superb textures and warm sand colors. Among the resort’s luxurious facilities are the charming Island Piazza with its luxury North Island Boutique and delightful array of outdoor and indoor seating options, the Library, the Beach Bar, a lovely spa and gym, as well as a diving center and various dining destinations, one more memorable than the other.
andBeyond Mnemba Island Lodge - Zanzibar, Tanzania
They call it a Barefoot Paradise, and judging by its outstanding facilities and gorgeous location in the glittering turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, just off the northern coast of Zanzibar, we have no chance but to believe them. The tiny, yet spectacular Mnemba Island boasts 10 luxurious guest cottages appointed with charming traditional furniture crafted by local artists. All properties enjoy direct beach access, private sunbeds and lovely shaded verandas. Nevertheless, what really makes this private island resort so unique is the amazing variety of activities that guest can participate in, including diving, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, fly-fishing, sailing, even safari - all at their finest.