#1 Velaa Private Island, the Maldives—$21,914 per night
And one of the most expensive private islands in the world is… located in a South Asian country in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives, Velaa Private Island is owned by Czech billionaire Jiri Smejc and is quite possibly the most luxurious resort in the Maldives. It is built on the Noonu Atoll and is named after the ancient sea turtle that inhabit the island. In addition to its white-sandy beaches and turquoise blue waters, Velaa Private Island houses a gym and a Spa where guests can receive world-class beauty and body therapies. There are 43 private villas and two four-bedroom residences, each spacious and attached to a private pool. The restaurants manned by a team of chefs from 14 nations include fine dining and a teppanyaki and wine cellar. A snow room and sauna might be inviting? There is an impressive range of leisure facilities, which include squash and tennis courts, a climbing wall, and a golf academy (complete with 170 meters of lush greens and a swing studio designed by Jose Maria Olazabal). In addition, there is a kids club for 4-12-year-olds designed by the owner´s daughter, all of which makes for a sublime vacation. Following substantial investment and development, the 45-villa resort can accommodate up to 80 guests, with costs at $21,914 per night for the four-bedroom villa and the one-bedroom pool villas at a maximum of $7254 per night.