10 Secret Islands That Wait to be Discovered by You
There are places that are well known with great resorts. Some of them like Hawaii, Philippines, Ibiza, Bali and many more, are places that always draw attention. Well in our planet there are many and endless number of secret islands, hidden in the nature that are waiting to be discovered. Some of them have people living in them, others are just with animals, but they share one thing, amazing beauty. Take a look at this collection and get to know our planet better. We promise that we will create many other lists of hidden places so that we can share their beauty.
Con Dao, Vietnam
Con Dao is a Vietnam Island that is only 110 miles away from the Vietnam south coast. It is 45 min flight from Ho Chi Minh City. This island is the biggest and only one inhabited of the 16-island chain. If you would like to get off the grid, then be sure to visit this secret island.
Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia
Gili Trawangan is a secret island located near Lombok in Indonesia. Here you will never see motorized vehicle because simply they are not allowed. The only way of moving around is by bicycle or by foot. The daily agenda here is diving, fishing or just simply enjoying on the beach and sunbathing with a bear in your hand.
Pico Island, Portugal
Pico was secret island until Columbus made his expedition and this island was his last outpost before, as they believed, will fall down of the earth in something unknown. This island has a perfect view, and all the costs are underneath the big volcano crater.
Skopelos is an island that is only one hour ferry ride from Skiathos, Greece. A beach from this secret island was chosen by Hollywood for the Mamma Mia set. This secret island has amazing white beaches which are connected to the azure waters of the great Mediterranean sea.
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Caye Caulker, Belize
Caye Caulker, only five mile away from the mainland of Belize or just a 15 min flight from the main airport. This secret island is an amazing places where you can go scuba diving between the big white sharks or in the underwater caves.
Flatey is a small secret island of Iceland. In the summer when all the buildings are inhabited, it is almost always day. The daylight is 21 hours of the day and the nights are like dawns. In the winter this secret island is almost empty, total population is five people.
This secret island of Gozo is where Calypso held captive Odysseus after the Trojan War. For such a small island, Gozo has 46 churches. There are many mid-age fortress to be seen and as a main natural feature of this secret island is the Azure Window shown on the following picture.
Rodrigues is a paparazzi-free level of secret island. It is fish-shaped and it has lagoons. This island is a heaven for hike lovers and surf kitters.
Robinson Crusoe, Chile
This is the place where Daniel Defoe got the inspiration for the well-known novel Robinson Crusoe. It was first known as a Mas A Tierra, but after the popularity of the novel, the Government of Chile renamed this island, so to preserve the lore and the spirit of the island for the tourists. This is the secret island where you can experience the adventures of the same-named character in the novel.
This is one of the smallest islands where there are people living. The 20 hectares with a surface of 2-3 meters above the sea level, makes this island to be one of a kind. On this secret island live about 2000 people from whom 50% are children less than 14 years.
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