For some luxury travelers staying in one destination just isn’t enough. Island hopping has become the traveler’s solution to craving a little adventure on their island getaway. Getting out for a day or two to explore nearby islands is the best way to maximize a vacation and broaden your horizons past where your villa or hotel is located. If you’re looking to shake up your next vacation, here are the best island hopping destinations.
St. Martin is one of the best island hopping destinations in the Caribbean. It’s just a simple boat ride to popular islands Anguilla, St. Bart’s, and Saba. Whether you’re staying on the French or Dutch side, St. Martin visitors shouldn’t pass up a sunny day trip to one of these luxury locales.
Greece is made up of a huge cluster of amazing islands. Simply heading here and staying put in one place is not recommended, so taking the time to plan out some day trips will be worth your while. Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, and Corfu are among the most popular islands to hop to in Greece.
32 islands make up St. Vincent and the Grenadines, making it a must-visit for island hopping enthusiasts. The islands are characterized by scenic mountains, lush vegetation, and beautiful beaches. Mustique of one of the more well-known islands you can visit which is covered in a collection of unbelievable luxury villas.
It’s easy to fly directly to St. Thomas from major cities in the US. This is a popular destination for travellers heading to the US Virgin Islands, and is a great starting off point for some island hopping. St. Croix, St. John, and the British Virgin Islands are all accessible from this beautiful area.
The Seychelles islands sit off of the Indian Ocean and have become one of the trendiest luxury travel destinations. Renting out a gorgeous private villa on North Island while taking day outings to any of the surrounding islands makes for an unforgettable trip.