The survival expert and adventurer established his own private location in 2001 on St. Tudwal West island off Wales’ Llyn Peninsula. The island was transformed into his vacation home.
The 30-acre rock is famous for its wildlife but also has a signature lighthouse cottage and lush coastline.
This island was given a gift to Michael Schumacher by Dubai crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and its worth is $7 million. The only way to reach this isolated island is by boat or helicopter.
Believe it or not, but this isn't a real island; it's actually one of 300 human-made artificial islands.
Francis Ford Coppola
The director of "Godfather," along with his family, operates six remote hideaways across the globe. Three of them are around Central America, including Turtle Inn, which is a jungle getaway retreat on the coast of Belize.
And, as if that wasn't enough, he began ferrying visitors to his own private island called Coral Caye.
David and Frederick Barclay
Back in 2003, Business magnates and brothers David and Frederick Barclay bought Brecqhou, an island just off the coast of the British Channel Islands. They built a medieval castle, and until recently, the island was entirely off-limits to civilians.
The landscaping took years of work to complete, and now select guests can visit the olive grove, fruit and vegetable garden, vineyard, and ponds.
Hollywood legend Gene Hackman used to own a tiny island among Washington's San Juan Islands. On it, he built the main house that includes 3-bedrooms with a 360-degree deck and two guest houses for his visitors.
In 2008 he decided to sell his place, only to purchase another island located in British Columbia, Canada.