3 Best Island Destinations in the World

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With so many breathtaking island paradises, it’s virtually impossible to narrow it down to just three of the best. While I would love to include the likes of many others, if you’re looking for a variety of things to do and fun in the sun, you can’t go past an island getaway in Bali, the South Pacific or Hawaii. Many travellers jump straight to thinking of beaches, when island destinations are mentioned. While pristine beaches are one of the best things about an island holiday, all the islands mentioned offer so much more, including lush rainforests, cheap shopping and luxurious accommodation. When planning your next island adventure, be sure to check out these not to be missed destinations.


Located in South-East Asia, Bali is an island located in eastern waters of Indonesia. Bali attracts thousands of visitors every year, some venturing to find the best adrenaline pumping activities in the world, others searching for the perfect wave and some just needing a good dose of relaxation.

Southern Bali is most frequented by tourists, with the western side of the island home to popular destinations such as Kuta, South Kuta and Legian. The island of Bali offers just about everything, with daily markets that cover the streets, some of the best surfing conditions in the world, tropical rainforest treks and sun soaked beaches. In central Bali, away from the crashing of waves, the heart of the arts and crafts district can be found. Ubud produces quality jewellery, home wares, various art pieces and captivating traditional dances.

Families, honeymooners, party goers, surfing enthusiasts and solo travellers regularly visit Bali, with cheap airfares, beautiful beaches and limitless accommodation options making it a tourists dream come true.

South Pacific

The islands of the South Pacific can be found to the east of Australia’s coastline, surrounded by the Somewhere in Samoaglistening waters of the Pacific Ocean. Variety is the name of the game in the South Pacific, with destinations varying from family-friendly vacation spots to secluded couples retreats and everything in between. Home to the freshest seafood cuisine in the world, the South Pacific is a food connoisseur’s paradise.


An island of the United States of America, Hawaii resembles very little of its mainland counterpart. The famous Waikiki Beach is situated on the island of Oahu and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Surfers say that the island of Hawaii produces the best breaks in the world, while holidaymakers are captivated by the natural beauty which surrounds it. With so much to see and do in this tropical island paradise, Hawaii holiday packages are a great way to get the most out of your travels. Pre-booking tours between the islands and various day trips, like that to the Volcano National Park, can ultimately save you hundreds of dollars – and countless amounts of stress!

For the perfect island getaway, be sure to book your holiday to Hawaii, the South Pacific or Bali today. Whatever your idea of heaven may be, you’ll find it on the shores of these spectacular islands.

Helen is a Travel Writer from Cairns, Australia. She says that there are currently many great deals on Bali and Hawaii holiday packages that make traveling affordable for everyone. Helen is currently planning a Hawaiian holiday for early next year.

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One Response to 3 Best Island Destinations in the World

  1. Yeah, you sure do. I find many of South Pacific cuisines good to eat. I have a penchant for exotic oriental foods.

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