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World’s Best Islands – Top 10 Islands Overall + Top 5 Islands of the Caribbean, Hawaii, Europe, Asia, South Pacific…

Tropical Islands of the Caribbean © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Tropical Islands of the Caribbean © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Escape to Paradise! Travel & Leisure’s “World Best Awards 2012” results are in for the World’s Best Islands. They include the Top 10 Best Overall Islands, plus the Top 5 Islands of the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas; Hawaii; Europe; Asia; Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Are any of these islands a favorite of yours? Or perhaps one of two you’d like to add to your Bucket List?

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Escape to Paradise in 2012: Top 10 Islands by Region – Caribbean, Europe, Asia…

Beach in Bermuda

What better time to think about getting away from it all and escaping to paradise. Imagine sitting on a white sandy beach on a tropical island in the sun – sure sounds good to us!

Find out which islands around the world topped Conde Nast Travelers 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. Then visualize visiting one of them 🙂

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Swim with the Dolphins – What’s on YOUR Bucket List?

Dolphins - Dolphins kissing Alana at Blue Lagoon Island, Bahamas  Dolphins - Dolphin kissing Barry at Blue Lagoon Island, Bahamas

FUN once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Swimming with the Dolphins was one of the best experiences of our lives! It was on our Bucket List for years – so while vacationing in the Bahamas to celebrate a special anniversary, we decided to take the plunge. It turned out to be the highlight of our trip. If you
have the chance to experience a “dolphin swim or encounter” – anywhere in the world – don’t pass it up. It’s well worth it and the memories will last you a lifetime.

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Top 10 Islands by Region – Caribbean, Pacific Islands… and more!

Caribbean - floating on water

Now is a great time to be thinking about getting away from it all on a tropical island in the sun. Can you guess which Islands around the world  topped Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards?

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World’s Best Islands – Top 10 Overall, Hawaiian, Caribbean… and more!

Check out Travel & Leisure Magazine’s “World’s Best 2010 Awards” to see if your favorite islands made the list. The World’s Best Islands are rated on Activities, Beaches, Culture/Sites, Lodging, Restaurants and Scenery.

Island categories include:

– Top 10 Islands Overall
– Top 5 Hawaiian Islands
– Top 5 Caribbean/Atlantic Islands
– Top 5 Islands in Europe
– Top 5 Islands in Asia
– Top 5 Islands in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific

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Top 10 Tropical Islands by Region – Fun Getaway Vacation Destinations

Ready to escape to a Tropical Island?  I know we are!  Can’t think of a better vacation than lazing on a beautiful white sandy beach with warm aqua waters in a tropical setting. Pure bliss:)

Some of our Favorite Islands include:

  • British Virgin Islands (love Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda; our favorite beaches)
  • St. John ( Beautiful white sandy beaches; Caneel Bay is a fun resort)
  • Bermuda (pink sand beach and miles of white sandy beaches)
  • Mykonos (fun beaches and nightlife)
  • Santorini (volcanic black sand beach and deep blue waters)
  • Spetses (explore the scenic island on a bike or scooter – no buses or cars allowed)
  • Mallorca (fun beaches and nightlife; be sure to visit the underground Caves of Drach)
  • Kauai (take a helicopter ride over tropical rain forests and magnificent waterfalls)
  • Maui (romantic destination; one of Hawaii’s most popular islands)
  • Bali (magnificent temples, picturesque rice terraces and miles of beautiful sandy beaches)

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The World’s Best Islands — wish we were there now :)

The summer may be winding down, but it’s never too late to take a trip to the islands. Wish we were there now  🙂

What are your favorite islands?

World’s Top 10 Overall Best Islands

Top 5 Hawaiian Islands

Top 5 Caribbean / Atlantic Islands

Top 5 Islands in Europe

Top 5 Islands in Asia

Top 5 Islands in Australia, New Zealand & the South Pacific

 

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