A private island gives a sense of independence and control over everything, and no one can set foot in it without your permission. Many people around the world have enough power, status and wealth to choose to add an island to their own. Do you know what are the most expensive islands in the world?
Lanai is the sixth largest island in the U.S. Hawaiian archipelago. In the past, the island was also known as Pineapple Island due to its thriving pineapple industry, but in 1922 it was acquired by a pineapple industry magnate for $600 million, and took the title of the world's most expensive island.
Lisbon Island, Portugal
Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, and Lisbon Island is located in the center of Portugal, but it is not actually developed by the government, they want to make it a very well-equipped private island and price it at $310 million.
Necker Island is the most well-equipped of all private islands, with a large villa in the center of the island, and six guest rooms, each with a separate balcony so that you can see the perfect view when you step out of the bay window, but of course the value is also very high, reaching $100 million.
Grenada Ronde Island
It is a relatively large island in the Caribbean archipelago, covering an area of up to 2,000 acres, and the value is comparable to that of Necker Island, also reaching $100 million, although the price is still too high for such an undeveloped island.
This island was bought by Shahron, an Iranian prince, in 1975, and is still the prince's private island, worth $94 million, but it is now officially recognized as a nature reserve because of its beautiful environment and active flora and fauna.
It is located in the bay of Canada, and the living facilities on it are very complete. It is said that not only private planes are allowed to land, but also a lot of private docks are set up, so it can be said that it is a private island that is perfect for vacationing, and the value of the land alone is as high as $75.1 million.
Chaye Chapel Island, Belize
Although this island is a private island, it has now been turned into a vacation spot for many celebrities. It is said that there are as many as 11 vacation cabins on the island, and the entertainment facilities are also more developed, and there is even a golf course on it, so the overall value is also up to $65 million.
This island is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, although it is private, but it is open to the public, so it has become a vacation destination for many people, especially the beautiful white sandy beach is the most famous, the market price can reach $45 million, of course, the tourism business value is certainly more than that.
Bora Bora, Tahiti
This island is located in Tahiti, although it is a natural private island, but the facilities on it are still very complete, and almost all of them are decorated by inviting famous French designers, so the market value of this island can reach $40 million.
Although the value of this island is only $39 million, but it is the most luxurious one among all private islands, not only with entertainment facilities, but also government-provided electricity and water and telephone lines, etc. It is called Little Dubai.