Top 6 Island Destinations in the World

Posted by on November 12, 2015

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Are you planning to spend your next holiday under the sun? Then, here is a list of six the best places you can choose to go:

Palawan, Philippines

This small island in the beautiful archipelago of the Philippines has been topping the lists of the best island destinations in the world and is truly paradise on earth. In its recent claim to fame, it has become home to one of the world’s new seven natural wonders—the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River.

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

No wonder why this beautiful island was voted in 2014 as the most photogenic place on Earth. Protected by a rich barrier reef, the famous lagoon you will find in this place is having all the rainbow’s colors and is paraded by a wide variety of marine species, including sharks and manta rays.

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Another entry from French Polynesia, this volcanically formed island is due northwest of Tahiti and surrounded by a bright blue lagoon. It is also comprised of verdant mountains that jut up behind its white-sand beaches. Inland, you can explore the marae ruins, which are composed of crumbling temples that were built by ancient Polynesians.

Waiheke Island, New Zealand

This island is considered as a haven for wine lovers, offering a mixture of Nantucket and Sonoma. You can reach the place from Auckland by boat in just around half an hour. Here, you will find a manageable number of vineyards and great dining establishments that are just perfect for an escape for an escape from the mainland. You will not be short of excitement in this destination, as it also has World War 2 that you can explore and beaches on the north side where you can relax in.

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Bermuda

Though sitting in the North Atlantic, this small island’s climate is decidedly sub-tropical. This British overseas territory is a melting pot of British, Caribbean and American cultures, offering a lot of things to do, such as snorkeling, shopping, golfing, museum hopping, etc!

Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Consisting of hundreds of islands and more than 3,000 individual reef systems, the Great Barrier Reef is a living structure that is so vast that you can see it from outer space. The Whitsunday Islands offer some of the best sailing and snorkeling opportunities in the world.

There you have it. You can choose one of these island destinations for your next holiday!

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Photos by:

Drew And MerissaPhilippine Fly BoyAlquiler de Coches, and Jan Ainali

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