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Private Island Property

The ultimate in property ownership - an isle of your own - is a burgeoning marketplace, with a range of desirable options all over the world

Mai Island
Great Island, Connecticut Photo: Christie's International Real Estate
Ermyn Island, Canada Photo: Private Islands Online
Pearl Island, Panama Image: Pearl Island
Isla de Espalmador, Spain Photo: Vladi Private Islands
Jewel Caye, Belize Photo: Vladi Private Islands
Kaulbach Island, Canada Photo: Vladi Private Islands
Petra Island, New York Photo: Private Islands Online
Nukudrau Island, Fiji Image: Private Islands Online


Mai Island, Fiji. An as yet undeveloped, 13ha isle within easy reach of the town of Labasa which has daily flights to the international airport of Nadi. The centrepiece amid the many splendid natural wonders on the island is the lake replete with koi fish. Available through

Nukudrau Island, Fiji. Located in the Natewa Bay, the largest bay in the southern hemisphere, Nukudrau is an as-yet undeveloped island of Fiji that radiates natural beauty. The 18-hectare isle is in easy reach of the Savusavu - the port town known as Fiji’s “Hidden Paradise” - and is actually accessible by car during low tide. Available through


Great Island, Connecticut. A 25ha enclave in the Long Island Sound, Great Island is both close to New York and in a world of its own. The century-old main residence, Villa Juliette, commands spectacular views, while alongside three other properties there is a private beach with beach house, a well-sheltered harbour and world-class equestrian facilities. Available through


Ermine Island, Canada. Located in the entrance to Spider Bay, Ontario, this 13ha island is split into three lots. The cottage on the northwest of the island, overlooking the main channel, has three bedrooms and an electric fired sauna, plus tennis court nearby. An attached cabin also boasts a trio of bedrooms, while further accommodation can be found in the boathouse cabin. Available through


Pearl Island, Panama. Just off the coast of Panama City, this development of bespoke homes – now including residences being built aside some of the islands 14 sandy beaches – puts an emphasis on sustainability and glories in spectacular views of the surrounding nature. For more information visit


Isla de Espalmador, Spain. Situated off the south shore of Ibiza, the 137 ha Espalmador is a haven of white beaches and Mediterranean landscapes, a tranquil escape from the clubbing hot spots of its lively neighbour. Available through


Jewel Caye, Belize. Sizeable residences mark either extreme of this Caribbean idyll, while a meeting point at the end of the island’s pier is glass-floored for marine sightseeing, ensuring all-round exceptional views. Available through


Kaulbach Island, Canada. In easy reach of the eclectic attractions of Nova Scotia’s Bluenose Coast, Kaulbach boasts plenty of amenities of its own, including an 11-bedroom main residence set in charmingly colourful gardens. Available through


Petra Island, New York. Just a 15-minute helicopter ride from the Big Apple, Petra Island’s exemplary location is a selling point matched by the presence of two Frank Lloyd Wright-designed properties - including the spectacular mian residence. Available through

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