A pirate-themed private island in the Caribbean where visitors can live out their swashbuckling childhood dreams is available to rent for $2,600 a night.
King Lewey’s Island is located on a reef 12 miles off the southern coast of Belize in Central America.
The tiny resort – accessible by a 40-minute boat ride from Placenia Village – is just half the size of an American football field.
The private island was bought by a man from Washington state as an escape for himself and his wife, before he transformed it into with pirate-themed paradise and opened it up as a small resort.
Statues of pirates line the island’s sandy beaches, along with a ‘booty’ of fake treasure, cannons and even two living parrots.
King Lewey’s Island Resort, is located about 12 miles off the coast of Placencia, Belize. The pirate-themed spot has a fully-equipped bar, on-the-water trampoline, live lobster pit and more
Quirky pirate statues are around the island as well as fake treasure chests, cannons and two living parrots
Covered in palm trees and surrounded by luscious blue water, the island boasts five-star dining facilities, a live lobster pit and a floating water trampoline.
Visitors can get up close and personal with Caribbean fish, seahorses, stingrays and octopus, who are ‘waiting to show off for you’ the resort claims.
Thanks to special lighting on one side of the island’s waters, visitors can swim or observe sea creatures during the day or night. To get a little closer, paddleboards, snorkels and kayaks are available for use.
The private island paradise is less than one acre in size, making it around half the size of an American football field
Visitors can swim 24-hours a day, thanks to special lighting placed in the water on one side of the island (right), there they will be able to sea Caribbean fish, seahorses, octopus and more
There are four on-the-water bungalows that can hold up to four people each. To rent out they cost $290 per night for the first two people and $80 for each additional person
Other activities include deep sea fishing, fly fishing, hiking, jet skiing, mountain climbing, mountain biking, parasailing, water tubing and more.
There are four water bungalows that can be rented for two people at $290 a night. They can sleep up to for four with each addition person paying $80 per night.
Alternatively guests could rent out the entire island for $2,600 per-night.
Visitors are taken care of by a small staff who work on 15-day shift rotations and are also accompanied by the island’s only permanent resident – Princess the dog.
King Lewey’s Island describes itself as being fit for families or for a romantic getaway. For those renting out the entire island they state it can become a ‘party island’ and that ‘clothing is optional.’
King Lewey’s Island claims to be the best of both worlds whether you want to swim among sea life or sip cocktails (left)
The live lobster pen offers the ‘freshest’ catch and choice as part of its five-star dining experience
The tiny one-acre island offers five star dining alongside stunning views, luscious blue waters and more
The island’s only permanent resident Princess the dog (left) is accompanied by two live parrots (right) in keeping with the eccentric pirate theme
The pirate theme covers much of the island with fake cannons (right), treasure chests with fake gold and plenty of rum stocked in its bars
For those renting out the entire resort, it can become a ‘party island’ where ‘clothing is optional.’
King Lewey’s Island resort is 40 minutes boat ride from the Southern coast of Belize