Enchanting Tropical Islands to Discover Before The Crowds Find Them

Discover these beautiful and  enchanting Islands to visit before the tourist crowds find them!

One of the greatest rewards of travelling is that we get to live some of the most unique experiences of our life. Of all the places in the world, one thing which catches the imagination of many travelers is the endless beauty of a tropical island. The infinite views of the sea on the horizon, crystal clear water, blue skies, pristine sand beaches and the soothing greenery make it feel like a paradise on earth. Whether you want to experience an adrenaline rush, explore a rugged landscape or just laze on a beautiful beach, an island vacation here will give you an all-round enthralling experience. If you are looking for inspiration for your next island vacation, here is a list of 10 unique and beautiful islands that every traveler should visit.

Dominica, Caribbean

A hilly Caribbean island nation, Dominica is truly nature’s playground. The island is home to some of the most dramatic peaks, rugged landscapes, adventure-filled terrain, amazing ravines, epic waterfalls, black sand beaches and enchanted rainforests in the world. Whether you want to relax on the beach, go eco-trekking, explore the pristine coral reefs or get a first-hand experience of the authentic culture and unique history of this country, you will get plenty of options to replenish your passions.

Flores, Guatemala

Floes Island Guatemala

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If you’re looking for a quaint, peaceful and cultural island to visit for a couple of days, Flores, Guatemala is the ideal choice for you this year. With endearing cobbled streets and daytime markets to explore, and exciting activities such as swimming and kayaking, it’s the perfect opportunity to soak in the sunshine and experience something new. With Columbus Guatemala Travel offers you are bound to find the best activities and offers to suit your interests. Whether you’re keen to try white-water rafting near Acatenango Volcano, or you’re looking to explore the historical sites of Tikal, which is very closeby to Flores, there are a multitude of fascinating things to see, to and experience during your visit. This is also considered to be one of the safest places in and around Guatemala, which makes it an appealing destination for tourists and culture enthusiasts. With shopping, boat tours and endless delicious restaurants to try out, your trip to Flores, and surrounding areas in Guatemala is bound to be both memorable and enjoyable.


Cyprus Travel Tips

The third-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus is known for its honey-coloured beaches, ancient ruins and forested nature trails. Apart from its natural beauty, the island is also famous for its rich mineral wealth, excellent wines and rich culture. Due to a large number of Greek and Turkish descendants, this Mediterranean Island is home to a rich culture and unique cuisine, with all the halloumi cheese and slow-cooked meat you could dream of.

Fiji, Oceania

Fiji Travel Tips

Home to 333 tropical islands, Fiji is located in the South Pacific. The island boasts some of the most extraordinary palm-lined beaches and astonishing coral reefs with crystal clear lagoons. It also has some of the best private island resorts in the world. For travelers who wish to indulge in a luxurious island escape, a holiday in Fiji will give you some of the most memorable experiences of your life. From playing golf, to snorkeling and surfing, you will be spoilt for choice with the vast options available.

Galapagos, Ecuador

Galapogos Islands

A cluster of volcanic islands, the Galapagos hosts a large number of endemic species of plants and animals in the world. In the island’s untamed terrain, travelers can spot unique creatures such as sea lions, seagoing lizards, giant tortoises, and short-feathered penguins in their natural habitat. Due to the relatively high number of natural species of flora and fauna, some of which are not seen anywhere else in the world, this island is also a UNESCO world heritage site.

Bora Bora, Polynesia

Bora Bora Travel Tips

Another quaint island in the South Pacific is Bora Bora. Many tourists visiting this island prefer to relax on the secluded white sand beaches of the island, take boat trips through the flawless aquamarine waters or explore the tropical beauty of the island by taking a four-wheel drive tour. Although considered an expensive option, this destination is perfect for travelers who are looking for an island getaway that is not only a once in a lifetime experience but also free from the typical tourist crowd.


Curacao Travel Tips

A Dutch Caribbean island, Curaçao is well-known for its extensive coral reefs, rich marine life and beaches tucked into coves. Although the mainland of this island is built in the Dutch style, the surrounding areas of the island are completely tropical. As the weather is pretty stable all year round, travelers can soak up the sun, hit the beaches or party through the night and make the most out of their vacation. The island’s vast art and culture also gives travelers an opportunity to dive into the world of creativity.

Nisyros, Greece

Nisyros Greece Travel Tips

An off-beat destination, Nisyros Island is quite different from a typical Greek island. Situated on a small piece of land, this island also has an active volcano. As the volcano is relatively quiet, the travelers have the opportunity to experience the natural geological forces that exist on our planet. If partying is your scene, you can also visit some of the thumping beach bars on the pristine coast of this island. For those looking for a more active trip, why not visit one of the many hot springs on the island or take a hike along one of the many hiking trails?

The San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands

If you have ever fantasized about being on a deserted island and want to live up to this image, then the San Blas Islands are perfect for you. One of the most underrated destinations of Panama, The San Blas Islands are still pretty ‘off the beaten path’ when it comes to tourism. As the island is fully controlled by the natives, you can experience its untouched nature and raw culture. The island is also popular for sailing and boat tours and has several beautiful spots for water activities such as diving and snorkeling.

About The Author:  Luka Jonasson is an avid traveler from Malmo, Sweden, and one of the writers behind the travel community In-Travel. In his spare time, he enjoys backpacking, hiking, snowboarding, and mountain biking, and his favourite country to date is Georgia.

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