The 10 Most Beautiful Islands in the World
When you think of islands, you think of paradise islands in a tropical location with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters.
These islands in paradise are vacation spots that many people dream of visiting, but time is precious, so when you have the chance, you will want to visit one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Let’s take a look at the top ten.
10. Whitsunday Islands
This island is located right near the Great Barrier Reef, so if you are a diver, this is a true place of beauty that not many people get to see. There are also a number of white sandy beaches with amazingly blue water that you can enjoy. Hiking through the six natural parks on the island will also give you all of the best vistas.
This Greek island has more than natural beauty to behold. The villas are nestled into the cliffs of the volcanic mountain. If the mountainous cities are not picturesque enough, there are beaches with black and red sand that are stunning to see, especially at sunset.
This island in the Philippians offers tropical jungles, white sandy beaches, and impressive diving locations, but the highlight of this island is the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, which is a limestone cave system that is simply breathtaking.
If you are looking for an island with more than beautiful beaches, then Kaua’i is a volcanic island that is full of rainforests, waterfalls, and tropical flora and fauna that are spectacular to see in person. The cliffs above the Hanalei Bay offer breathtaking views and the Waimea Canyon is a site to see.
6. St. Martin – St. Maarten
This half Dutch, half French island is full of beautiful mountains to explore and beaches to relax on. Be aware though, some of the beaches on the French side of the island are clothing optional. You can also adore the picturesque views of the island as you hike the Pic du Paradis Mountains.
This cluster of islands is one of the more remote locations that offer extensive beauty on its beaches. The white sand, massive boulders, and beautiful palm trees resemble a painting rather than a vacation destination. The unspoiled land is also teaming with beautiful wildlife.
4. St. Lucia
St Lucia has a number of beaches to enjoy, but the beauty of this island lays in the landscape itself. Hike the towering Piton for a breathtaking view or check out the coconut palms and waterfalls in the forests below.
Fiji is an archipelago that is full of beautiful white sandy beaches with plenty of underwater views for divers to enjoy. If you are looking for a more majestic view, hike the Mamanuca Mountains. The vistas at the peak are simply amazing.
2. Bora Bora
The white sandy beaches and the turquoise water that encircles this French volcanic island is a draw in itself, but climbing the trails to the summit of Mount Otemanu gives you a view of the jungle and the lagoon that you won’t want to miss.
This archipelago offers a secluded paradise experience with white sandy beaches and turquoise water as far as the eye can see. Part of the beauty of this island chain lies in the breathtaking coral reef and sea life that can be seen in the surrounding Indian Ocean.