Talk about a dreamy island escape.
Few locales deliver on the promise of making fantasies come to life, but these 15 alluring island getaways possess the charms to follow through.
Three high-scorers in the romance category are in Asia, including the top island overall, Palawan, proving that the largest continent is also the most magical. The Caribbean and Hawaii are worthy rivals, each one home to a heavenly trifecta of winners. And naturally heart-shaped Moorea has the undeniable look of love. All of these stunners have one thing in common: cerulean waters that demand a dip.
Quit daydreaming. That romantic island vacation could be a reality
No. 15 Virgin Gorda in the Caribbean
No. 14 The Ionian Islands
No. 13 St. Bart’s in the Caribbean
No. 12 Palawan in the Philippines
No. 11 Anguilla in the Caribbean
No. 10 Bali in Indonesia
No. 9 Capri in Italy
No. 8 Maui in Hawaii
No. 7 Seychelles
No. 6 Kauai in Hawaii
No. 5 Boracay in the Philippines
No. 4 Moorea in French Polynesia
No. 3 Santorini in Greece
No. 2 Maldives
No. 1 Bora-Bora in French Polynesia