Found on the tiny island of Tetiaroa, The Brando Resort is situated on an atoll near twelve small islands and is about 50kms (30 miles) from Tahiti. There are several uninhabited islands in a smaller chain. Chiloe island is the second biggest island in South America, with rich scenery and quaint palafitos – colourful houses built on stilts above the water. The Galapagos ecosystems, both terrestrial and marine, are a example of human impact on islands.

The fictional Amity Island off the American East Coast is menaced by a great white shark in Peter Benchleys Jaws. Snorkel, dive, fish, explore, do whatever you like, time does not exist in Ragged Island. Located in the southern tip of the Grenadines, our exclusive island retreat is more than just a luxury holiday—it’s an escape.

Many islands where people once destroyed native species by hunting them or destroying their habitat s are now maintained as national parks and wildlife refuges. And to make it more enjoyable, hop to the next island. The wonderful country of Ecuador is famous for being home to the Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands.

The Maldives are home to some of the world’s most ravishing islands, but it’s the sea, which truly makes these islands shine. But the island’s beauty lies not just in its luxuriant flora and abundant rain; its spectacular coastline will take your breath away.

Santo – as locals call it – is the largest of the 83 Vanuatu Islands. 1. Even if it is a sand island, you can still see a lot of residential areas. It’s the island’s laid-back atmosphere and rich culture found in its small towns that makes it one of the best islands in the world.