Only a handful of islands can make truly regal claims; King’s Island in Denmark is one of those very rare islands. Commissioned by Danish King Christian IX in 1890, this massive 180,000 square foot masterpiece consists of 200 rooms, contains over two and a half miles of hallways and required more than two and a half million tons of solid Bornholm granite to complete. Known to the Danes as Middelgrundsfortet, King`s Island holds the distinction of being the world`s largest artificial island not connected to the mainland. Less than 15 minutes from Copenhagen, King’s Island can easily be reached by water but also features a fully functioning helipad. The island is situated in Øresund, between Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö, just two miles to the northeast of the entrance to Copenhagen Harbor
Like much of North America, Michigan is home to some of the most beautiful islands in the world with the added advantage that they are often located on vast fresh water lakes. One of the newest and most stunning islands to come on the market in Michigan is Lotus Island.Exceptionally unique Tobocman & Lawrence home on Lotus Island with stunning views of Lotus Lake. Escape to your private 1-acre island complete with state of the art contemporary home., featuring an open floor plan for entertaining, expansive walls of windows, spacious rooms and a huge screened porch to enjoy the lake. Stunning grounds with private gardens. Patio stretches to the waterfront and overlooks the lake and fountains
Italy is famous for it’s beautiful beaches, and every summer Italians flee the hot and crowded cities for the cool breezes of the coast. According to the Independent, Italians are taking their beach obsession to a whole new level with more of the countries super rich investing in private islands. .