Gallery: Rent an island?
If you don't like sharing, enjoy a whole island for yourself.
Choini Cay: Private island Choini Cay in the Bahamas is home to one private, Balinese-inspired villa nestled amid lush landscaping and surrounded by six white sandy beaches. The villa comprises five separate bedroom suites, while an over-water gazebo features a glass floor to watch passing fish. A private marina allows guests to go on day trips in a 24-ft Contender, out for a sail on a 16 foot RS Sailboat or explore the island on kayaks and paddle boards. Price upon request. Pink Pearl Island: A hidden gem in Nicaragua, the Pink Pearl Island is part of a group of coral islands, making it ideal for diving and snorkelling. But it is also popular for turtles to nest. The Pink Pearl Island Resort sleeps 12 and boasts an outdoor swimming pool, bar and 24-hour front desk, while the Corn Island Airport is just 3.3 km away. Prices start at $500 per night. Malvanua Island: Rent out the beach house located directly by the sea at Malvanua Island in Vanuatu to explore the secluded 25-acre private island and have it all to yourself. The two-bedroom house gives access to three white sand beaches, where guests can also go kayaking or snorkelling in the coral reef. Guests can also enjoy activities such as fishing. Moreover, free airport transfers are available from Santo Airport, which is 20 minutes away. Prices start at $190 per night. Coco Prive: If money is no issue, opt for a stay at luxurious island Coco Prive in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives. It has six separate luxury villas that sleep eleven, as well as infinity pools and an outdoor cinema. Guests have their own private chef, butler and staff available 24/7. Activities include snorkelling, beach massages, yoga, meditation sessions, cooking classes and a “jungle gym.” Prices start at $43,650 per night. Royal Belize: Stay in the middle of a World Heritage Marine Reserve at private island Royal Belize. Housing three separate villas, it can accommodate up to 18 guests who can enjoy a concierge service, private chef and housekeeping services. Entertainment includes paddle boarding, snorkelling, yoga and kayaking. Prices start at $6,870 per night for an all-inclusive package. Boat transfer is complimentary upon arrival and departure, making the price worth it.