Thursday, June 12, 2014

Beautiful Islands – Beautiful Holidays

By Shania Brendon
Islands are priceless gifts blessed to this world. They are a source of beauty, peace and crazy fun. With the endless opportunities of island adventures booming in the recent times including the over water bungalows, resorts and beaches to die for, Islands are now the biggest inspiration to bring on the ultimate trips. From a getaway with a bunch of friends to a romantic vacation with your loved one – Islands have it all! Take a glimpse of the five most beautiful islands in the world and add to your travel bucket list this year on!

Bora Bora, Society Islands

Just as it is named twice, the island comes along with doubled beauty and doubled memorable experiences. The turquoise lagoons, crystal white sands, scenic views with outstandingly built resorts along with the deep tangerine sunsets never fails to set the scene for the ultimate idealistic island experience for any traveller from any part of the world. A holiday here is a dream come true and brings the feeling of living in a blissful haven. The islands brings unique opportunities of mingling with fishes and turtles in the blue waters, catching breath-taking views of mountains and sceneries, shark feeding and the list never ends. To top it off, indulge in some of the island’s goodness from one of the many fine French restaurants while sipping great tropical cocktails. Amidst all these happenings, make sure you pinch yourself to believe you are actually in one of the most amazing destinations in the world.

Santorini, Cyclades

This volcanic island in the Cyclades group of Greek islands, located in the Aegean Sea is an island like no other. It has been voted as the world’s best island multiple times in the recent years especially for its unique island feel – dramatic views of candy-coloured houses carved into cliffs, absolutely stunning sunsets, sapphire waters, black sandy shores and glistening white buildings. Holiday in this island brings you peace while you roam around the amazing beaches and stroll by the village streets.

Ambergris Caye, Belize

Located amidst the northernmost waters of Belize, Central America and surrounded by the blue Caribbean is this beautiful narrow strip of untouched beauty. With the absence of high-rise hotels and developed amenities, Ambergris is now becoming a favourite destination as it guarantees to offer calm, relaxing and a laidback feel to all tourists. Divers enjoy diving around the Belize Barrier Reef and the Blue hole while the rest spend time lazing around on the star-white beaches and barbecuing the nights away with their newfound friends. Ambergris is a laidback yet interesting island and certainly worth visiting.

Seychelles

The island that has been surprising every traveller for decades and even now does not fail to surprise island lovers with its absolutely gorgeous coastlines, fascinating wildlife and of course the high-class resorts woven into these stunning islands. Lying in the beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is deemed to be one of those islands that offer an organic romantic atmosphere. The island is a perfect destination for weddings, honeymoon seekers and certainly for any couple on the planet. Along with the mesmerizing natural beauty, Seychelles offers a unique lush environment which you wouldn’t have experienced before.

Koh Tao, Thailand

Drifting serenely off the Central gulf coast of Southern Thailand is the country’s best kept secret – Koh Tao. The island is all about pleasant golden sandy beaches, amazing secluded bays, unbeatable scuba diving sites and moreover the abundant sea turtles residing on the island shores. Koh Tao is certainly Thailand’s ultimate tropical island escapes. This island has stolen the buzz of Koh Samui and Ko Pha-Ngan with its turquoise waters offshore and refreshing calm stays. Koh Tao has something to offer every visitor and absolutely nothing is in moderation – from diving with sharks to hiking around in dripping coastal jungles. The island offers long afternoons of lounging with the sun shining almost throughout the year.

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