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5 Exotic Islands For Your World Travel Bucket List

Posted by Amy Mia Goldsmith on 17/03/2016
Exotic Islands

For all those travel enthusiasts, the ones who are searching for a paradise holiday or for those who simply want to find a good bargain, here is a list of 5 exotic islands that are just too good to be true. So whether these destinations are on your bucket list or not, after reading this article, you will see why they should be your next travel location:

1. Bali


Can you imagine a tropical paradise place with mesmerizing beaches, colourful coral reefs and countless of religious sites? Well, that is Bali for you. This island, and also a province in Indonesia is well known for its developed arts like painting, sculpting, traditional and modern dances, metalworking etc. Balinese art and culture is simple filled with a sort of a mystical force, making it quite extraordinary and unique. It is good to mention that Bali is also a part of the Coral Triangle, meaning it has one of the highest biodiversities of marine species.

2. Bora Bora

Bora Bora

You have all heard about Bora Bora but there is no possible way to convey the full wonder of this place in simple words. This small south pacific island is raising in popularity among tourists from all over the world for it impeccable nature, various activities and sensational culture. It is no wonder that the island’s economy is driven almost solely on tourism. So if you are planning a romantic getaway or perhaps a relaxing weekend, Bora Bora is probably one of the most appealing resorts in the world for these kinds of activities. With its secluded bungalows and mesmerizing nature life, it truly is a dream come true.

3. Maldives


This island country and also an archipelago, located somewhere in the Indian Ocean represents one of the most appealing destinations for honeymoons. Most likely it is because of its blue lagoons, extensive reefs and whimsical surroundings. But do not be fooled – Maldives is so much more than simply a newlywed resort. It is actually one of the world’s most geographically dispersed countries. Also its cultural and historical heritage is bound to keep you hypnotized for days. The economy is mainly based on tourism and fishing, so make sure not to miss some of the best seafood specialties characteristic for this tropical country.

4. Tahiti


If you search the internet for paradise on earth it is most likely that a picture from Tahiti would turn up. The largest island in the French Polynesia is actually divided into Tahiti Nui and Tahiti Iti, one representing the western section, and the other representing the eastern peninsula. This destination offers countless of fun, as it was formed from volcanic activity, meaning its terrain is mountainous with surrounding coral reefs. If it so happens that you stop by Tahiti, make sure to enjoy some of the most wonderful panoramic views and also their magical black beaches. It also has a high range of dairy farms and citrus groves which gives this destination a fair amount of charm.

5. Zanzibar


A Tanzanian archipelago set just off the coast of East Africa, Zanzibar is very well known for its rich cultural heritage and also its amazing wildlife. On Unguja, the main island of Zanzibar you can find Stone Town, a historic trade centre with Swahili and Islamic influences. But beside its magnificent sites, wild beaches and the Spice Islands, you can actually score a great deal here. Certain products such as electronics are much cheaper than in the UK for example, so it pays off to look for phones, tablets and other electronics on some of their e-shops like Kupatana.

Are you up for an adventure? Would you like to visit someplace exotic? Well it is high time to check off at least a part of our bucket list. These destinations are bound to leave you speechless. So pack your bags and welcome paradise.

About the author

Amy Goldsmith is a business assistant from the UK. Her job allows her to travel a lot, which also happens to be one of her greatest passions. Find out more about her travels on Twitter.