What would you do if you had your own island? Host Jay Gatsby-style parties? Turn it into a quiet retreat for family and friends? Or perhaps you will use your island as a safe haven for refugees? Whatever you choose to do with your imaginary island, keep working on that dream!
For some, owning an island is actually a possibility. Even though I don’t know any such person, and I am guessing you don’t either, here is a list of 9 islands currently for sale.
You know, just in case we want to calculate how much we need to save…
1. Kisite Marine Park, Kenya, Africa
Price: USD 16,000,000 (+- R 218 953 600)
Size: 21.45 HA
This lavish island is near the Tanzanian coastline and boasts a thick bush and forest landscape. Oh, and there are loads of dolphins and turtles.
2. Isla Palenquita, Panama, Central America
Price: USD 3,000,000 (+- R 41 053 800 )
Size: 4.30 HA
Its white sandy beaches make this the perfect island for water activities. The entire island is set on a volcanic rock foundation, which prevents erosion.
3. Turn Island, British Columbia, Canada
Price: CAD 3,900,000 (+- R 40 577 561)
Size: 33.18 HA
This playground for the ultra-rich has a 3km shoreline made up of gentle slopes and a well-protected bay.
4. Greek Island in the Ionian Sea, Greece, Mediterranean
Price: EUR 45,000,000 ( +- R 653 074 094)
Size: 445 HA
This Greek island is in the Ionian Sea between the islands of Ithaka and Lafkada. It has beautiful beaches, breathtaking cliffs, sea caves and natural harbours.
5. Nissos Sofia, Greece, Mediterranean
Price: EUR 4.000.000 (+- R 58 051 030)
Size: 18 HA
This is a developed private island covered with ample vegetation and surrounded by crystal clear waters.
6. Rangyai Island, Thailand, Asia
Price: USD 160 000 000 (+- R 2 187 488 000)
Size: 44 HA
Near Phuket, this island is popular with tourists. According to privateislandsonline.com, this is the largest island currently available in the region.
7. Ilha Pelada Grande, Brazil, South America
Price: BRL 8,000,000 (+- R 33 781 684)
Size: 11 HA
This island has a total of 4 beaches and mineral springs.
8. Petit Nevis, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
Price: Price upon request
Size: 28 HA
This island is a short boat ride from neighbouring islands likes Bequia, Isle Quatre, Mustique, and Battowia & Balliceaux. According to the ad for this property, it is ideal for building your own boutique resort.
9. Katafanga Island, Fiji, Pacific Ocean
Price: USD 25,000,000 (+- R 337 703 750)
Size: 91 HA
This is one of the last freehold islands available in the South Pacific region of Fiji. The island comes with 20 private villas, a runway, golf course, ring roads, water reservoir, jetties and employee housing.