7 Most Beautiful Islands in the World
One of the most beautiful holiday getaways are islands. Tropical islands and beaches, the exotic flora and fauna, the sheer scenic beauty – all these make islands one of the most sought after tourist destinations. There are several islands all over the world which are worth visiting. Some of the most beautiful islands in the world are listed below.
1. Seychelles Island
Located in the Republic of Seychelles, it is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is situated east of Africa and north-east of the Madagascar Island. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations owing to the tropical beaches and exciting wildlife. You can engage in snorkeling, diving, fishing and sailing on this beautiful island.
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2. Tahiti Island
The Tahiti Island is situated in the Windward group of French Polynesia and is located in the southern Pacific Island. This beautiful island is formed by volcanic eruptions and is interspersed by coral reefs. A tropical island, the island of Tahiti is also a famous spot for diving and snorkeling.
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Officially known as the Republic of Maldives, located in the Laccadive Sea, southwest of Sri Lanka, Maldives is a paradise for tourists. It has the perfect lush islands, clear water and impeccably gorgeous white sand beaches. The Maldives also boasts many coral islands.
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4. Cebu Island
Cebu is the main island in the Cebu province located in the Philippines. East of Negros Island, with its narrow coastlines and limestone plateaus, Cebu is the perfect tropical getaway.
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Officially known as the Republic of Fiji, this island is located in Melanasia of the South Pacific Ocean. Formed majorly by volcanic activity, this beautiful island is a popular tourist attraction. Surrounded by white sand beaches and coral reefs and interspersed by rich tropical rainforests, Fiji is scenically alluring and has a very tranquil atmosphere.
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6. Mnemba Islands
The crystal clear water and the white sand beaches make the Mnemba Islands one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Located off the northeast coast of Unguja, there are about 150 species of fish and breathtaking underwater natural beauty in its flora and fauna which can be enjoyed by engaging in snorkeling, fishing and scuba diving.
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7. Turks and Caicos Island (TCI)
TCI is located in West Indies, south east of Mayaguana in the chain of Bahamas islands. Filled with world class hotels, spas and resorts, TCI is one of the most attractive and popular tourist destinations in the world. There are plenty of opportunities to engage in activities like diving, snorkeling and fishing.
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