Wakaya, A Private Island Paradise in Fiji
Geoffrey Kent welcomes Wakaya Island to his Private CollectionGeoffrey Kent is delighted to announce the addition of Wakaya Island and the owner’s sensational villa, Vale O, to his Private Collection. Joining the Panamanian gem of Isla Simca, Wakaya Island is only the second destination to meet the exacting criteria Kent has set for his exclusive collection of personally hand-picked greats.
"Privately owned by David H. Gilmour (Founder of FIJI Water and Wakaya Perfection) and reached only by the island’s new Grand Cessna EX, Wakaya is a tiny speck of tropical heaven set amidst the bluest of seas and surrounded by icing sugar white beaches and protected coral reefs."
Home to the luxurious Wakaya Club and Spa as well as Vale O, this gorgeous Fijian island can be rented on an exclusive basis only through Abercrombie & Kent Villas. For a maximum of 26 privileged guests, the island is an idyllic hideaway ideal for never-to-be-forgotten special occasions, celebrations and ceremonies.
The Wakaya Club and Spa is a super-luxurious eco-friendly retreat with ten sensational ‘bures’ just steps away from the pristine beach. Sophisticated simplicity and understated elegance are the keywords here. Fijian hospitality is legendary whilst outstanding Michelin star standard cuisine is based around the freshest local ingredients harvested from sea and land. The spa is nothing short of divine, the diving and snorkelling are world class, the golf course is gratifyingly challenging, private beach dining is out-of-this-world romantic and the serenity of the whole island life changing.
On the northern tip of Wakaya and also exclusive to A&K Villas, Vale O is a sublime escapist fantasy deemed one of the finest villas in the South Pacific. Surrounded by 16 acres of stunning private grounds with mesmerising ocean views, this masterly mix of western comfort and eastern tranquillity cocoons up to six guests in a degree of luxury hard to equal. To the backdrop of an exquisite décor, a team of highly experienced staff is dedicated to fulfilling any and every whim before it has even crystallised as a thought. With a rock-surrounded swimming pool complete with waterfall and jacuzzi, a night lit tennis court and all the facilities of the Club and Spa just a few minutes away, courtesy of a dedicated driver, Vale O is indeed the stuff of dreams.
Geoffrey Kent, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent Group, commented; ‘I am tremendously proud to have added Wakaya and Vale O to my Private Collection. Only the best of the best make the grade and both have the attributes that make the collection unique in terms of privacy, exclusivity and originality in plentiful supply. Isla Simca was the first of these truly exceptional hideaways and launched the collection in consummate style earlier this year; it is with great pleasure that I welcome Wakaya Island into what I believe will become the most exclusive collection of islands and retreats in existence’.
For further press information please contact:
Pamela Lassers, [email protected], T: 800 323-7308 x420, M: 630 596 7961
Notes to Editors:
Abercrombie & Kent was founded to take travellers to every corner of the world in comfort, style and safety. Today A&K is one of the world’s leading tour operators. With a network of offices in more than 60 countries, a member of the Abercrombie & Kent team is never far away.
Abercrombie & Kent Villas offers a selection of luxury villas and ski chalets in sought after destinations throughout Europe including France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Austria, Portugal and the UK.
The Geoffrey Kent Private Collection is a selection of private islands and homes which offer unrivalled service and unique appeal, personally chosen by Geoffrey Kent as some of his favourite places from across the globe.