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Favorite Islands Winners

Last week, TripAdvisor announced this year’s winners of its Travelers’ Choice Islands awards. And it’s a good list, full of islands that deserve the praise they’re getting.

The islands were judged on the “quality and quantity of the most highly rated hotels, restaurants, and attractions listed for each island on TripAdvisor gathered during a 12-month period.”

So here they are, the top 10 islands in the world:

  • Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Marco Island, Florida
  • Lewis and Harris, Scotland
  • Naxos, Greece
  • Aitutaki, Cook Islands
  • Nosy Be, Madagascar
  • Easter Island, Chile
  • Ko Tao, Thailand

And the top 10 islands in the U.S.:

  • Marco Island, Florida
  • Chincoteague Island, Virginia
  • Anna Maria Island, Florida
  • San Juan Island, Washington
  • Maui, Hawaii
  • Kauai, Hawaii
  • Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
  • Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • Key West, Florida

Which of the winners have you been to? And what islands aren’t on the list that you think should be?

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