Get Away From It All: Planning Your Private Island Getaway

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Plan Your Private Island Getaway

Have you been dreaming of a private island getaway? A private charter jet delivers an unparalleled opportunity to reach and explore some of the world's most remote destinations, making it an invaluable resource when planning any luxurious escape. As the autumn temperatures continue their rapid seasonal descent, many people are considering a trip somewhere sandy, warm, and tranquil. Sound like your perfect cold-weather retreat this fall or winter?  You may want to consider accommodations on a private island. A private island escape offers a decadent way to unplug from the everyday buzz and bustle, allowing you and your loved ones a chance to reconnect without any distractions. Best of all, these high-end resorts offer an extensive range of features and amenities to ensure you and your traveling companions can customize your entire stay to suit your every need, wish, and whim.

If you're looking for a holiday that offers seclusion, peace, and more than a touch of extravagance, consider some of these luxurious island locations.


If you're looking for a reclusive and indulgent island hideaway, Gladden delivers. Just a half hour flight from Belize, Gladden Island touts just a single villa for guests and a second building for staff to truly get away from it all. You and your travel companions can luxuriate in everything this retreat has to offer, yet know that you have a full staff of consisting of a chef, manager, and concierge to attend to every detail. There's even an onsite spa therapist for an unparalleled pampering experience during your private island getaway.


Turtle Island has been a popular destination for almost 40 years; however, this secluded sanctuary has recently seen some major updates. The resort's interior has been redecorated with traditional fixtures and accents using gorgeous woods from the island's forests. While you'll have plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate along the seashell-strewn beaches, you'll also have the chance to enjoy a multitude of recreational activities. Horseback riding, mountain biking, scuba diving, and deep-sea fishing are just some of the many ways you can personalize your itinerary here.


A vacation to Bawah Island in Indonesia delivers a trip where every detail is taken care of, and every whim attended to as well. Located 160 nautical miles northeast of Singapore, Bawah is isolated, beautiful, and committed to preserving the surrounding gorgeous natural landscapes. With only 35 villas, Bawah offers a seamless blend of private and semi-private amenities. Here guests can roam around to enjoy six islands, three lagoons, and thirteen beaches…or simply enjoy the view from their own private villa deck. Hike through the rainforest, kayak on the glistening turquoise waters, or snorkel amongst the indigenous fish and turtles to soak in everything your personal piece of paradise has to offer. Best of all, a visit here enables guests to curate and personalize their itinerary for a one-of-a-kind vacation experience.


Located in a region that locals refer to as "NiCaribbean," Calala offers four beach villas adorned with sustainable wood crafted by local artisans. The design vibe is inherently laidback authentic, with thatched roofs, hammocks, and jingling curtains strung with seashells. Best of all, every villa terrace faces due west to ensure a breathtaking tropical sunset every single night. Days can be spent enjoying the beach, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving. However, once the sun drops below the horizon, things amp up a bit with a seven-course tasting menu supper that showcases local fare and the daily catch.


Located just off the Tanzania mainland, Thanda was completely uninhabited until very recently. However, this gorgeous retreat already made an impression on travelers everywhere. In 2016, Thanda was voted the World's Leading Exclusive Private Island the World Travel Awards. It's also been featured on the 2017 "Hot List" released by Condé Nast Traveler. As soon as you arrive in Thanda, you'll quickly understand what all of the buzz is about. Nestled in a private marine reserve, guests here can soak in the natural beauty of the brilliant blue water as they watch for whale sharks and sea turtles. If you're looking to do more beyond lounging, you'll have plenty of options. You'll have access to kayaks, wakeboards, snorkeling gear, banana boats, and even jet skis. Diving excursions, playing tennis, and kite-surfing are just some of the ways you can pass the time on Thanda.

Ready to plan your private island getaway? At International Jet, we offer a private charter jet experience to ensure your luxurious retreat begins at takeoff. Contact us today to hear more: 303-790-0414.


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