A family with two children are seeking their own private beach in Placencia, Belize, where they can escape as a family and unplug. As a professional architect, he likes the idea of building from scratch with his own designs. However, with how much works goes into construction and development, an already-developed island may have everything they want.
A couple dreams of owning a private island resort off the coast of Placencia, Belize. They agree on having clear waters, white beaches and gorgeous views but must choose between an undeveloped island with a blank slate or an already fully functioning resort.
Ready to leave the daily grind behind, a couple is on a mission to buy a private island off the coast of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Looking for peace and quiet, they are not afraid of living off the grid and building structures of their own with the potential of producing income.
A couple scours the Florida Keys for a private family retreat that can also generate income. They're willing to do a lot of work, but with few options to choose from, they may need to venture further out to get what they want.
A real estate agent and her three children look for the perfect island in the Bahamas. With dreams of developing a vacation rental property, the family tours several options. From massive undeveloped land masses to a quaint little home with room for growth, the decision on which island to choose becomes increasingly difficult.
A father with a dream of owning a getaway island in the Palawan, Philippines, counts on his teen daughter to keep his decision-making realistic on their island-shopping adventure. However, she catches island fever herself and has trouble keeping her father's priorities in check.
A couple look to buy an island in Belize as a playground for fishing, kayaking and making memories with friends and family. Their wish list includes a practical commute, a sandy beachfront and natural areas with the potential for future development.
A real estate broker and her daughter search for an island they can enjoy in the Florida Keys. She has a laid-back approach in her search for the perfect island, but her daughter will need to be convinced that sometimes having less is more.
A couple who have visited islands all around the world decide to buy a permanent one of their own in Belize. Looking to incorporate favorite parts of islands they've visited over the years, they are willing to build, renovate or find perfectly developed land to fit their vision.
A couple that have vacationed for years on the South Pacific Islands of Vanuatu are now looking to buy their own slice of heaven near the big island of Espiritu Santo. They must weigh the decision to buy the land as-is or explore building on an island in the middle of the ocean.
A couple in Granada, Nicaragua, is looking for their own piece of paradise on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. There are a lot of lush volcanic islands available, so they need expert advice to help them choose between a smaller, day-use island or a fully developed island that friends and family could also enjoy.
Two brothers search for a family island at their favorite Minnesota spot on Rainy Lake. They're looking for a nice compromise between a remote feel and convenient access with excellent fishing right at their doorstep.
A couple is on the hunt for a lakeside cottage that can accommodate the entire family. Modern amenities top the list of must-haves, along with the privacy only an island can provide. They hope they can find their own piece of paradise among the rocky outcroppings, towering white pines and clear water of "Cottage Country" in Northern Ontario.
A couple of busy professionals is eager to escape their hectic lives in Boston and find a remote, stress-free island getaway in Maine. They're on the same page about everything, except the most important item: location. While one wants the full oceanfront experience on a coastal island, the other is looking to relax and fish on the lake.
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