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The Top 20 Tropical Paradise Islands in the World in 2020

The planet earth is full of amazing tropical paradise islands. It is hard to rate them according to their beauty because every island is more beautiful than others.
Aren’t you familiar with the word tropical?

Tropical can be defined as a region in the middle of the globe.

And if we talk about tropical islands, it means the island in the middle of the sea!

Most of the tropical paradises are warm all year.

To be exact, these amazing islands bear an average temperature of 25 to 30 degrees Celsius.

I can’t list all the islands in the world because there are thousands.

Not every amazing island has all the facilities for visitors.

Sometimes, you have to take as many stuff as you can on a journey to a tropical paradise.

Moreover, most of the islands suit the real backpackers!

Thailand is one of the most attractive islands which captivate thousands of visitors in a month.

Many people from the USA or Canada visit such beautiful islands just to avoid winter.

Let’s not delay a bit more and check out the list of tropical paradises on this planet.

01- Bali, Indonesia

One of the most loveable islands in the world, Bali, has wonderful surprises of nature.

Before the pandemic, almost 2 million tourists visit this amazing island every year.

Furthermore, Indonesia is full of tropical islands, but Bali is one of the favorites for visitors.

Bali isn’t so expensive.

An average meal costs almost $20, and transport requires a minimum of $9.

There are many famous points which attract tourists. Some of them are:

  • Besakih Temple (An iconic place).
  • Tanah Lot (Temple).
  • Tegallalang Rice Terrace (Lush Green Farms).
  • Kintamani (Best for Mount Hikers).
  • Goa Gaja (A beautiful elephant cave).
  • Beaches (Most loveable bone-white sand beaches).
  • Uluwatu Temple

Bali has a lot to offer!

There are two seasons in Bali; rainy season and dry season.

So, decide what seasons suites you well, get the best backpack, and leave for Bali!

And don’t forget to read the guide on how to find cheap flights to Bali!

Some of the fascinating facts about Bali

Bali, famous as the Islands of the Gods, is an ideal destination for western travelers.

  • Bali consists of three amazing islands.
  • Home to remarkable black sand beaches.
  • You’ll get the most expensive coffee in the world in Bali.
  • Bali completely depends on tourism.
  • There is a day when the whole Bali island thoroughly locks down.

02- Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Although Bora Bora is a small island yet, it has a lot for visitors. To be exact, it has a 30.55 Square Kilo Meter area to explore.

Last year in 2019, Bora Bora attract almost 60,000 travelers towards its beauty.

Furthermore, are you a scuba diving lover? Bora Bora is world-famous for scuba diving.

Bora Bora is a little expensive than Bali. It costs a minimum of $500 for one night stay in a hotel.

But, you still have the opportunity to lower your expenses.

So, check out my guide on how to make money while traveling to enjoy every luxury.

Some of the top activities here are:

  • Put a diving mask and jump into the water to enjoy snorkeling.
  • At this tropical paradise, Matira Beach is the most attractive place.
  • No matter where you stand at Bora Bora, “Otemanu” can be seen from everywhere.
  • Otemanu is a mountain where you can hike.
  • Are you with your lover or partner? Dinner on the beach will make your journey more romantic.
  • From July to November, you can see Dolphin & Whale at Bora Bora.

Thus, this is an island for couples!

That doesn’t mean you can’t visit here with your friends. Infect, you & your friends will get more fun things to do in Bora Bora.

Amazing facts about Bora Bora

  • Bora Bora is between Australia & the U.S.
  • Most people know Bora Bora as a Romantic Island.
  • At Bora Bora, everything has a meaning; even flowers have meanings!
  • Many people who love to visit beaches travel Bora Bora.
  • Bora Bora has massive marine life.

03- The Maldives

When we talk about the Maldives, the first thing came into our minds in islands!

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives has almost 1000 tropical islands.

It is not possible to elaborate on each tropical paradise in the Maldives.

I visited the Maldives in November, and that is actually the time to visit because the weather was cool and dry.

And if you visit in June or July, there will be hotter weather due to the monsoon season.

There are a lot of white beaches, blue ocean, and many more for you!

Let me tell you some important things to do when you visit the Maldives:

  • Don’t forget to visit the glowing beach on Vaadhoo Island.
  • Soneva Fushi is the place for couples to have a candlelight dinner.
  • Do you want to see Maldives Islands from the birds’ eye? Here’s a helicopter ride for you!
  • Hanifaru Bay is carrying wonderful marine life. So, go for underwater snorkeling here.
  • The Maldives has very well managed and beautiful villages where you can visit and stay.
  • There’s a China Maldives friendship bridge for you!

Thousands of Tropical Islands and a very little time!

Don’t waste time and start exploring the Maldives Islands.

Fact about the Maldives Islands

  • Of 2000 Islands of Maldives, around 200 are inhabited, and some islands only host private resorts.
  • There are whale sharks in the Maldives Islands.
  • The Maldives is a country with the flattest surface.
  • They have the Bodu Beru as their traditional music.
  • Some of the islands in the Maldives are the smallest in the world.

04- Capri, Italy

Italy is world-famous for romantic tours.

So, Capri is one of the best tropical islands in Italy. I recommend visiting here with your wife!

Many of the amazing things has made this island famous among tourists.

Some of the visitor attraction points are delicious food, classic shopping, and many celebrities here.

Capri worth a trip! It’ll be your best trip ever.

People there will act friendly with you, and their welcoming style is unique.

At Capri, you have massive opportunities to spend quality time with your families or friends.

Some of the things to do in Capri are:

  • Take a trip alongside the crystal blue sea.
  • There’s a lighthouse that shows the best sunset view. Don’t miss it!
  • To get on Mount Solaro, you should take a chairlift.
  • The place where many celebrities can have been seen is Piazzetta.
  • In the glowing and shining morning, visit the Gardens of Augustin.
  • You’re visiting Capri and have not to think about a day on the beach? Really?

Capri is such a wonderful and worth visiting the place! So, get the best outdoor gears and explore Capri.

Amazing facts about Capri, Italy

  • First of all, keep in mind that Capri is divided into 2 sections. The one in Capri and the other is Anacapri.
  • People are living at Capri since 8 BC.
  • Faraglioni is considered as the landmark for Capri and one of the most beautiful things to see here.
  • They have a fascinating transport system.
  • If you visit in summer, you’ll not be able to use cars because it’s prohibited to use cars in summer.

05- Borneo, Asia

Borneo is a big island divided between three countries; Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Sultanate of Brunei.

No need to worry about a thief or other crimes, Borneo is a relatively safer place.

As the area of Borneo is greater, so you have a lot to do here.

Moreover, there is more than 22 million population here.

You’ll also get to seasons here; the one is hot, and the other is rainy that is monsoon season.

Some of the best things to do when you visit Borneo are:

  • Of you love mountaineering, here the tall mountain for you at Sabah.
  • Borneo is rich in wildlife, so a must-visit place is Danum Valley to see wildlife.
  • Take a boat and arrive at Island Hopping at Kota Kinabalu.
  • Another option for mountain lovers is Mount Kinabalu.
  • I suggest you visit the Crocker Range in the monsoon season.
  • Mantanani Islands one of the most beautiful tropical paradises in the world.

Borneo is a big island, so you can have many opportunities to explore.

Some interesting facts about Borneo

  • To be exact, Borneo is the 3rd largest tropical island on earth.
  • Another interesting fact is that Borneo is not a country but an island in three countries.
  • It is a large island and almost three times bigger than Germany.
  • Moreover, if you love, you may explore the river on the boat.
  • Here are the paradise beaches with crystal clear water.

06- La Digue, Seychelles

Don’t get upset by the size of Bermuda. It is the island that has a rich history and many opportunities for visitors.

Bermuda is full of joy and happiness for backpackers.

From the pink-sand beach to historic forts, you’ll have a lot to explore on this small island.

Moreover, this tropical paradise is divided into three towns.

So, it’s easy to explore the whole Bermuda in a few days or a week.

The weather remains hot and humid throughout the year.

Here are some of the best things that you can do in Bermuda:

  • I must suggest you should spend a day at the pink-sand beach.
  • Railway trail is the option for you if you want to hike in Bermuda.
  • There is a gold ground alongside the sea, which is so beautiful and interesting for playing golf.
  • As I mentioned above, Bermuda is rich in history, so here’s an underground fantasy cave for you!
  • If you are with your family, so visit the museum in Bermuda.

Facts about Bermuda

  • Bermuda is near to Canada.
  • It is the overseas territory of the British.
  • In the past, some sailors thought that this tropical paradise was captivated by demons.
  • As it is a small island, wherever you go, you’ll see me a mile away from the sea.
  • Bermuda really inspired Shakespeare.

07- Mo'orea, French Polynesia

Do you want to get the best pineapple plants? Mo’orea is world-famous for pineapple plants.

If you have a low budget, you can still enjoy at Mo’orea because it’s a cheaper island.

One of my friends suggested I visit Mo’orea, so when I went to Mo’orea it was completely mind-blowing.

Moreover, I spend two weeks there, and literary I enjoyed every day spent there.

One of the most attractive things is there’s not a lot of tourists in Mo’orea. So, you can enjoy natural beauty with full access.

Some must have done things in Mo’orea are:

  • You can’t imagine how peaceful is Mo’orea.
  • One of the best things to do here is cycling. Take a cycle and start exploring this beautiful island.
  • Do you want to see marine life from a close view? Jump into the water and enjoy feeding the sharks!
  • Trek up to the mountain and get a chance to see heaven from the bird’s eye.
  • Last but not least, explore nature on foot!

Some interesting facts about Mo’orea

  • It is the island in the middle of nowhere.
  • Don’t be afraid there’s no harmful animal.
  • Their traditional food is very delicious and unique.
  • Not a lot of visitors travel to Mo’orea because it’s not that popular destination.
  • If we talk about their language, there’s no B letter in their language.

08- The Island of Hawai'i

The Island of Hawai’i is one of the biggest and beautiful islands in the world.

Let me explain a bit more; the Hawai’i consists of six islands; The Island of Hawai’i Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, and Maui.

But my most favorite island is the Island of Hawai’i because it’s big and beautiful.

Every year, the island of Hawai’i attracts millions of visitors to its beauty.

Visitors have massive opportunities here to spend some quality time with their families or friends.

Some of the best things to do in The Island of Hawai’i are:

  • If you are a good diver, you should swim with the beautiful Dolphins.
  • Have you ever heard about the green sand beach? If not, then you have the option to see it on the Island of Hawai’i.
  • Moreover, a black sand beach is another opportunity for you to enjoy nature hacks.
  • Do you want to see a devastating thing? Visit Volcanos National Park and hike through it.
  • One of the most beautiful and romantic places on this island is Akaka Falls, State Park.

So, the big island has big opportunities for you!

Interesting Facts about The Island of Hawai’i

  • The Island of Hawai’i is growing almost 40 aces every year because of the Volcano.
  • This island has experienced extreme seasons.
  • There is the biggest pineapple maze on the island of Hawai’i.
  • The Jurassic World movie was filmed here.
  • Hawai’i is the second widest state of the U.S.

09- Santorini, Aegean Sea

You must have seen this beautiful island in many pictures and videos. Santorini is a volcanic island.

Santorini is one of the safest tropical paradises globally and attracts a lot of visitors every year.

Some people love to visit such a place where there are not many people, and peace is their priority.

So, keeping in view the above-mentioned statement, you should visit Santorini from September to October because there are fewer people and a peaceful environment.

Now let me tell you some of the top things to do here:

  • Do you love walking around? So, you should hike from Fira to Oia because it is the best thing to do here.
  • Make sure you reach Oia before sunset because Oia is the place where you’ll enjoy the best sunset of your life.
  • Santorini is the best place for photography lovers.
  • There’s an open-air cinema where you should go to watch a movie.
  • Fishing is legal in Santorini. So, you can enjoy fishing here.

Santorini is the place where many of your dreams can come true.

Amazing Facts about Santorini

  • According to facts and figures, about 2.5 million visitors visit Santorini each year.
  • There’s more wine than water!
  • Santorini experience very little rain throughout the year.
  • This island is volcanic rock as a whole.
  • The buildings are creating in Greek architectural style.

10- Palawan, Philippines

From beautiful greenery to crystal blue sea, Palawan is one of the world’s best tropical paradise.

It is the most famous island in the Philippines.

Its natural beauty attracts everyone towards it, and also it has wonderful wildlife!

According to visitors’ reviews, Palawan is a safe place to take your families.

Although Palawan is expensive, still millions of visitors come here every year.

I recommend you should stay in Palawan for 6 days to enjoy this gem completely.

You can do below mentioned things here:

  • One of the best places here for you is El Nido Marine Reserve Park.
  • Palawan’s underground river is for diving lovers.
  • Do you want to enjoy wildlife? Go straight to the Calauit Safari Park.
  • Barracuda Lake is another option for you here.
  • Honda Bay is just like a dreamy bay of many adventure lovers.

Some Interesting Facts About Palawan

  • In the Philippines, Palawan is one of the largest island provinces.
  • The largest wildlife preservation of the Philippines is here at Palawan.
  • As I mentioned above about the underground river, so here’s the world’s largest underground river.
  • There are many heritage sites in Palawan.
  • Palawan has its own natural gas resources.

11- Fiji, Oceania

When I was 13 years old, my dream was to visit Fiji ones in life, and this dream came true last year.

Fiji is not a single island. It consists of almost three hundred islands.

You need a big vacation to explore Fiji completely.

Moreover, Fiji is a safe place for tourism and backpackers.

I experienced many troubles during my journey in Fiji. The most irritating thing was the local transport for me!

Anyways it was my fault, and Fiji is really a worth visiting place.

Some of the best things to do in Fiji are:

  • Fiji is world-famous for its beaches, so you should spend some time on beaches.
  • Snorkeling is the best thing to do by wearing an oxygen tank.
  • What I enjoyed the most in Fiji was a hiking trip in nature with your friends.
  • There was a small island in the middle of the sea where you can spend some hours cooking your own meal.
  • Last but not least, you can go surfing here.

Interesting Facts about Fiji

  • This tropical paradise consists of more than three hundred islands.
  • These islands have beaches, gardens, and rain forests, making sure to pack every needy thing.
  • One of the main income sources of Fiji is tourism. Another is mineral water supply globally.
  • Never touch any person’s head in Fiji because it’s considered disrespectful.
  • There’s almost one million population living in Fiji.

12- Cyprus, Middle East

Cyprus is a large and historic island on the earth. The Tombs of the Kings is of the heritage in Cyprus.

For nature lovers, Cyprus is a fascinating option.

Moreover, there are many cultural and historical museums here.

The one who visits this tropical paradise can never forget how beautiful is Cyprus!

There are many churches and cathedrals in Cyprus.

So, many people travel here for religious purposes.

There are many activities for visitors. No matter if you’re traveling with your family or friends, you can enjoy every moment here.

Some of the best things to do in Cyprus are:

  • Adonis Baths Waterfall is one of my favorite places in Cyprus.
  • Cyprus has crystal clear water. So, you can dive and swim in it.
  • Some of the best beaches in Cyprus are; Paphos and Larnaca.
  • For waterfalls lovers, this best option is Millomeris Waterfalls.
  • And also, I suggest you hike through Avakas Gorge.

Fascinating Facts about Cyprus

  • As per population, Cyprus is the third largest tropical paradise in the world.
  • The language used by locals is a mixture of English, Greek, and Turkish.
  • Some of the spices can only be found in Cyprus rather than the world.
  • There’s so little rain happens every year in Cyprus.
  • The highest peak in Cyprus is Mount Olympus.

13- Seychelles, East Africa

Seychelles consists of almost 116 islands, which are beautiful and have many breath taking views.

From the total 116 islands, only three are most developed and populous; La Digue, Praslin, and Mahe.

If you’re in Seychelles and not enjoy seafood, then you’re wasting your time.

The people of Seychelles are warm, welcoming, and friendly to tourists.

Moreover, sailing, diving, and relaxing are the main activities that most visitors do.

Some of the best things to do in Seychelles are:

  • Go to the most famous beach named Anse Lazio and spend quality time here.
  • Moyenne Island is the best place for you to hold your lover’s hand and walk here.
  • There is an ancient Hindu temple which is attracting many visitors every year.
  • I suggest you not to miss the Vallee de Mai.
  • Mahe island will provide you the best sunset of your life.

Facts about Seychelles

  • A lot of celebrities plan to visit this wonderful tropical paradise.
  • It is part of the African Continent and beautiful land.
  • If you go for snorkeling, then you’ll see angelfish, butterflyfish, and many other marine lives.
  • Seychelles is a paradise for divers.
  • Almost half of the Seychelles area is covered with gardens.

14- Barbados, Caribbean

As many of you will think after seeing the Caribbean that Barbados is not a safe place because people this Africa is not safe for travel.

But the reality is the opposite! I know some of the African countries are not safe for visitors.

But, Barbados is considering one of the safest countries in the Caribbean.

So, no need to worry about your safety and just plan a trip towards Barbados.

Covid-19 tourism was a ban, but now Barbados has opened their borders for visitors.

There are massive activities for visitors, some of them are:

  • There’s a boardwalk along the sea; take a morning walk here!
  • Barbados is full of biodiversity, so start a hike and enjoy the natural biodiversity.
  • There’s a beautiful National Heroes Gallery in Barbados you should take your family here.
  • A jeep tour is the best option to explore its hidden beauty.
  • There is an opportunity for you to play a round of golf.

With so much to do here, you must visit Barbados.

Facts about Barbados

  • There are around 260 spices of birds in Barbados.
  • This tropical paradise is famous for its tropical beaches.
  • Barbados first introduced the rum!
  • A famous singer Rihanna was born in Barbados.
  • Have you ever heard about flying fishes? If no, then this beautiful island will allow you to see flying fishes.

15- Bermuda, North Atlantic Ocean

Don’t get upset by the size of Bermuda. It is the island that has a rich history and many opportunities for visitors.

Bermuda is full of joy and happiness for backpackers.

From the pink-sand beach to historic forts, you’ll have a lot to explore on this small island.

Moreover, this tropical paradise is divided into three towns.

So, it’s easy to explore the whole Bermuda in a few days or a week.

The weather remains hot and humid throughout the year.

Here are some of the best things that you can do in Bermuda:

  • I must suggest you should spend a day at the pink-sand beach.
  • Railway trail is the option for you if you want to hike in Bermuda.
  • There is a gold ground alongside the sea, which is so beautiful and interesting for playing golf.
  • As I mentioned above, Bermuda is rich in history, so here’s an underground fantasy cave for you!
  • If you are with your family, so visit the museum in Bermuda.

Facts about Bermuda

  • Bermuda is near to Canada.
  • It is the overseas territory of the British.
  • In the past, some sailors thought that this tropical paradise was captivated by demons.
  • As it is a small island, wherever you go, you’ll see me a mile away from the sea.
  • Bermuda really inspired Shakespeare.

16- Gili Islands, Indonesia

Gili Islands consist of three tiny islands; Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno Island, and Gili Air, in Indonesia.

One of my most favorite is Gili Air.

No matter if its honeymoon, a family trip, or a journey with friends, Gili Air is the best choice for all.

There are massive places to see, many ways to hike, and many activities for tourists.

Many European travelers are attracted by its beautiful sun and breathtaking beaches.

Some of the best things to do in Gili Islands are:

  • As its beaches and sea are the best options for visitors, diving and snorkeling will be the top priority.
  • The transport between island to island is though boats! So, you’ll enjoy it.
  • You can go fishing here.
  • On the beach, you can ride a horse!
  • I suggest you not to miss the sunset at Gili Trawangan!

On these three tropical islands, you have a lot to do. So, make sure you have time to explore all of its hidden gems.

Interesting Facts about Gili Islands

  • There’s and an option for you to take a fast boat for transportation.
  • If you are visiting in the rainy season, you’ll face some problems related to mosquitos.
  • They are preserving natural beauty. So, you’ll not see any vehicle or motorbike here.
  • The water is crystal clear!
  • If you go to the beach, you’ll have many opportunities to explore some treasures.

17- Hvar, Croatia

Hvar is a place that really worth a visit! So, try to take some time to explore it.

You’ll need not more than two to three days to explore each and everything in this tropical paradise.

The best place in Hvar is the main town where you can get everything, and also there’s a beach.

Overall, the Hvar trip is an expensive one because the hotel and food are a bit expensive.

Are you planning a party with your friends?

Hvar is the best option for you guys because it’s famous as a party island!

Some of the best things to do in Hvar are:

  • The top thing to do here is a party on the bay!
  • You’ll also get to see the historic fort here that is Spanjola Fort.
  • According to visitors’ reviews, Dubovica is the best beach on the island.
  • Take a boat and go to Pakleni Island to relax your mind with meditation and follow workout tips.
  • Another historical place for you to visit is Tvrdalj Castle.

Hvar is a place where no one can get bored!

Facts about Hvar

  • Hvar had many names before it has been called Hvar.
  • There are many splendid buildings and historic fortress.
  • Hvar is full of history. So, for those who want to see history by their eyes, visit Hvar!
  • There’s a wide variety of local foods.
  • Hvar has some of the oldest cinemas in the whole of Europe.

18- St. Lucia, Caribbean

St. Lucia is one of the most dramatic islands in the world.

From stunning mountains to crystal clear water, St. Lucia is a place of my dreams.

As it’s in the Caribbean, I must tell you that it’s a safe place for tourism. Don’t worry!

If you’re fed up from spending time on the beach, then St. Lucia is a place for you.

There’s perfect plenty of chances for you to enjoy an under the shady palm trees and wander around in the green hills.

So, don’t waste time and pack your bag with the necessary stuff.

Some of the top things to do in St. Lucia are:

  • If you are an adventurous traveler, I suggest you take a bike and wander in the jungle!
  • Spend some time on Marigot Bay and enjoy the crystal clear water by swimming.
  • Spend you few hours exploring the botanical garden.
  • You may sail along the coast to enjoy the marine life.
  • The best of bests option is to hike in the rain forest.

St. Lucia is full of natural beauty and has a lot to offer.

Amazing Facts about St. Lucia

  • It is the first and only island which has a name after a woman.
  • They have a national bird called Jacquot, which looks something like a parrot.
  • St. Lucia’s wildlife and nature are famous among the true backpackers.
  • St. Lucia is rich in history, which dated back 200AD.
  • The people here are friendly in nature and well-wisher for tourists.

19- Whitsunday Islands

Whitsunday Islands are a place that no one can imagine! It is situated near Queensland, Australia.

It is world-famous for sailing journeys, and there’s a large variety of boats here.

No matter which tour you select, you’ll not get upset by your selection because this tropical paradise will give you want to want is any possible way.

There are a lot of opportunities for you to enjoy your time with your family or friends.

But, as per its beauty, you should visit here with your lover!

Some of the best things that you should do in Whitsunday Islands are:

  • Snorkeling and diving is the top priority of the tourist here.
  • Stand at the bay and watch the beautiful butterflies in the morning.
  • Whitehaven beach is the most attractive place on this island.
  • A well-managed and beautiful place for you is Hamilton Island from where you can hire a boat.
  • Daydream Island is a family favorite island, so you must take your kids here.

Some Interesting Facts about Whitsunday Islands

  • Whitsunday Islands consist of almost 59 Desert Islands.
  • It is the largest offshore island in Australia.
  • There are the top five beaches in the world, and all of them are breathtaking!
  • The cuisines of the Whitsunday Islands are appetizing and unique.
  • When you take a flight over the reef, you’ll see that there’s a reef in a heart shape.

20- Naxos, Greece

Naxos is one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. If you are planning a honeymoon trip, then Naxos is the best option available for you!

Naxos is a calm and peaceful island and especially recommend for family tours.

If you don’t like crowded places, so visit Naxos! It’ll provide you mental satisfaction.

Moreover, Naxos is a gem in Greece and has a lot to offer visitors.

So, leave the work here and go to this breathtaking tropical paradise!

Some of the best this that you would not want to miss in Naxos are:

  • There’s a landmark named Portara. It’s a place to take pictures.
  • Wander in the old town streets that are so calm and peaceful.
  • Naxos has an old fortress, which was built in the 13th century.
  • You are visiting Naxos, and the beach is not in consideration! That’s not possible. Agios Prokopios Beach is the famous one in Naxos.
  • Do you want to fly? At Mikri Vigla beach, you have an opportunity to do paragliding.

Some of the Amazing Facts about Naxos

  • Naxos is a Cycladic island with an interesting geographical structure.
  • It is one of the most fertile lands in Greece.
  • This Tropical Paradise is a source of emery.
  • Naxos has a tiny population that is less than ten thousand.
  • The great gate is the most iconic thing related to Naxos.