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If you’re looking to book your next vacation or really just need a virtual escape to an exotic and ridiculously stunning part of the world, this list of “The Best Islands in the World,” announced by Conde Nast Traveler will give you the travel bug.
Voted on by more than 30,000 readers in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2017, these beautiful getaways are overwhelmingly eye-catching. And if you’ve already headed to Southeast Asia, this fun fact won’t surprise you: the top three most beautiful were all in the Philippines.
Check out these readers’ favorite locations, and book your next travel destination now.
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As the magazine reports, this tiny island is just under four square miles, is known for its bustling nightlife and crystal-clear beaches.
White Beach, the island’s biggest attraction, has long been a destination for water activities like swimming and snorkelling.
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The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River is one of the new seven natural wonders of the world and it runs through Palawan.
Visitors can take guided boat tours for part of the journey, admiring the rocks, beaches, and tropical trees that line its borders.
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The first island on the list that’s not in the Philippines is Mallorca, a popular Spanish getaway in the summer months.
The turquoise waters and surrounding mountains make for immediate Insta-worthy pics, and the easy travel means it’s just a quick flight from nearby major cities, making it a quick trip for most travelers.
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Rounding out the top five is Mykonos, a Mediterranean island that holds serious Greek history and, yes, some of the world’s best foods. Ready to book your next holiday? Check out this suitcasethat’ll charge your phone on the go and be sure to pick up a pair of these sneakers—travel lovers agree they’re the best ones for sightseeing.