Knight Frank is selling L’Île d’Anges, an eight-hectare private island in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas for US$35 million. Photo: Handout
Knight Frank is selling L’Île d’Anges, an eight-hectare private island in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas for US$35 million. Photo: Handout

Why owning a private island isn’t as glamorous as it looks: celebrities Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney all bought remote escapes, but it isn’t all sunshine and cocktails

  • Private islands offer luxury and glamour, but most of all privacy – it’s no wonder Hollywood stars from Marlon Brando and Nicolas Cage have splashed out on their own idyllic getaways
  • Former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, Virgin boss Richard Branson and Caroline of Monaco’s daughter-in-law Beatrice Borromeo also bought island escapes – but there are some serious financial downsides

Knight Frank is selling L’Île d’Anges, an eight-hectare private island in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas for US$35 million. Photo: Handout
Knight Frank is selling L’Île d’Anges, an eight-hectare private island in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas for US$35 million. Photo: Handout
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