5 Most Beautiful Island Countries in the World

The world is filled with so many beautiful destinations that you should definitely visit. However, there is something special and spectacular about island countries. Just think about relaxing under rustling palms while gazing at the serene blue sea. Read on to familiarize yourself with the 5 most beautiful island countries in the world.

1. Australia


Surrounded by both Indian and Pacific oceans, Australia is either a small continent or a beautiful island country. This country boasts of being the world’s 6th largest country and a great tourist destination. From its fantastic wildlife, green forests, spectacular beaches to its rich culture, Australia is a fun place to be. 

Apart from that, Australia has some of the liveliest cities in the world – Sydney and Melbourne. Some of the famous attractions in Australia include; the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, The Blue Mountains National Park and many more.

2. Malta


This beautiful Southern European country is located in the center of the Mediterranean and is historically known to be an important naval base. In the European Union, Maltese language is famously known to be the only Semitic language.

History aside, don’t be fooled by the small size of this beautiful island country. Malta is an amazing island with some spectacular sky-high cliffs, fabulous temples, hidden coves to explore, and is a great place to go scuba diving. Also, you could visit the many underground tunnels, great walled cities as you gaze at its incredible architecture. 

3. Japan


Despite being a relatively small island country, Japan is famously known to be one of the most advanced and industrialized nations in the world. This country has a rich history dating back to thousands of years ago. Even before some of Europe’s spectacular cathedrals were built, the Buddhist temples and Shinto were already in place.

That said, this place where the west and the east meet boasts of some unique tourist attractions such as Mt. Fiji, the historic Kyoto and the Imperial Tokyo – just to name a few. Also, it’s delicious foods, eccentric districts and dazzling cities makes it be on a class of its own.

4. Greece


Located in Southern Europe, there is something that definitely makes Greece one of the world’s most attractive tourist destinations. To begin with, this island country boasts of over sixty inhabited islands with 80% of the country being mountainous. 

The famous Mt. Olympus – its highest point, Mykonos, Crete, Corfu and the many other spectacular islands are what makes it a famous tourist destination. If you are a history junkie or you are crazy about visiting beautiful places, this is definitely the perfect destination.

5. The Philippines


Bounded by the Philippine Sea, South China Sea and the Celebes Sea, this Southeast Asian country is a beautiful place to be. The Philippines boasts of having 7,000+ islands and its waterfront promenade. Also, apart from having several famous tourist spots, this country is inhabited by many friendly and indigenous tribes. Famous tourist attractions such as the Tubbataha Reef, Banaue Rice Terraces, Boracay and the Chocolate Hills will leave you with a once in a lifetime experience.

Did you like that list? If yes, then simply choose one of the above destinations to spend your upcoming vacation. Feel free to share, comment or add on my ultimate list of the 5 most beautiful island countries in the world.