15 Most Beautiful Islands in the World

(Last Updated On: August 8, 2018)

Have you ever wondered how it would be like if you can hop from one island to another? Well, you will need big bucks to do that all at once, but if you are smart with your money than you can afford to visit them all, or at least some of them during your lifetime.

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1 | BALI

Yoga and meditation retreats, beaches, mountains and coral reefs are only some of the things Bali is famous about. Lately the question is raised of how safe this island is. Well, their preparedness is good and in case there is a threat, the authorities will take action.


Bora Bora is a small island in the Pacific with over-waters bungalows and underwater adventures. This is an island that everyone hopes to visit at least once in their lifetime.


Boracay is an island in the Philippines that offers all the beach activities you could imagine. Unfortunately this island is now closed for tourists since Apr 5, 2018, and if you are planning to visit you should check with the Philippine Officials.


Capri does not only have beautiful landscapes and beaches, but you can also go shopping for designer clothes. Its most popular place is the Blue Grotto where you can see some unusual colors thanks to the sunlight passing through the cave.

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Corfu is the second largest Ionian island in Greece. There ae plenty of things you need to explore once you set foot on this island. This is one of the greenest islands in Greece thanks to the rainy season that lasts from September till June.


Cozumel made this list even though it is mostly undeveloped. This is an island in the Caribbean Sea and it is popular cruise ship port. This is mainly because it is 34 mile long and 11 mile wide, so that means it offers plenty of activities.

7 | FIJI

Coral reefs and blue lagoons are the main attractions in this archipelago in the South Pacific. This is an ideal holiday destination where you can actually hop on 300 small islands.

8 | HVAR

Hvar is an island in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. Many secluded beaches and coves can be found in the near vicinity. Beautiful beaches, fortresses and town walls will allow you to explore the place for days.


Ischia is famous for its beautiful beaches and curative spas. There are more than 60, 000 people living on its 46.3 square km and it is one of the most developed islands in the Bay of Naples.

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Jamaica is a country in the Caribbean, and it is the birth place of reggae. You can relax on one of the many beautiful beaches or you can climb the Blue Mountain Peak.

11 | KAUAI

Kauai is an island that is a part of the Hawaiian archipelago. This island has more miles of beach than any other island in Hawaii. Everywhere you look you will see breathtaking scenery, and it comes as a no surprise that it is also called “The Garden Isle”.


Maldives is an obvious choice for a holiday of a lifetime. That is maybe because of its white beaches and luxury hotels.

13 | MALTA

Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean Sea. Only 3 islands are inhabited and if you decide it to visit you will be impressed by the beautiful beaches and turquoise sea.

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Martinique is a volcanic island in the Caribbean Sea. There are gray and black sand beaches in the north part of the island thanks to the volcanic ash. Many novelists used Martinique as their main setting, and the island is also featured in many films too.

15 | MAUI

Maui is the second largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. Every nature lover will enjoy discovering bamboo forest, many waterfalls and unparalleled scenery.

I know that there are many other islands that can be added to this list, but then again, this post would be very long.

So let us know what is your favorite island? Have you visited any of these islands? Which island would you add to the list?

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Author: Elena

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