If you are looking for pollution free holiday destinations then look no further than the following laid back islands of the world. These islands doesn’t allow cars just to help the tourists enjoy pollution free holidays. Tourists don’t have to bear the heat of traffic jams or have to wait for parking spaces. Moreover, these laid back island destinations are perfect for family vacations.
Perfectly natural laid back islands can rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. These laid back islands can improve your health by offering good food, moreover, if you roam around riding a bicycle or by foot it would be best.
Top Laid Back Island Vacation Destinations
Following are top 10 pollution free laid back island destinations of the world which doesn’t allow cars, still provide excellent hospitality and facilities. These car-free vacation destinations offer relaxed and laid-back atmosphere to tourists around the world.
1. Hydra Island, Greece
Hydra in Greece is surrounded by azure blue water and hills on both side. Municipality of Hydra has forbidden motorized transport just to protect Hydra’s natural beauty. Being a small town Hydra can be visited by bicycle, donkeys and water ferries for remote locations. One of the best laid free island destination Hydra is small enough to be explored on foot in a day.
2. Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
Perhentian Islands are one of main tourist attraction in Malaysia simply because of its natural beauty, pollution free environment and no cars. Snorkeling, scuba diving and swimming in crystal clear water bring many tourists to Perhentian Island every year. If you are looking for laid back island destination in serenity, you can miss Perhentian Islands in Malaysia.
3. Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
Colonized by British Empire, Little Corn Island is one of the most scenic island in Caribbean. Little Corn Island doesn’t support motorized transport as well, they have a 12 km long stretch covering the entire island which can be traveled by foot. Coral reefs in the surrounding areas makes it a great tourist destination.
4. Ko Phi Phi Island, Thailand
Featured in the movie “The Beach”, Ko Phi Phi beach in Thailand is very popular tourist destination. Although, the island was ruined by powerful Tsunami in 2004, still most part of the island are still recovering from the aftermath.
5. La Digue Island, Seychelles
Being a small town La Digue in Seychelles is popular island destination for tourists because of it’s beautiful beaches. Anse Source d’Argent is one of the most popular beach on La Digue Island.
6. Kadavu Island, Fiji
Kadavu is least developed in entire Fiji which is a great news for tourists looking for seldom destination. You won’t find many roads in Kadavu and have to take either water transport (ferries) or taxis to visit this 158 Km long island.
7. Lamu Island, Kenya
Lamu Old Town, the main town on the island, is one of the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlements in East Africa. Later, Lamu Old Town was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
8. Gili Islands, Indonesia
One of the most popular destination for remote island lovers. Every island (Gili consist of 3 islands) have excellent resorts and beaches to woo tourists.
9. Caye Caulker Island, Belize
Caye Caulker can be reached via water taxis or small planes. Caye Caulker is very popular destination due to its laid-back vibe, abundance of restaurants and bars and most importantly cheap prices.
10. Rottnest Island, Australia
Located new Perth, Rottnest Island is a great tourist destination for Australian tourists. Tourists enjoy swimming, snorkeling, fishing, surfing, diving and cycling round the 11km long island.
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