There is nothing like a romantic private island to relax, rejuvenate and fall in love all over again. Whether you are looking for a honeymoon or an unforgettable spot for a romantic wedding proposal, here are some of the world's most romantic private islands. Private island resorts all around the world cater to couples with stunning villas, overwater suites, romantic beach restaurants, incredible spas and luxury service. These getaways are often all-inclusive since the only restaurants are those found at the resort.

1. Constance Moofushi

Constance Moofushi  

Constance Moofushi Resort doesn't just have a view of the lagoon, it has its own private lagoon. Located on a stunning tropical island in the Maldives, the resort is surrounded by white-sand beaches and a pristine coral reef rich with marine life. There are just 110 elegant villas on the whole island, some right over the lagoon. This is an all-inclusive beach resort, ideal for couples who want to share romantic sunsets and explore the ocean. The restaurant serves delicious cuisine along with fine wine.

There is no doubt that the over-water villas are very romantic, but staying in a beach villa will put you right on a secluded sandy shore where you can swing in a hammock and relax in the sun. The water villas have unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean, huge beds and luxurious bathrooms. Spa de Constance easily makes the list of the most unique spa locations in the world since it's build over the blue lagoon. Enjoy overwater treatments at the spa or request a massage in the privacy of your own villa. The resort offers an array of complimentary activities, including windsurfing and kayaking excursions.

2. Turtle Island

Turtle Island
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Turtle Island is a 500-acre private island resort, a part of the Yasawa group in the Republic of Fiji. Your vacation here can be as active or as relaxing as you want it to be. Activities include scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding, hiking, sea kayaking, private beach picnic, and, of course, "hammocking" (sleeping in a hammock and dreaming of where to have your dinner). The all-inclusive price plan means that all meals and activities are included. Upon arrival, every couple is assigned a dedicated "bure" manager who does everything possible to make your vacation as wonderful as it can be.

The fourteen bures are all spacious and decorated with handcrafted furniture and fittings. The bures are far enough from each other so that you will feel as though you are at your own private island. There is a refrigerator and a bar in the sitting room, always stocked with your favorite drinks. The Grand bures are perfect for honeymooners and feature king-size four poster beds, a whirlpool, an outdoor shower, and a verandah with a queen-size day bad.

Guests can indulge in a champagne breakfast on the beach, gourmet picnics, or a dine-out where you can choose to dine in a unique location such as a mountaintop, the end of the dock, or the middle of the lagoon. To complement its fine cuisine, the restaurant has one of the most comprehensive wine lists in the South Pacific with wines from France, Australia, New Zealand, the U.S., South Africa, and Italy. Fly to Nadi International Airport. From there, transfer to a seaplane for a 30 minute flight to Turtle Island. There is a total weight allowance of 33 lb. per person on the seaplane (+61-3-9823 8300, 800-255-4347).

3. Baros Maldives

Baros Maldives  

A romantic private island surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Baros Maldives offers couples beautiful honeymoon villas and suites surrounded by white sandy beaches and turquoise water. When you check into one of the water villas on your honeymoon, you will be surrounded by views of the blue lagoon and spectacular island sunsets. Each villa has a cozy outdoor lounge and steps that lead directly into the lagoon where you can swim with tropical fish.

Each Water Villa is a private oasis connected to the island via a wooden jetty. Enjoy romantic four-poster day beds and a dedicated Villa attendant who is available to you 24 hours a day. Wooden steps take you directly into the lagoon. For the ultimate indulgence, ask for one of the over water villas with a private pool. The atmosphere is especially romantic at night when the stars come out.

The PADI five-star Gold Palm Dive Center was one of the first scuba diving centers to open in the Maldives in 1979. In cooperation with Marine Centre, the Dive Center works to preserve the local reefs. Whether you are an experienced diver, or want to learn how to scuba dive, take advantage of this excellent facility on your honeymoon. Dive at 30 world-class dive spots, each just a 50 minutes boat ride from the resort. Diving options include an Orientation Dive, a Refresher Dive, Diving from the Dive Boat, House Reef Diving, Night Diving and Private Diving.

Honeymoon is a time for relaxing and trying new experiences which you may not have time for when you return back to your daily life. Dining on the island is diverse, ranging from romantic beach lunches to dinner sails on a luxury boat. Baros is just 20 minutes by speedboat from Maldives International Airport. (+960 664-2672).

4. Matangi Private Island Resort

Matangi Private Island Resort
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Experience luxury at its finest at Fiji’s Matangi Private Island resort. Situated on Horseshoe Bay, Matangi is the very definition of an exclusive and high-end getaway. Not only is it recognized in the list “1000 Places to See Before You Die”, but it also carries the distinction of being ranked the top resort in Fiji and the 7th best resort in the entire South Pacific by Conde Nast’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. With many more accolades under its belt, Matangi Private Island Resort promises a tranquil, refined, and ultra-relaxing experience from within its spacious 240-acre horseshoe-shaped island. Explore long stretches of white sand beaches, waterfall excursions, fantastic scuba diving, and experiences like the Cultural Village Tours, gourmet dining, as well as treatments at the Ocean Spa.

768X+7P6 Togo Village, Fiji, Phone: 888-628-2644, 679-778-0061

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5. Young Island in St Vincent and the Grenadines

Young Island in St Vincent and the Grenadines
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Young Island is a lush tropical hideaway, a 5-minute water taxi ride from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. The resort has only a small number of guest cottages, giving its guests plenty of privacy. There are many lush tropical flowers, fish, birds, warm sunshine and crystal clear blue waters. Plan a tropical honeymoon, anniversary getaway or a romantic proposal at this stunning hideaway. All of the 29 guest cottages have private patios with ocean views. Outdoor garden showers make it easy to slip away for a swim in the Caribbean Sea. Ask for a cottage with a plunge pool for extra luxury.

Captain Bligh Lounge serves a selection of continental and authentic regional cuisines. Have a romantic dinner, enjoying a colorful sunset and stargazing late into the night. Coconut Bar floats on water in the bay and serves tropical drinks, including rum, coconut milk and coffee liqueur. Spa Kalina, perched on the the hillside amidst lush tropical foliage, is a sanctuary of wellness and rejuvenation. Choose from massages, reflexology, manicures, and rejuvenating facials. This getaway is best for vacationers looking to slow down, relax in the sun and enjoy the calm island ambiance.

The resort has two 44-foot yachts which can take you to nearby islands, such as Bequia and Mustique. Nearby St Vincent offers historical sites like Fort Duvernette and shopping at the St. Vincent Craft Center in Kingstown. If you are looking for the perfect spot to get married, the you can choose from several great wedding packages that accommodate 50 guests. You can get married barefoot at sunset or in a lush tropical garden setting. (800-223-1108, 784-458-4826).

6. Vomo Island: Stunning Villa Hideaway in Fiji

Vomo Island: Stunning Villa Hideaway in Fiji  

Vomo Island Resort is a remote getaway in with just 29 guest villas and emphasis on relaxation. Pricing is all inclusive which means that you don't have to worry about any additional expenses. The resort has an outdoor freshwater swimming pool, a 9-hole par-3 golf course, tennis, sea kayaks, and paddle boards. The resort's small size, secluded location, great beaches and relaxed restaurants make it an ideal romantic getaway for couples and honeymooners. Guest accommodations at the resort feature 29 deluxe villas, including 21 beachfront villas which have the best views. All rooms have a separate living areas and luxurious spa baths.

If you want to be right on the beach, book one of the Beachfront Villas which include a hammock and a deck with sun loungers. If you are planing a family vacation, you can reserve interconnecting villas. Garden View and Hillside Villas offer garden, island and ocean views from their hillside location. The 4-bedroom Residence has a kitchen, both indoor and outdoor dining areas, free Wi-Fi, outdoor showers, air-conditioning, ceiling fans and iPod sound docks. A stunning 3-bedroom residence, the Royal has a private pool just steps from the beach, three bedrooms, a separate living area with entertainment system and an expansive outdoor area.

Just because you are far away from the mainland doesn't mean that you won't have great food. Meats, fruit and vegetables are imported from Australia and New Zealand and local produce is used whenever available. Beyond the Reef Restaurant is the signature restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed and informal atmosphere overlooking the freshwater swimming pool. The Rocks Restaurant is located on the Western side and is open for dinner so that you can enjoy the spectacular sunset views. The Vuda Bar is located poolside to ensure that you don't have to go very far for a cool drink. Deep-sea fishing, sunset cruises, and scuba diving. If you want a great view from above, take a helicopter sightseeing tour. Fly into Fiji's Nadi International Airport. From there, it's a 15 minute Helicopter or seaplane ride to the property. The transfer can be arranged by your travel agent or through the reservation office. Remember that luggage is limited to 30 pounds per person (15kg) but you won't be bringing much more than your most comfortable swimsuit (+679-666-7955).

7. Paradise Point on Mission Bay

Paradise Point on Mission Bay  

A 44-acre private island resort on Mission Bay in San Diego, California, Paradise Point Resort offers an array of activities for grown-ups and kids alike. A sandy beach surrounds this unique island. Guests are accommodated in bungalow-style guest rooms surrounded by lush tropical gardens and lagoons. The 462 hotel bungalows are inspired by Balinese architecture. Choose from garden, lagoon or bay views when planning your trip. Each bungalow has a private outdoor patio with Adirondack chairs which makes it easy to relax surrounded by the sounds and sights of nature.

The Spa offers massages and treatments from around the world: Hawaii, Bali, Fiji, Thailand or classic Mainland. Choose an island theme when you check into the spa and experience signature treatments and services using techniques and ingredients indigenous to one of the islands. The resort is located near SeaWorld Adventure Park and the Zoo, offering a comfortable base to family travelers from which to explore these famous attractions. The resort has several dining options, whether you want to plan a romantic dinner for two or have a casual meal by the pool. (858-274-4630).

8. Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia

Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia  

Song Saa Private Island in the Gulf of Thailand in Cambodia is private and secluded, covered with a tropical rainforest and empty white-sand beaches. You can spend your days in the privacy of your own villa, swimming in the pools or in the ocean, and taking romantic walks on the sand. Pricing is all-inclusive, following the theme that vacationers shouldn't have a care in the world. Song Saa's protected reef is rich with marine life, great for swimming and snorkeling in a marine reserve. Choose from three distinct villa locations: over-water, ocean view or jungle. There are just 27 villas, all with sunrise or sunset views. If you want to watch the sunset from your luxury villa, be sure to ask for a sunset view when booking your stay.

Layout choices include one-bedroom pool villas, two bedroom choices, as well as stunning overwater houses. The two-bedroom Royal Villa is the most luxurious residence, set over the water. You will have to take a boat to get to your super-private residence. Sunsets are amazing. Just like everything else on the property, the spa is a carefully thought-out sanctuary of healing and rejuvenation. The spa offers treatments inspired by the Buddhist tradition of loving kindness and incorporates locally sourced herbs and plants. To get there, fly to Sihanoukville which offers daily flights from Bangkok and Singapore. Once in Sihanoukville, the resort will arrange a complimentary boat transfer.(+855 23 686 0360).

9. Yasawa Island in Fiji

Yasawa Island in Fiji  

Fiji is an incredible destination for couples, offering secluded sandy beaches and an array of water-based activities. Yasawa features 11 awesome sandy beaches and just 16 guest villas where your privacy is virtually guaranteed. You may also like our article 11 Best Spas with Water Views where we wrote about Yasawa.

10. Peter Island Resort in the Caribbean

Peter Island Resort in the Caribbean  

Peter Island in the Caribbean has a great selection of beaches and offers an array of activities, whether you like snorkeling, wind surfing or kayaking. Book one of the ocean view rooms or suites on the water's edge on your romantic getaway.

11. Lily Beach Resort in the Maldives

Lily Beach Resort in the Maldives  

Located on the tropical Ari Atoll on Huvahendhoo island, Lily Beach Resort in the Maldives is next to the world's best snorkeling and diving. The all-inclusive resort caters to couples who enjoy privacy, sandy beaches and luxurious spa treatments. Tamara spa has treatment pavilions situated over the water. Glass floors allow you to look into the ocean as you receive your massage.

12. Royal Davui Royal in Fiji

Royal Davui Royal in Fiji  

You can see the pristine coral reef that surrounds this secluded hideaway in Fiji. Villa bedrooms at Royal Davui Royal have incredible ocean views and huge wrap-around decks, perfect for staying in and ordering room service on your honeymoon. Click here to browse more stunning accommodations.

13. Cayo Espanto

Cayo Espanto
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There’s nothing quite like having a whole island to yourself in the Caribbean. If you’re looking to enjoy privacy and incredibly luxurious five-star accommodations while in Belize, look no further than Cayo Espanto, a private island with several villas made even more private thanks to Caribbean waters that surround each and every villa. Cayo Espanto is located just three miles off of San Pedro’s coast. Each sea-front villa has its own dock, its own private pool, as well as access to award-winning 5-star dining experiences, a ton of activities (including a private luxury yacht tour!), and rejuvenating spa treatments care of the private on-island spa. Phone: 910-323-8355

14. Guana Island

Guana Island  

We wrote about Guana Island as one of the most romantic beach wedding destinations. The property is an incredible spot for couples who enjoy spectacular views, private suite pools and secluded bays. You can have romantic picnics on the beach, surrounded by the blue waters of the Caribbean.

15. Hayman Island in Australia

Hayman Island in Australia  

If you've always wondered what it would be like to dive on the world's biggest barrier reef, head to Hayman Island in Australia. Stay in one of the designer villas and go diving and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. The resort offers a private boat for fishing year-round.

16. Royal Belize

Royal Belize
© Royal Belize

Escape to the secluded magic of the private island of Royal Belize. Surrounded by miles of untouched ivory sands and azure blue waters, this is paradise found. Three beautifully appointed villas with personal staff are perfectly located around the island allowing for absolute privacy and seclusion. Spacious living areas connect effortlessly and flow out onto private terraces with breath-taking views. Contemporary décor is stylish and comfortable, and modern amenities cater for every need.

Gourmet meals are prepared by your personal chef at your villa or at The Grand Palapa, which also serves as a lounge and social hub. Lounge in style next to the sparkling swimming pool with colourful cocktails, or swing gently in a hammock as warm, ocean breezes wash over you. Stay active with paddle-boarding, hiking, and excursions to the Mayan ruins, all of which can be organized by your concierge.

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17. Necker Island in the Caribbean

Necker Island in the Caribbean
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Famous because of its owner Richard Branson and its stunning location in the Caribbean, Necker Island is the ultimate luxury getaway for couples who like to try new activities. Book the Necker Nymph for a day of once-in-a-lifetime exploration of the underwater world. The submarine can keep up with dolphins and other fantastic marine creatures.

18. Scrub Island in the BVI

Scrub Island in the BVI
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Scrub Island in the BVI is a secluded resort with a small number of guest rooms, suites and villas. There are almost no cars and the environment is pristine. For best ocean views, book one of the seven villas on the hill which have incredible views of the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy luxurious treatments at the hillside spa which has spacious rooms just for couples.

19. Bedarra Private Island Resort

Bedarra Private Island Resort
© Bedarra Private Island Resort

Have you ever wished simply disappear to paradise to escape the stress of life and unwind? Bedarra Private Island Resort beckons weary beach-loving travelers to do just that at their all-inclusive, ultra-private tropical haven of paradise. Bask in luxury at what is likely the most unique resort in Australia and explore the surrounding Family Islands that envelope Bedarra through exciting water activities and self-guided rainforest walks. For guests who want to venture out into the outer Great Barrier Reef to explore its native inhabitants, the Bedarra Private Island Resort arranges great private snorkeling and SCUBA trips, as well as trips on deep-sea fishing charters and even private helicopter charters.

Bedarra Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia 4852, Phone: 617-4068-8233

20. Kamalame Cay

Kamalame Cay
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Enjoy your own private Bahamian Island care of Kamalame Cay, a winner of the Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Gold Awards. Known for its stunning location along The Andros Great Barrier Reef, Kamalame Cay is a 96-acre private estate that marries the laid-back island culture of the Bahamas with the refined luxury characteristic of the world’s best private island getaways. This barefoot retreat boasts 22 sunny and gorgeous seaside rooms and suites from within bougainvillea-covered bungalows, cottages, and even Balinese-inspired beach houses. There is no shortage of experiences to enjoy at Kamalame Cay either with several spa and recreational activities available, as well as innovative dining experiences, a unique and popular monthly Luncheon, and Silver Linings Yoga retreats.

Great Barrier Reef, Andros, The Bahamas; Phone: 800-790-7971

21. Como Parrot Cay

Como Parrot Cay
© Como Parrot Cay

Nestled along the gorgeous shores of Turks and Caicos is Como Parrot Cay, a stunning example of secluded luxury featuring 1,000 acres of pristine and unspoiled land. This private island resort is perfect for visitors who want to escape to beautiful sunny beach houses to nurture mind, body, and spirit, and to promote healing from everyday stressors. Apart from refreshing and lavish accommodations, Como Parrot Cay is home to four gorgeous miles of clean, white sand shorelines, and offers memorable experiences for all of its guests to enjoy. Take a private boat or fishing charter to sail around Parrot Cay’s waters, explore secluded swimming spots in the Caribbean, or venture even further out into the waters for a private picnic lunch and a great bottle of wine. Just some of Como Parrot Cay’s other great activities include farm tours, tree planting, and island biking.

Parrot Cay, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands, Phone: 649-339-7788

22. Amanpulo

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Willfully and willingly maroon yourself on a private island within the Cuyo Archipelago of the Philippines when you visit Amanpulo. Located in northern Palawan’s Pamalican Island, Amanpulo is characterized by stunning fine white sand beaches and thriving reefs. It is a back-to-nature experience unlike any other and guarantees privacy alongside absolute comfort and luxury. Relish the cool ocean breeze and listen to gentle rolling waves from within stunning accommodations, hike along sandy tracks to discover jungle-clad lookout points and even deserted coves, or simply head out to the beach to make the most of the beach’s clear and calm waters. Whatever you experience or activity you wish to enjoy, one thing is certain – this is one island escape that’s hard to beat.

Pamalican Island, Palawan, Philippines, Phone: 813-654-2626

23. Vahine Private Island Resort

Vahine Private Island Resort
© Vahine Private Island Resort

Revel in the best of Polynesian getaways without having to contend with crowds of tourists at the Vahine Private Island Resort. Known for its 23 glorious acres of lush tropical landscapes, the Vahine Private Island Resort is the ultimate destination for beach lovers who want privacy and seclusion in the middle of their own personal paradise. Vahine promises exclusivity with just nine bungalows nestled under a canopy of coconut trees. Enjoy the beach, explore the wildlife of the beautiful blue lagoon, laze atop a hammock, or take a nature tour of the island. Whatever it is that your heart desires, the Vahine Private Island Resort is bound to make it happen.

Hotel Vahine Island, Motu Tuvahine Hipu, Tahaa, French Polynesia 98739, Phone: 689-4065-6738

24. The Brando, Tetiaroa

The Brando, Tetiaroa
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Surrounded by towering coconut trees, The Brando is a private, high-class resort that can only be accessed by a 20-minute private jet ride from the Faa’a International Airport of Tahiti. The resort is encircled by a gorgeous lagoon and features chic Polynesian-style accommodations with 1 to 3-bedroom thatched roof villas decked out with top-of-the-line TVs, outdoor hot tubs, private pools, and unbeatable lagoon views. Soak up Polynesian culture while exploring the wonders that the surrounding waters have to offer. In terms of dining, The Brando is never short of a mouthwatering meal and refreshing beverage thanks to several dining options within the island.

Tetiaroa, Arue, French Polynesia 98702, Phone: 689-4086-6300

25. Cape Fahn Hotel, Thailand

Cape Fahn Hotel, Thailand
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There’s no denying that Thailand’s Cape Fahn Hotel is one of the country’s most luxurious and celebrated destinations. After all, it boasts numerous awards and accolades like being named one of the Top 500 Hotels in the World by Travel and Leisure magazine, as well as Travel and Leisure’s Top 10 World’s Best in Southeast Asia. In addition to spectacular accommodations and amenities, Cape Fahn Hotel offers incredible activities that are designed to help guests relax, explore their inner creativity, and have fun. For guests who want to experience Thai culture and learn a local performing art, Ram Thai private dance classes are available. Guests can also enjoy a meal on the beach with Feet in The Sea Picnics, enjoy classic films under the moonlight, take a Muay Thai class, and many, many more.

24/269, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand 84320, Phone: 667-760-2301

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