Imagine a vacation where the entire land is encircled by seawater and nothing else! We know that you must be getting Goosebumps even when you are reading this line. Yes, we are talking about islands and that too, the 7 most beautiful islands of the world where you can enjoy your exotic vacations, either alone or with family.
It will be an injustice to those beautiful islands that are not included in this article. As we are aware that there are hundreds of such islands that carry the beauty in their own way, but it will be rather difficult for us, and for everyone to include all those in a single article. Hence we have selected the 7 most beautiful islands of the world as per our choice that can stun you, stun us and stun anyone who visits there.
So, let us start our journey to 7 of these most beautiful islands of the world. Remember, the numbering isn’t showing the ranking of these 7 beautiful islands of the world.
1 – The Cook Islands
The Cook Islands are right in the middle of French Polynesia and Samoa situated in the South Pacific Ocean. So if you are planning to visit that part of the world then The Cook Islands should be strongly considered. Being close to mainland New Zealand, you have another option for your extended holidays once you enjoyed the beauty of these islands. The Cook Islands are a cluster of 15 beautiful islands filled with stunning aquamarine lagoons, enchanting beaches, and also volcanic peaks.
One must note that Rarotonga is the main hub in The Cook Islands and you can also visit Aitutaki which is another beautiful island in the South Pacific region, and apart from these two there are many attractive beaches you can visit here.
2 – Seychelles
Filled with attractive sceneries, the islands of Seychelles are situated on the eastern side of Kenya. Seychelles have 115 islands in all made out of corals and granites. The most attractive part of the Seychelles islands in the jungles of coral reefs and white sandy beaches that are one of the biggest attractions for any tourist who is visiting here.
Apart from these two attractions, Seychelles is also having rich fish and marine sanctuaries and you can enjoy snorkeling and diving to satisfy your adventure thirst. La Digue, Mahe, and Praslin are a few of the best destinations in Seychelles to visit.
3 – Maldives
You might consider the Maldives as the most visited destination by the tourists coming from the world over, but yet that doesn’t reduce the beauty and the importance of this small pacific nation. There are 26 different islands that make the Maldives as one country. You must be surprised to know that the Maldives is the world’s lowest-lying nation as its highest point is less than three meters above sea level! Unfortunately, these islands are shrinking every year.
The beauty of Maldives lies in its white beaches and shining aquamarine waters. Male, the capital of Maldives is the best place within these islands to visit. You can have adventure and peace at the seashores of Maldives with some of the world’s best beach resorts.
4 – Bora Bora (French Polynesia)
You must be aware of the hat people wear in Mexico and in the southwest of the US, it’s called Sombrero, Bora Bora just looks like a Sombrero hat, but a giant one. Bora Bora is filled with fish, sharks, turtles and the beauty of it is its clear waters, lagoon, and small mountains across the island.
Bora Bora is also famous for its French cuisine that is quite delicious. With sea adventures you can live in a luxurious over the water bungalow, should you afford it.
5 – Bali (Indonesia)
One can dare to say that Bali is one of the top 3 beautiful islands of this world. With rice paddies on the ground, Bali can give you an entirely different view than most of the islands of the world. Bali is also known for its ancient Hindu culture and you can find Hindu mandirs here in good numbers. There is a lot to do on the beaches of Bali and one thing that includes is just lying on the beach and relaxing.
The popular activities in Bali is swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. If you are in Bali then do not forget to visit Lombok, Seminyak, Sanur, Kuta, and Ubud islands. There are beautiful sandy beach resorts also available for you and your kids to enjoy.
6 – Palawan (Philippines)
Sparkling white sand beaches are the main introduction of the Palawan situated just next to Borneo. Because of its sparkling beaches, Palawan is also called the jewel on the earth, and with its beauty overall, people call it paradise on earth as well.
For marine life lovers Palawan is the best fit and for adventure sports lovers too Palawan is the destination. Palawan offers one of the best diving sights in the world. The main island of Palawan is called Coron that has some of the rich sea beach resorts, and one must also visit El Nido, Bacuit archipelago, and Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park if you are in Palawan.
7 – Santorini (Greece)
When you are in Santorini you can see blue everywhere. Not only the sea at Santorini but also the blue-domed churches add color to the background. Just next to the glittering sea you can find white villas where you can sit down and relax the waves of the sea.
Santorini in all is a beautiful place but to add more beauty to it you have the Fira and Oia settlements that make this island the most picturesque and you will not be able to stop clicking your camera. Apart from this two the beach of Perissa, Ancient Thira and Akrotiri Archaeological sites are the must-visit places in Santorini.
We are done with our list of the 7 most beautiful islands of the world, what do you say about our choice? Do let us know your views in the comments section given below, along with your own choices of the most beautiful beaches you have seen till date.