Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
The archipelago of volcanic origin attracts with picturesque beaches and warm sea, where you can see dolphins and sea turtles. Diving and surfing are especially interesting here.
And lovers of a relaxing holiday can admire the heavenly views of Sancho Bay while walking along the coast and try local seafood dishes, including shark meat pie. The best time to visit is from September to March.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
The beaches of Bora Bora are soft white sand and a turquoise lagoon with a rich underwater world. Scuba diving accompanied by an instructor, here you can meet sea turtles, rays and tropical fish, as well as barracudas and sharks.
Free from swimming in the sea, you can devote time to excursions to the extinct volcano Otemanu, from the top of which an impressive view of the atoll opens. The best time to visit here is from June to October.
The popular tropical island is called the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Here, travelers of all ages find entertainment to their taste – diving, windsurfing, elephant trekking, visiting Buddhist temples, contemplating unforgettable sunsets.
The nature of Phuket is very diverse – from luxurious beaches to forested hills. In order not to fall into the rainy season, it is best to plan your vacation from November to April.
Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius, East Africa
A small island nation in the Indian Ocean is a real tropical paradise. The island has excellent beaches and a colorful underwater world. Tourists will be offered to do exciting sea fishing and, of course, diving.
Due to the fact that the beach is protected by a coral reef, there are practically no waves here, which ensures comfortable swimming.
The flora of the island is famous for its pines and eucalyptus trees, as well as the giant water lilies victoria regia, whose leaves reach three meters in diameter. The short dry season here lasts from September to November.
Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
This island in the Mediterranean Sea is famous for its mild and warm climate. Compared to mainland Spain, there is no sweltering heat and excessive humidity.
Sailing is well developed in Mallorca; annually in August, competitions in this sport are held, in which the entire royal family of Spain takes part. In the “heart” of the island, in Palma de Mallorca, it is worth seeing the Gothic Cathedral, the construction of which began in the 13th century, and the Bellver Castle.
As a memento of visiting the island, tourists buy imitation pearl jewelry produced at the world-famous Majorica factory. The best time to visit the island traditionally for the Mediterranean basin is from May to September.
The most famous island of Indonesia, Bali, will delight travelers with magnificent beaches, dense jungle “where there are many wild monkeys”, and impressive landscapes with volcanoes and rice fields.
Here you can treat yourself to affordable spa and massage. Low prices are also expected in cafes and restaurants. The most popular local dish is rice with all sorts of additives: small portions of spicy vegetables, fish or meat – and always spicy seasoning. The dry season here lasts from June to October.
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Archipelago, British Overseas Territories
Providenciales is a large island in the Caribbean. This is the main tourist center of the island nation of Turks and Caicos. Its main advantages are white sandy beaches and crystal clear sea.
Tourists will be offered deep-sea diving and horseback riding. Near the archipelago is the largest coral reef in the Caribbean. In the summer off the coast of the Turks and Caicos you can meet entire flocks of rays, and in winter you can see humpback whales here.
The climate on the island is dry and sunny, the temperature is stable: in summer, the thermometers do not rise above +33 °C, in winter, even at night, it rarely falls below +18 °C.
The island state is located in the Caribbean and is part of the British Commonwealth. Jamaica has a tropical climate, so the temperature here stays at least 25-26 degrees all year round.
The island has a very beautiful and diverse nature: amazing mountains and caves, waterfalls and jungles, underground lakes and stalactites. Jamaica is popular not only for beaches, but also for music festivals. And in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica, there is even a museum of the famous reggae artist Bob Marley.
Santorini, Cyclades archipelago, Greece
The romantic and mysterious island in the Aegean Sea, according to legend, was once part of the submerged Atlantis. It is appreciated by fans of beach holidays and colorful architecture.
Fans of antiquity can visit the archaeological reserve in Akrotiri, as well as see the excavations of the ancient settlement of the Minoan culture, buried under a layer of ash.
For a more relaxed holiday, Red Beach and the black volcanic sand beaches of Perissa and Kamari are especially popular.
Maui Island, Hawaii, USA
Maui is the second largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. History buffs can visit the Whaling Museum located in the fashionable resort town of Kaanapali. For those who prefer outdoor activities, you can go surfing or walk along the craters of ancient volcanoes.
It is also worth admiring the waterfalls and exploring the rich underwater world. From December to March, humpback whales can be seen right from the shore.
The warmest months on the island are August and September. However, thanks to the tropical climate, the average annual temperature on Maui is kept at a comfortable level – from 23.8 to 29.4 degrees.