THE PRIVATE ISLANDS THAT LET THE KIDS TAG ALONG FOR THE FUN:

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1. Vi­vanta By Taj Re­bak Island From Sin­ga­pore: two-hour flight to Langkawi, fol­lowed by a 20min boat ride Just off the coast of Langkawi in Malaysia is this 158ha plot of land taken over by In­dian hote­lier Vi­vanta by Taj. Watch the sun­set by the An­daman Sea on a private yacht, or en­joy din­ner by the Moon Deck ca­bana on the edge of the island. Rates start at $178 a night.

2. Nihi Sumba Island From Sin­ga­pore: two-hour flight to Bali, fol­lowed by a one-hour flight to Sumba and a jeep ride The island, roughly the size of Mas­sachusetts, is a pop­u­lar lo­ca­tion for surfers or snorkellers. Stay at Villa Ra­ha­sia, the only ac­com­mo­da­tion sit­u­ated miles away from the main re­sort with its own private beach. Rates start at $1,060 a night, and you’ll have to book a min­i­mum of five nights.

3. Bawah Private Island From Sin­ga­pore: 50min ferry ride to Batam, fol­lowed by a 70min jour­ney by private plane The clus­ter of five small islands is home to three clear la­goons and 13 beaches – and ac­com­mo­dates a max­i­mum of 70 guests at any one time. The island is also an of­fi­cial ma­rine con­ser­va­tion area with an abun­dance of coral reefs, so snorkelling is a must. Rates start at $2,370 a night, and you must book a min­i­mum of three nights.

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