When traveling to other parts of the world, I'm sure that one of the first things you consider is the scenery or climate of your destination.
If you want panoramic views, kisses by the sun, and a warm ocean breeze at a beachfront restaurant then an island destination is the one for you.
The favorite islands are those which lie within the tropics with year round sunny weather . These are especially frequented by tourists from places with cold winter months such as America and Europe.
Islands are landmasses completely surrounded by water so you know what that means – beautiful sandy beaches stretching along blue clear seas. As a result, islands are popular spots for beach and sea activities such as swimming, scuba diving, sailing, fishing and exploring coral reefs.
Tourism is the main income generator for many small islands destinations, and local obtain employment opportunities in resorts, taxi and tour companies .
It's easy to live an outdoor adventure life when you live on an island. I should know. I've been living on one for all my life and I have visited six others in the Caribbean. Everywhere is accessible when you live on an island, especially the really small ones of which island hopping is so popular.
The most popular outdoor adventure activities engaged in on an island destination are:
• Great offshore locations for scuba diving, snorkeling and other activities plus dive sites which allow you to discover the sea world through observing reefs and other underwater communities.
• Whale, dolphin, turtle watching
• Hiking and biking along forest trails
• Bathing in freshwater pools and cascading waterfalls
• Boat rides on rivers
• Souvenir shopping of indigenous crafts
• Sunbathing, horseback riding on the beach, along rivers, into forests
• Stroll along beaches dawn or dusk, or through botanical gardens
• ATV tours
• Sightseeing of awesome views, historic ruins, and other guided tours
• Helicopter rides
• Choose from beach resorts, wilderness resorts etc.
Websites for Excellent Island Destinations
Hilton Head Island has been the vacation destination of choice for generations of Americans. The name itself conjures images of upper-class privilege and luxury. For that perfect blend of excitement and relaxation, Hilton Head Island is hard to beat. Use our handy vacation planner for discounts on meals, accomodations, and much more.
Naples Marco Island Florida Come visit Naples, Florida, -- nestled on the sun drenched beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Naples is known for world class shopping, dining, fishing and the "Golf Capital of the World".
Activities in Hawaii
Activities, tours and guided adventures in Maui, Honolulu, Kauai and Waikiki, Hawaii including swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, waterfall tours and scuba diving - HawaiiActivitiesInformation.info is your source for cheap family activities in Oahu, Niihau, Molokai and Lanai. Includes FAQs, reviews and travel information.
Experience the natural beauty that is 'Eua Island Tonga. 'Eua's Trekking and hiking are said to be some of the best in the south pacific and whale watching can be experienced from land and sea. 'Eua island, It's warmth is surpassed only by it's people.
Visit Santorini. Inspired by the most beautiful sunset in the world Sunset OIA company offers luxury sailing tours in Santorini and the close by islands. Plan your trip with our new catamarans ‘Sunset Oia’ Lagoon 500 and 'Oia’ Lagoon 420 and watch the incredible sunset of Santorini from the sea level.
Simply San Juan
A guide to San Juan Island with tips for both travelers and locals --where and when to see whales, great beaches, lodging and hotel suggestions, restaurant recommendations, shopping, -- things to do and places to see from a local's point of view.
Aruba is truly a Caribbean island paradise. We want to share our passion for this extraordinary and amazing island with you. We offer tips for perfecting your Aruba vacation, destination wedding, or honeymoon experience, including reviews of Aruba hotels, and descriptions and suggestions on tours, restaurants, night life and other island activities.
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