Empty beaches? Yes. Private resorts? Even better. Your own island? Now we’re talking. If you’ve ever dreamed of buying a private island of your own (who hasn’t?), these 10 picks from Private Islands magazine, ranked from affordable to aspirational, are a good place to start.
It's an island lost in time — and the ride to get here is just as magical as the destination itself.
From Australia to Bora Bora to Ireland and every island paradise along the way, travel fans have submitted some incredible images for our 2013 ISLANDS Photo Contest. Here are 10 more of our favorite images ... so far. These aren't our winners just yet. Do you have a photo that can top these?