It would not be wrong to say that there are plenty of islands in the United States and Europe. The islands like Zakynthos, Gozo, Isle of Skye, and Kefallinia provide us with a unique experience that is impossible to find in landlocked areas. Each island has its unique traditions and prominent culture. Here we have talked about the best summer holiday islands in the world.

Hawaii (island)

It is one of the largest islands in the United States. With an approximate area of 4,023 square miles, Hawaii is bigger than other islands in the archipelago combined and is the main tourist attraction of the US.

The island is often named as the Big Island; it is famous for its peaceful environment.


This Greek Island is situated in the Ionian Sea. It is famous among tourists due to its relaxing environment. For swimming lovers, the island has a large number of beaches. As a diver or snorkeler, you can take advantage of the nearby underwater caves.

In the caves, you will explore various fish species, corals, and plants. This island also has several museums, the most famous being the Byzantine Museum of Zakynthos. In this museum, numerous paintings and statues of the Renaissance period are present in the display section.


Gozo is one of the largest islands in the world. It has a large number of beaches and small towns.

Gozo is home to world's best resorts and restaurants. The island is famous for its friendly atmosphere. During your visit here, you can enjoy diving, fishing, and other water sports. The Azure Window is known for its unique natural features.

The Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is situated in the northern Scotland. It is one of the best summer destinations in the world.

This island is famous among tourists for its fantastic outdoor activities, including hiking and climbing. The island is home to the most beautiful mountains named as the Cuillins. As a climber, you can find jutting rocks and the irregular surface that will add value to your overall experience. People mostly enjoy folk and Gaelic songs at the local nightclubs and restaurants.


Kefallinia is the biggest island in the Ionian Sea around Greece. It won't be wrong to call it a natural paradise for visitors. During your stay here, you will explore a perfect blend of modern and urban lifestyle. Its most famous attraction is the Mount Ainos, which is 5,000 feet tall. The island is also famous for its Melissani Cave system that begins above the ground and descends downwards. You should not forget to visit local restaurants and the Vallianos Square boutique shops.