Hardcore feminists searching for a vacationing spot where they don’t have to interact with men at all need look no further than SuperShe Island, a women-only island resort off the coast of Finland.
SuperShe Island is the brainchild of American entrepreneur, Kristina Roth, who decided to invest in a women-only resort after realising that being around men was distracting to other women. While vacationing at a beach in California, Roth noticed that women would focus more on the men than themselves, so she started contemplating the idea of a women-only resort where visitors could relax without any male distractions.
“When there was a cute guy, women would put on lipstick,” Kristina told The New York Post about her holiday observations. “The idea is, hey, focus on yourself — don’t try to get your hormones up.”
Roth made it clear that she enjoyed her mixed gender vacations and has nothing against men, but she just felt that there was a need for a “no men allowed” resort where women could relax and refill their batteries without getting distracted.
SuperShe Island remained just a crazy idea until Kristina visited a gorgeous 8.4-acre patch of land, off the coast of Finland. She had fallen in love with a local man, and he kept telling her that there was this beautiful island for sale, but she really wasn’t interested in it at first.
“His parents owned an island on the archipelago, and he kept telling me, the island next door is for sale,” Roth said. “I said, ‘I’m not interested, I just bought a beautiful piece of land in Turks and Caicos — I’m really not interested.”
When she saw the island, however, she was enchanted by the secluded wooded paradise and bought it. It was the perfect place for the women-only resort she had envisioned, so she started work on making a reality right and has achieved that goal now. It remains one of the strangest inventions of recent times.