VIRGIN BLUE VOYEUR
A weekend in Paradise at Ratua Private Island, Vanuatu.
In Vanuatu you can hire your own private piece of paradise, and it's called Ratua. French Champagne with breakfast? Done. Snorkel the reef before lunch? No problem.
For a new and unique Pacific experience, Antonino Tati visits Ratua Private Island, Vanuatu to discover its spectacular views are only overshadowed by its splendid cuisine and an impressive list of things to do.
VOGUE ENTERTAINING AND TRAVEL
Heaven is where you can walk barefoot in the sand without leaving your (carbon) footprint. Welcome to Ratua Private Island.
Ratua is the vision of on Frenchman – and a few of his close friends – to develop a private, sustainable retreat that will benefit the local communities.
UNITED IN FASHION
"So I'm on Ratua Island in the south west pacific
It's an Eco island. It's amazing. They grow their own veggies have their own animals; cattle and pigs. There is nothing plastic here. Check out ratua.com. They are learning and trying to improve everything. Just like us! They are an eco resort! And fab Xxxx"
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH – ESCAPE
Ratua is a postcard of teak chalets surrounded by wild, dense greenery. The inhabitants live on one half of the 60ha island in three ‘villages' with a total of 10 dwellings. The Ratua mantra is “you can do as much or as little as you want” and there's plenty to keep you occupied on and around the island.
Good things come to those who wait. And the Journey to Ratua, a private island in the Vanuatu archipelago, is all about the pot of gold at the end of the tropical rainbow.
The tropical waters and undisturbed surroundings of Ratua Private Island were a perfect location for the Grazia team and their swimsuit issue.
Ever dreamt about your own private island? It is quite amazing there is actually a way to live differently – out of time, out of consumption – with the sexy and sometimes elusive idea of escaping to a secluded island for absolute relaxation.
LUXURY TRAVEL AND STYLE MAGAZINE
Sustainability and support for the local community are two of the guiding principles of Ratua Private Island, a new luxury resort in Vanuatu, writes.