Bermuda White Sandy Beach

Top 10 Tropical Islands by Region – Fun Getaway Vacation Destinations

Ready to escape to a Tropical Island?  I know we are!  Can’t think of a better vacation than lazing on a beautiful white sandy beach with warm aqua waters in a tropical setting. Pure bliss! 

Our Favorite Islands

  • Bali – magnificent temples, picturesque rice terraces and miles of beautiful sandy beaches
  • Bermuda – pink sand beach and miles of white sandy beaches
  • British Virgin Islands – we love Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda; our favorite beaches
  • Kauai – take a helicopter ride over tropical rain forests and magnificent waterfalls
  • Mallorca – fun beaches and nightlife; be sure to visit the underground Caves of Drach
  • Maui – romantic destination; one of Hawaii’s most popular islands
  • Mykonos – fun beaches and nightlife
  • Paradise Island in the Bahamas – pristine white sandy beaches
  • Santorini – volcanic black sand beach and deep blue waters
  • Spetses – explore the scenic island on a bike or scooter; no buses or cars allowed
  • St. John – beautiful white sandy beaches; Caneel Bay is a fun and secluded resort

Top 10 Islands by Region

Check out these Top 10 Islands by Region – rated by over 25,000 readers in the latest Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards.

Top 10 Caribbean/Atlantic Islands

  1. Bermuda
  2. Nevis
  3. Turks and Caicos
  4. St. John
  5. St. Barts
  6. Anguilla
  7. St. Lucia
  8. Aruba
  9. British Virgin Islands
  10. Cayman Islands

Top 10 European Islands

  1. Bozcaada & Turkish Aegean Islands
  2. Madeira
  3. Outer Hebrides
  4. Capri
  5. KRK & Northern Atlantic Islands
  6. Mallorca & The Balearics
  7. Mykkonos/Cyclades
  8. Shetlands
  9. Sicily
  10. Lipari and the Aeolian Islands

Top 10 Asia/Indian Ocean Islands

  1. Bali
  2. Phuket
  3. Luzon, Philippines
  4. Langkawi, Malaysia
  5. Koh Samui, Thailand
  6. Hokkaido
  7. Cebu, Philippines
  8. Malaysian Borneo
  9. Lombok
  10. Mindanao

Top 10 Oceania Islands

  1. Bora Bora
  2. Great Barrier Reef
  3. Moorea
  4. Fiji
  5. Huahine, French Polynesia
  6. Tasmania
  7. Radiate, French Polynesia
  8. Cook Oslands
  9. Rangiroa and the Tuamotus
  10. Galapagos

Top 5 Canadian Islands

  1. Vancouver Island
  2. Prince Edward Island
  3. Cape Breton
  4. Newfoundland
  5. Gulf Islands, B.C.

Top U.S. Islands

  1. Maui, Hawaii
  2. Kauai, Hawaii
  3. Kiawah, S.C.
  4. Oahu, Hawaii
  5. St. Simons, GA
  6. Big Island, Hawaii
  7. Lanai, Hawaii
  8. Hilton Head, S.C.
  9. Nantucket, MA
  10. Amelia Island, FL

What are your favorite islands… and why?

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