Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Celebrities and CEO's Buying Bahamas Islands

Bonds Cay
Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters purchased Bonds Cay, a 700 acre island with plans to build a $485M resort.
Musha Cay
David Copperfield purchased the 150 acre island of Musha Cay in 2006 for $50M and developed an exclusive boutique resort for the rich and famous.  You can spend a week with a dozen of your closest friends for a mere $325,000. 
Rooster Cay
Eddie Murphy purchased 15+ acre Rooster Cay in 2007 for a reported US $15M

Goat Cay
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are building a 15,000sf mansion on 17 acres at Goat Cay near Johnny Depp's island.

White Bay Cay
Tyler Perry purchased White Bay Cay, a 25 acre island near Johnny Depp.  He is currently building a 14,000-square foot main house and five to six smaller guest bungalows with a spa, a tennis court and a marina.

Leaf Cay

Actor Nicholas Cage purchased Leaf Cay in 2006 and the island is currently available for $8.5M.
Lyford Cay
Fashion designer Peter Nygard has a 10-bedroom residence on a private island that is part of Lyford Cay.  "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” host Robin Leach once described the property as “the most unusual villa rental in the world”.  Lyford Cay is a 1000 acre exclusive community that is also home to Sean Connery and Irish media magnate Tony O’Reilly.

Cave Cay

Cave Cay is available for $110M.  The 250 acre island has a 2,800 ft. private airstrip, a floating cement dock, mooring for 35 boats and several buildings.

Bell Island
The Aga Khan, Prince Karim, Aga Khan IV, ran into controversy with his private estate–Bell Island in the Exumas–which falls within the boundaries of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park.  The $100 million island was, and probably still is, the most expensive in The Bahamas.

Little Hall's Ponds Cay

After falling in love with the laid-back Bahamas lifestyle while filming “Pirates of the Caribbean”, Johnny Depp bought Little Hall’s Pond Cay in 2004.