coves and empty beaches.
The Slipper Island Resort has five chalets, two glamping tents and a central lodge with two dorm rooms. You can rent the Auckland. It’s $1800 a night for 10 people. There’s no wi-fi, so it can also be a much-needed digital detox.
While renting an island may be a dream – most who visit just book a room and it’s not all that expensive; dorm room prices start from $80 per person.
But you really can’t beat falling asleep in a beachside glamping tent – with a cooling sea breeze, and the sound of the sea lulling you to sleep.
If you’re into DIY glamping, the island also has a beachside campground in another bay, for only $15 a night.
The island is so far off the radar, the campground was empty the first day we visited. A group of 10 campers came the next day and had the entire campground to themselves.
There are very few places that