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Travel site Trivago found 10 of the world's best private islands.

Each secret island offers amenities such as private pools, direct beach access, private seaplane transfers, secluded beachfront dining and more.

From the Philippines to the coast of Florida, check out these exclusive hotels set on secret islands.

Pangalusian Island Resort, El Nido, Philippines

Located off the coast of Palawan Island in
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Located off the coast of Palawan Island in the South China Sea, Pangalusian Island is known as the "island of the sun." Guests arrive via daily flights from Manila to El Nido, along with a 25-minute boat ride. There are 42 individual villas, some with direct access to the white powder beach, some elevated above the forest floor and others with a private pool.

Additionally, Palawan is a diver's paradise and guests
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Additionally, Palawan is a diver's paradise and guests of the Pangalusian Island Resort can snorkel or scuba dive in the marine sanctuary. Other activities include private sunset cruises, traditional Filipino Hilot massages, open-air restaurants and more.

Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island, Seychelles

Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island is located in the
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Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island is located in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean off East Africa (a 10-minute boat ride from MaheĢ). You'll find 87 private villas (29 with private pools) and all with the option of an all-inclusive package.

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The Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island in Seychelles features
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The Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island in Seychelles features three secluded beaches and a sports and leisure center offering snorkeling and other water-based activities.

On land, the Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island hotel
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On land, the Beachcomber Sainte Anne Island hotel offers nature hikes, a Clarins spa and four restaurants -- three are beachfront -- all offering seafood, local cuisine and more.

The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand

Thailand's Naka Island is set in an exclusive
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Thailand's Naka Island is set in an exclusive location off the coast of Phuket. Villas are furnished in a tropical style, some on the beach, others with sea views -- all with a private pool.

There are many complimentary activities and services at
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There are many complimentary activities and services at The Naka Island Luxury Spa, including a speedboat transfer to morning yoga sessions, Thai boxing classes and daily complimentary ice cream made from local ingredients such as coconut, banana and mango.

At Thailand's Naka Island Spa and Resort, there
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At Thailand's Naka Island Spa and Resort, there are two beachside restaurants with views of Phang Nga Bay and limestone cliffs. The "My Grill" restaurant features sunken seating along the candlelit pools.

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Lizard Island Resort, Queensland, Australia

Lizard Island Resort is situated on the largest
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Lizard Island Resort is situated on the largest island in the Lizard Island National Park, directly on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll find 24 powder-white beaches and 40 luxury suites.

You'll arrive at the Lizard Island Resort in
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You'll arrive at the Lizard Island Resort in Australia via a private charter from Cairns Airport, where you'll be welcomed with a variety of rooms, suites and villas.

Resort activities at the Lizard Island Resort in
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Resort activities at the Lizard Island Resort in Queensland, Australia include snorkeling, glass bottom boat tours and paddle skiing, with night diving, game fishing and sunset champagne cruises for an additional fee. You'll also find private picnics, sunset dinners and more.

Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia

Song Saa is a set of two islands
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Song Saa is a set of two islands known as "The Sweethearts." This resort is Cambodia's first all-inclusive private island hotel. There's a large infinity swimming pool, a yoga and meditation center on the shoreline and an exclusive boutique.

All private villas at Cambodia's Song Saa are
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All private villas at Cambodia's Song Saa are suspended on stilts above the water, featuring huge beds, oversized bathtubs and outdoor showers. Song Saa also built a marine reserve in order to safeguard the reef and allow guests to observe turtles, seahorses and tropical fish in their natural environment.

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The Brando, French Polynesia

According to Trivago, The Brando's namesake, Marlon Brando,
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According to Trivago, The Brando's namesake, Marlon Brando, fell in love with the atoll of Tetiaroa, eventually purchasing the island group with visions of creating a sustainable and culturally sensitive luxury hotel. The Brando is the legacy of this vision, created with the help of Brando's children and designed to reflect Polynesian lifestyle and culture.

You can get to The Brando by private
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You can get to The Brando by private plane from the island of Tahiti. It features 35 villas with indoor and outdoor sitting areas, a media room, king-size beds, outdoor bathtubs and private plunge pools. A sparkling lagoon surrounds the island. Visitors will see sea turtles, manta rays and exotic birds.

Little Palm Island, Florida, USA

Little Palm Island is part of the Florida
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Little Palm Island is part of the Florida Keys and is accessible by sea plane or boat from the Florida coastline. At the resort you'll find a swimming pool, marina, shopping boutique, library and numerous beaches.

Accommodations at Little Palm Island in Florida are
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Accommodations at Little Palm Island in Florida are in the form of "island style" suites, featuring sitting areas, private decks, ocean views and outdoor showers.

Little Palm Island's restaurant, The Dining Room, serves
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Little Palm Island's restaurant, The Dining Room, serves French-Pan-Latin fare such as yellowtail snapper ceviche. Private dining is also offered at a number of beachfront locations, complete with tiki torches.

Baros, Maldives

At Baros in the Maldives, you can choose
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At Baros in the Maldives, you can choose to stay in one of the 45 beachside villas or 30 water villas, suspended on stilts above the Indian Ocean. Each villa features a private sun desk, dining table for two, espresso machine and bar stocked to guests' requests.

If you're visiting Baros, Maldives, you can learn
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If you're visiting Baros, Maldives, you can learn to scuba dive at the Marine Centre and take excursions to local islands via a luxury motor yacht or a traditional handcrafted Maldivian sailing dhoni. You can also experience a variety of private dining opportunities, from a picnic on an isolated sandbank to a sunset cruise.

Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji

Located in Fiji's Bega Lagoon, Royal Davui features
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Located in Fiji's Bega Lagoon, Royal Davui features just 16 villas for a private, secluded experience.

Each villa includes a heated plunge pool, spa
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Each villa includes a heated plunge pool, spa bath, sub deck and a wet bar. You can vacation in luxury here, whether it's enjoying a champagne breakfast on a deserted sandbar, a Fiji spa treatment or diving or deep sea fishing.

At Fiji's Royal Davui, you can have meals
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At Fiji's Royal Davui, you can have meals under the branches of the resort's banyan tree or on one of the private dining decks scattered throughout the island.

Azura Quilalea Island, Mozambique

This castaway-style resort in Mozambique sits on an
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This castaway-style resort in Mozambique sits on an uninhabited private island surrounded by the Quirimbas Archipelago marine sanctuary, and depending on the time of year, you'll see humpback whales, nesting turtles and dolphins.

At the Azura Quilalea Island resort in Mozambique,
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At the Azura Quilalea Island resort in Mozambique, you can dine many ways, from having an island picnic to a candle-lit dinner under the stars.

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