When one finds themselves yearning for an island vacation unlike any other, there’s one region of the world that first comes to mind: the South Pacific. It’s easy to understand why, as the islands of the South Pacific are incredibly diverse, offering incredible landscapes, diverse cultures and a host of top-flight resorts and hotels for hanging your hat in between excursions.
Maybe you’ve been thinking that the time is finally right for you and yours to take your South Pacific vacation? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. On the list below, we’re going to take a closer look at what we believe are the most beautiful islands that this region of the world has to offer.
What is it that makes these islands so alluring? What is it that they have to offer? How can you possibly choose among a feast of incredible travel destinations? We can answer those first few questions, but you’ll have to answer that last one for yourself. And, the only way to do that will be for you to read on. So, let’s check out the most beautiful South Pacific islands!
Surrounded on all sides by a wonderful coral reef, this is definitely what a tropical paradise should look like.
2. The Vanilla Island
One thing you’ll notice here is that the entire island smells of vanilla, as its actually an agricultural product that’s produced there.
3. L’Taha’a Island Resort and Spa
If you want to pay a visit to this sweet-smelling island, then you’ll definitely want to stay here.
4. Bora Bora
It may be the most famous of South Pacific islands, but that fame comes for some very good reasons.
5. Volcanic Activity
There is a volcano at the center of the island – Mount Otemanu – but there’s no need to fear; it’s dormant.
6. Luxury Accomodations
Bora Bora is home to some of the most luxurious places to stay in the world, including properties from St. Regis and Four Seasons.
7. Laucala Island
Part of the collection of islands known as Fiji, this is a place where you can really experience an intimate tropical vacation.
8. A Few Villas
The island is only home to 25 villas, which fetch a pretty penny but will give you a one-of-a-kind island experience.
Made of 240 small “islands” known as mutus, Rangiroa is truly something to behold from above.
10. Dive In
But, if you’ve got a yen for scuba, you’ll want to visit because the coral here provides some of the best scuba diving in the world.
While you might stop off here on your way to Bora Bora, you may just as soon stay here.
12. Gorgeous Landscapes
What visitors here find so appealing is the landscape, with incredible rising up from the waters.
Looking for the kind of island that you’d see on a travel brochure? Then Tikehau is for you.
14. Gorgeous Beaches
This is place where you can find white and pink beaches, all with crystal-clear blue waters stretching toward the horizon.
15. Easter Island
When you really want a remote getaway, then Easter Island is for you. It’s one of the most remote destinations that the world has to offer.
Naturally, if you choose to pay this island a visit, you’ll spend plenty of time pondering its famous monuments known as Moai.
17. More to Offer
But, there’s more to this island than just its famous monuments. And the locals will be happy to share their unique culture with you.
As a part of the Society Islands, Tetiaroa has a long history as a place for hosting royal getaways.
19. Hollywood Royalty
You may have heard of the island before, as it was famously purchased by Marlon Brando back in 2004.
20. Where to Stay
But, you don’t need to be named Marlon Brando to stay there! You just need to book your stay at The Brando.