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Everyone deserves an escape from life’s stresses and headaches once in a while. What better way to gain some much needed relaxation than with a private island getaway? Tourism has become a lucrative way for various countries to expand their economies, and affluent travelers are taking full advantage. Today’s modern world gives way to an abundance of luxury vacations in some of the world’s most beautiful places. Explore this list of noteworthy island resorts and villas when booking your next exclusive getaway.
Villa Bella Beach at Oil Nut Bay - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
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Oil Nut Bay is accessible only by boat or helicopter, making it the perfect location for a private island getaway. It is located on the eastern tip of Virgin Gorda of the British Virgin Islands and offers miles of white sandy beaches, rolling hills, and unscathed landscape. Get the full exclusive luxury travel experience by staying at Villa Bella Beach at Oil Nut Bay.
Villa Bella Beach is a six bedroom villa located just steps away from the beach and minutes from shopping opportunities. Boasting luxury furniture throughout, this lavish vacation rental features an integrated sound system, air conditioning, dark wood accents, and an array of fabulous amenities. The beautiful living room filled with plush furnishings opens to the pool deck, allowing you to lounge by the pool amongst lush greenery before preparing dinner on the gas barbecue grill and dining outdoors. The interior offers two master bedrooms with king-size beds that overlook the pool and beach. In addition, there are four guest bedrooms that each feature king-size beds, private entrances, refrigerators, LCD televisions, and ensuite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers.
Leave with a suitcase full of clean laundry from the two washers and dryers and a belly full of delicious food prepared in the villa’s two kitchens. Your stay comes with complimentary concierge and housekeeping services, in addition to Oil Nut Bay Beach Club facility access which includes shared tennis courts and a wellness studio with a yoga/pilates room. Your kids will love spending time in the Kids’ Club while you work on your tan or go for a dip in the ocean. The concierge team will happily set up grocery delivery, private chef services, spa/massage treatments, boat charters, babysitters, and anything else you could need for a perfect luxury vacation. Next time you’re looking for a private, exotic holiday, book your stay at Villa Bella Beach.
Villa at The Brando - Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
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Tetiaroa is a well-preserved island and bird sanctuary with limited access given to the most affluent of travelers. Tetiaroa is home to one of the largest colonies of birds in the Tahitian Islands, including frigatebirds, red-tailed tropical birds, crested birds, brown boobies, and more. When visiting, it is of utmost importance to respect their habitat to keep the island well-preserved and as beautiful as when you arrived.
The Brando is a one-of-a-kind luxury resort located on the stunning isle of Tetiaroa. Staying at The Brando provides guests with an unrivaled luxury experience that immerses you in breathtaking nature. Visitors travel to the island by plane to stay at this stunning resort featuring 35 Polynesian-inspired villas upon white-sand beaches frequented by sea turtles, manta rays, and native birds. The resort features two restaurants offering Polynesian cuisine, the Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa, a luxury pearl boutique, and a gift shop.
Next time you make the trip to The Brando, book the 3 Bedroom Villa. This extravagant villa features two bedrooms in the main building that come with private dressing areas and outdoor bathtubs so you can bathe under clear blue skies while watching birds soar overhead. The third bedroom is separate and has a dressing room, bathroom, and outdoor tub. In addition to spacious bedrooms, the villa features a living room and a media space with a TV, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Enjoy in-room dining 24/7, or eat on your spacious private deck or on the beach. Watch the sunset from the wooden deck, swim in the plunge pool, and delight in the private beach access. Reserve the villa for your next all-inclusive island getaway.
North Beach Villa - Guana Island, British Virgin Islands
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Guana remains the most untouched destination of the British Virgin Islands. It is a natural wonderland worth exploring given its 850 acres of mountains, gardens, organic orchards, seven beaches, and dozens of hiking trails. Here you’ll find world-class dining opportunities, lavish accommodations, and exceptional service you’ve come to expect from a luxury vacation. Though 90 percent of Guana Island remains wild, resort accommodations provide endless amenities, beauty, and privacy for a phenomenal vacation.
Reserve the North Beach Villa for your next romantic holiday. The one-bedroom chateau is the island’s only waterfront accommodation and the only house on North Beach. This ultra-secluded and intimate rental is surrounded by lush sea-grape trees, scenic patios, and endless natural beauty. Just steps from the beach, you and your loved one can spend your days soaking up the sun, splashing in the crystal blue water, and collecting seashells.
The charming villa bursts with sunlight throughout and features a well-stocked kitchen, bar, living room, and bedroom. Step onto your private patio each morning from your bedroom after a perfect night’s sleep upon the plush king-sized bed. Meals are served at the beach club, though private dinner arrangements can be made at the villa. Enjoy the various fun pastimes, including sailing, kayaking, pedal boating, snorkeling, hiking, and more. Beach BBQs, movie nights, and internet services are just a short golf cart ride away from the villa. Take your romantic vacation to the next level with a massage in the estate or on the beach. You’ll definitely want to bookmark North Beach Villa for your next all-inclusive, romantic getaway.
Tierra Chiloé - Chiloé Island, Chile
Chile’s jagged coast is studded with several remote islands that feature wild landscapes, beautiful native flora, and incredible fauna. Chiloé Island has quickly become a popular tourist destination for nature enthusiasts looking to discover the unchartered territories of Chile. Derived from an indigenous term meaning “the place of seagulls,” Chiloé is located about halfway down Chile’s 2671 mile-long coastline. This enclave features many unique barn-shaped churches enveloped by a backdrop of snow-capped volcanic peaks on the mainland. There are many excursions to enjoy while on the island, from self-guided bike rides to San Jose to horseback riding through farmlands with stunning ocean and Andes Mountain vistas.
Immerse yourself in local island traditions by staying at Tierra Chiloé. This boutique spa resort offers various exploration opportunities combined with comfort and luxury. Unwind into a tranquil, blissful state with a trip to Tierra’s Uma Spa, where you can relax in two heated pools and fill your day with shiatsu massage therapy, reflexology treatments, and more. Once you’re thoroughly rejuvenated, head to the bar to enjoy a signature cocktail made with Chilean pisco and local Ulmo honey. Dine at the farm-to-table restaurant that boasts exceptional seafood caught fresh daily. When you’re ready to discover the charming offerings of Chiloé, enjoy some guided tours with options to hike, bike, kayak, or sail.
Each of the 24 guest rooms at Tierra Chiloé provides spectacular views and endless chances to connect with nature. Every room’s design and decor is inspired by the regional heritage of Chiloé with hand-crafted furnishings and locally woven fabrics utilized throughout. The resort features three different room options: Suites, Superior Pullao Rooms, and Superior Rilan Rooms. Superior Rilan Rooms overlook the inland sea, ensuring you’ll find peace of mind with every sunrise. End your exciting day with a dip in the jacuzzi bathtub, melting away any soreness induced during island exploration. Whether you wish to spend your vacation exploring every inch of Chiloé Island or want to stay in and relish the exceptional accommodations of the resort, every possibility is within reach when you visit Tierra Chiloé.