Whether your dream is to jet off to a secluded island or get lost in the pines of a deeply wooded forest, we’ve all fantasized about the perfect place for a private getaway. Explore the quiet remoteness of luxury properties from around the world and get inspiration for your ideal romantic getaway home or a special place to escape the monotony of everyday life.

Telluride, Colorado | sothebysrealty.com Property ID JB5PRL

Nestled deep within the rarest assemblage of rolling meadows and mature forest just twelve minutes from the historic resort town of Telluride, Colorado, this property owned by Tom Cruise offers the ultimate retreat for those seeking privacy, scenic beauty and serenity, according to The Wall Street Journal. A warm and inviting main house and story-book guest house are situated upon a rise overlooking the regions towering 14,000-foot peaks. The property’s vast acreage is threaded by a private trail system providing gated access into tens of thousands of acres of surrounding National Forest.

$59,000,000 USD| Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty

Turks & Caicos | sothebysrealty.com Property ID 49TWQX

This private beachfront estate in the Caribbean is set on its own stretch of sand with unparalleled ocean water views. A main house and guest house combine for a seven bedroom tropical escape in an exclusive community. Sandy footpaths lead to several shaded outdoor lounging areas, ultimately guiding to an infinity-edge pool set directly in the sand.

$48,000,000 USD | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Wilmington, North Carolina | sothebysrealty.com Property ID 8L934N

Referred to as "the most coveted home on television" this residence is the inspiration and interior shot backdrop for Madeleine Stowe's "Grayson Manor" on ABC's popular television drama Revenge. This West Indies inspired masterpiece is set high on a secluded bluff overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean. Old world architecture and precision craftsmanship can be found in every finish of this magnificent home designed by renowned architect Charles Dietsche.

$5,500,000 USD | Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty

Vieques, Puerto Rico | sothebysrealty.com Property ID HZ969H

"Casa Cielo" is perched atop the center ridge of Vieques Island, an enchanting tropical paradise that lies a few miles off the eastern tip of Puerto Rico. This low-key chic island paradise has become the secret private escape for discerning luxury-lifestyle connoisseurs and celebrities relishing its inherent tranquility. Set on a stunning six sun-drenched acres, the five bedroom estate captures stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and surrounding hillsides and is accessible only by a long unmarked drive offering complete seclusion and privacy.

$7,800,000 USD | Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty