It seems that holiday resorts are not cutting it anymore. Instead, there has been an uprise in people searching for luxury, booking a holiday to stay and visit private islands. In this day and age where a family can use Airbnb to book out a whole 6 bedroom pad complete with a private swimming pool for the price of a 2 bedroom hotel room. It’s no surprise that the shift to having your next holiday on a private beach is on the uprise. We have collated the top 6 little escapes to paradise that people can enjoy, from ultra expensive to affordable. These heaven on earth spots are where you should be planning your next holiday.
Paradise 101 – Langkawi, Malaysia
Paradise 101 is an exquisite sun-kissed island located in Langkawi. This small heavenly paradise is a popular escape for honeymooners, couples and party goers. You can enjoy everything from jet skiing, zip lining to evening bonfire nights on the beach. The onsite OMG bar is also fully stocked to keep people fueled throughout the day and evening!
Fraser Island – Australia
Fraser Island’s World Heritage listing ranks it with Australia’s Uluru, Kakadu and the Great Barrier Reef. Fraser Island is a precious part of Australia’s natural and cultural heritage, it is protected for all to appreciate and enjoy. Go and enjoy whale watching or lounge in the white sands gazing at the deep blue view.
Necker Island – British Virgin Islands
Famously made a sought-after escape by Sir Richard Branson, this Island is a luxury escape that caters for up to 34 people at a given time. If you’re looking for a quiet getaway that promises exclusivity and luxury all around, this is your place. However, with average weekly room prices around 25,000 USD, you’re going to need a BIG wallet.
Koh Phi Phi – Thailand
Phi Phi Island is Thailand’s island-superstar. It’s been in the movies. It’s the topic of conversation for travellers all over Thailand. For some, it’s the only reason to touchdown in Phuket. Even with all the hype, it doesn’t disappoint. Phi Phi’s beauty is a large chunk of the allure. The islands, when approached by boat, rise from the sea like a fortress.
Fregate Island Private – Seychelles
If you are one to be at peace with nature then this is the island for your next escape. It is home to 2200 free roaming Giant Aldabra Tortoises. The island has also safeguarded the nests of hundreds of endangered Hawksbill Turtles. With 7 beaches it is frequently voted “most beautiful in the world.”
OMO Parrot Cay – Turks & Caicos
COMO Parrot Cay is an award-winning Turks and Caicos luxury resort set on its own private island. With 1,000 unspoilt acres and mile-long beach, They deliver foot-in-the-sand luxury. All rooms, suites and beach villas have soothing interiors along with holistic therapies, yoga, diving and fine cuisine.