10 World’s Sexiest Islands for ALL Dreamers & Adventurers – Discover more of the Magic! Part III
The official name of the Galápagos Islands is Archipiélago de Colón, but they are also known by the other Spanish name, Islas Galápagos.
It’s archipelago of volcanic islands that are located on the both side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean. The islands are part of the continental Ecuador and they are located in distance of 926 km west of the continental.
The principal language of the Galápagos Islands is Spanish and they have population of circa 25,000. The islands with their surrounding waters constitute the Ecuador province, a biological marine reserve and a national park.
We all have heard about the endemic species of the Galápagos Islands which for they are famous. Charles Darwin was studying them during the voyage of the Beagle which contributes to the conception of the Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection.
Ibiza (Catalan: Eivissa [əjˈvisə]) is an autonomous community of Spain and the third largest of the Balearic Islands. It’s situated in eastern Spain, in distance of 79 km of the coast of the city of Valencia.
The island is famous for its nightlife and the electronic music that have it’s origins on the island. Ibiza is well known for the summer club scene that attracts many tourists, nevertheless the Spanish Touristy Office and the island’s government have been working on the promotion of the family-oriented tourism.
Ibiza is a popular stop for many tourists, the home of the famous port in Ibiza Town and now an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Maldives is the smallest country in Asia in both land area and population. With its average elevation of only 1.5 meters above the sea level it’s the lowest country in the planet. Furthermore, it’s the country that has the lowest natural highest point in the world, which reaches 2.4 meters.
The Maldives archipelago is situated on top of the Chagos-Maldives-Laccadive Ridge, which is a vast submarine mountain range in the Indian Ocean. Its attols form a terrestrial ecoregion that spreads over approximately 90,000 square kilometers. That makes the Maldives the most geographically dispersed country in the world.
The population of 328,536 inhabits only 192 of its 1192 islands.
Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
The Bora Bora Island is part of the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia – an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. It’s surrounded by a barrier reef and a lagoon and it’s located in 230 km northwest of Papeete. In the center of the island there are the residues of an inactive volcano.
Bora Bora has many aqua-centric luxury resorts which make the island the major international tourist destination. The permanent population of the island amounts 8,880.
To be honest, my favorite destination of all these top 10 islands offered also in Part I and Part II is the Maldives and I hope that I will have the chance to visit this country. Which is your favorite island?