How many of us have ever thought of escaping to a desert island to disappear and get away from the routine? Who doesn’t want to be on a tropical beach under the shade of a palm tree with a cocktail in hand? The islands always remind us of tranquility and beauty, dreamlike places, paradisiacal hideaways where life stops. For this reason, we have made a selection of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world, so that you know where the true natural paradises of our planet are located. Get ready for a trip around Earth without leaving the sofa!
10 MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLANDS IN THE WORLD
1.Ambergris Caye- Belize
The island of Ambergris Caye , Belize splendid island is a perfect combination of modernity and tranquility. As a scenario we find a mangrove swamp accompanied by white sand beaches. Golf carts are the main means of transportation to get around the dirt roads of the island. A destination coveted by lovers of diving for its coral reefs and the Blue Hole, a limestone circle about 120 meters deep.
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2.Providenciales- Turks and Caicos Islands
This precious treasure is guarded by the sea of the Caribbean waters, Providenciales . Providenciales Island is located in the small country of Turks and Caicos Islands . Until 1964, it seemed that technology had not reached this corner, and that they had remained in an earlier era: motor vehicles had not arrived and there was no running water, electricity or telephone. Today, thanks to many investments, there are a large number of complexes and one lives mainly on tourism.
- Bora Bora – Society Island
The fascinating island of Bora Bora is 250 km from Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean. Turquoise lagoons, fine white sand, sunsets with warm reddish colors are the perfect backdrop for a romantic adventure on this island. Swim with tropical fish in the aquatic natural coral reserves such as Coral Gardens or Tupitipiti Point, or walk relaxed and admire the views of Mount Otemanu, a volcano that is still active.
- Lewis and Harry – Scotland
Don’t think that all the islands on my list were going to be tropical. And this is a true example that comes to us like a finger: it is the Isle of Lewis and Harris in Scotland . At Lewis, the northern part of the island, Callanish’s legendary megaliths sprout from the earth like a strange and imposing stone city. In the south, Harris, the eastern beaches have some of the oldest known rocks in the world with millions of years behind them.
- Aitutaki – Cook Islands
This small island, Aitutaki Island, is embedded in a triangular barrier reef and guards endless lagoons. Ideal to relax, taking a walk on the beach in one of the smallest of Aitutaki, uninhabited and lined with palm trees. Despite its incredible beauty, Aitutaki is not a crowded tourist destination that is relatively difficult to reach
- Naxos- Greece
Greece has thousands of islands, but the most characteristic one is the island of Naxos , a unique mix of ancient ruins and beach life. The largest island in the Cyclades and, nothing more and nothing less, than the childhood home of Zeus, king of the gods. Once, in Naxos, you can reach the small island of Palaria, where Portara is located, the portal of an old destroyed temple considered as the symbol of the island.
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- Kho Tao – Thailand
Located along the Gulf of Thailand in the shade of lush palm trees, the island of Koh Tao takes its name from the many turtles that populate its beaches. The white sand beaches surrounded by steep hills, some are only accessible by jeeps and with 300 days of sunshine a year they are the ideal lure to enjoy a relaxing holiday.
- Nosy Be- Madagascar
In Africa, there is the island of Nosy Be , with a rare name. In fact, it means “big island”, and it is just that, a large island on the northwestern coast of Madagascar. Find volcanic lakes, lazy lemurs, rum distilleries, Ylang Ylang plantations, and coral reefs that practically beg to be explored. Lovers of flora and fauna will be fascinated in the beautiful Lokobe Nature Reserve.
- Easter Island- Chile
Located in the southern Pacific off the coast of Chile, the Easter Island is not exactly the easiest place to find. If you are interested, the best way to access it is by air from Santiago or Tahiti. However, the isolation has allowed the preservation of the mysterious ancient sculptures built in volcanic rock, the Moai, the main attraction of Easter Island .
- Bali- Indonesia
An island paradise, home to rice fields, ancient temples, volcanoes, white sand beaches and ancient cultures. Bali is a place that we all must visit at least once in life. It is known as “the Island of the Gods”: with its picturesque beaches and impressive mountainous landscapes, there are endless places of cultural interest to visit, for example, the more than 20,000 temples that the island hides.
In addition to these 10 islands, there are many others that we would add to the list (endless) such as the Seychelles Islands , and especially the Digue Island.