How would you feel if you can leave your everyday blues behind and hide away in paradise, undisturbed by other tourists? Some of the best private islands in the world can be enjoyed from the comforts of an over water lagoon villa, Maldives 5 star resort, or a beach residence.

Cayo Espanto, Belize

A private island that is located off the coast of Belize, Cayo Espanto only houses six villas. It is surrounded by the Carribean Sea and is one of the many islands belonging to the Belize Barrier Reef. Famous celebrities such as Leonardo di Caprio have visited this island in the past.

Thiladhoo Island, the Maldives

Here, you will find your own private sanctum in properties of this island such as The Nautilus Maldives.

Frègate Island, Seychelles

A serene island that is covered in cashew, takamaka, and Indian almond trees, Frègate Island is where you can be completely immersed in the natural surroundings of Seychelles. The beaches of this paradisiacal island also provides a nesting habitat for endangered Green Turtles and the critically endangered Hawksbill Turtles.

Gerard Larose, Seychelles Tourism Board, Fregate Island 2CC BY 4.0

Pamalican Island, Philippines

A comet-shaped island that’s draped in white sandy beaches, Pamalican Island is one of the many of its kind that belongs to the Palawan Islands in the Philippines.