Many people fantasize about owning their own Caribbean island. Who wouldn’t want to wake up every day to the sound of the waves, relax on your very own beach and be able to design your version of paradise how you saw fit. Maybe even open up a little beach bar and live the life that people write songs about. Oh wouldn’t it be grand.
Owning an island is an expensive endeavour that prompts many of us to purchase that extra Powerball ticket, close our eyes and wonder what if. Well, if your numbers did come up or if you have a few million bucks burning a hole in your pocket then here is a list of Caribbean island that are for sale. The good people at Private Islands Online have listings for dozens of islands throughout the Caribbean that could be yours. The list below is just a small sample, a little something to stir the imagination. For the complete list go to www.privateislandsonline.com and dream away.
Caribbean Islands For Sale
An amazing opportunity to own property in the Bahamas for $599,000! Just reduced, Bonefish Cay is located in the Middle Bight of Andros, and is just a short flight from Nassau.
Located in the northern section of the Berry Islands, Goat Cay represents one of the last remaining undeveloped private islands that is available for freehold purchase at a reasonable price. The island is in a protected bay and is sheltered from direct exposure to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Victoria Point Cays are two private islands totaling 8 acres, located in the peaceful serenity of Lisbon Creek. Perfect for a secluded personal retreat, the main island is fully developed with an elegant residence, a 2-bedroom cottage, a workshop, and a boat landing and dock. Lisbon Creek is a natural and tranquil part of South Andros, a paradise of clear waters and untouched mangrove jungles. The “flats” in the local area are a renowned spot for catching bonefish, and there are also abundant lobster, conch and crabs.
Young Island Resort is a privately owned luxury resort in the Grenadines. The island itself encompasses 12.6 acres of tropical hillside surrounded by a white sandy beach and the calm waters of the Caribbean ocean and is developed with a fully-functional hotel. Young Island is the most northerly island in the Grenadine chain of islands, 200 yards South of mainland St. Vincent. World class sailing in the Grenadines is at your doorstep.
Sandy Cay is an 8+/- acre private island nestled in the turquoise waters of The Sea of Abaco and is currently enjoyed as a private family retreat. The potential is enormous for the use of the island as a an upscale private boutique resort. There are four residences on the island, a private Harbour that houses the five vessels included with the island, a fitness center comparable to commercial facilities, two beaches, and much more.
Sitting just off the south-east of Tortola along the Sir Francis Drake Channel, 43-acre Buck Island is the most luxurious, exclusive freehold private island estate in all of the Caribbean. Its breath-taking terrain consists in vertical cliffs and soft white sand beaches perfect for exploring and admiring. With lavish accommodations both spacious and meticulously designed, the residence – host to royalty and dignitaries – houses upwards of 20 occupants, providing a variety of unique spaces for people to converge.
Saline Island, Grenada, is located in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. This beautiful 64-acre island lies 1.5 km south of Carriacou, which is the second largest island of the Grenadines. Saline is well-known for its mangrove, large salt pond, wild goats and its wide variety of birds and fish. It is also the nesting place for sea turtles. A two- bedroom beach house faces a shallow lagoon with its varying shades of blue. An ancient but sturdy relic of a lime kiln stands as a perpetual reminder of the island’s history.
Located one-and-a-half miles from the north coast of St. Thomas, USVI, Great Hans Lollik is a private undeveloped island and a perfect pristine paradise. Great Hans Lollik Island is a perfect tropical heaven. The 510-acre island, one mile long and three-quarters of a mile wide, features white sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, stunning cliffs, palm forests and spectacular 360-degree views.
Do any of these Caribbean island catch your fancy? Let me know if any of you Castaways put up an offer on one of these rocks, I’ll be more than willing to sleep floors, catch conch and tell bad jokes. All I need in return is a hammock and a never ending supply of rum.