Holidaying at some far flung island is probably the best way to de-stress. Nothing beats the idea of relaxing in a remote land floating amid endlessly stretching water. Islands provide the perfect outing destination, be it a romantic getaway or a relaxing sojourn. Even kids seem to enjoy the tropical islands with unending sun and sand. Here is a list of few of the most spectacular islands of the world!
It is perfectly understandable if you visit Seychelles and refuse to return ever! Captivating pristine white sand beaches and trickling azure water will stupefy you for days. The feel of the soft sands here is something unique which is found in no other part of the world. Ecotourism is in vogue and there are endless options for those who want to splurge. Environmental restrictions are very strictly followed in this tiny island country and its rich biodiversity is responsibly preserved.
2. Maui, Hawaii, USA
The ultimate destination for the adrenaline junkies and a surfers’ paradise! Live like a true blue Hawaiian and explore the wilderness that this island has to offer. Scale its heights or curve through the barrel of the waves, go biking on the road to Hana or dive into the blue of the ocean. The choice is all yours! An ever-thriving hospitality industry will take care of all your needs.
3. Santorini, Greece
How can a list of spectacular Islands be complete without Santorini! Santorini is actually an active volcano perched in the sea. With amazing architecture and velvety wine it makes for a romantic holiday destination. The orange and golden rays of the setting sun kissing the snow coloured houses hanging from the cliffs in an uncannily fine-tuned rhythm is like a poem by nature. A traveler cannot help but wonder what it would be like to live here forever!
4. Bora Bora Island, Tahiti
Seclusion, luxury, nature and the horizon-less blue describes Bora Bora. It is the leading destination of the French Polynesian cluster of island in South Pacific Ocean. If ‘blue’ is a word carelessly used by you to express stress then a visit to this island will change that perspective of your’s forever. Turquoise is the colour which rules here with towering rainforests and iconic ‘floating’ bunglows. Though considered a honeymooners’ hotspot Bora Bora also offers a whole array of water sports like snorkelling and scuba diving.
5. Galapagos – The Spectacular Islands
Obviously, this island does not need any introduction. The contribution of Galapagos in framing up of Darwin’s –“The Theory of Natural Selection” is known by all. If the travel bloggers’ and videographers’ records’ are to be believed then people who set foot here cry while leaving the island. It is very easy to fall in love with the unique animals found nowhere else in the world. Watching a hundred thousand varieties of living beings existing peacefully without human disturbances in the ‘moon land’ type volcanic geography is once in a lifetime experience.