- James Bond Island, Phuket.
The highlight of this island is definitely the sheer limestone cliffs that vertically pop out of the green water. Even though it can get really crowded sometimes but this island view would leave you swooning. Plus, there’s a Muslim fishing village nearby that you should check out.
P/S: We know what you’re thinking, yes! This island was featured in one the 007 film, “The Man with the Golden Gun”.
- Sanibel Island, Florida.
Well, this isn’t your normal, typical sandy beach. Sanibel Island is a shell beach means you’re not going to walk on sand but on shell! How awesome is that! And you can collect as much shell as you want .We’re sure the beach won’t run out of shell anytime soon however you are not allowed to collect ‘live shells’. Sometimes, the shells can go up to four feet thick and that normally happen after a storm so what are you waiting for? Go grab your shades and bucket now; we’re off to Sanibel Island.
- Linapacan Island, Palawan Philippines.
If you hate tourist spots, you should totally check this island out. The marine life such as eels, pipe, ribbon and batfish fish is what make this island so special. You can choose to snorkel and marvel at the beautiful marine life or you can go on island hopping. Whatever you choose, we’re sure it’s going to be worth it. Plus, the water is crystal clear!
- Dog Island, San Blas, Panama.
Dog Island or Isla de perro has been named as one of the top snorkeling places in the world. There’s not much things to do in this island aside from snorkeling but if you’re looking for a place where you can hang out with the locals, lay on your hammock and listen to the waves, Dog Island is a must-visit island.
- Havelock Island, India.
Scubadiving, SeaWalk, snorkeling, surf riding, you name it! Havelock Island has it all. You can even ride elephant by the beach! Amazing right? Havelock Island has seven beaches and the most beautiful one is Radhanagar beach. You can go for swimming or just lie on the white sand beach and enjoy sunset.
- Svalbard Island, Norway.
There’s no white beach or palm tree on this island, only few polar bears, arctic foxes and reindeer. Well what do you expect as the island is located halfway between the Scandinavian Peninsula and the North Pole? If you wish to say hello to the polar bears make sure you plan your trip sometime in July and August as the Svalbard bear safaris will take place during this time.
- Seychelles Islands,Africa
Curieuse Island is one of the inner islands group of the Seychelles. What’s interesting about this island is that there are no hotels or restaurants on it. Visitors can take tours from their hotel and spend few hours marvel at the amazing view of this Island and its unique Idabra tortoises, Takamaka trees, hawksbill and green sea turtle. Well if you’re planning to overnight you may visit other nearby islands such as Praslin or Aldabra.
- Kapalai Island,Sabah
If you want to spend your holiday exploring the underwater life, this is definitely the place to be. There are many incredibly beautiful dive sites just few minutes from Kapalai There’s no beach on this island but you can laze around the one and only resort at Kapalai Island;Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort. Snorkelling anyone?
- Tavarua Island, Fiji
The heart-shaped Island is one of the best spot to surf. This is because the island faces south by southwest into the South Pacific and its perfect to catch some serious swells coming up from the Southern Ocean. The best time to catch waves is during November to March. The private resort on this island can only accommodate 36 adults at times and be prepared to swoon over this quiet island.