Most of us have dreamt of having our own private paradise. For some, that dream is a reality. Scattered across the globe are some truly incredible pieces of paradise in the form of private islands, some used for personal vacation homes or residences and others available to rent.
Each of these private island homes are unique and have their own features that make them special. While some are sprawling and luxurious, others have taken a more modest approach. What they all have in common is how breathtaking the views are.
From castles to bungalows, each of these private island residences are nothing short of inspiring.
Tavern Island is a little piece of heaven in Connecticut’s Norwalk Islands chain. The home on it captures the traditional New England style and is a peaceful place to get away.
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East Sister Rock is a calming island retreat off the coast of Florida that you can actually take your next vacation on, as it’s open to the public for booking.
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Frank Lloyd Wright designed one of the most unique private island homes in the world on Petra Island. The landscape is literally built right into the home in true Frank Lloyd Wright style.
Song Saa private island in Cambodia is another retreat you can rent with your family for an unforgettable, luxury getaway.
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This private island in Belize has a modern appeal that is simple and focused on the beautiful landscape and views.
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Celine Dion’s private island in Montreal is a spectacular estate that is not only sprawling on the outside, but on the inside, as well.
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Ballast Key is a coastal paradise off of Florida with a traditional Caribbean flair.
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Richard Branson’s Necker Island is one of the most famous private islands in the world, known for its incredible amenities and famous guests.
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Cayo Espanto in Belize is available to rent and can accommodate up to 18 guests. It features a lush landscape and stunningly clear beaches.
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If you’ve ever dreamed of living in a castle, you can come pretty close with this villa in England, Derwent Island House, built in the 1840s.
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Which one of those private island homes would you most love to own? Frankly, I’d happily take any one of them.