Wild Cane Key

Caribbean Coast

This large island with a long and spectacular beach once hosted the family paradise of a young New Zealand millionaire. However, following a series of disputes with the local community, this is now an eerie ruin – all that's left is the pool (now a fearsome mosquito breeding ground) and the stilts the hotel was built on. It's assigned to the local community, who bring tourists here.

Visiting the island is a spooky experience, as the whole place looks like it was hit by a devastating hurricane.

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