The World of Private Islands

Type: books


If you can dream it, it's out there for you. From the idealism of Moore's "Utopia" to the ease of Gauguin's "Tahiti," islands fuel the imagination. Indeed, who hasn't day-dreamed of a unique slice of paradise? Editor Farhad Vladi showcases a variety of private islands in this compelling volume, featuring everything from Canadian lake isles to Pacific atolls. Within these chapters you will discover a world of islands replete with castles in addition to more contemporary vacation properties owned by celebrities like Johnny Depp and Richard Branson. Islands, however, are not just for the wealthy; for those working with a smaller budget, prices start at a perfectly reasonable $30,000! Lovers of nature and adventure seekers alike will be intrigued by the independence remote islands offer while more sociable types will appreciate the many beautiful resort isles.

Published 2011