The most beautiful islands in the world

The best of the islands of the world

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful islands in the world
Updated: 20.01.2022
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There are hundreds and thousands of beautiful islands in the world. In this selection you will find islands with amazing bathing as well as those that have beautiful nature and offer a variety of other activities such as hiking or climbing.

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South Island (New Zealand)

Te Wai Pounamu (Waters of Green Stone)

Altitude: 1 517 m / 4 977 ft

The South Island is one of the two main parts of New Zealand. There is a beautiful Southern Alps – the most… continue reading

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Iceland

Landscape of ice and fire

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This landscape, where all the elements meet, is a miniature demonstration of all possible stages of the Earth… continue reading

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Madagascar

The full name is the Republic of Madagascar

Madagascar is an island nation and its area ranks as the fourth largest island in the world. Thanks to its… continue reading

4.
Madeira

The most beautiful island in the Atlantic

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Madeira is definitely among the most beautiful islands you can find in the Atlantic. Its dramatic appearance… continue reading

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Sri Lanka

The country of tea, elephants and spices

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Sri Lanka formerly called Ceylon is an island country located just off the giant India. It was famous mainly… continue reading

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Greenland

The largest island in the world

Greenland is a heavily glaciated and largest island in the world. Geographically, it belongs to North America… continue reading

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Tenerife

The largest of the Canary Islands

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The island of Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and there is the highest peak of Spain,… continue reading

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Bali

The most touristic island of Indonesia

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The Hindu enclave in otherwise Muslim Indonesia is a mythically encrusted Bali island belonging to the Small… continue reading

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Corsica

The most mountainous island of the Mediterranean

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Corsica is one of the most mountainous islands in the Mediterranean and also one of the largest (the fourth… continue reading

10.
Mo´orea

Little sister of Tahiti

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Mo'orea is island full of beautiful natural sceneries situated just 30 kilometers from the center of French… continue reading

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Mallorca

Balear pearl

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Mallorca is Spain's largest island and tourists come to enjoy its famous beaches. The highest mountain of the… continue reading

12.
Rarotonga

Photogenic island in South Pacific

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This main and the largest island (67 sq km) is encircled by coral reef. It is famous for its blue lagoon with… continue reading

13.
Zanzibar

Island of divine beaches

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Zanzibar Island is famous not only for spices, but also for snow-white beaches. It has partial autonomy… continue reading

14.
Sardinia

The second largest island of the Mediterranean

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Sardinia is renowned for its beautiful beaches and mountainous hinterland. The highest peak is Punta La… continue reading

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Senja

Norway's second largest island

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The island of Senja hides an incredibly diverse nature – from dramatic fjords and rocks rising steeply from… continue reading

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Santorini

The most famous island of the Mediterranean

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Santorini is actually the name for the entire small archipelago. The largest of these is Thera. All these… continue reading

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Tierra del Fuego

South end of South America

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At the very end of the world is the wild archipelago of Tierra del Fuego. The archipelago is about half of… continue reading

18.
Sicily

The largest island of the Mediterranean

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Sicily is both the largest island of the Mediterranean and thanks to Etna (3,323 m asl) the island with the… continue reading

19.
La Dique

The third most populous island of Seychelles

Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

For me, the most beautiful and calmest island in Seychelles. You can get to the island by boat, either from… continue reading

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