Tahiti

Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia at 403 square miles.  The island features black-sand beaches, lagoons, waterfalls, luxury resorts and two extinct volcanos.

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Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi is a tiny island of less than 5 square miles.  This strikingly beautiful bay, Maya Bay, was made famous by the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo DiCaprio.  Ko Phi Phi island is accessible via some of the larger islands, such as Phuket by taking an island hopping tour or private boat.

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Maldives

The Maldives is a tropical country in the Indian Ocean, known for its incredible beaches, stunning lagoons and extensive reefs, which make for great diving.  The Maldives has over 1,000 coral islands!

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Cook Islands

The Cook Islands is an independent nation is the South Pacific with ties to New Zealand.   This photo was taken on Aitutaki, which has a large lagoon and vast coral reefs.

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Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea is part of the French Polynesia Society Islands archipelago.  This incredibly picturesque island has jagged volcanic mountains, hiking, beautiful beaches, and rainforests.   It is one of the most romantic places on Earth.

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Moorea can be accessed via plane or a 30-minute ferry from Tahiti.

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Koh Samui

Koh Samui is Thailand’s second largest island.  IT has numerous luxury hotels, palm-adorned beaches, coconut groves and a rain forest.

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a Caribbean nation known for its sailing, its volcanic landscapes and its white sand beaches.

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Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai is a stunning island in the Hawaiian archipelago with dramatic cliffs, a huge canyon (Waimea Canyon), beautiful beaches and a host of activities for nature-lovers.

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Corfu, Greece

Corfu is a beautiful island in Greece with a unique history, having been under French, British and Venetian rule before becoming part of Greece in 1964.  The island has beautiful waters, luxury resorts, two Venetian fortresses and old medieval lanes.

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Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a surreal, majestic island in the South Pacific.  With a turquoise lagoon, numerous over-water bungalows, various adventure activities and a beautiful coral reef, Bora Bora is an ultra-prime luxury vacation spot.

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The island is only 11.3 square miles. The middle of the island has a tall dormant volcano.  This stunning scenery is the stuff that dreams are made of

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Maui, Hawaii

Maui is a diverse and fairly large island in Hawaii at 727 square miles. The island features gorgeous beaches, a national park, waterfalls, and the famous Hana Highway, a 64 mile stretch that that connects Kahului with the town of Hana.

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Seychelles

The Seychelles is African country comprised of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean.   It is known for ts beautiful beaches, coral reefs, giant tortoises, and its rain forest.

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Sardinia

Sardinia is a large island in Italy, and is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.  With more than 2000 kilometers of coastline, there is a lot to explore.  The island is known for sandy beaches, numerous coves, incredible food, mountainous hiking, historic ruins, and sailing.

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Santorini, Greece

Santorini is a stunning magical island with jaw-dropping views from the caldera (old volcano’s rim).  It is also one of the top places in the world for picturesque Cycladic architecture with white buildings, blue-domed churches, and cobblestone streets. 

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The island is known for its stunning sunsets.

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St. Lucia

St. Lucian is an island nation in the Caribbean.  With dramatic mountains, numerous reef-diving sites, waterfalls and beautiful beaches.

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Bali, Indonesia

Bali is a large and diverse island in Indonesia, comprised of 2232 square miles.  The island is known for its luxury resorts, coral reefs, beautiful beaches, nightlife and dramatic rice paddies.

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Rice paddies are one of the most common features of Bali’s landscape.  

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Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Islands are a group of 74 islands in Queensland, Australia, between Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.  Incredibly, most of the islands are not inhabited.  Sailing, diving, kayaking and hiking are some of the popular activities on the islands and in the nearby reefs.

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Lord Howe Island, Australia

Lord Howe Island is a relatively small island of less than 6 square miles in New South Wales, Australia is a UNESCO world heritage site due to significant nature.  The island is home to sandy beaches, spectacular wildlife, subtropical forests and nearby dive sites.

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Fiji

Fiji is a country made up of 300 islands in the South Pacific.  A popular tourism spot, Fiji is has numerous small, private islands, pristine water, and an abundance of luxurious places for relaxation.

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Capri, Italy

Capri, a small island in the Bay of Naples, is known for its stunning landscape, its incredible food, its dramatic cove-studded coastline, its fashion and its sailing.  

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Capri is home to a famous Blue Grotto, or “Grotta Azzurra,” a dark cavern where the water glows with an electric blue color.

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Mustique

Mustique is a small private island of approximately two square miles that is part of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is a celebrity and royalty hot spot, which has welcomed royal guests such as Prince William and Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

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Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of approximately 100 islands in the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is features gorgeous beaches, a huge “sky bridge,”, numerous adventure activities and a lush rain forest.

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Sicily, Italy

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.  It has a rich history with numerous ruins.  The island also has beautiful beaches, incredible food, an active volcano, and several cities. 

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Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Tortola is a stunning island in the British Virgin Islands that is known as being a hub for yachting and sailing.  With white sand beaches and famous coves, the island is a tropical paradise.  The island also has a national park that has trails with stunning views. 

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Palawan, Philippines

Palawan is a large island province in the Philippines. Its beautiful seascapes, hidden-gem status, abundance of wildlife and numerous spots for seaside relaxing make this one of the best islands in the world. 

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