4 private islands for sale in the Bahamas for as little as $15 million

Additionally, the islands of the Bahamas are much larger than oceanic islands in other parts of the world, Chris Krolow, CEO of Private Islands Inc., told Insider.

Exuma is a district of the Bahamas made up of more than 365 islands, also called cays.

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“You’ve got a lot of very, very rich people from Billionaires’ Row living in the Bahamas,” he said. “They’re buying an island for $20 million and they could easily invest another $70 million there and have their own runway.”

Tyler Perry in a gray jacket and black turtleneck

Tyler Perry, Johnny Depp, Bernard Arnault and Tim McGraw all reportedly own islands in the Exuma Cay chain of the Bahamas.

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He described the recent surge in demand for private islands as an “extreme example” of how remote working has allowed people to ditch cities for suburbs or elsewhere during the pandemic.

Crown Pigeon Island, Bahamas


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Only a handful of private islands in the Bahamas are currently on the market. Hummingbird Cay, pictured below, is currently listed for $35 million.

Hummingbird Cay Island, Bahamas

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The 175-acre island features a main house, three guest houses, staff quarters, a private marina and a solar power system.

Hummingbird Cay Island, Bahamas

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Hummingbird Cay sits five miles off the mainland of Great Exuma and is advertised as “perfect for a family retreat or boutique hotel.”

Hummingbird Cay Island, Bahamas

Caye Hummingbird

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“Islands are much more expensive,” he explained. “Just building on an island, maintaining an island, even housekeeping costs a lot more.”

Hummingbird Cay Island, Bahamas

Caye Hummingbird

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Electricity on the island is supplied by an “insulated submarine cable” connecting Leaf Cay to the Bahamas Electric Company’s main power grid, the listing says.

Leaf Cay, Bahamas

Leaf Cay, Bahamas

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