Lover's Island is the perfect destination for die-hard romantics

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Galešnjak island off the coast of Croatia could make anyone believe in love. That's because it's shaped exactly like a heart.

No wonder it has the nickname 'Lover's Island'.

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Don't expect to be visiting on your next anniversary trip. The island is privately owned and completely deserted.

Lover's Island's lovely shape was first noticed in the early 19th century when Napoleon's cartographer recorded it in his 1806 atlas.

In 2009, Google Maps captured an aerial photo of the island, sparking heart eyes in all who saw and wanted to visit.

Lover's Island isn't the only naturally occurring heart shaped object in the world. There's also the 'Heart Reef' in the Whitsundays, Australia.

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Larry Ellison: Lanai, Hawaii

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Larry Ellison: Lanai, Hawaii

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Larry Ellison: Lanai, Hawaii

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Larry Ellison: Lanai, Hawaii

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Sir Richard Branson: Necker Island, British Virgin Islands

Photo: Getty

Julia Roberts: Sipson Island, Massachusetts

Photo: Robert Paul Properties

Julia Roberts: Sipson Island, Massachusetts

Photo: Robert Paul Properties

Julia Roberts: Sipson Island, Massachusetts

Photo: Robert Paul Properties

Celine Dion: Île Gagnon, Quebec

Photo: Sotheby's

Celine Dion: Île Gagnon, Quebec

Photo: Sotheby's

Celine Dion: Île Gagnon, Quebec

Photo: Sotheby's

Ted Turner: St. Phillips Island, South Carolina

Photo:  Plantation Services, Inc

Ted Turner: St. Phillips Island, South Carolina

Photo: Plantation Services, Inc

Ted Turner: St. Phillips Island, South Carolina

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Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay: Brecqhou, Channel Islands, United Kingdom

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David Copperfield: Musha Cay, Bahamas

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David Copperfield: Musha Cay, Bahamas

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David Copperfield: Musha Cay, Bahamas

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David Copperfield: Musha Cay, Bahamas

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Mel Gibson: Mago Island, Fiji

Photo: Google Earth

Sir Richard Branson: Makepeace Island, Australia

Photo: Makepeace Island

Sir Richard Branson: Makepeace Island, Australia

Photo: Makepeace Island

Sir Richard Branson: Makepeace Island, Australia

Photo: Makepeace Island

Sir Richard Branson: Makepeace Island, Australia

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Sir Richard Branson: Makepeace Island, Australia

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Formerly owned by Marlon Brando before his death: Tetiaroa,  French Polynesia

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Ricky Martin: Angra dos Reis, Brazil

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Ricky Martin: Angra dos Reis, Brazil

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Johnny Depp: Halls Pond Cay, Bahamas

Photo: Vladi Private Islands

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