Private Island Holidays
Let’s face it, who could resist the enchanting lure of renting their own private piece of land amid vast turquoise oceans, even if it is just for a short time. The real luxury of private island rentals is the sheer freedom and escape from modern-day living pressures.
Island life can transcend anything you’ve ever experienced, a tranquil uninterrupted piece of bliss, just for you. An island does not have a street name or house number; an island has a soul.
Calivigny Island is on another level when it comes to private Islands. There are not many other remote islands where you can invite up to fifty friends and not have to book an entire hotel resort. Calivigny has two main residences with Balinese French Colonial designs along with three guest cottages. The Island itself and the accommodation are indeed a sight to behold. Inside the villas, there’s exquisite furniture designed by Oscar de la Renta and Richard Frinier accompanied by grand vistas out to the ocean. Guests can also rent the Island’s private yacht, go scuba-diving, or even indulge in a beach-side firework display.
Sir Richard Branson’s paradise in the British Virgin Islands would be the perfect choice for those who are considering their first private island holiday. Branson purchased Necker Island back in 1978 and has transformed the forsaken landscape over the years, turning it into one of the world’s’ most well-known and admired island retreats. The 74-acre Caribbean paradise is available to rent exclusively and makes for a fantastic base for all kinds of adventures. It can accommodate up to 30 adults and 6 children and has over 70 full-time staff providing round-the-clock service to guests.
From multi-generational family holidays to corporate escapes, Necker’s team can tailor any experience for the guests. It’s also possible to book individual rooms during ‘Celebration Weeks’ throughout the year. This is unique when it comes to luxury Island and makes it an excellent option for a honeymoon, proposal, or anniversary escape.
A magical island escape in the Caribbean
Musha Cay, also in the Caribbean, is David Copperfield’s enchanting private Island. Musha Cay spans 150 acres and is an unspoiled Bahamian paradise, arguably the most luxurious island rental globally. It can accommodate up to 24 guests on an all-inclusive basis. The only extras being once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as a mesmerizing treasure hunt curated by Copperfield and his team from Vegas.
There are five villas spread out over Musha Cay Island. Guests also have access to an outdoor movie theatre, Harry Houdini’s personal pool table, and a luxury catamaran. David describes the Island as “the most magical vacation destination in the world.” and we can’t disagree.
Bahamian private island rental that feels just like home
Little Whale Cay is an Island suited to those who prefer something a little more homely. This Bahamian beauty covers 93 acres of private island real estate. It’s an all-inclusive affair with an in-house chef who uses local fresh ingredients to create delicious healthy meals. The team is 13 strong and offers an endless list of outdoor activities from sailing and watersports to deep-sea fishing. Little Whale Cay is the ideal private Island to rent for those that like to stay active.
A 4-acre private island off the coast of Belize
Cayo Espanto is a tropical oasis off the coast of Belize. This diminutive 4-acre Island can be rented exclusively or by booking one of the 7 one-bedroom villas dotted around the Island (and all have private plunge pools).
Cayo Espanto is situated just 3 miles from San Pedro. In this world-class island resort, you can indulge in the carefree luxuries of island life.
Luxury Private Island in the Seychelles
Fregate Island is an inspiring island located just a 15-minute flight or 1.5-hour boat ride away from Mahé Island. The Island can also be rented exclusively. Fregate also allows rental of one of the 16 private pool residences, carefully placed across the Island. There’s also a three-bedroom Banyan Hill Estate located on a secluded peninsula.
The Island is luxury in its purest form – with exemplary services and activities, every element is refined and understated. The Island owner strongly believes in conservation and maintains the perfect habitat for the Islands 2,200 free-roaming Giant Aldabra Tortoises. Sea turtles are safeguarded during nesting season. The Island also houses a bird sanctuary that successfully helped ensure that Seychelles White Eye & Seychelles Warbler have been brought back from the brink of extinction.
Almost everything is included when staying at the Island – meals, beverages, and a wide range of activities are included, no matter where you are on the Island.
Rent a private island for your next holiday
When renting a private island, careful planning is essential, along with access to local knowledge. We will ensure that all the bases are covered for your private island holidays and guide you towards the right island experience.
We have access to several other exceptional private islands available for exclusive rental around the world. Please contact us for suggestions and access to off-market island rentals.