The perception of private island resorts in the Caribbean is one of seclusion, of exclusivity; of, more often than nought, some degree of pretense.
But that’s not always the case.
And at a handful of private-island resorts in the Caribbean, you’ll find a completely different personality — approachable, fun-loving, quirky resorts that just so happen to be on their own islands.
Whether you’re in the shallows of Belize or in an old French Caribbean home, you can find a very different kind of private island in the Caribbean — usually in a very tiny package.
Here are our favorite mini private-island resorts to check out in the Caribbean.
Cayo Espanto, Belize The quintessential private-island Belize resort, it’s also one of the ultimate resorts in the Caribbean, period. The four-acre island is home to just seven villas, all of which have their own private infinity pools, with the exception of the property’s full-fledged overwater bungalow. Even better? You get your own personal butler.