Readers’ Choice: Most Romantic Islands

March 11, 2011

What are the most romantic islands in the world? We asked, you answered, and now we present the Top 10 Islands for Romance according to our social media communities.


Most Romantic Islands: Hawaii
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The Hawaiian Islands – specifically Maui and Kauai – were the resounding favorites for romance among readers who responded. As ISLANDS fan Jeneka Ossa explains, “Kauai is hard to beat with it’s crescent moon shaped beaches, stunning beauty and true aloha spirit.”


Most Romantic Islands: Jamaica
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Jamaica – specifically Negril – was a close second for romantic island destinations, according to readers who responded to our Facebook question. Reader Shelley Wessels says she chose the island because of “the music, the laid back atmosphere, the night sounds, the flowers – it’s heaven!”



Most Romantic Islands: Tahiti
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The Tahitian Islands – and primarily Bora Bora – have stolen the hearts of our readers. But one in particular who chose the destination, Daisy Carnitas, makes a good point: “Then again, it really doesn’t matter; When you’re in love, you can make anywhere be as romantic as you’d like!”


Most Romantic Islands: Greek Islands

Who could forget about the Greek Isles – specifically Santorini – when it comes to romantic island escapes? Our readers, who responded on Facebook, voted the islands into the top 4.

The U.S. Virgin Islands

Most Romantic Islands: The USVI

When it comes to romance, our readers love the USVI – especially St. Thomas and St. John.


St. Martin

Most Romantic Islands: St. Martin

From the Dutch St. Maarten to the French St. Martin, this island is a favorite for romance with our readers and Facebook fans.

The Maldives

Most Romantic Islands: The Maldives

Why is the Maldives an ISLANDS reader favorite for romantic island destinations? As Facebook fan Nouannapha Hehir explains, “There is nothing like an Island plotted in the middle of the Indian Ocean.”

St. Lucia

Most Romantic Islands: St. Lucia

Who could forget about St. Lucia when it comes to island romance? Our Facebook fans voted it into the top 8 islands.



Most Romantic Islands: Fiji

The islands of Fiji were bound to make the list of top 10 islands for romance. Why? As Facebook fan Anne-Marie Gillard explains of Turtle Island, “It’s so lush and beautiful – an incredible island of romance, relaxation, adventure, and legend.”


Most Romantic Islands: Grenada

Rounding out the Reader’s Choice list of the most romantic islands around the world, our Facebook fans weighed in and selected Grenada, the Isle of Spice. Disagree with the list chosen by our social media community? Leave us a comment!


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