A year ago, Australian investors, wishing to build a luxury resort on the southern shore of the island, offered its own plan and placed mock draft on its Web site: "ILIAD Resort in the coastal zone on the mythical island of Ithaca, and when finished it will be the largest resort in the Greek Islands. ILIAD Resort was supposed to include villas, marinas with the possibility to accommodate cruise ships, luxury houses for rent and many additional amenities for the prominent and wealthy guests.
"Now it's someplace, but when construction is completed, it will look like a small Principality of Monaco!" had been reported in the press. Here, a golf course, a Marina to accommodate up to 200 yachts, shopping centres, six luxury residences and 1.020 suites.
According to reports of the company with a good reputation in the hospitality industry, already submitted proposals for new resort service, and once the construction work will be completed, they are ready to get to work.
In recent years, the island of Ithaca became one of the best vacation spots for famous people: it was visited by Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Sarah Jessica Parker, as well as Francois Hollande and Jean-Claude Junker. By the way, about the plans of Madonna: Star, one of the first celebrities opened this charming mythical island is going to build her villa.