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The ongoing pandemic may have put a temporary halt to people’s travel plans but it hasn’t completely eliminated all vacation options. With social distancing measures in place, there is no better time to invest in your own private island where you and your family can safely and responsibly relax while enjoying stunning natural vistas and modern amenities.

Related: The Best Private Islands in the World

In fact, private island sales have skyrocketed in the past few months but thankfully there are plenty of options still available on the market and all of them are located in some of the most gorgeous spots around the globe. If you prefer something a short flight away from the U.S., then the Caribbean, or even the Florida Keys, with their white sand beaches and warm turquoise waters are the obvious choice.

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But if you don’t mind traveling a bit more then your patience will be rewarded with the exotic landscapes, picture-perfect sunsets, and vibrant coral reefs brimming with life in places such as French Polynesia, Fiji, or the Maldives. Not a fan of tropical destinations? Then you’re going to love spending time among the rugged wilderness of your lush private paradise in Sweden or Canada.

Without further ado, here are some of the most gorgeous private islands for sale right now.

Leaf Cay, the Bahamas

Price: $7,500,000

With three sandy beaches and deep water access, Leaf Cay would be an ideal retreat for an adventurous family that loves water sports. The stunning island, located about a 30-minute boat ride from Georgetown on Exuma island, spans 30 acres and already has building permits for a residence and a yacht basin.

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Mai Island, Fiji

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Your private tropical paradise is waiting for you in Fiji! The 32-acre Mai island is located a short helicopter ride from the airport in Vanua Levu. It is an otherworldly natural sanctuary surrounded by the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the South Pacific and a beautiful coral reef that will make snorkeling a delight.

The island is also home to a waterfall, a naturally sparkling spring with clean fresh water, colorful flora and fauna, a 300-year old archaeological site, and a gorgeous one-bedroom cottage that offers breathtaking ocean vistas.

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Barberyn Island, Beruwala, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Price: $8,000,000

This Sri Lankan slice of heaven looks like it’s from an adventure movie—it’s covered in lush flora with waves crashing onto its rocky shores and a whitewashed lighthouse standing upright on a hill. The 11-acre property is easily accessible from the town of Beruwala and even has a jetty and breakwater to accommodate a yacht. And since the island has already been registered as a resort, building your dream vacation home will not be an issue.

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Västerö, Sweden

Price: $3,554,400

This beautiful island in the Stockholm archipelago spans 24 hectares of rugged beauty that includes a main house and two guest cottages. You will love roaming the island’s forest, kayaking or simply fishing on the dock with a cold drink in hand.

If you are the gardener type, then you could also start a vegetable garden—Vertero’s soil is especially fertile and has already been used to cultivate strawberries and other fruit.

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Mouton Island, Canada

Price: $2,201,535

This island truly has it all. Whether you like sunbathing on a white sand beach in the summer or cuddling up with a hot chocolate and a book by the fire in the winter, Mouton checks all the boxes. Located in picturesque Nova Scotia less than two miles away from the mainland, the island covers an area of 988 acres, a fourth of which is wooded. Not only does it offer a private beach but it also has two freshwater lakes so there are plenty of opportunities for practicing all sorts of water activities.

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Petra Island, NY

Price: $9,950,000

Petra island is a natural and architectural jewel located 50 miles away from New York City, in the middle of Lake Mahopac. The island has a distinct heart shape and spans 11 acres, mostly covered in woods. But that doesn’t mean that the island lacks modern amenities—quite the opposite. A helipad, a dock, and a tennis court, not to mention plenty of space to add a swimming pool, make this beautiful and quaint property the ideal family retreat.

And last but definitely not least, Petra island boasts not one but two houses designed by famed architect which will give you some serious bragging rights.

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Haapiti Rahi, French Polynesia

Price: $5,805,520

Bora Bora with its lush flora, white sand beaches, and of course Mount Otemanu towering over it all, is pretty much heaven on Earth. And if you make the motu (small island) of Haapiti Rahi your home, then you will get to wake up each day to breathtaking vistas of the famous French Polynesian island. Located in the lagoon of Bora Bora, Haapiti Rahi has its own beach and is covered in coconut trees that transform it into a cool tropical paradise. The two beach houses are each built on opposite sides of the island for maximum privacy.

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Blue Island, Bahamas

Price: $75,000,000

Spanning 700 acres, Blue Island is the largest private island in the Bahamas, located in the gorgeous Exuma Cays. It is also the only private Caribbean island to have its own jet landing strip that will make getting here so much easier and more convenient.

And with three miles of picture-perfect white-sand beaches, there is plenty of space for sunbathing as well as sites to build several beachfront homes. Speaking of which, there is already a main house on the island as well as one for staff and four miles of service roads.

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Royal Palm Island, Belize

Price: $4,500,000

With five two-bedroom beachfront cottages in addition to the main luxury residence as well as a spa and a bar, this idyllic island in Belize would be the ideal place to spend holidays with friends and family. Another great feature of this beautiful private island (aside from the gorgeous views, of course), is that it is fully self-sustainable and powered by solar energy.

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Raidhigga Island, Maldives

Price: $5,568,560

Soak in the sun and the breathtaking views on your personal island in the Maldives! This jewel of a property is easily accessible by plane from Male international airport or by boat as it features a natural harbor. Coconut trees and lush greenery cover the island while a beautiful white sand beach completely encapsulates it. There is already a residence on the island but if you would like to expand the accommodation options, you could also add an overwater villa or two.

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Pumpkin Key, Florida

Price: $95,000,000

Located in the Florida Keys, this stunning 26-acre property is just a 10-minute helicopter ride from Miami’s South Beach. The island already features a 3-bedroom 3-bathroom house, tennis courts, and a yacht marina. But if that’s not enough, you can add up to 12 bayfront properties to accommodate friends and family. Fishing and snorkeling are a must here as Pumpkin Key is also located close to North America's only living coral barrier reef.

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