It’s safe to say that the world offers a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a glorious island paradise. Luckily, this list has been compiled to help you best determine your next tropical location (hopefully all of them!).
1. Bora Bora
If you’re looking for lush, tropical terrain and a true paradise retreat, the volcanic island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia, is the perfect destination for any traveler’s oasis fantasy. The main attraction of this island is its tropical lagoon, featuring shimmering turquoise water and playing host to an array of marine life, such as fish, turtles and rays. Its tropical location means that diving and snorkeling are experiences not to miss, perfect within its surrounding reefs.
You can also take in a hike through the palm-lined forests, and have the opportunity to stay in an over-the-water bungalow, the pinnacle of luxury.
Mykonos is Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan destination and a truly stunning place to visit. Mykonos provides the perfect mix of white, sandy shores, architecture, and fascinating history. Wrapped in Greek mythology, Mykonos was so named after the grandson of the god Apollo. Mykonos is the perfect destination for those looking to relax in a simple haven, as well as being treated to stunning scenery and a more vibrant atmosphere.
In Mykonos, you can take a stroll around its marble streets while taking in the whitewashed houses and colorful architecture. You can also pay a visit to the famous church, Old Town and castle. Mykonos also plays host to a variety of museums to enable you to learn more about its rich history. The shopping streets are also filled with high-brand stores coupled with cozy cafes, offering a varied shopping experience.
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East of Kenya, the Seychelles offers tropical jungles ready to explore, flourishing and colorful coral reefs and picture-perfect beaches lined with palm trees. The Seychelles is home to many protected and UNESCO-listed sites, meaning this archipelago has maintained much of its natural features and colors. Like the most perfect tropical paradises should, the Seychelles offers plenty of chance for diving and snorkeling, and if you’re a fan of fishing, this is the perfect spot for avid anglers. The fantastic cuisine is the cherry on top of this oasis paradise.
The island of Bali in Indonesia is rich with culture, as well as offering a unique experience for all the senses. Let the scent of temple incense relax you, take in the neon lights of local cuisine and let the delicious delicacies tempt your taste buds. Bali is the perfect place to try some water sports, shopping, sightseeing, or just sunbathing on the glorious golden sands.
This exotic island offers lush terrain, as well as providing the chance to explore your spirituality with its host of temples and culture.
Fiji is Australia’s go-to tropical escape, offering white sand, turquoise water, and glorious coral reef. The Fijian people are some of the friendliest around, and they can guide you to the best places for snorkeling, diving, surfing or fishing. If you’d rather take it easy, feel free to relax under a palm tree or take a dip in the warm waters of the sea. Fiji plays host to more than 300 islands, which means you’ll be spoilt for choice when picking the perfect spot – but none of them will be a disappointment.