The Epitome of a Private Island Getaway
Take some time on a coconut island where pleasures are found by land and by sea. Vamizi Island’s beaches have some of the best sand in the world: so fine it squeaks like icing sugar as you walk on it, so pale and clean that kicking off your shoes is second nature. The miles of unpadded white sand and wild bushy interior are a sanctuary for samango monkeys, coconut crabs and the 112 bird species that have been recorded as either resident or visitors. Chilled by water from almost a mile below, corals on Vamizi's dramatic drop- offs (unlike most of the world tropical reefs) have not been bleached by the global rise in sea temperatures and make up among the healthiest and most pristine reef-systems you can see anywhere. A little farther to sea, but still a short boat ride from the island, a huge variety of big game fish awaits, such as wahoo, yellowfin tuna, greater trevally, sailfish and marlin.