Top 10 Popular Islands

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The popularity of island getaways has tremendously increased over the years. The sun kissed beaches and numerous outdoor activities are ideal for travel enthusiasts. Some of the famous islands include the Hawaiian Islands and some Asia-Pacific ones. This is a list of top 10 popular islands.


1. Maui islands (Hawaii, U.S)

Maui islands (Hawaii, U.S)

Maui, voted as the Best Pacific Island, is home to the effervescent Hawaiian aloha spirit. It is a tropical haven and a classic honeymooning spot. Maui’s exotic and dreamy romantic air is a heavenly experience for tourists. Haleakala National Park, Pipivai Trail and Waimoku Falls are attractive options in Maui.

 

2. Bali (Indonesia)

Bali (Indonesia)

Bali is perfect for adventure enthusiasts. This picturesque island is the best culmination of modern tourism facilities and deeply rooted Hindu culture. Bali offers an inexpensive holiday to all and sundry. You can experience a plethora of spiritual and physical attractions here. The Elephant Safari park, White water rafting on the Ayung River and Reef cruise to Lembongan Island is a must for travelers. Markets of Kuta and Sanur of Nusa Dua are shoppers’ paradise.

 

3. Galapagos Islands (Equador)

Galapagos Islands (Equador)

This charming land was voted as the Best Scuba Diving vacation in 2001-2002. Galapagos is a UNESCO world heritage site .It is home to a few of the rarest and most spectacular flora and fauna of the world. For those who enjoy water sports, scuba diving and snorkeling here will prove to be unforgettable experiences. A trip to Charles Darwin Research Station, Darwin Bay and Sierra Negra Volcano are utopic experiences.

 

4. Cape Breton Island (Canada)

Cape Breton Island (Canada)

Cape Breton Island was voted the Most Beautiful Island. This is Canada’s top golf destination. Some of the popular pastimes in its sprawling hotels are hiking, summer day camps, boat tours and horse back riding. A visit to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Amoeba Sailing Tours and Cheticamp Whale Cruisers feature on the itinerary of visitors here.

 

5. Kauai (Hawaii, U.S)

Kauai (Hawaii, U.S)

The Garden island of Kauai is ideal for those who wish to view pure, lush landscape devoid of vast urban settlements and high rises. Wings over Kauai gives travelers an aerial tour of Kauai. The cascading waterfalls, rugged cliffs of Na Pali coast, Waimea Canyon-the Grand Canyon of the Pacific represent nature’s unadulterated beauty.


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