Hire Your Own Private Island Paradise in the Maldives Islands


We are all used to the concept of hiring an entire superyacht. Its called yacht charter and it is one the all time get-aways that few ever thought could get trumped.

Well maybe it just has been! Rangali Island in the Maldives is now available for private hire.

Located in the South Ari Atoll and reached by a 30-minute seaplane flight, the adult-only Rangali Island is operated by Conrad Hotels.

The boasts 50 luxurious water villas, accommodating up to 100 guests. Try fitting that many on a yacht! The island has three restaurants, an over-water spa, an infinity-edge pool and is fringed with sugary soft, white sandy beaches and crystal-clear aquamarine seas. Ideal for a no-expense sparred party or to live out island castaway dreams for an unforgettable holiday experience.

A team of island experts will be on hand to go the extra mile throughout your stay to create magical memories that last a lifetime. From arranging a beach bonfire, cinema under the stars, desert island picnic or sunset fishing, nothing is too much trouble. And for the more restless members of your party, there are countless activities to keep them amused. From diving with manta rays, snorkelling with whale sharks, wakeboarding to beach volleyball tournaments, you needn’t sit still for a moment longer than you want to.

Despite its far-flung location, dining is also be a delight. Whether you want an unforgettable sunken beach dining experience, lobster and Champagne in a tranquil beach setting or a more formal dinner at the award-winning beachside Vilu Restaurant and Bar. For an intimate gathering, The Wine Cellar is a must. Located two metres underground and featuring a list of up to 20,000 bottles and 1,400 labels – the most in the Maldives, The Wine Cellar is the setting for degustation dinners for up to 12 people, hosted by the island’s head chef and chief sommelier, who skilfully match a five-course menu with up to eight hand-picked wines.

Guests will experience the height of understated luxury in your choice of 50 water villas, which all enjoy uninterrupted views over the Indian Ocean with their own private Jacuzzi or plunge pool and stairs leading directly into the water. For the ultimate treat, there are two Sunset Water Villas situated in their own lagoon with a glass floored living room, circular rotating bed, private infinity pool and only accessible by speedboat and private walkway.

Chartering the whole island for 100 people can work out a lot cheaper than a superyacht for 12! Rangali Island: Exclusively Yours has prices that start from $470,000 (circa £300,000) for a four night stay.

Price includes 50 water villas for four nights, all meals and taxes. Subject to availability.

Perhaps the only way to trump that is to charter the yacht and the island and drop anchor off the beach!