Island Retreats of the Rich and Famous

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The Caribbean holds a fascination for many and due to its unparalleled beauty and gorgeous weather, has become the destination for many celebrity homes. Here we take a look at where the rich and famous like to have a special tropical base:

Oprah Winfrey

The US TV star Oprah has chosen Antigua for her paradise vacation home. The island is a perfect place to retreat for that well-deserved rest and relaxation. No doubt her home offers tranquillity and peace in a luxurious villa overlooking the coast.

John Travolta

The Bahamas are where John Travolta retreats to when it all gets too much. The Grease and Saturday Night Fever star has a stunning home on this beautiful island.

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Mick Jagger

Mustique is the choice for Rolling Stones star, Mick Jagger. This scenic island has been attracting aristocrats and royalty for many years and remains a magnet for the rich and famous today. For the best cheap Caribbean Vacations, visit http://lostwaldo.com/the-best-cheap-caribbean-vacations/

Nicholas Cage

Leaf Cay, Bahamas was reportedly snapped up by Cage in 2006 for a cool $3M. Like many celebs, the actor loves the Bahamas and also owns a house on Paradise Island.

David Copperfield

Musha Bay Aka The Islands of Copperfield Bay, Bahamas was purchased by the famous magician in 2007 for $15M. If you felt like a seriously luxurious break then the island has both resorts and rental units but the private getaway will cost you $3,700 a night! As well as having crystal clear waters and private beaches, Copperfield claims the island is also home to the fountain of youth.

Lenny Kravitz

Kravitz is said to have Bahamian roots so it makes sense that after visiting the island frequently, he decided to buy a small island in the Eleuthera chain.

Johnny Depp

The island of Little Halls Pond Cay, Bahamas allegedly cost the Hollywood actor $3.6M in 2004. The lucky guy can enjoy this 45-acre island that includes six beaches. He recently revealed the beaches are named after his children and former girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, and friends; Marlon Brando, Hunter S. Thompson and Heath Ledger.

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Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

This power couple purchased the island of Goat Cay, Bahamas in 2006 and have since completed their own 15,000 sq. ft. vacation home on the island.

Tyler Perry

White Bay Cay, Bahamas was bought by Perry for his 40th birthday in 2009. Happy Birthday to me! It is also said to be the directors second island which he hopes to turn into a private resort spot.

Shakira

Shakira and Pink Floyds Roger Waters bought the 700-acre Bonds Cay island in 2006 for $16M. They plan to work on a joint venture and turn it into a vacation resort.

Eddie Murphy

The famous comedian paid $15M for Rooster Cay, Bahamas in 2007. The island is just a short boat-ride away from Nassau. The Bahamas are an incredibly popular spot for big stars and it was reported that Murphy also owned another Bahamian property called The Pearl before purchasing the island.