Something happens as soon as we immerse ourselves into the sea. Our breathing slows but our pulse quickens. Underneath the surface, this different world surprises with every glance. Along a vibrant reef, colors run rampant, and shapes seem gleaned from surreal imagination. As an island connoisseur, what you need is a list of island destinations where you can happily spend your entire exploration in the water. You know there are no other places on our planet so filled with wonder, awe and discovery.
Grab your mask and fins: We've rounded up the world's eight best islands for snorkeling, from the Caribbean to the South Pacific.