Bali still remains in this prestigious list.
Where is the best tourist island in the world today? The answer is Pulai Maui in the State of Hawaii, United States (US). This was revealed in the Choice Awards for Islands release on Tuesday (4/19) yesterday, by the users of the world’s largest tourist review site, TripAdvisor.
Maui Island rose from second place in the previous year, shifting top leaders, Providenciales island in the Turks and Caicos Islands in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
“In addition to its beautiful natural landscape, Providenciales Island is also a tourist destination filled with international standard hotels, innovative rows of restaurants, and various exciting attractions that blend with local unique culture,” said Julie Cassetina, a TripAdvisor spokesperson.
Meanwhile, the second and third positions were placed in succession by the island of Santorini in Greece and Jamaica. Interestingly, the island of Bali continues to survive in the list of the 10 best tourist islands in the TripAdvisor version. This year, the island of the Gods is in fifth position with a positive assessment mainly lies in the uniqueness of traditional culture outside of coastal tourism life.
Here is a complete list of the 10 best tourist islands in the TripAdvisor version:
- Maui, Hawaii, US.
Having more than 80 beautiful beaches and visited by an average of 131,000 tourists per year, Maui is the most favorite tourist island at the moment.
- Santorini, Greece
The island formed by volcanic eruptions in the Aegean Sea only has black sand beaches, but has a strong appeal to the villages that are attractive.
The advantages of Jamika compared to the other two tourist islands in the Caribbean, the Bahamas and Bermuda, are the more affordable rates of accommodation.
- Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Having the local name ‘Provo’, the island’s infrastructure is concentrated in an area about 12 kilometers from the beaches on Grace Bay.
- Bali, Indonesia
The best destination in the world is here, on the island of Bali now not only known for its spectacular beaches, but also because of its culture and beautiful interiors.6. Mallorca, Spain
This island is said to be the biggest inspiration for the legendary Spanish painter, Joan Miro, in his work.
- Mauritius, Africa
Until now, the island of Mauritius which is located off the west coast of the black continent remains the most favored tourist island in Africa.
- Phuket, Thailand
The two most famous natural attractions of this island are the underwater beauty that is easily accessible and the formation of amazing rock islands.
- Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
White sand beaches and bright blue lagoons are two of Bora-Bora’s main attractions.
- Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
At present, the number of tourist visits to the island of Fernando de Noronha is strictly restricted so as not to disturb the protected ecosystem set by UNESCO.