Thursday, June 4, 2015

10 Most Beautiful Island in the World


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List of 10 most beautiful islands in the world that presents the extraordinary beauty of making a peaceful soul with a beautiful view of the island and admirable. Here is the most beautiful islands in the world that will make you amazed by the beauty of these islands with the uniqueness of each island.

Indonesia does have a lot of islands, can be called the country of a thousand islands that stretches from Sabang to Merauke, but are discussed here is not the beautiful islands in Indonesia but the most beautiful islands of various countries in the world.

                                                         1. Seychelles Island

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115 islands of the Seychelles is located 1,500 kilometers east of mainland Africa off the coast of Kenya and Tanzania. The archipelago consists of granite islands, coral islands and coral mound in an arc stretching 3,000 kilometers to the north and east. One of the most remote places on earth, Seychelles remained uninhabited until the 1740s and the islands are now a world leader in eco-tourism concept.

2. Maldives Island

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Maldive Islands are a chain of coral atolls in the Indian Ocean, located about 400 kilometers off the southwest coast of India. The islands are formed from two chains of coral atolls comprising 26 of the 1192 islands spread over 90,000 square kilometers. Republic of Maldives is the lowest country in the world with an average height of just 1.5 meters (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, giving rise to fears of submerged due to changes in sea level caused by climate change.

3. Ko Lipe Island, Thailand

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Ko Lipe is a small island about 70 kilometers southwest of Thailand in the Andaman Sea near the border with Malaysia. This island in Tarutao Marine National Park and is known for its pristine beaches, unspoiled scenery and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Cool place for diving and snorkeling, 25 percent of the world's tropical fish species can be found in the coral reefs. Ko Lipe is only accessible by boat or ferry from nearby islands.

4. Bali Island, Indonesia

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Bali is an island that is famous in Indonesia are located in western Indonesia just a few km east of Java. Bali covers approximately 5600 square kilometers, with a dense forest mountains and lakes are equipped with beautiful beaches. Bali is known for its distinctive and unique culture that is a blend of China, India and Hindu influences. It has become a popular tourist destination since the 1930s with a romantic island culture through the writings of anthropologist Margaret Mead.

5. Fiji Island

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Fiji is an island Melanesia in the South Pacific, about 2,000 kilometers northeast of New Zealand. Republic of Fiji consists of more than 500 islands, and the island is inhabited by about 110 islands. Fijian culture is a mosaic of India, the influence of China, Polynesia and Europe. It is estimated that the Diaspora Polynesia first colonized the Pacific islands from here. Fiji is a romantic island and paradise islands in the South Pacific.

6. Tahiti Island

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Located in the southern Pacific Ocean, Tahiti is the largest island in the archipelago of Society Islands. Tahiti covers 403.5 square kilometers and has a summit elevation of 7352 meters in Mou'a 'Orohena which is a volcano on the island. Formerly known as Otaheite, island created from volcanic activity.

7. Big Island, Hawaii, USA

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The Big Island, the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, covering an area of 4,028 square kilometers with its highest point at the Mauna Kea. At an altitude of 13,796 feet, Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world when measuring from the bottom of the sea floor up to the summit.

8. Cook Islands

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The Cook Islands consist of 15 small islands, mainly formed by volcanic activity, in the South Pacific Ocean which covers an area of 92.7 square kilometers. The islands are self-governed through a parliamentary system of government-types with free association with New Zealand. Residents of the island are considered citizens of New Zealand. The official language of the Cook Islands of the English language is Cook Island Maori.

9. Boracay Island, Philippines

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Boracay is located in Southeast Asia in the Visayas islands. Located just 196 km south of the Philippine capital, Manila. It is the smallest island in the Philippines covering 3,985 square miles. Located in the province of Aklan, the islands most popular tourist sites is White Beach and Bulabog Beach, was found on the opposite side of the island.

10. Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

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Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the coast of East Africa, Zanzibar archipelago consists of the main island of Pemba and Unguja along with many small islands. Unguja, the larger island, often referred to as Zanzibar. Featuring beautiful sandy beaches and clear waters of coral reefs along the shoreline perimeter, also includes forest in the interior.









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