The 10 best islands in the world, according to travelers

Summer is approaching, making it a great time to start planning a tropical getaway.

TripAdvisor has just announced the winners of its 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, which named the top 10 islands to visit around the world.

The islands were chosen based on reviews of the attractions, restaurants, and hotels they offer, as well as increased booking interest on TripAdvisor.

The travel site also included the average nightly rates of all bookable hotels for each destination, as well as what you can expect to pay each season.

From Jamaica to Santorini, here are the world’s top 10 islands, as chosen by travelers:

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No. 10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
No. 10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $394

Average seasonable hotel rates: spring — $375, summer — $401, fall — $423, winter — $450

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 17%

No. 9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
No. 9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $635

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $593, summer — $649, fall — $642, winter — $558

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 9%
No. 8. Phuket, Thailand
No. 8. Phuket, Thailand
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $67

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $77, summer — $65, fall — $84, winter — $126

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 39%

No. 7. Mauritius, Africa
No. 7. Mauritius, Africa
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Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $193

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $216, summer — $185, fall — $236, winter — $286

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 24%
No. 6. Majorca, Balearic Islands
No. 6. Majorca, Balearic Islands
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Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $163

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $145, summer — $173, fall — $162, winter — $200

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 28%

No. 5. Bali, Indonesia
No. 5. Bali, Indonesia
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Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $102

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $92, summer — $106, fall — $99, winter — $99

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 13%
No. 4. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
No. 4. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $463

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $604, summer — $424, fall — $451, winter — $697

Average shoulder-season savings during fall: 35%

No. 3. Jamaica, Caribbean Sea
No. 3. Jamaica, Caribbean Sea
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Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $235

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $262, summer — $234, fall — $227, winter — $304

Average shoulder-season savings during fall: 25%

No. 2. Santorini, Greece
No. 2. Santorini, Greece
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $224

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $166, summer — $256, fall — $195, winter — $186

Average shoulder-season savings during spring: 35%

No. 1. Maui, Hawaii
No. 1. Maui, Hawaii
TripAdvisor
Average nightly rate of all bookable hotels: $330

Average seasonal hotel rates: spring — $346, summer — $339, fall — $315, winter — $412

Average shoulder-season savings during fall: 24%

 

Source: BusinessInsider

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