From Calala Island in Nicaragua to Satellite Island in Tasmania, Australia, these are the world’s best and most luxurious private islands to visit. Best-Kept Travel Secrets!
Destination to be discovered. The World’s Most Luxurious Private Islands To Visit
This former family retreat, now transformed into a private island getaway, shows off the rugged and wild side of Tasmanian luxury.
This is an island, off an island, off an island… a real getaway, and that’s the point. Bliss. Satellite Island is a secluded secret hideaway, yours alone to explore.
2) The Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse, Maine, United States
Double, from $520 (two-night minimum stay), including breakfast and afternoon tea
Surround yourself with sweeping panoramic views of Maine’s Atlantic Coastline and bask in contemporary luxury and design. Discover a dramatic offshore lighthouse. Rugged and luxurious, novel and secluded, this is a destination to be discovered. Built in 1892, the renovated lighthouse is now a coveted B&B with two chic suites (take both), each with mesmerizing sea views.
3) Calala Island, Nicaragua
From $11,000 a night, full board; sleeps eight.
This luxurious private island resort is situated in the undiscovered Caribbean waters off Nicaragua, also known as the NiCaribbean. Calala Island caters to just four suites in total. And if you’d prefer to have the island all to yourself, that can be arranged! Calala Island named one of “World’s Most Luxurious Private Islands To Visit” by CEOWORLD magazine — Experience barefoot luxury in a pristine paradise with a team of 25 Calala-lalas (also known in some parts of the world as “staff”) for a maximum of 8 guests. Guests can enjoy unlimited scuba diving in the island’s reefs, water sports on the pristine waters, a fishing trip, caviar and sushi tasting.
4) Mayo Landing, Cotswolds, United Kingdom
From $3,300 per week, based on 11 sharing.
Set on its island, Mayo Landing is our largest house with 6 bedrooms, sleeping a total of 11 people. It features a private heated swimming pool making it the ultimate luxury getaway all year round. Bedrooms can be requested as doubles, singles or as a combination and all come with luxury bed linen.
5) Mariefred, Sweden
From $9,400 for two weeks, May to September.
Enjoy this private island in lake Mälaren, close to the castle Gripsholm and town Mariefred. It has a very exclusive interior and is only minutes by boat from the town – the very pretty Mariefred. The property consists of four houses in total. The main house you have the kitchen, dining room, an upstairs tv-room and three bedrooms. (two with twin beds and one with single bed) And a bathroom (wc/shower). There is a small house with only one room with two beds.
6) Isola Santa Cristina, Venice, Italy
From $3,500 a night (three-night minimum stay), full board.
A private island of unsurpassed beauty, Isola Santa Cristina is a natural haven that embodies the tranquility and sophistication of the Venetian lagoon. The property is home to families of wild peacocks and a vast range of wildlife, its lovingly tended grounds cradling organic gardens and orchards, eco-friendly fish farms, and an ancient chapel. The vast, fully-privatized island with the 9-room villa is available for a limited number of bookings per year. Isola Santa Cristina is located in the north of the Venetian lagoon near Burano and Torcello, twenty minutes from the city of Venice, Italy.