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Private Islands For Rent - Round Island, Seychelles
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05 July 2010

Private Islands For Rent - Round Island, SeychellesThe archipelago nation of Seychelles is made up of over 100 islands of all shapes and sizes. Located to the east of Africa’s mainland in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is the home to some of the world’s most spectacular private resorts, including the famed private island for rent, Round Island.

Round Island isn’t so originally named, but it is certainly a creative work of lavish art. There’s a bit of an unflattering past with Round Island. Until 1942, it was where nearby populations used to quarantine their female lepers when leprosy was still a scary, confusing and incurable affliction. Since then, the island has been repeatedly made over and transformed into what stands today.

Like many similar islands around the globe, Round Island is a luxurious private resort that lures in the rich and famous travelers with the promise of unique scenery, a tropical climate, lush amenities, and all the seclusion they could ever hope for.

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Worlds Top Resorts - Fregate Island
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19 September 2008

Worlds Top Resorts - Fregate IslandFregate Island is the easternmost island of the granitic Inner Islands of the Seychelles. Situated in the Indian Ocean, northeast of the island of Madagascar, Seychelles has long been known as a top vacation destination. And its pride and joy is Fregate Island. Fregate is primarily known as a secluded, private resort for the well-to-do.

The Times have voted Anse Victorin beach “The World’s Best Beach,” and Fregate Island’s popularity is at an all-time high. Explorer Lazare Picault named the island after witnessing an abundance of frigatebirds on the island. The island is covered with beautiful Indian almond trees, takamaka, and cashew. The water directly off the coastline also provides some of the world’s best snorkeling.

The resort at Fregate is comprised of 16 luxury villas, allowing for a total number of 40 guests to stay on the private island at any one time. The island remains totally exclusive to its guests. Unless you’re staying at the resort, then you’re not allowed to step foot on Fregate Island.

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