Most Interesting Tiny Island Vacations

Islands like Hawaii, Bali, and Santorini have been at the top of many tourist’s bucket list for centuries. They’re gorgeous, isolated, and make you feel like you’ve gotten away from it all. However, in recent years, popular island destinations like the ones mentioned above have become overrun with tourists and have lost the essential character that makes them worth visiting.

If you’re looking for a real escape for your next vacation, look no further than this list of the most interesting tiny islands that you can visit today. It may take a while to get there, but once you arrive, you’ll never want to leave.

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    Isle of Skye – Scotland

    The Isle of Skye is the largest island of the Inner Hebrides, a collection of islands located off Scotland’s west coast. About 9,000 people reside there, and of that amount, over 1/3rd are fluent Gaelic speakers.

    The island’s largest city is Portree, which is home to the port as well as most of the hotels. The rest of the island is covered in moorland and rocks, which makes it a great place for activities like hiking and mountain biking. To get there, you’ll either have to take a ferry from mainland Lochalsh or drive over the Skye Bridge in a car.

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    Piel Island – England

    Piel Island is a miniscule island located half a mile off the coast of England, in the county of Cumbria. There are only six inhabitants currently. Three of which are considered the Royal Family of Piel, who also run the island’s only business, a pub.


    The island has a rich history, and the ruin of Piel Castle is a testament to its fascinating past. You can camp anywhere on the island for free, but before you bed down for the night, make sure you fill up on hearty fare from the island’s tiny Ship’s Inn pub, which has been on that spot for 300 years.

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