Gilligan’s Island took the United States by storm when it was broadcast in the 1960s. Colonies of corals may form huge reef s. Some coral reefs may grow up in thick layers from the seafloor, until they break the water’s surface, creating coral islands. Over on the island of Maui is another favorite called the Ualei Place located in Wailea. More than 100,000 people visit the protected islands of the Galapagos every year.
The Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca has always been one of the top spots in the Mediterranean for a nice holiday. Discover local sights along Kingston’s historic waterfront on a 90 min Discovery Cruise or take in the majesty of the 1000 Islands during our famous 3 hour Heart of the Islands Cruise.
Japan’s islands are some of the most actively volcanic in the world. Koh Rong Samloem is a small tropical island in the Gulf of Siam, with picture perfect white sand beaches fringed by palm and casaurina trees. Perhentian Island Resort is an ideal beach resort for a leisurely family vacation in Malaysia.
This island province stretches southwest to Borneo with lush limestone peaks rising from a jewel-like sea so clear, that you can almost see the expressions on the fish from above the surface. The resort has coral reefs, postcard-perfect beaches and dense rainforest.
Set in the mesmerising bay where Normandy and Brittany merge, the island is connected to the mainland by a causeway – you can even book a special horse-drawn carriage. Some scientists believe rising sea levels put low-lying islands at greater risk for damage from tsunami s, floods, and tropical storms.