When we talk about getaways, it should be noted that there’s a world of difference between just going away and actually getting away! The island locations overloaded with shipped-in tourists are far from relaxing, as you don’t have any option but to lie down beach-towel to beach-towel at every possible location. Here we will acquaint you with some of the most remote islands that will provide you with the kind of relaxation that you desperately yearn for; of course minus all the crazy crowd.
Situated between Antigua and Nevis, Montserrat is a lush and tiny island that is far away from the tourist-heavy Caribbean islands such as Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Although the southern Montserrat has been almost cut-off because of an active volcano, the northern half continues to be an excellent getaway for visitors. It offers plenty of activities and a quiet vibe for the tourists to enjoy. The volcano can be viewed from a helicopter and you can even hike through the rainforest (which is full of wildlife). Other than that, you can also engage in different types of water sports and boating excursions; not to forget the option to simply relax on the black sand beach!
An independent South Pacific nation, Tuvalu is home to some of the remotest islands of the world. Funafuti, its capital houses a conservation area where tourists can relish the best snorkeling and diving experience in the world. Five of its islands are surrounded by amazing coral reefs. Not just that, the place also features some of the most interesting relics from the World War II. As the islands are difficult to reach and not very well developed, the travelers who prefer quiet beaches and beautiful marine life, must definitely make Tuvalu a part of their bucket list. Please note, scientists have predicted that the Tuvalu Islands will disappear completely over the next century owing to climate changes. Hence, don’t delay your trip for too long!
Bocas del Toro, Panama
Bocas del Toro is a province which consists of a chain of islands, apart from mainland strip. It is situated along the Caribbean coast, opposite of Panama. Isla Colon, is the main island of Bocas del Toro which houses a good number of shops, bars and restaurants in Bocas Town, the capital city of the province. All the islands offer a good number of unspoiled beaches where you can simply relax under the sun or avail options like hiking, snorkelling and water sports. There is a national rainforest situated near the mainland strip as well.
San Andrés, Colombia
Considered an extremely popular vacation destination by Colombians as well as residents of other South American countries, San Andrés has continued to be an unspoiled island destination in the Caribbean. Situated off the Nicaragua coast, this island is spread over an area of 10 mi². Nevertheless, it offers ample activities for the visitors to keep themselves occupied. You will find a good variety of accommodation options such as all-inclusive resorts here. The offered activities include boating, scuba diving, snorkelling, caving and more. The history enthusiast can check out some of the lesser-known sites from the World War II.