Musha Cay, The Bahamas
This paradise-like island accommodates white island and turquoise seas fitted for a perfect holiday. Owned by American magician David Copperfield, Musha Cay boasts of an impressive 40 beaches, one of the best is the one with a golden sand pit (pictured above) where a special lunch for two can be enjoyed. Aside from the white sand beaches, it also has a beach cinema, tennis court and an on-site entertainer.
Laucala Island, Fiji
This beauteous island in Fiji with 12 stunning beaches and full 18 hole golf course is owned by the Austrian Red Bull magnate, Dietrich Mateschitz. He wanted to turn the island into a self-sufficient paradise so it has a 240 acre farm that has a range of pigs, chickens, cattle and quail.
Cayo Espanto, Belize
Cayo Espanto has gained fame worldwide since it has been featured on the front of magazine covers more than any other resort. Located off the coast of Belize, this tropical paradise has seven private villas for hire, each with its own infinity pool. The island has its own helipad, dive shop, spa and gym. Celebrities like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Leonardo Dicaprio are among the many who have vacationed in the island.
Velaa Private Island, Maldives
Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
Tetiaroa is 12 small islands and is famous for its beauty and for its owner, the late Marlon Brando. The island which used to be owned by the Tahitian royal family is located 40 miles north of Tahiti. It is home to a tropical bird sanctuary, a beautiful reed and a lovely lagoon. Currently, the island has only one resident – Marlon Brando’s son.
North Island, Seychelles
The North Island in the Seychelles became popular in May 2011 when The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose the island as their honeymoon destination. The resort boasts of 11 luxury villas, a spa, gym and pool built into its huge granite rocks. Being an eco-friendly resort, the island offers you activities such as walking with giant tortoises, diving with conservationists and moonlit lessons in astronomy.
Dark Island, New York
Dark Island does not have sandy beaches and tropical waters but what makes this island unique is its onw private castle. The postcard-worthy isle is located on the Saint Lawrence Seaway in New York and lies between USA and Canada. The grand Singer Castle was almost bought by Michael Jackson before the owners turned down his offer.
Isla Tagomago, Spain
Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
What makes this island paradise different from the rest on this list is the fact that the Necker Island is actually is the permanent home of self-made billionaire Sir Richard Branson. One can only stay at the luxurious island by invite, yet it has accommodated the likes of Bill Gates, Kate Winslet, Nelson Mandela and Kate Moss. In 2011, a fire destroyed the island but has now been restored to its former glory. The resort possesses a very laidback feel and it has a zip-wire down to the beach as its main highlight.
Motu Tane, French Polynesia
Motu Tane located off the coast of Bora Bora is owned by make-up artist Francois Nars. The island is incredibly chic, with wooden stairs designed by Christian Liaigre and the outdoor landscapes by Pascal Cribier. Guests to this island can enjoy activities including kayaking, ray-feeding, lobster feasts and submarine tours around the crystal-clear waters of the island.
Read more about beautiful islands here: Amazing Islands You Did Not Know Were Man Made