With their beauty and remoteness, islands all over the planet have a mystique about them. Whether you are looking for a large resort, house rentals, or a more rustic or camping experience, here are five beautiful islands to visit around the world.
If you are in the market for Bald Head Island vacation rentals, the Maldives are some of the most beautiful islands you can consider visiting. White sands and clear water line the shores of this archipelago consisting of 26 natural atolls. Divers and snorkelers from all over the world come to experience the coral reefs below the surface of the water.
Almost half of the total land area of this island nation is protected, leaving unspoiled palm tree-lined beaches and coral reefs for viewing. The marine sanctuaries on these islands make them a popular spot for divers and snorkelers hoping to observe a wide variety of fish.
3. Santorini, Greece
Known for beautiful white and blue historic buildings sitting on dramatic hillsides, the island of Santorini offers the black sand beach of Perissa. The settlement of Oia is among the most photographed location in the world. Santorini is home to many wineries and provides many opportunities for hiking on its mountainous terrain.
4. Bali, Indonesia
This unique island is home to Hindu temples and a thriving art scene. Be sure to visit Sukawati Art Market with its wide variety of handcrafted clothing, paintings, and wooden sculptures. Also consider a visit to one of the many rice terraces, white sand beaches, and stunning waterfalls.
With gorgeous beaches and turquoise water, Fiji is a family-friendly island destination offering snorkeling, diving and surfing. Do your research beforehand, as Fiji contains over 300 islands.
If you are looking for a faraway island destination, keep these five places in mind.