These islands are located off the Northeastern coast of Sicily and make for a great vacation spot. They are a volcanic archipelago which were named after the demigod of the winds Aeolus.
They are a popular summer destination, and attract around 200,000 visitors every year. While reaching the islands isn’t easy, once you get there you will be gifted with a tranquil and unspoiled archipelago and find it even harder to leave.
Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
If you love the underworld, you must add this destination to your list. Known for their great visibility in the water, this is a top place for diving, snorkeling, boat trips and fun in the sun.
Their white coral sand beaches and turquoise waters attract many tourists and its budget friendly lodging welcomes all types of travelers. Its numerous dive sites offer rays, cuttlefish and parrotfish. Apart from this, activities like camping, canoeing, fishing, jungle trekking, and banana boat riding are also available.
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
This island is an archipelago of hundreds of jungle covered islands. It’s popular for diving, beaches and wildlife. An archipelago consisting of over 1,500 small islands, the Raja Ampat archipelago is the part of Coral Triangle which contains the richest marine biodiversity on earth.
Marine surveys suggest that the marine life diversity in the Raja Ampat area is the highest recorded on Earth with 1,508 fish species and 537 coral species. Some areas boast enormous schools of fish and regular sightings of sharks.
This South Pacific archipelago of Fiji is sure to offer you crystal blue water and white sand beaches. It is true paradise here. It is made up of more than 300 stunning islands which are famous for their rugged landscapes, palm tree beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons.
Thanks to Fiji’s richness of forest, mineral and fish resources, it has one of the most developed economies in the Pacific. It offers a number of coral reefs and excellent diving and attracts mostly Australians and New Zealanders coming for a holiday on its aesthetically pleasing islands with year-round tropical weather.
This archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean is located 600 miles off the West coast of South America. For a unique island experience, you have got to add this one to your list. It is famous for wildlife, snorkeling, hiking, and bird watching.
The islands are world renowned for their number of endemic species which were once studied by Charles Darwin.