5 Islands to Spend Summer Vacation

It is proved scientifically that a relaxing vacation can heal our both physical and mental health. Vacation can help to catch up on much needed rest, even after coming back to home. Even preparing for a vacation can heal one’s mood. Researchers studied 974 vacationers from the Netherlands and that research shows that planning for a vacation makes people happier.

A summer holiday is the most relaxing of all as people can enjoy the beauty of the islands and beaches during summer. But with so many wonderful islands to visit around the world, choosing the best one is harder than anticipated.

Here five islands have been described for spending summer vacation. While choosing these five islands; affordability for visiting, the popularity of the islands as well as the beauty of the islands have been considered. So an overview of five islands to spend summer vacation has been discussed in this article.


Maldives, Image Source: tourscanner.co

Located in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are an ideal setting for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts often described as a tropical paradise. Maldives are the country of more than a thousand islands. The islands offer the visitors pure white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and an amazing marine life experience that attract tourists from all over the world for years.

North Ari Atoll, South Ari Atoll, Laamu Atoll etc are a group of different islands within each of the island chain’s ring-shaped atolls typically anchored by a small airport. Kaafu Atoll is the main entry point for all travelers because it’s home to Velana International Airport. One need to arrange a separate flight or speedboat transfer to get to individual hotel from this island.

December through April is the most perfect time to visit the Maldives that makes hotels slightly more expensive. Moreover, dry season makes for better crystal-clear snorkeling and underwater diving.

Santorini, Greece

Sunset in Santorini; Image Source: www.greektravel.com

Santorini appears with charm. A volcano adjacent to the Aegean, this island can give the visitors some mythical feelings. Being known as Thera in Greek, Santorini is an immortal island for great poets and painters. Tourists can enjoy its celebrated light, gorgeous and colorful cliffs and perfect sunsets.

A tourist can enjoy many things while visiting Santorini inclding, having a walk along the volcano of Nea Kameni, a spa in the Aegean Sea, island boat tour, hiking Trail Fira to Oia and most importantly visit the ancient Thera monuments. The average daily price for traveling in Santorini is around  €108 ($120).

 Hawaii, US

The Hawaiian Island; Image Source: https://tourscanner.co

The Hawaiian Islands have become the most popular destination for summer travel together with hundreds of islands. Its warm, tropical weather, beautiful views and volcanoes will make your vacation a memorable one. There are 6 major islands in Hawaii which famous for tourism. They are Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the island of Hawaii.

The beaches here is Waikiki, Kaunahwa Bay, The North Shore and Linikai. All of the blue water and white sand combined with the palm tree look showcased extraordinary beauty. Kilauea, home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes alongside the island’s black sand beaches and lush rainforests sits Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

Hawaii is one of the most-expensive areas in the United States and so the cost of food and lodging is notably higher than that of most other states.


Forming an archipelago of 115 islands featuring idyllic beaches and crystalline blue waters, Seychelles lies off the coast of East Africa. Seychelles is composed of two main island groups- the Mahé group of more than 40 central, mountainous granitic islands and a second group of more than 70 outer, flat, coraline islands. If  you stay here for seven days, Seychelles will cost you up to 3000 – 3200 euros.

Palawan, Philippines

El Nido, secret beach of Palawan; Image Source: media.nomadicmatt.com

This thin, Palawan, long island on the Philippines’ western flank feels like paradise from end to end, thanking to its gorgeous karst limestone geography. Endless beaches, small mountains and mysterious caves and dense jungles with the occasional local residents offering exotic Filipino food, beer and good company are the perfect recipe for an island getaway.

Tourist will enjoy sailing to El Nido’s secret beaches here. They also can explore the world’s longest navigable underground river, the Cabayugan River that starts flowing down from the peak of the Saint Paul mountain.

A tourist can enjoy many things while visiting this island- going on safari at Calauit Island, commune with fireflies on the Iwahig River, discovering the Philippines’ rarest birds and also Going on wreck diving in Coron. One good news for travel freaks is that Philippines is ridiculously cheap.


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