Category: Feb – Mar 2018


Editor’s note: island getaways

Islands or Mountains. This notion seems to find centre stage in our household whenever a discussion of holiday destinations is mooted. Mountains are majestic and cooling, a change of scenery…

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Aerial view of the Ocean View Club on Harbour Island

Harbour Island

Interlopers call them the Out Islands but the Bahamians know how special their watery backyard is so they call them the Family Islands. My favourite character in this glittering collection…

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Going to rack and ruin, Old Pumphouse

Coming out top in Tenerife

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Yet when I find myself attempting to negotiate a smooth passage through an Atlantic breakwater in a kayak... Surf, Turf, Golf…

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Bawah Jetty

Paradise found in Anambas Archipelago

To escape, to truly get away, is an elusive pleasure. But that’s exactly what you’ll do at Bawah, a new resort in Indonesia’s Anambas archipelago, about 270 kilometres northeast of…

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North Island AlFresco dining

Extreme, exclusive island stays

These island destinations take exclusivity to the extreme, bringing luxury to romantic, dramatic, adventurous, and mythical new levels. Seychelles, Phuket, Maldives, Fiji, French Polynesia, Argentina, Canada, Capri & Sicily These…

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May Rut island in Phu Quoc by Jimmy Tran

Sun kissed islands, Asia’s calling card

Palm trees and sea breeze? Check. Sand on your feet and the warmth of the sun on your skin? Check. An island experience always relaxes the soul and recharges the…

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Paddleboarding the clear cerulean waters of Pristine Cove near the Rockhouse and The Cliff

Quest for perfect island getaways in Jamaica

A West Indies island in the Caribbean, Jamaica is synonymous with reggae, rhythm and romance, bold colours, Rastafarian culture and a laid-back Caribbean lifestyle. Grace Jones, Sean Paul and Naomi…

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Spectacular views of Mykonos port with boats by Pawel Kazmierczak

Quest for perfect island getaways in Mykonos

It generally takes a while to embrace a new destination, until I form an opinion on it. But not here… I’m instantly in love! Greece SPECTACULAR VIEWS OVER OLD TOWN…

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Kayaking at Anse Peniche

Quest for perfect island getaways in Seychelles

One minute I’m swimming past sunshine yellow banana rays, Phoebe the turtle and friendly black-tipped sharks, and the next I’m rescuing marooned honeymooners on Coco Island. Six Senses Zil Pasyon,…

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Le Guanahani Beach by Le Guanahani St Barth

Quest for perfect island getaways in St Barths

A celebrity and jet-setter favourite, a yacht lovers’ dreamscape, this oh-so-chic volcanic isle lies in the far north-eastern Caribbean, surrounded by impossibly turquoise seas. Cheval Blanc FRANCOPHILES, ST. BARTHS BECKONS…

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