Luxury Resorts on Islands

Which islands have the best luxury resorts.

Different people have very different ideas of what counts as the best combination of island atmosphere and luxury resort. Some people prize authenticity and local color very highly while others want perfect beaches and the very top of the range in terms of facilities. For others it is the wildlife that is the big draw. For other's still it is the social atmosphere and nightlife that clinches the deal.

So with so many differing opinions as to the criteria for a great luxury resort on an island, how can we even begin to compile suggestions? Well it is difficult and we are bound to upset some people by omitting a favourite island resort. Nonetheless, let us give it a go and suggest our choices of the best luxury resorts on islands around the world.

Island Resorts in the Indian Ocean

Maldives
beaches, relaxation and scuba diving are the three main pulling points. These are very low lying icoral islands and the underwater wildlife is some of the richest in the world.

Seychelles
Culture, beauty and great food are hallmarks of a trip to the Seychelles.

Mauritius
Nature, adventure and fun

Sri Lanka
History, culture and excitement

Island Resorts in the Carribean

Antiga
Spice, romance and sunshine

Barbuda
Beaches, sunshine and cocktails

St Kitts
Fun, adventure and flowers

Bermuda
Not strictly a Carribbean island, but close by. Hilly and tropical loveliness.

Island Resorts in the Pacific

Fiji
Sunsets, songs and sunshine

Samoa
Food, fun and festivities

Cook islands
tranquility, friendship and nature

Tahiti
Magical, beautiful, paradise

Tonga
eclectic, peaceful, relaxed

Hawaii
Warmth, welcomes and surfing

 

Island Resorts in the Mediterranean

Santorini
Sophistication, beauty and sunsets

Mykonos
Wealth, wonder and windmills

Crete
Sunny, sandy, soulful

Rhodes
Archaeology, tranquility and beaches

Kefalonia
Hills, trees and villages

Sicily
People, passion and pasta

Malta
Unique, vibrant and wonderful

Gozo
Rocky, rugged and respectable

Mallorca
Beaches, beauty and cocktails

Menorca
Seaside, sunshine and parties

 

Island Resorts in the Atlantic

Lanzarote
mountains, music and mystery

Tenerife
tranquility, fun and adventure

 

 

 

 

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