Word is getting out about among the finest saved secrets and techniques within the Bahamas because of some daring confronted names.
Just a 20-minute flight from Miami, lies a scythe-shaped island off Andros ringed by white sands and dotted with palm timber that celebrities like Sofia Vergara and her husband Joe Manganiello name their second dwelling.
It’s additionally the place elites like Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian spent their 2017 honeymoon frolicking within the ocean and exploring the Great Andros Barrier Reef, the third largest reef on the earth.
Welcome to Kamalame Cay, the 96-acre island simply off Andros, which many within the know are calling “the new Mustique” and honeymooners are calling heaven.
Comprised of simply 20 oceanfront villas and eight one-bedroom bungalows, every with their very own outside bathe and personal stretch of sand, Kamalame Cay is a lover’s paradise the place newlyweds can spend secluded days snorkeling, diving, fishing or enjoyable within the tropics’ solely overwater spa.
At sundown, cocktails are held on the Tiki Bar earlier than dinner is served on the Great House the place lovebirds can (if they need) mingle with delivery magnates, Hollywood executives, style titans and different illustrious friends earlier than late-night dancing within the small ensuite bar ensues.
At night time the ocean lulls you to sleep in your luxurious lodging artfully constructed so each villa is hidden from the subsequent.
Relaxation is a given, particularly as there isn’t a tv on the island and Wi-Fi is discovered solely on the workplace advanced (scorching spots are given to friends to make use of of their villas ought to emergencies come up).
Privacy and discretion are the ruling ethos right here — with a barely stricter model of Las Vegas’ “What happens: stays” customary. The island’s proprietor and operators, husband duo Michael and David King-Hew even turned down a request from the Kardashian clan to movie there, as it might be too intrusive.
But it’s that exclusivity that allowed Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, in the course of the peak of the Britney Spears and Janet Jackson furor in February, to flee to Kamalame unnoticed and unmolested by photographers.
Other celebrities like Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Tiger Woods have been identified to cease by for the celebrated month-to-month luncheons and weekly dinners the King-Hews throw for friends and mates on close by islands.
In March, Dallas-based newlyweds “Margeaux” and “Nick” (who requested to stay nameless) spent most of their week-long sojourn swimming within the ocean between massages there.
“This place is perfect,” they sighed to The Post. “We don’t want to leave … it’s been the most amazing honeymoon ever.”
To appeal to extra lovebirds, Kamalame Cay has simply introduced its “Love to Love” Honeymoon Offer, which incorporates 5 nights’ lodging with a space-available improve on reserving, a bottle of champagne on arrival, a personal four-course dinner and wine pairing for two on the seaside full with personal bonfire and COCO Bahama Seaplane arrival and departure — with charges beginning at $6,200.
And throughout these pandemic instances, Kamalame additionally affords peace of thoughts.
The Bahamas as a complete has been very strict on COVID guidelines, insisting individuals get PCR assessments and apply for a well being visa earlier than coming into (these guidelines had been simply waived for vaccinated vacationers), however Kamalame has a personal physician who visits the island each two days to manage assessments to ensure all friends are wholesome and protected … and also you begin your new life collectively relaxed joyful and never in a hospital.