When you think of retirement or the place you want to visit during and after the pandemic, you can think of some kind of tropical island. Your wishes may be limited by your imagination. Instead of leaving it to your imagination, why not take a glance at some of these magnificent islands so you can have a concrete goal for yourself. By taking you all over the world, you will be able to see these amazing places for yourself.
Seychelles island is our first destination. Located in the Indian Ocean near Kenya-Madagascar, the property is not home to the world’s most beautiful greenery. It is a tropical island with clear waters and abundant palm trees circling around it. Seychelles International Airport was also opened in 1971, which means it is still a new land and there is a lot to explore and you can witness moments where you will still feel special. Overall, Seychelles is a place of diverse tropical wealth. You can add it to your list of places to go.
Next is the Palawan Islands and is actually located in the Philippines, known for its natural beauty. There is a wide variety of natural beauties, especially from lush mountainous areas to closed irrigation areas and rich beaches. Palawan islands consist of approximately 110 islands and each of them has different natural beauties for tourists. There is so much to discover and experience on the Palawan Islands, each island has many cultures within it. You can do many activities, including boat and kayak rides along Berrak, Mavi Su.
Corfu island in Greece has a history dating back to 1300 BC. Corfu island, which has its roots in Greek mythology, is portrayed as a kind of paradise in mythology.
Today, it is one of the more inhabited islands and has many towns and roads. Despite this, it still has plenty of beauty in its nature and ancient human architecture. In addition to lush wildlife and beautiful waters, it is home to numerous old buildings, ruins, and even castles. If you’re looking for a bit of both natural and man-made beauty, Corfu island is definitely for you. There is a lot to do and see here, and despite its popularity in Europe, it is still relatively unknown in the West.
This island is actually part of the Caribbean Islands, but unlike the Caribbean’s overwhelming popularity in past years, Anguilla is somewhat less well-known. Anguilla remains low-profile due to the current embargo imposed on the island. Cruise ships, casinos, and high-rise hotels are prohibited here.
Crystal clear waters and untouched soils are just some of the great features Anguilla has. Although the island is not very developed, there are some beautiful resorts that will allow you to have the best time of your life.
Boracay is a tropical island surrounded by stunning white sand beaches and clear blue waters, about an hour’s flight from Cebu or Manila, just outside the Philippines’ larger island of Panay. Boracay competes with more popular destinations like the Caribbean and the South Pacific, as well as top beaches like neighboring Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Tourists find a wide range of recreational areas for water sports and activities such as sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving and jet skiing.
Ko Lipe Island
Ko Lipe (Koh Lipe) is outside the jurisdiction of Tarutao National Park and is therefore exempt from some laws. It is surrounded by the uninhabited islands of the Butong Archipelago. The island is home to about 500 Chao Ley or Sea Gypsies, half of whom are granted grants and predominantly live in small villages on the far east side of the island near Sunrise Beach. The name “Ko Lipe” means “Paper Island” in the local Chao Ley language.
The island has three beaches; Pattaya Beach and Sunrise Beach are the largest, and Sunset Beach is a small beach on the north coast of the island. All beaches are within a 15-minute walk from each other. Pattaya beach has a walking street with many shops, bars and travel agencies.
St. Barts Island
St Barts is a popular tourist destination and considered one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. The island hosts approximately 200,000 travelers who visit each year, drawn by the island’s tropical climate, white, sandy beaches, and sophisticated lifestyles. St Barts’ native language is French, and customs and traditions are heavily influenced by French culture. The capital, Gustavia, offers all the comforts of urban life, including boutiques, restaurants, and dozens of hotels and villas, while the more rural areas of the island offer a beautiful natural landscape for visitors to explore.
Ambergris Cay, also known as Greater Ambergris Cay, is a private residential island located in the Caicos Islands. It is located in the southeast of the main chain of the Caicos islands. Adjacent to Ambergris Cay is Little Ambergris Cay, an uninhabited natural reserve. Little Ambergris Cay is a unique and important habitat for a wide variety of birds and marine life. Ambergris Cay is approximately 6.4 kilometers long, 1.6 kilometers wide and has a total area of 1 100 acres.
There are many species preserved on this island, so you probably haven’t seen them in documentaries. The variety is wide, from fish to birds and monkeys. There are also several historical sites that might interest you, such as the ancient Mayan ruins and the architecture in the city.
Finally, we head back to Greece with a glimpse of its most famous island, the island of Santorini.
Santorini is a volcanic island in the Cyclades group of the Greek islands. It is located between the islands of Ios and Anafi. It is famous for the dramatic views, stunning sunsets from the town of Oia, the town of Thira and naturally its own active volcano. Perissa beach has great natural beaches such as perhaps the best beach in Santorini, the black pebble beach of Kamari, the white beach and the red beach.
Author: Meltem Yildirim