Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up the sun.

25. Amelia Island

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Readers’ Choice Rating: 83.8

Scenery: 85.7
Friendliness: 84.8
Atmosphere: 86
Restaurants: 79.4
Lodging: 83.7
Activities: 82.1
Beaches: 85

Whether it’s the seemingly endless “green space,” or the “unbelievably hospitable” locals, readers agree that this Florida island is a “beautiful, history-filled family location.” Hike a trail through Fort Clinch State Park, or explore the downtown area for “year-round festivals, fun, and shopping.”