The Isolationists: You want to roll like Robinson Crusoe...but with a nicer place to sleep.
North Island, Seychelles.
A self-described "Noah's Ark": People arrivein twos at this Seychelles island sanctuarydedicated to preserving the local flora andfauna. And, with only 11 beachfront villas,guests get a lot of attention, too. To reachNorth Island, couples take a 20-minute helicopterride or a catamaran from the islandof Mahe. The villas, handcrafted by localartisans, are sublimely spacious—each hastwo bedrooms, two showers, a private plungepool, a massage area, and a deck. If you'relooking to re-create that famous surf kiss inFrom Here to Eternity, request Villa 11, whichhas a private beach. Should you want to seeother people, public spaces include a library,a gym, and two bars. For activities, try nightdiving, sea kayaking, day trips to neighboringislands and, if you visit between March andNovember, watching sea turtles hatch onthe beach.