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Privacy Galore With Private Island Getaways

Apr 18, 2008
The private islands scattered across the globe offer savvy travelers with unique opportunities to experience unspoiled natural splendor in luxury accommodations accompanied by superior service and amenities. Island retreats provide the ultimate in privacy and tranquility.

"I want to be alone." is the well-known statement oft attributed to the world famous movie actress of the 1930's, Marlene Dietrich. People in show business are not the only ones who value their privacy. Consider joining the ranks of other celebrities and savvy travelers who find sanctuary and blissful peace at a private island rental destination. These island getaways are hidden gems in the seas that are reachable only by boat or helicopter for the ultimate in tranquility and seclusion.

Even though the location may be remote and physically removed from the urban environment, private island retreats can provide a full range of urbane amenities rivaling those offered by the best in luxury resorts on the mainland. Island dream destinations such as these may feature palatial architecture and accommodations or may make advantageous use of local building styles that provide a unique and eco-friendly first class travel experience. Expect nothing but the best in discrete service at a luxury island resort.

Tropical island retreats of the Pacific boast of unparalleled lush vegetation broken only by well-manicured lawns and gardens and seemingly endless stretches of warm sandy beaches highlighted by spectacular sunrises or sunsets. Ask the staff for breakfast or dinner on the beach and your wish is their command. Can you think of a more romantic setting for a honeymoon or special anniversary celebration?

The private islands of the Indian Ocean offer even the most discriminating of travelers an unparalleled opportunity to experience glorious beaches and magnificent coral reefs in an atmosphere of luxury. Islands of the Seychelles have been carefully developed with an eye to retaining unspoiled natural wonders while at the same time providing visitors with exclusive luxury resorts.

If relaxing on the beach or being pampered with a massage are not adventuresome enough for you, consider a private island vacation off the coast of Belize or other Central American country where you can engage in world class scuba diving and snorkeling plus windsurfing, surf kayaking, board surfing, and sport fishing. Warm island retreats are available in warm Atlantic waters as well as remote areas of the Pacific or Indian Oceans.

With its enormous land mass that overwhelms the imagination with scenic splendor and a superabundance of luxury spas and resorts, even seasoned world travelers may overlook first class private island rental opportunities off the thousands of miles of United States coastline. The rugged and rocky Maine coast boasts magnificent conifer forests that indeed rival their lush tropical counterparts for scenic and awe-inspiring beauty. For those seeking solitude that is in harmony with natural surroundings, this quiet area of the world surrounded by the cold Atlantic waters may provide the ultimate in peace and tranquility.

The mid-Atlantic coast of the U.S. off the Carolinas and Georgia provide some discrete private island hideaways that provide fine modern regional style accommodations for those seeking a quiet return to natural surroundings. While not in the luxury class, take advantage of the privacy and simplicity that these quiet sanctuaries have to offer.

Private island rental not only conveys unique opportunities for relaxation and escape in unspoiled scenic beauty that has been developed with an eye for local history and eco-tourism but it is also a means for conservation minded individuals to contribute to the preservation of these irreplaceable eco-systems that are home to unique species of flora and fauna.

With all the magnificent island getaway opportunities available across the globe, it may seem impossible to choose your ideal private island rental. The best advice for locating your dream luxury island destination is to consult with a travel expert who specializes both in luxury travel and exotic destinations.
About the Author
Justine has been a journalist for 20 years and is a contributor to Just The Planet, the online luxury travel magazine for independent travellers.
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