The most exotic island in the world: Pictures

The best island in the world! Travellers vote the little-known Philippines outcrop of Palawan as the most exotic on Earth.

The most exotic island in the world: Pictures

An island that boasts crystal clear waters, incredible beaches and one of the newest natural wonders of the world has been named the best in the world by readers of a leading travel magazine. The idyllic island of Palawan in the Philippines claimed top spot based on over 76,000 votes in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2014. And it’s largely thanks to its latest claim to fame: Puerto Princesa Subterranean River, a Unesco World Heritage Site, has been named one of the world’s best natural wonders.

TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE WORLD

  1. Palawan Island, Philippines
  2. Kiawah Island, South Carolina
  3. Maui, Hawaii
  4. Kauai, Hawaii
  5. Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
  6. Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands, Australia
  7. Santorini and Cyclades, Greece
  8. St. John, US Virgin Islands
  9. Kangaroo Island, Australia
  10. Big Island, Hawaii

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