If you have ever dreamt about what life would be like on a private island with a castaway feel to it, then Vamizi Island in Mozambique could be just for you. This speck in the ocean measures less than 12 kilometres in length, and one kilometre in width, and is ringed by sandy beaches and clam, blue waters.
The Maldives narrowly missed out on claiming the Best Leisure Destination of 2012 at the Grand Annual Tourism Awards on 1 April 2013, which took place earlier in the month.
The Philippines won the highly sought-after honour, beating Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Maldives.
Officials within the Maldives’ tourism industry aren’t panicking however, with the disappointment of missing out offset by some extremely positive recent arrival figures.
There was further good news recently after the country was decided as the destination to host a prestigious awards ceremony, labelled the ‘Oscars’ of the tourism industry.
Blessed with beautiful beaches, a vibrant nightlife and luxurious surroundings, the Maldives is a popular destination amongst the rich and famous and honeymooners alike. Book your break in Soneva Fushi today and see for yourself why the island nation is considered one of the premier luxury holiday spots in the world.
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Indian model and film actress Taapsee Pannu was accompanied by her sister Shagun and a group of close friends as she jetted off for a well-earned vacation in the Maldives.
The busy star, who had not taken a break for the last three years, was enjoying a trip to the luxurious island nation to celebrate her first Bollywood film, which has done very well.
Planning her trip down to the ‘minute detail’, Taapsee revealed to reporters that her accommodation was surrounded by luscious ocean waters, adding she ‘had my share of swimming in the high seas’.
The highlight, however, was learning to scuba dive and collecting official certification, according to Taapsee.
A popular destination for the rich and famous, the Maldives offers a relaxing environment and stunning natural surroundings. Why not see for yourself and book a vacation on Gili Lankanfushi today?
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Many holiday destinations claim to be exclusive, but few live up to the name as much as Mustique does. Mustique is a privately owned island in the West Indies, and covers just 2.2 square miles. The island is owned by the Mustique company, which is made up of the islands home owners. There are approximately 10 private villas available to rent there, as well as a hotel called the Cotton House. Due to its location and situation, it is a favourite holiday destination of the rich and famous, and such notable people as Amy Winehouse and Jeremy Clarkson have take vacations there over the years. Even the Queen has taken a holiday there!
Dubai is a rapidly developing country in the middle east that is transforming from a stopover destination to a holiday destination in its own right. The last decade have seen billions of dollars invested into infrastructure and building development, and it now boasts some of the most exclusive shopping malls and real estate in the world. This is also reflected in the lavish, luxury hotels which have made their home there, and one example of this, is the Armani Hotel Dubai.
Anyone looking for a unique, once in a lifetime holiday experience should definitely consider staying at the Savanna Private Game Reserve in South Africa. Located within the Sabi Sand Reserve, which in itself is part of the Kruger National Park, the Savanna offers five star luxury combined with the chance of seeing some of Africa’s most famous animals in their natural environment.
The Greek island of Santorini is located in the Aegean Sea, some 120 miles off of the Greek mainland. This volcanic island is well known for its dramatic scenery and landscapes, as well as its fantastic beaches, and those people staying in the charming town of Ola also have the pleasure of being able to witness some of the most fabulous sunsets in the world. Ola itself is a great place to stay, and Only Exclusive Travel recommend the Mystique hotel, which is positioned on Ola’s most famous cliffs.