Our planet is home to a large number of amazing islands, many of which are still unknown and almost deserted. We have all dreamed one day or imagined abandoning everything to live on a deserted island in search of peace, tranquility and disconnection with only concern about whether we would bathe or not today. If you still think about it, take a look at our selection of the 10 most beautiful desert islands in the world. We bet you will have a hard time making your choice as they are beautiful!
- Aldabra Islands, Seychelles
The Aldabra Atoll stretches about 425 km northwest of Madagascar. To give you an idea of the size of this archipelago, imagine that you could put the entire Manhattan neighborhood in the central lagoon.
This coral atoll has also a great natural wealth, so it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982. The turtles are very numerous and are today the emblem of these islands.
- The Maldives
If the Maldives are not really deserted, only 203 of the 1196 islands of this archipelago of the Indian Ocean are inhabited. It is a unique place where we live in the sea and the sea facing beaches with turquoise waters of great beauty where you can enjoy absolute calm.
- The Auckland Islands
Located in the south of New Zealand, these seven islands are uninhabited, although scientists visit them regularly and the islands of Ender by and Auckland are frequented by some adventurous tourists.
- Tetepare, Solomon Islands
Covering an area of approximately 120 square kilometers, Teepee Island is the largest uninhabited island in the southern Pacific Ocean since the mid-19th century. It is said that the local tribes fled to the neighboring islands, threatened by a group of barbarians and a strange disease.
- Chelbacheb Islands, Palau
The Palau Archipelago is located in the southeastern Philippines and has many islands including the 450 Chelbacheb Islands. These were formed from ancient coral reefs, and over the years they have been eroded to look like funny mushrooms covered with rainforest and dotted with many lakes.
- Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Cocos Island is an island located in the Pacific Ocean, 491km southwest of the Costa Rican coast. Although it is currently uninhabited, biologists and marine researchers come regularly to study its exceptional fauna and flora underwater. It is also the only island in the eastern tropical Pacific to have a tropical rainforest. Its natural beauty has earned it the addition of UNESCO World Heritage in 1997.
- The Phoenix Islands, Kiribati
Located between Hawaii and Fiji, in the South Pacific, the Phoenix Islands are considered a World Heritage Site since 2010. The archipelago is made up of eight small islands and several coral atolls and only about twenty people live on the biggest island, Khamtoune. The others are uninhabited.
- The Marieta Islands
These two uninhabited islands belonging to Mexico are very popular for the practice of snorkeling, given the transparent water of the sea that surrounds them. Former military bases, there is the famous beach of Love , also known as the hidden beach (“Playa Escondido”), created several years ago by the explosion of a bomb.