September 2016 · From the remote and less frequented islands of Thailand to the unending expanse of the Caribbean beaches of the Dominican Republic, there is so much in between to see and be humbled by. World Travel Magazine highlights a selection of 50 luxury properties across the world that are currently pushing the trend in opulence and style. The beauty of nature and the temptation of exploring the wilderness has been man’s basic instinct. Capitalising on this potential, governments, hoteliers and naturalists have come together in many of the properties on this list to preserve the environment and at the same time make it accessible. Many of the properties are designated UNESCO protected sites. Beaches, forests, vibrant cities, popular tourist friendly townships and old restored properties are featured here as well. It is a fascinating read for it reveals not just options for the traveller but also the zest, endurance and passion that went in to transform a vision into life." />

Oil Nut Bay (British Virgin Island)

If history fascinates you, Oil Nut Bay could be the place to go on a voyage of discovery, unravelling interesting facts about the island’s past. Virgin Gorda is the easternmost of four main islands that make up the British Virgin Islands but with an identity all its own. With harbours that house world-class yacht clubs, breath-taking views and amenities, and the historic Spanish Town, which still has traces of nearby ruins and streets, the property is a mix of modern luxuries, untouched landscapes and pristine beauty. White sands hug the coastline of the tranquil bay offering the perfect playground for beach games and the ultimate location for relaxation and romantic strolls.

Half of the property is designated as open space where residents are free to go on an exploration spree. Warm, crystal-clear waters offer the world’s best sailing, diving and snorkelling opportunities. Explore amazing reefs and water wonderland and be sure to time your visit with a local event that take place in the North Sound and across the British Virgin Islands.

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