Updated December 17th, 2023 at 16:06 IST

From Galapagos to Maldives, islands to check off your travel bucket list

Planning a trip to an island nation? Here are a few suggestions that you can check off your travel bucket list.

Maldives: This destination is surrounded by mesmerising beaches. Planning a trip to Maldives is a great escape from the daily hustle and bustle. | Image:Unsplash

Love to chill by pristine beaches and hear the sound of waves crashing? In the upcoming year, channelise your inner tropical baby and tick off all the islands in your bucket list. From Seychelles becoming the ultimate paradise to white washed islands in Greece, here are a few islands that you must include in your travel bucket list for the upcoming year.


One of the most exotic destinations for travel enthusiasts, Maldives is your place to be if you love pristine beaches and are someone who is willing to take a heavenly experience. This is a small nation of islands on the Indian Ocean which is not easy to navigate if you do, it will be an experience of a lifetime. Even though it is a heavily visited area, the beaches still look like they have not been inhabited. These islands are the perfect getaway for relaxation as they house some of the best spa resorts. 

Dalmatian islands, Croatia 

All of a sudden, Croatia has become a talked about tourist spot. While most people go to Dubrovnik, the islands off of the Dalmatian coast are also a must visit. The most famous island is Hvar. This houses some rocky beaches with stunning views of aquamarine water.

Galapagos islands 

Island-like feels with a unique touch of wildlife - all you can while visiting this stunning destination. The islands also offer exciting hikes up the rocky cliffs and the second-largest crater on earth. It is a hotspot for both - adventure seekers and relaxation lovers. There are plenty of relaxing corners on these Ecuadorian islands.


Located off the coast of Venezuela, this island has been a trendy tourist destination for decades. A true Caribbean paradise, this place offers perfect weather throughout the year. Aruba’s economy is heavily dependent on tourism. Aruba includes some of the best beaches and quaint cities with a mix of Caribbean and Dutch culture and design.

Bora Bora 

Known for romantic getaways, Bora Bora is popular among couples as a honeymoon destination. This is a tiny island fewer than six miles long but it packs so much beauty into a tiny space. This place will offer glittering beaches with a backdrop of cliffs. If you are planning a trip to Bora Bora, don’t forget to take a hike up Mount Otemanu. 


Published December 17th, 2023 at 16:06 IST