Tired of crowded beaches or unpleasant neighbors while you’re on your one vacation for the year?

Try renting your own private island.

With TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals, you can sift through 720,000 vacation properties, at every price point from bare bones to top-of-the-line luxury.

With luxurious amenities and LOTS of space, renting a private island is the perfect piece of paradise for families looking for an extended stay, to honeymooners looking for extreme privacy.

Here are some of the more unique destinations available if you decide to go all Tom Hanks and cast away.


Cayo Espanto
San Pedro, Belize
9 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms, from $13,500/night

If you love the fish, or just being around the water in general, this is the place to be. There’s snorkeling, scuba diving, and internationally renowned fly-fishing for bonefish, tarpon, barracuda, parrot fish or snappers. Some of the oceanfront villas are set on stilts in the water for an ‘alone at sea’ feeling.


Royal Belize Belize5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, from $4,200 / night

This secluded property, accessible only via private plane from Belize City,includes three luxury villas and a full staff happy to cater to every need. Learn Belizean volleyball or tour the Mayan ruins from above on a helicopter. Amenities include a large powdery white sand beach, a hot tub, and a chef to create gourmet meals.


Little Whale Cay
Little Whale Cay, Bahamas
7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, from $9,250 / night

About 100 miles southeast of Fort Lauderdale, this stylish retreat has many hidden gems including small sandy beaches, flowering seaside and garden arbors, a glade of trees enclosing a candlelit dining table, and a spit of land curling away to Lighthouse Point. Perfect getaway from the city life, the small staff of 12 oversees the three luxury villas.