Ensconced in breathtaking natural scenery and revered quiet, escape from it all and become king of your own island by renting one of these five private islands from around the world.
1. Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
2. Isola De Li Galli, Amalfi Coast
3. Vomo Island, Fiji
With soft sandy beaches and clear blue waters, Vomo Island offers 29 villas and 2 private residences with an average rent of $39,000 per night. The 225-acre private island offers a full range of entertainment activities that at least 90 guests can enjoy, including snorkeling, paddle boarding, windsurfing and glass bottom kayaking.
4. Orca Island, Alaska
Just south of Anchorage lies the quiet island escape of Orca Island amid the Alaskan wilderness. Affectionately called “glamping” – short for “glamorous camping” – guests can observe some of nature’s most wondrous creatures – like sea lions, orca whales or porpoises – right from their private decks. Enjoy a full facility rate; which includes kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and fishing gear, for $2,150 per night.
5. Eagle Island, Georgia
Escape in utmost luxury to this private 10-acre island on a salt marsh off the coast of Georgia. The lodge with a 1,500-square-foot wrap-around screened porch hosts up to 12 guests, while round-trip boat transportation is included to and from the island. Weekday rates start at $600 per night.