WILLIAM K. VANDERBILT
American tycoon, prominent in transportation
Private Island Resort: Off
the coast of Florida.
In 1925, William Vanderbilt created a
splendid winter seaside estate on a 220 acre island which over the years
hosted captains of industry, presidents, kings and princes. The entire
estate has been restored to its former Vanderbilt grandeur as a luxurious
private club and community with the finest amenities for business or pleasure.
Winner of Vogue Magazine’s “Prize for Splendid Isolation,”
where America’s most important companies meet.
Guests include: President Bill Clinton,
Vice President Al Gore, Donald Trump and their wives. Oprah
Winfrey, Demi Moore, Meg Ryan, and Andre Agassi - to name a
few shining stars in their chosen fields.
60 guest rooms, suites and villas with
sumptuous furnishings include mahogany paneling taken from a French castle
once occupied by Napoleon. Spacious, 1 and 2 bedroom
Villa Suites include sitting rooms, hot tubs and private courtyards.
“Rosemary’s cottage” (built for William’s daughter) has 3 bedrooms,
3 baths, living room, kitchen, and patio w/spa on beach.
Two deep-water marinas, ocean side golf
course and golf grill. Tennis center with 18 grass, clay, and hard
courts - called the “Best in America” by Tennis Magazine.
Proclaimed one of the premier spas in America by Town & Country
Revel in custom beauty treatments and fitness programs.
Many dining choices: From spa café
to formal dining in the Vanderbilt Mansion; Italian restaurant, Moroccan
dining with entertainment, and a Pizza Parlor. Resort includes a
gourmet food market, liquor store, a variety of shops from art to banking,
a luxurious Conference Center. Private ferries link the Island
to mainland shops, night life, theaters and cultural events. Posh,
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