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Gillis Island, Prince Edward Island, Canada: $110,000 (£80k)

The 11-acre private paradise offers woodlands and 200 feet of south-facing sandy shorefront. Although it's currently entirely undeveloped, the opportunities here are endless and, according to the listing, the island has remained largely untouched since the Acadians first settled the surrounding community of Eldon in 1750.
Positioned off the coast of Prince Edward Island, the isolated isle can be reached by boat in under 10 minutes and offers truly unrivalled views. Plus, it places you within easy reach of the red sand beaches, renowned seafood and art galleries of Prince Edward Island, as well as the outstanding kayaking routes and championship golf courses in the region.
What's more, most of the surrounding land remains undeveloped, meaning you could create a quiet and remote hideaway far away from the rat race. In 2020, the average house price in this area was around $198,000 (£144k), which also makes this stunning lot an absolute steal.

Greer Island, Maine, USA: $395,000 (£285k)

Ever dreamt of buying a dreamy oceanfront retreat in Maine, USA? Well, with houses in the East Coast state costing around $280,437 (£202k) on average, why settle for a house when you could gain so much more bang for your buck? For $395,000 (£285k), you could snap up your very own private piece of paradise.
This amazing American island is positioned just off the eastern shore of Vinalhaven Island in Maine's mid-coast region. Offering a beautiful rugged green landscape that spans five acres, the isle provides picturesque views of Penobscot Bay at one end and a protected cove at the other.
Currently the island remains undeveloped, although there is a small unassuming shack that's crying out to be renovated into something a little more inviting. Here, meadows and spruce trees flourish, while wild strawberries and roses bloom in the summer months, making it a wilderness haven for off-grid living.
The island currently boasts permissions for a new 600-square-foot structure to be built so this could be the perfect development opportunity for a buyer with vision. Plus at low tide, you'll have direct access to the sand beach on neighbouring Vinalhaven.

North Channel Private Island, Ontario, Canada: $531,203 (£384k)

In Ontario, Canada the average house costs around $594,000 (£429k), but for $531,203 (£384k) you can snap up an entire one-acre island in the heart of the province's Whitefish Falls.

What makes this island even better is that it already comes with a one-bedroom house overlooking the tranquil waters. The isle is located approximately five minutes by boat from Whitefish Falls and the dock boasts deep water so you can even park up your private yacht.
The solar-powered cottage offers 500 square feet of living space with views of the La Cloche Mountain Range. The unique property is formed from an old converted grain silo and would make an ideal holiday retreat for escaping civilisation for a while. There's also a separate guest suite located inside a replica sheep wagon complete with an outdoor washroom.
Just imagine spending your mornings sipping coffee and taking in this stunning scenery. If you've fallen in love with the view, then the island is currently for sale for $531,203 (£384k) with Sotheby's International Realty, but move quickly because we doubt it'll hang around for long!

Lomsjö Island, Åsele, Sweden: $112,556 (£81k)

Sweden is one of the most expensive countries in the world and the average apartment here costs $356,000 (£257k). Yet for just $112,556 (£81k), you could obtain this sweet private island and begin living an off-grid lifestyle.
For sale with Vladi Private Islands, Lomsjö Island is the only piece of land in Lake Saxvattnet, making it a prime piece of real estate. The isle is situated just 20 minutes' drive from the village of Åsele, which will cater to all your day-to-day shopping needs.
The crossing from the mainland to Lomsjö by canoe, one of which happens to come included in the sale, takes only a few minutes. There's also a tiny cabin in the middle of the forest, which could be extended into a more substantial house.
Inside, the structure boasts a living room and small kitchenette, but with just a touch of creativity, we're sure it could be turned into an amazing off-grid cabin that oozes rustic style. Plus, the waters around the island attract anglers, hunters and nature lovers, which means you could even create an idyllic vacation rental.

Tropical oasis, Belize Barrier Reef, Belize: $350,000 (£255k)

Located in Belize's breathtaking barrier reef, this untouched idyll is the archetypal paradise island escape. Surrounded by the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, the isle may be undeveloped, but it offers plenty of potential for a rather modest price tag.
On the market with 7th Heaven Properties for $350,000 (£255k), the tropical lot includes an acre of land, plus 66 feet of crystal-clear ocean. With knee-deep water extending for over 30 yards from the shoreline, this remote outpost is the perfect spot for a secret holiday retreat.
Peppered with tropical shrubs, grasses and mangrove trees, the island oasis offers a veritable blank slate for a buyer who's not afraid of a little elbow grease. There's more than enough space to construct several homes or cabanas to rent out to holidaymakers. Alternatively, you could build one vast private beach house and create a plush paradise resort for one.

Maple Island, Novia Scotia, Canada: $400,000 (£289k)

Nestled off the coast of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, Maple Island is the ultimate wilderness retreat. It may only be a five-minute boat journey from the mainland, but it's a world away from the hustle and bustle of civilisation.
On the market for $400,000 (£289k) with Royal LePage, this rugged outpost sprawls across 37 acres of secluded woodland and even includes a charming 1,800-square-foot cottage. There's also a guesthouse that can accommodate visitors or offer a potential extra income from holiday rentals.
The island's main house offers spacious living areas decked out in rustic pine panelling, while the kitchen has granite countertops, a breakfast island and a dishwasher. There are four generous bedrooms, so there's more than enough room to accommodate a family in search of a wilderness escape.

Duval Island, Ontario, Canada: $449,000 (£325k)

Hiking trails crisscross the property, while small sandy bays offer ideal swimming spots. Listed for $449,000 (£325k) with Vladi Private Islands, the enchanting Duval Island offers not one but two properties. There's also a solar panel system and a backup generator, providing hot and cold running water across the isle, as well as a septic tank for sewage.
A substantial wilderness home, the main cottage features gabled roofs and rustic wood clapboarding. Inside, there's a cosy living room with a wood-burning stove, a kitchen-diner overlooking the water, a three-piece bathroom and four spacious bedrooms. Deeper into the woodlands, you'll find the smaller North Cabin, which offers additional accommodation for guests.
Situated a stone's throw away from the border of the United States, the large wraparound deck has spectacular, far-reaching views out across the lake. Duval Island is a short boat ride from Richards Landing Municipal Marina on nearby St Joseph Island, offering easy access to amenities and shops when supplies run low.

Motu Tohepuku, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia: $460,000 (£335k)

On the market for $460,000 (£335k) via Vladi Private Islands, Motu Tohepuku is part of the Raraka Atoll, one in a chain of 78 islands that makes up the Tuamotu Archipelago in French Polynesia. This sizeable oasis offers plenty for your money, with just over 20 acres of pristine land on offer.
If it's white-sand beaches and picture-postcard palm trees you're yearning for, then you're in luck. From the coconut grove to the turquoise lagoon that hugs the island's shores, Motu Tohepuku is nothing short of breathtaking. We can just imagine pitching up a sun lounger on the sand and drinking up those idyllic Pacific Ocean vistas with a mai tai or two...
While the tropical isle is currently undeveloped, it occupies an enviable location that's sure to be a hit with holidaymakers. An hour away from Fakarava airport and 45 minutes from Kauehi, an idyllic neighbouring atoll, this remote paradise hideaway is within easy reach of amenities and transport.
Peppered with palm trees, the uncultivated land has no end of development potential. The substantial acreage could be transformed into a lucrative luxury resort complete with stunning private beaches, following the path of other isles in the area. Alternatively, you could choose to build a few residential properties across the island, preserving the peace and tranquility that this corner of the world is known for.

Iguana Island, Bluefields, Nicaragua: $475,000 (£343k)

Offering five acres of verdant tropical grounds, Iguana Island is located just 12 miles off the coast of Bluefields. If a private island paradise with ample accommodation and year-round sunshine is top of your property wishlist, look no further.
On the market with Private Islands Online for just $475,000 (£343k), the isle includes a charming three-bedroom home, complete with a yellow clapboard façade and green shutters. Offering two bathrooms and a wraparound veranda, it's the ideal spot for taking in the island’s iconic sunsets.
Thanks to its location in the blue-green Caribbean Sea, Iguana Island benefits from warm waters, hot climes and plenty of spots for snorkeling, where diving enthusiasts can observe the region’s copious underwater residents. A popular area with keen anglers too, the island's private dock is perfect for fishing or taking a boat out on the waves.

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Mannions Island, Ireland: $167,000

On an idyllic peninsula in Dunmanus Bay, a slice of the Emerald Isle is up for grabs. The enclave overlooks rolling green pastures, dotted with quaint farmhouses and grazing sheep. The best part? Its location is the perfect jumping off point for discovering the rest of West Cork, from the seaside harbors to the historic castles and grand estates (Bantry House is a favorite).

Harbour Island, Nova Scotia, Canada: $208,096

There’s not a neighbor in sight on this two-acre private isle in Lake Charlotte. From your log cabin cottage’s wraparound deck and second-story loft, you’ll be able to take in the full beauty of one of Nova Scotia’s largest lakes. There’s even a private wharf for docking your boat when you’re not exploring the mainland, which offers distractions of its own. Hike the surrounding trails, post up on the beach, go camping at E&F Webber Lakeside Park, or drive just an hour to reach the capital of Halifax.

Bocal Island, Nicaragua: $350,000

Believe it—this tiny slice of the Caribbean is really on the market. The 2.5-acre island, complete with a two-bedroom fixer-upper, overlooks towering coconut trees and the turquoise-blue waters surrounding Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast perfect for snorkeling and swimming. The area is especially known for its world-class fishing (we’re talking tarpon, yellowtail snapper, and kingfish). Bonus: the mainland sits just 200 meters away.

Wild Cane Key, Panama: $360,000

With a name like “Wild” Cane Key, we can’t think of a more fitting party pad. In Bocas del Toro, within spitting distance of Red Frog Resort, you’ll have 3.4 acres of space for shenanigans. But if you get tired of boozing and boating, there are plenty of other ways to keep busy. After arrival by helicopter (unless the waters are calm enough to bring a boat in), spending your hours lounging in the shade of coconut palms, swimming in the clear water, or snorkeling the coral reefs to spot marine wildlife. Bocas del Toro (and Red Frog Beach in particular) is famous for its fun-loving, wellness-seeking vibes, so it’s not unusual to see the surfers hitting the waves—and you’ll get a front row seat for the show.

Howard Island, Michigan: $395,000

Looking for a classic Great Lakes getaway? Head up to northern Michigan for a weekend on Howard Island, just 12 miles from the Canadian border. Take in the sunset from the main cottage’s large bay windows before cozying up by the fireplace or spending hours stargazing. During the day, explore the woodsy terrain, check out the rock pools, or take out your boat from your L-shaped dock.

McKelvey Island, British Columbia, Canada: $400,000

In a secluded corner of Stuart Lake, this 11-acre waterfront retreat has a private beach and dock, but the real selling point is the two-bedroom house kitted out with a full-service kitchen, wood-burning stove, and hot tub on a sun deck with lake views. There’s also a separate 600-square foot studio (invite your friends!) and outbuildings housing a sauna, woodshed, greenhouse, laundry, food storage, and workshop. Access to the island is limited to boats in the summer, snowmobiles in the winter, and, when the iced-up river is unsafe to cross, hovercraft. Conveniently, one is included when you buy.

Kalgin Island, Alaska: $460,000

This isn’t exactly a private inlet—it’s an off-the-grid beachfront lot. But with five acres of private land (and thousands more owned by the state of Alaska that are not for sale), we guarantee you won’t see your neighbors—unless you want to. Kalgin is for people that prefer wilderness over the tropics: covered in cedar and spruce trees, its woodland is home to a scenic hiking trails, tons of wildlife, and not a single car, road, store, or bear in sight. The best part? Your purchase comes with a two-story log-and-stone lodge with running water and electricity than can be lived in year-round. And being 18 miles offshore from Kenai, you’re just a short flight away from civilization (just in case you tire of the moose, bald eagles, and beavers).

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