Trying to hold on to the last of that summer feeling with a beautiful island getaway? Here are the top ten that promise to awe and amaze you and hold you over the cold winter.
1. Palawan, Philippines
If you are looking for beautiful beaches and luxury, consider visiting the Apulit Island Resort on Palawan, Philippines for your last summer hoorah! Enjoy one of Apulit Island Resorts 50 water cottages where traditional architecture and contemporary design combine for island relaxation. Don’t forget to take the chance to swim and snorkel in the beautiful house reef either!
2. Boracay, Philippines
Not sure if Palawan is the island for you, then hop over to the Boracay Philippines island to the Boracay Garden Resort. Located a short walk from island attractions, the resort offers “luxurious, affordable accommodations without compromise.” Including direct private access to the beach!
3. Maui, Hawaii
When visiting Maui, Hawaii be sure to stop in at Makena Beach State Park, also known as Big Beach. Located on Maui’s southwestern shores, Makena Beach extends 2/3 mile long and 100 yards wide and offers the perfect setting for relaxation and adventure. Swim or snorkel in the water and finish a perfect afternoon with some sunbathing and a shady beach picnic. How is your breathing?
4. Santorini, Greece
Located 120 miles southeast of the Greek mainland in the Aegean Sea, Santorini is the largest island of an island chain comprised of the remnant of a volcanic caldera. This is the island to visit for equally exquisite sights, wine, and culture. Known best for its traditional whitewashed or limewashed architecture, Santorini’s hot desert climate will have you enjoying the surrounding Aegean waters in no time!
5. Prince Edward Island, Canada
Home of the beloved children’s character “Anne of Green Gables,” Prince Edward Island offers history, culture, food and beaches for you and the entire family to enjoy! The beaches, with warm fine sand is set into red sandstone cliffs that offset the beautiful blue sky while waves wash over your feet. With 1,100 kilometers of beaches and shoreline to choose from, you can’t go wrong.