Only 30% of the earth surface is covered by land, the rest is water, mostly salty water forming oceans. The oceans is dotted with Island, thousands of them, some very large like Iceland, and Madagascar while some are small hardly enough to support sustainable human life. In the thousands of Islands that dot oceans, and seas, some are true paradises. They have impressive beaches, coral reefs, rich biodiversity, and much more. Some billionaires own them; Richard Branson has one. They offer the ultimate comfort, tranquility, and relaxation. If you cannot buy one, definitely you can visit one. Here are some of the coolest Islands on earth.
The republic of Philippines is an Archipelago of over 7,000 islands. This is a huge number of Islands you will agree with me, and believe me, there are some true paradises in the 7,000. A case in point is the Island of Boracay. This Island has consistently ranked as one of the most glamorous in the world. It features a 2.5 miles stretch of white sand, and deep clear waters. The in land is impressive too.
Bali, Indonesia was the site of one of the most deadly attacks on tourists in 2002. Ten years later, tourists are flocking back to the Island in big numbers. Security has greatly improved, and visitors now have a chance of exploring the paradise that is Bali. Its cools due to its vibrant nightlife, impressive beaches, amazing sunsets, well organized rice paddy fields, and rich historical lessons of the local Balinese.
Galapagos Island, Ecuador was defined to the world, largely thanks to the work of Charles Darwin. It is the ultimate paradise for people looking for relaxation, and education of the marvel of the earth. It features some unique fauna like the short-feathered penguins. If you want the best of wildlife, and fun, Galapagos is definitely recommended.
The first image that comes on many people mind when they hear Hawaii is lots of fun, beaches, and dances. This is precisely what you will find if you head there especially in the Island of Maui. With respect to leisure, this is the chief Island in Hawaii.
A mixture of white sands, plus plenty of coral reefs is rare is many islands around the world. This is precisely what you will find in the following Great Barrier Reef islands: Hayman, Bedarra, and Lizard.
Santorini, a Greek Island located in the Aegean Sea was formed out of a large volcanic eruption. When the Lava cooled, it left behind an impressive land that is today one of main tourist attractions in Greece. The Island features impressive beaches, and unique architectural designs that such as the Caldera Vista, and the sugar-cube houses.
The big island is yet another impressive island making up Hawaii. The island is home to Mauna Kea, a 13,796-foot Mountain that is still active. With over eight beaches, and impressive hospitably to boot, there is no reason why Big Island should be left out of equation making up the best Islands in the world.
Sicily receives 300-days of sunshine per year that brighten this Island rich in both Greek, and Roman pieces of architecture. History aside, the Island is the best place to be for the best of Italian Cuisine, not forgetting the beaches.