Islands surrounded by water and miles of coastline are one of the most attractive locations for holidays. Whether it’s for their white sandy beaches, for the blue seas or their exotic jungles and wildlife, these paradise-like places are usually the favourite destination of tourists from all over the world. We will explore the ten most beautiful Islands in the world which you would love to visit at least once.
Santorini is a Greek island carpeted with quaint villages having white wall houses and blue window frames. Sunny beaches, tall cliffs and a peaceful lagoon are a few attractions you will find. Other beautiful places that can be explored are the ruins of the ancient city of Akrotiri and the orthodox churches with blue domes. The strategically placed restaurants offer you stunning sunset views which dye the sea, sky and the white walls in ombre shades of orange. The bright blue seas and white buildings make the perfect visual contrast, making Santorini one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
The country of Seychelles is made of around a 100 tiny islands in the Indian Ocean. The beautiful islands can allow you the coolest experience of hanging out with some of the most exotic animals in the world like Black Parrots and Giant Tortoises. The rock formations on these islands, covered with exotic flora, offer you stunning views. The granite rocks and crystal-clear water with beautiful coral reefs make snorkelling a great adventure.
Palawan in the Philippines is the most beautiful island in the Asian continent and is considered an ecological attraction. It provides an unusual mix of mountains, jungle and beautiful beaches. It boasts of an underground river running under stalactites, which ultimately emerges and connects to the sea forming beautiful landscapes surrounded by rocky terrain. The boat rides help you travel over to the secret lagoons and hidden beaches between the black stone cliffs covered with vegetation, truly making it a view to behold.
The volcanic islands of Hawaii are green and luscious. The island has such an imposing wild aspect that it was chosen as the setting for Jurassic Park and Jurassic World. The constant rain forms impressive waterfalls such as on the slopes of Mount Waialeale, also known as the “Wall Of Tears” which is the wettest place in the world. Apart from the majestic floral cliffs, Hawaii’s spectacular beaches and lush valleys offer endless outdoor experiences like surfing, hiking, skydiving, paddle sports, whale watching and zip-lining.
Bora Bora in French Polynesia is more than stunning and is one of the most sought-after tourist attractions in the world. It is private and luxurious with breathtaking views which exceed your expectations. You can discover the spectacular coral gardens or the gigantic volcanoes. You could choose togo snorkeling oreven relax on the beach. The lagoons, the 50 shades of the sea and the remarkable sea life make this Island one of the most picturesque islands in the world.
The Galapagos groups of islands are situated on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean. These tropical Islands had inspired Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. One might catch a glimpse of the blue-footed boobies, albatross and penguins during wildlife watching owing to the remoteness of the island. You could go trekking over the rim of the islands’ active volcanoes which have dried out. You could also go into the highlands to see unique vegetation. The sea around these islands is full of Pacific sea turtles and sea lions.
Bali, also known as the “Island of Gods”, is located in Indonesia and is famous for having more than 10,000 temples. Known for its deep blue coast fenced by green rocky terrain; Bali is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Especially the Blue Ocean beach, the waters of which are ideal for surfing. The landscape of the island is dominated by volcanoes and the interior is full of steppes rice fields that offer a scenic view to the tourists. Together with the rich traditions, incredible natural beauty and perfect getaway activities, the island of Bali offers enough to see, do and feel.
The Maldives archipelago in the Indian Ocean is a great place to go for an island holiday. There are quite a few resorts that have beautiful cabins on the beach, equipped with ac, Wifi & TV. Restaurants, yachts and diving classes are available to visitors. A vacation at Maldives means pure luxury when you do nothing but relax in comfort and eat good food.
The isle of Capri is located near the coast of Naples near Italy. The first image you have of it is a cosy port of Marina Grande, at the foot of a steep mountain, bathed by the enchanting waters of the Mediterranean. The old town is quite relaxing from where you can see the coast of Naples. The island is dotted with churches and castles giving you a glimpse of history. However, all these architectural wonders are nothing compared to the natural monuments on the island like the partially submerged caves which can be accessed by boats. Below the surface, there is a tunnel through which the sunlight enters, and it gives the waters an amazing blue colour.
The Pacific country of Fiji is famous for its spectacular beaches. Viti Levu is the largest island, also known as the garden island, thanks to its lush jungles and waterfalls combined with fine sand beaches. Both the nature and culture of this place make it one of the most striking enclaves in the world. The coral coast and the pacific harbour where the tourists can dive and feed sharks are the highlights. River rafting and kayaking are other activities to explore. Surrounded by exuberant vegetation Fiji is one of the prettiest islands in the world.