WATCH: Live out your Wonder Woman fantasies on this women-only island retreat

2018-03-12 19:00 - Gabi Zietsman
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Cape Town - The island of women in Wonder Woman may be a fantasy but in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Finland there a women's only paradise for the movers and shakers of the world.

SuperShe Island is a meditative retreat where no men are allowed and forms the headquarters of a networking society that focuses on linking up women leaders in various fields to exchange ideas and create change in the world.

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Marketed as a women's version of a 'gentleman's club', the small private island can host ten people at a time and has spa facilities, yoga, meditation, cooking classes, nature walks and other activities perfect for solo travellers and girlfriend getaways.

According to the founder, Kristina Roth, SuperShe is a place where women can unwind in a safe space without distractions.

"Women need to spend time with other women. Being on vacation with men can cause women to become sidetracked, whether it’s to put on a swipe of lipstick or grab for a cover-up."

According to CNN, Roth bought the island after falling in love with a Finnish man who introduced her to his country's natural landscapes.

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SuperShe, originally a lifestyle blog, has organised various trips with its members before to luxurious destinations like Hawaii, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands, where members got to stay on Necker Island with billionaire Richard Branson. If the first official retreat is a success, Roth will expand into the Caribbean as well.

For the Baltic island paradise, bookings will be open to the public in June this year, but you have to apply to become a member to book, and each visitor is screened by Roth who says she looks for a fun personality in her visitors. The price tag is unknown as of yet, and CNN reports that some people have called the island elitist, "a space created by a rich, white woman for other women like her" a critic told CNN.

But for all the women travellers out there, this sounds like the perfect escape after the hundredth pickup line next to the hotel pool. 

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