Channel: Business Insider
Viewing all articles
Browse latest Browse all 55502

The 8 Best Islands In The World


Maui, Hawaii, island, coast

Now that the weather is turning cold, people in the northern hemisphere are dreaming about heading south to lie on a tropical beach somewhere warm.

But with so many incredible islands around the world, it can be difficult to decide which island to visit this winter season. That's where the readers of Condé Nast Traveler come in.

Condé Nast Traveler recently released their list of the Top Islands in the World as part of their 2012 Readers' Choice Awards. The magazine's readers voted for their favorite islands around the world, from the Caribbean to the Pacific and beyond. 

#8 Bozcaada and the Turkish Aegean Islands

Condé Nast Readers' Choice Rating: 80.8

Located in the Mediterranean off the coast of Turkey, Bozcaada is an island on the Aegean Sea that has pristine beaches, quiet fishing villages, and Greek and Roman ruins. Plus there are great hotels and restaurants.

Source: Conde Nast Traveler

#7 Bali

Condé Nast Readers' Choice Rating: 81.8

Bali is an incredibly diverse and dynamic island that has gorgeous scenery—from verdant rice terraces to surfer-friendly beaches—a rich culture and history, and phenomenal food. 

Source: Conde Nast Traveler

#6 Vancouver Island

Condé Nast Readers' Choice Rating: 82.0

Vancouver is known for being incredibly safe, clean and generally pleasant.

The Canadian island, which includes the city of Victoria, has great shops and restaurants, as well as gorgeous natural scenery.

Source: Conde Nast Traveler

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

Please follow The Life on Twitter and Facebook.

Viewing all articles
Browse latest Browse all 55502

Latest Images

Trending Articles