Were craters cradling scenic lakes fed by waterfalls from surrounding cliffs. On Terceira Island, you’ll find the city of Angered Arrow is Moe a Unesco World Heritage site known for its traditional festivals, bull fighting and an array of fine dining options including local favorite Taberna, Roberto, take a boat tour along the coast of Sao Jorge and Marvel at its dramatic cliffs or hike to the top of Mount Pico, the highest mountain in Portugal. Caribbean islands talk about an embarrassment of riches. No two of the Caribbean’s bounty of islands are alike from Jamaica and St. Lucia to Cuba and St Barts, beauty and history and culture abound.
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In fact, your biggest problem will be deciding which islands you’d like to visit for consistently beautiful weather. Head to Aruba which lies close to South America and outside of the dreaded Hurricane alley. If unrivaled beaches, five star resorts in coral reefs are what you’re after, book a ticket to Turks and Caicos for somewhere a little quieter. Choose Trinidad and Tobago as your holiday destination. Where the crowds are smaller but the water is still crystal clear, and for some of the best food in the Caribbean nothing beats Guadalupe and there are so many more islands worthy of a trip. Greek Islands when travelers think of spectacular islands steeped in history and overflowing with great food and culture, they inevitably think of the Greek archipelago. There are thousands of islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas, with 227 currently inhabited, which means there’s no shortage of places to explore. Some of the area’s most well known islands include Lefkada, famous for its windsurfing and sea caves.
Mykonos, home to some of the best nightlife in the country and Santorini in arguably one of the most gorgeous islands on Earth. Explore the Acropolis that overlooks the city of Lindos on the island of Rhodes, or head to Paxos and admire the Venetian architecture from the comfort of a hillside villa. Finally, for mountains, ruins and adventures galore, hit up the southern island of Crete, Balearic Islands, Spain. The largest and most popular of the Balearic Islands are Majorca, Ibiza, Minorca and Formentera, with each offering wildly different experiences. Montana Mountains offer visitors a scenic respite from its crowded beaches, as will the quaint medieval town of Alcudia. For something completely different, head to Ibiza where the disco partying stops just long enough for tourists to admire the architecture of the islands. UNESCO protected the Old Town for peace and tranquility. Nothing beats beautiful Formentera. Famed for its beaches. Finally, there’s Minorca, where things move a little slower and picturesque. Rolling hills. Not five star resorts dominate the landscape. In 2022, the Balearic Islands remain one of the most popular tourist destinations on Earth.
We’re looking at groups of islands from around the world that are guaranteed to attract sightseers in 2022 thanks to their unrivaled beauty. We’d like to thank CEO World Magazine for the selections featured in this post. Inner Hebrides United Kingdom Scotland South West Coast is home to dozens of islands each, offering visitors something different on the Isle of Skye. You’ll find dramatic landscapes disturbed only by the presence of centuries old castles, including Dunvegan Castle and its gardens, as well as the danska known as the Fortress of Shadows. Hop over to the Isle of Islay, to sample some of the finest whiskies on Earth known as the Queen of the Hebrides. Isla boasts 9 active distilleries, including the Bowmore Distillery. The second oldest in all of Scotland. Next zip over to Tiri, famous for its beaches and ideal windsurfing conditions. Or visit Staffa and Marvel before the magnificent Fingal’s cave. This is but a taste of what Scotland’s incredible West Coast has to offer.
Bay of Islands New Zealand. Three hours of driving north of Auckland will bring you to a Bay of Wonder. The Bay of Islands was settled 700 years ago by the Maori people who no doubt found the area’s beauty unadulterated. Irresistible today, the Bay itself and its wide assortment of violence, 144 to be exact, including the largest group Kapuka Strike, a balance between undisturbed natural beauty and quaint villages. Fully equipped to handle whatever adventure you’re in the mood for. It’s from scuba diving and snorkeling to skydiving and parasailing. Start off in the town of Pichia where you can book a boat tour that will get you up close and personal with the islands and a wide variety of marine life too literally. Top it off the Bay of Islands is said to have the second bluest sky. On Earth, best only by Rio de Janeiro, Corsica, France. This mountainous Mediterranean island has everything you could ever hope for in a holiday destination home to more than 200 beaches and a litany of spectacular bays highlighted by the breathtaking Bay of Calvi, Corsica is a paradise, plain and simple.
Bodrey beach in the north and Palumba G Beach in the southwest are must-sees for their crystal clear waters, various water activities, and stunning views, while still a part of France. Corsica is home to a culture all its own, something the locals will be quick to point out. Less touristy than our other entries, Corsica is the perfect place for a laid back island getaway in 2022 as ordered by Portugal. The Azores archipelago has been called one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Located 850 miles off Portugal’s Atlantic Coast. The hazardous area comprises nine islands, formed thousands of years ago by underwater volcanic eruptions. Visitors can expect to be stunned by incredible vistas. Such as massiv.