Travel Women-only island retreat set to open off coast of Finland

22:10  13 february  2018
22:10  13 february  2018 Source:   Relaxnews (AFP)

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Currently under construction on an island off the coast of Finland , SuperShe Island is the vision of lifestyle blogger Kristina Roth, who snapped up the property with the intention of turning it into a luxury retreat for women only . SuperShe Island is set to open in June.

SuperShe Island is under construction in the Helsinki archipelago in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Finland , and is set to open to female only guests later this year. The island where men are BANNED: 'Ultra-luxe' retreat is to open off the Finnish coast and only women can stay.

A women-only island is set to open off the coast of Finland this summer.© Provided by AFPRelaxNews A women-only island is set to open off the coast of Finland this summer. A women-only island retreat is set to open this summer as a place where females can recharge, restore and relax, makeup free.

Currently under construction on an island off the coast of Finland, SuperShe Island is the vision of lifestyle blogger Kristina Roth, who snapped up the property with the intention of turning it into a luxury retreat for women only.

The 8.4 acre-island will focus on health and wellness, and feature 10 cabins with "spa-esque" amenities, reports The Daily Mail.

Weeklong, all-inclusive escapades are priced at about US $3,500 and will include yoga and fitness sessions as well as cooking classes.

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An American entrepreneur is opening a holiday retreat on an island in Finland where no men are allowed. SuperShe Island is under construction in the Helsinki archipelago, and is set to open to female only guests later this year.

A women - only island is opening … AnneMarie McCarthy. Lonely Planet Writer. If you’re a girl’s girl or simply want to fully surround yourself with female energy, an island off the coast of Finland is turning into an all-female wellness retreat .

In an interview with The New York Post, Roth, a former New York consultant turned lifestyle blogger, said she came up with the idea for a women-only retreat after noting that the presence of male company during what were supposed to be restorative vacations drove women to "put on lipstick" instead of being completely at ease.

Though she already owns land in Turks and Caicos, Roth said her Finnish boyfriend and his family brought the island, which is 90 minutes away from Helsinki, to her attention. After exploring the quiet, wooded land, she fell in love and saw its potential as a place to recharge.

To be able to book a stay, however, guests have to apply for an "exclusive membership" that includes full vetting and interviews over Skype.

SuperShe Island is set to open in June.

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