12 Beautiful Private Islands for Sale (Under $1 Mil)

by Billy | Updated: November 5, 2019

Imagine waking up on a tropical island with the sound of exotic birds chirping, and the waves crashing.

That might sound far out of reach, but it’s actually more attainable than you think.

After doing some research we found several private islands for sale ranging from $300,000 to just under $1,000,000.

P.S. Sometimes renting a private island is the better option. Check our article where we list the top private islands you can rent.

12. Deadman Caye

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Listing Price: $350,000
Location: Belize
Size: 1.4 Acres

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This private island for sale has 500 feet of beachfront property on one side combined with a protected cove.

For $350,000, you’ll be able to snorkel at the nearby coral reef, relax under the coconut trees, or even go bonefishing without even leaving home.

Located in the Turneffe Atoll, near the fishing and diving haven, Turneffe Elbow, and just an hour boat ride away from Belize City.

Deadman’s Caye has all the beauty that Belize is known for at a truly affordable price. 

11. Secret Island

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Listing Price: $350,000
Location: Belize
Size: 1.03 Acres

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From the moment you step foot on Secret Island, you’ll be blown away by the natural beauty of this 1.03-acre tropical oasis.

It’s just 20 minutes away from the mainland of Belize via boat, making it easy to get everything you need for your new island home.

Enjoy the island’s red and black mangrove trees, surrounding crystal-clear shallow water, and deep water cove.

For $350,000, owning an island that is easy to access is a no-brainer.

10. Moto Pakirikiri

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Listing Price: $373,010.93
Location: French Polynesia
Size: 3.6 Acres

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If you dream of having tuna, marlin, rays, dolphins, whales, and other marine life as neighbors, this 3.60-acre island in the Tuamotus is the place for you.

Nestled between a secluded lagoon to the Northwest and the South Pacific Ocean to the Southeast, Moto Pakirikiri is just waiting for the right person to call it home.

Windswept palm trees dot the island’s sandy shores while turquoise water in the lagoon offers a perfect place for snorkelers.

9. Salt Cay Parcels

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Listing Price: $399,000
Location: Turks & Caicos
Size: 2.4 Acres

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The untouched natural beauty of this island is second to none.

Perfect for building your dream home or eco-resort in the desirable Turks & Caicos chain.

Enjoy the sea breeze while you watch the annual migration of humpback whales or stroll along your private white sand beach.

Nearby, the Balfour Town settlement (which traces its origins back to 1653) restored buildings in British-Bermudian colonial-style.

8. Hat Caye

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Listing Price: $399,000
Location: Belize
Size: 0.7 Acres

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Want to own a piece of paradise in the Lighthouse Reef Atoll?

This 0.70-acre island is ready for further development.

It has freestanding structures but can support a beautiful new home, nestled among its trees and just steps away from the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Lighthouse Reef Atoll has two United Nations World Heritage Sites—the Great Blue Hole and Half Moon Caye National Park.

They are both easily accessible from your new home at Hay Caye.

7. Motu Tohepuku

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Listing Price: $444,995.54
Location: French Polynesia
Size: 18.9 Acres

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Gaze up at the blue skies while sunbathing on your own private island.

Take a dip in the azure waters of the island’s lagoon.

Or feel the sand between your toes as you stroll from the sea to your very own coconut grove.

If this sounds like your ideal home, Motu Tohepuku can be yours for $444,995.54.

This 18.90-acre island is one of the larger oases available and is the perfect place to build your tropical dream home.

Whether you decide to spend your days snorkeling in the crystal clear waters just steps from your front door or let the ocean breeze gently rock your hammock in the shade, a Motu Tohepuku home can be exactly what you need.

6. Saddle Caye

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Listing Price: $450,000
Location: Belize
Size: 2.19 Acres

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The larger Caye has its own reef and lagoon that is between 90 and 100 feet deep. This makes it a great location for a marina or any other water exploration.

The eastern side of the Caye has deep water while the western side is a more gradual shallow grade.

The area itself is well-known for…

Making it perfect for a water enthusiast to call home or development as a boutique resort.

Note: It’s in need of a top-fill of sand but is ready for a new owner to make it home.

5. Golding Cay

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Listing Price: $700,000
Location: Bahamas
Size: 3.4 Acres

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If you’re looking for a lush, tropical locale, Golding Cay is the place to be.

This undeveloped island is filled with coconut trees, tropical plants, and white sand that leads to crystal clear waters.

You can enjoy this natural splendor and still have easy access to Spanish Wells, a fishing village that is just 10 minutes away. The village provides food, water, and other supplies, as well as dining options and entertainment.

Fishing is a particularly fun pastime in Spanish Wells, which you can enjoy at Golding Cay as well.

4. Bonefish Cay

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Listing Price: $795,000
Location: Bahamas
Size: 6 Acres

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Not one, not two, but three private beaches are yours as the owner of Bonefish Cay.

What was once a secluded cottage retreat is now available for development for $795,000.

The 6-acre island is ready for a new home and new memories, with manmade pathways, a concrete pad, active wells, and what remains of a stone dock.

It’s also easily accessible by speedboat, with shallow depths of 3 feet around the island.

3. Soldier Caye

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Listing Price: $800,000
Location: Belize
Size: 5 Acres

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Does the thought of complicated travel keep you from purchasing the private island of your dreams?

Well, then look no further than Soldier Caye.

This 5.00-acre island in the Turneffe Atoll is easily accessible via plane using the nearby Blackbird Caye private airstrip.

It’s just over 30 miles from the mainland port of Belize City.

3 acres of the buildable beach is nestled next to 2 acres of tropical vegetation, including…

$800,000 will make you the proud (and soon-to-be relaxed and lounging) owner of beautiful Soldier Caye.

2. Arrow Head Caye

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Listing Price: $800,000
Location: Belize
Size: 4.09 Acres

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This 4.09-acre undeveloped paradise is the perfect place for a private home or boutique resort.

Just 8.5 miles away from Belize City, living on Arrow Head Caye would be like living in a dream.

Complete with deep water access, a pier overlooking turquoise water with tropical fish, and tropical vegetation providing shade for hot days.

A quick 2-mile boat trip takes you to the world-class water adventures in the Barrier Reef.

1. Blue Hole Cay

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Listing Price: $995,000
Location: Bahamas
Size: 12.4 Acres

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What does $995,000 get you in the Bahamas?

If you’re looking at Blue Hole Cay, it gets 12.4 acres of developable land, complete with Buttonwood trees and white sand beaches along nearly all of the entire 1-mile length.

Enjoy easy access to the Andros Barrier Reef, three nearby towns (Mangrove Cay, Lisbon Creek, and Driggs Hill), two airports, and a medical clinic.

Blue Hole Cay combines the best of private island living with the amenities of the Bahamas.

Whether you’re looking for a private retreat or a business opportunity, this is the island to consider.