Wealthy buyers snap up ‘safe haven’ private islands as they flee pandemic

Fiji’s Mai Island, one of a host of offshore retreats being marketed to the super-rich © Platinum Luxury Auctions

With its pristine beaches, coral reefs and 32 acres of lush tropical gardens, Fiji’s Mai Island could be the perfect place to hunker down and see out the coronavirus pandemic. And for a few million dollars it could be yours.