You’ll feel like a million bucks — and in some cases spend less — when you buy one of these private islands for sale. Start saving your pennies and make your dream of moving to an island a reality.
Ahe Atoll Motu
Location: French Polynesia
Size: 17 acres
Move-in ready? This undeveloped island in French Polynesia’s Ahe Atoll features swaying palms, sandy shores and plenty of space to develop your dream home.
Size: 84 acres
Move-in ready? This 84-acre heart-shaped island, known as L’Amour Island by villagers, is located off the mainland of Malekula in Vanuatu. With three sandy beaches, roaming chickens, excellent local fishing, abundant fruit and nut trees, a caretakers cottage and two thatched-roof bungalows, Lenur island has everything you’ll need to make your escape.
Size: 6 acres
Move-in ready? Located in the epicenter of Andros’ world-famous bonefishing flats, Bonefish Cay has minimal development, leaving it a blank canvas for you to create your dream home. Located just 160 miles from Miami, the island is an easily accessible escape that could also be developed as a resort.
Private Cay in the Andros Islands
Size: 6 acres
Move-in ready? Located in the North Bight of Andros, this Bahamian island features a concrete pad (perfect for building a cottage), three small beaches and two active wells. With just a little TLC your island dream is ready to become a reality.
Size: 4.75 acres
Move-in ready? Aptly named for the surrounding waters, Turquoise Caye can be developed as a private home or boutique resort. Located just 5 miles from Leonardo Di Caprio’s soon-to-be opened Blackadore Caye Resort and 7 miles from Cayo Espanto, a private-island resort frequented by celebs like Harrison Ford and Tiger Woods, Turquoise Caye is sure to draw an elite crowd.
Size: 4.1 acres
Move-in ready? With its tranquil waters and close proximity to Placencia village — just a 15 minute boat ride for groceries — the undeveloped Dolphin Caye is the ideal location for getting off the grid, but not too far off the grid.
Size: 5 acres
Move-in ready? Nicaragua’s Cayo Iguana features a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home and accommodations for island staff and management. Also known as Guano Island, this tropical paradise is dotted with plentiful coconut trees and surrounded by several reefs for snorkeling and diving.
Quiet Cove Key
Location: Florida Keys
Size: 0.32 acres
Move-in ready? Just off the coast of Marathon island in the heart of the Florida Keys, Quiet Cove Key includes a Holiday Mansion houseboat with purchase. The island currently brings in $100,000 annually in vacation rental income, so when you’re not using it for your own personal retreat, rent it out to make your mortgage payments.
Lower Harbour Cay
Cost: $1 million
Size: 5.12 acres
Move-in ready? Just minutes from Nassau and home to a private beach and calm waters, Lower Harbour Cay is an undeveloped piece of land waiting for you to build your dream home.
Cost: $1 million
Size: 0.7 acres
Move-in ready? Located in the Palawan region of the Philippines, Dinisonan Island boats a four-bedroom 3,200 square-foot home and is just 15 minutes from Port Barton, making provisioning easy while allowing the ultimate in privacy.