Top 5 Most Beautiful Islands of the Pacific Ocean

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The following entry was written by Marie Nieves.

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The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, and it has more than 25,000 islands. No adventurers who’d like to explore the beauties of this huge ocean can decide which islands should be the starting point of their journey. From Solomon Islands, to New Caledonia and Fiji, it’s not always easy to choose which to explore. Nevertheless, only a few of the mesmerizing islands will definitely take your breath away.

Bora Bora

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The destination that many honeymooners choose is the island of dreamlike setting and turquoise waters ‒ Bora Bora. The beautiful rainforest peaks and sand-edged islets make this place truly amazing and worth visiting. In Bora Bora, you can have the best of both worlds. You can enjoy the sun on the gorgeous beaches and you can go hiking, parasailing, snorkelling, and diving. A vast choice of deluxe resorts will provide you with the best vacation of your life. You’d be able to have fun, relax, refresh and enjoy this gorgeous island.

Fiji

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Incredible Fiji is one of the best places for exploring the underwater world. With more than 1500 species of gorgeous creatures and fish, you’ll definitely want to dive under and discover all the wonders of the ocean. The Garden Island on the islands of Taveuni is the best place for those who enjoy hiking, birdwatching, and exploring forests. Laucala Island is another one of 322 islands of Fiji that is perfect for everyone who’d like to enjoy spa treatments, water adventures, and elegant dinners at luxurious restaurants.

New Caledonia

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The combination of sand, palm trees, fabulous blue green and turquoise water makes New Caledonia a true heaven on earth. Look for some of the best New Caledonia deals and enjoy your vacation while kayaking, rock climbing, sailing, or simply sunbathing at the beach. Waterfalls, mountain ranges and rainforests are other wonders that make New Caledonia so special and worth visiting. It’s also the home of the second largest coral reef in the world, so be sure to put this island on your list of the top islands in the Pacific Ocean you should visit.

Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea is certainly one of the most diverse islands of the Pacific Ocean. More than 600 islands make up Papua New Guinea and it’s often divided into 20 provinces and 4 regions. Thanks to the curious explorers and adventurers who were interested in getting to know this island, it’s become many people’s favourite destination. It’s the home of incredible and unique flora and fauna, which you won’t be able to see anywhere else in the world.

Solomon Islands

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Emerald forests, tropical islets, marvellous lagoons and volcanic islands are all the reasons you should visit Solomon Islands. This destination is perfect for eco tourists and the people who enjoy the wilderness. If you’ve ever wanted to climb a volcano, kayak across a lagoon, surf the waves and dive, Solomon Islands are the best place for you. Snorkelling is a true adventure here, because it’ll give you the opportunity to come across sharks, parrotfish, angelfish, eels, rays and so many other amazing species.

Conclusion

The Pacific Ocean is so enormous and diverse that it’s not easy to pick just some of the islands that are great to visit and get to know. Nevertheless, for your first adventure, choose some of the previously mentioned islands and you’ll most certainly have the best time on your journey. Every island from Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea to Bora Bora, have something special to offer, so try to visit every one of them and have an unforgettable experience.

About the author

Marie Nieves is a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and to surf the Internet. Her favourite writer is Tracy Chevalier and she always carries one of her books in her bag. She is an avid lover of photography who loves to talk about her experiences. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and Pinterest.

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Erika is a writer and content creator exploring the globe boldly and slowly one destination at a time. Her travels and rich upbringing as an Asian-American fuel many of her stories where she endeavors to write about the human condition. Although she might presently call NE Florida home, her heart remains listless for her home in Maui. She is an advocate for "experiences over possessions," a Marquez fan, and a self-proclaimed introvert.

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