If a HNI (High net worth individual) buys an island on a different country for which the individual doesn't has a nationality/citizenship , then does the individual has to take a separate visa for entering his/her own island via waterways (reaching to the nearest point by cruise & then taking a boat ⛵ to reach the island 🏝️) , without actually entering the mainland ?

Note :- This isn't a country specific question , so any examples & counter-examples would do the job.

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    Why do you believe they would not be subject to the same travel restrictions as other non-residents? I'm assuming that the owner does not have a dual or citizenship in the country of question? Think of land ownership as "renting from the State/Country"... you "own" it, but it is still part of the country to which it belongs. – Ron Beyer Oct 25 '18 at 19:28
  • @RonBeyer so does this means that the person has to always take a trip to the country's mainland by taking a visa (if the person doesn't has a dual citizenship) & take a sea route to the island from the mainland ? – Aashish Loknath Panigrahi Oct 25 '18 at 19:39
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    Not necessarily, they may arrange to have customs meet them on the boat or at a designated terminal. Many people travel via private vessel to countries and most countries have a process to process those individuals (and the vessel). Really this may be more appropriate on Travel.SE, here is a question that is similar over there. – Ron Beyer Oct 25 '18 at 19:43
  • @RonBeyer But how can one get customs officers & clearance on a private island . I looked into that link & it was meant for islands or centres with larger population & by definition , those places must be having a customs clearance office , this won't be present on absolutely private island. – Aashish Loknath Panigrahi Oct 25 '18 at 19:51
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    The idea is that you would go to a port with customs first, then head to the private island. Usually countries dictate that you must go through a port of entry. If you are rich enough, you may be able to arrange customs meet you on your island or offshore of your island before you arrive. – Ron Beyer Oct 25 '18 at 20:17

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