PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

            The tropical paradise of Palawan in the Philippines was once again voted the “world’s best island” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine.

Palawan ranked first in Travel + Leisure’s World Best Island list for 2017, which is based on readers’ ratings, getting a score of 93.15.

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
It landed the No. 1 spot last year and in 2013.
“There’s nothing quite like immersing yourself in the natural wonders of this Philippine archipelago, which many of our readers described as ‘rustic,’ ‘romantic,’ ‘affordable’ and ‘relaxing.’ As one fan succinctly wrote, ‘it’s the single most beautiful place on earth,’” Travel + Leisure writer Rebecca Ascher-Walsh said in an article published on Tuesday, referring to Palawan.

     
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
Another popular destination in the Philippines, Boracay, made it to No. 3 in Travel + Leisure’s list this year with a score of 89.67.
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
The island, known as the country’s summer party capital, ranked second in 2016.
Here’s the complete list:
1. Palawan, Philippines (93.15)
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
2. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (90.83)
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

3. Boracay, Philippines (89.67)
   
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
4. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador (89.20)
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

5. Santorini, Greece (89.19)
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

6. Maui, Hawaii (89.17)
 
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
7. Kauai, Hawaii (88.72)
 
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
8. Ischia, Italy (88.53)

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

9. Hvar and the Dalmatian Islands, Croatia (87.75)
 
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017
10. Bali, Indonesia (87.61)
 
PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017

PALAWAN VOTED AS BEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD for 2017