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Malaipo Island – Palawan $330,000

This island came through a contact I have and has only been listed locally so far. Long story short it’s been in the owner’s family for 60 plus years, and nothing has ever been done with it. Location Location is great 4 hours from Puerto Princesa, the capital of Palawan, which has been voted best [...]

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Mannion Island, County Cork, Ireland

For this report, I will start with the wide view, zoom in to the property itself, and then widen the focus out again to the island’s immediate surroundings. Mannion Island is located in an estuary off the coast of County Cork, in the Southwest of the Republic of Ireland. The region is often referred to [...]

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Nangashanti Resort, Borneo

Location An hour’s drive from Kuching airport which has daily services from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong. There is then a 30-minute boat ride. Weather dictates that it is not reachable for 4 months of the year, except by a two-hour hike. Currently, volunteers look after the resort during this season. What is [...]

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Bakers Rendezvous, Placencia, Belize $325,000

During our visit to Placencia, Belize, we came across Bakers Rendezvous, a chain of islands that share a name. One of these, near the end of the chain, is for sale in our range. Below we summarize some of the pros and cons of this parcel. We believe, generally, that the pros outweigh the cons [...]

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Desert island democracy

Join the group crowdfunding their own utopian island micronation For immediate release: A share of the world’s very first crowdfunded private island is still up for grabs, with organisers today putting out a final rallying call for the adventurous, the visionary, and the democratically inclined to share in their dream of founding an independent island [...]

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Twin Caye Hopkins, Belize $300,000

Some islands we featured recently are off of the coast of Placencia, a long peninsula that pulls south along the southern tip of Belize. This little gem sits a little further north, off Hopkins Village, which cuts about an hour from the driving time from Belize City, the nearest airport. Twin Caye is at the [...]

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Little Channel Caye Hopkins, Belize $199,000

Little Channel Caye is a smaller, cleared island that sits well within budget. The price is likely to be negotiable. Location Little Channel Caye is about an hour from Hopkins and1.5 hours from Placencia by boat. It sits next to the big Channel Caye, which is uninhabited but also for sale (albeit at a much [...]

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Cas Caye Hopkins, Belize $350,000

Little Channel Caye is a smaller, cleared island that sits well within budget. The price is likely to be negotiable. Location Cas Caye is about an hour outside Hopkins, 1.5 hours from Placencia by boat. It sits alone, not in a chain of islands, and has views in every direction to show for it! What [...]

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Coffee Island, Belize – Circa USD $220,000

Just 9 km from Belize City by boat, only 15 minutes. Circa USD $220,000, right in budget. In Belize, the chance arose to visit not-yet-on-the-market Coffee Island. Of course we took up the opportunity. Location The striking advantages of Coffee Island start with its proximity to a major international airport served by names like American [...]

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The Peninsula – Palawan

What to say about this place? Firstly we couldn’t dock there, so I mainly got a view of the place from the boat. And let us not forget it is also a dreaded peninsula! Location Slap bang in the middle of El Nido, which at least from a price point of view makes it good [...]

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