Idyllic beaches, secure anchorage, designer shopping and sophisticated hospitality notwithstanding, the secret to this Caribbean isle’s continued pre-eminence is simple: a flair for reinvention. Here are some of the most notable innovations du jour.
Multiple home ownership provides one solution to the age-old problem of how to successfully balance the competing demands of business and quality leisure time. So what makes a well-rounded portfolio of properties?
The clean-lined design, the top-notch cuisine, even the world-class golf course are beguiling, says Peter Swain, but what sets Amanera apart is the inimitable atmosphere. It’s all about creating a space, both physical and metaphorical, that rejuvenates the mind as well as the body.
The twin island federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is the Caribbean as it was 25 years ago, writes Peter Swain – friendly, laid-back, and the ideal place for a few rounds of golf. As well as sporting excellence, it also offers lavish hospitality.
The official St Kitts and Nevis 2016 VISITOR magazine details where to stay, eat, swim, walk, climb, fish, play golf, drink rum, watch sea turtles, find history, scuba dive, surf, cycle and sail on the Caribbean island of Nevis.
High up on a breezy Nevisian hillside, James and Laura Craig set out to “maximize the experience of living in a garden setting”. The result is a masterpiece of contemporary design surrounded by meticulously landscaped bucolic splendour.
Brand new golf course openings have been rare of late, so Golf International was delighted to be invited to St Kitts for a sneak preview of Ian Woosnam’s new Irie Fields layout. Our man in the Caribbean sun, PETER SWAIN, got the gig.
As the global economy digests this year’s economic and political happenings, the property narrative is all about secondary markets. Today’s real-estate investors and lifestyle buyers need imagination, a sense of adventure and a little help from the wealth of research and knowledge in this Centurion guide.
The Caribbean’s newest destination marina is now officially open for business. There’s more work to be done, but the first phase of Buddy Darby’s magnum opus – created by, and for, superyacht owners – has been successfully launched.
As Dame Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess of Grantham might have said, “Isn’t it splendid to see that nice Mr Cameron back in Downing Street.” Surprise UK election result poised to buoy the housing market.
For anyone thinking of retiring to a home on a world-class golf course, in an English-speaking country with British traditions and legal system, a stable economy, low crime rate, and temperate weather, New Zealand ticks all the boxes.
“You get the idea Mauritius was made first, and then heaven.” So said Mark Twain. Now, the pearl of the Indian Ocean with a magnetic allure is getting in touch with its family side, discovers Peter Swain