Scottish Islands On List Of Best

19 April 2016, 07:21

Jersey has been named ahead of Italy's Capri in a list of the best islands in Europe.

The southernmost Channel Island was ranked ninth based on reviews by users of travel website TripAdvisor.

Visitors praised the island for its spectacular scenery, stunning beaches and the amount of sunshine it receives.

Jersey was the only destination from the UK and Channel Islands to make it into the top 10.

The number one island in Europe was Santorini, Greece, followed by Majorca, Spain, and Madeira, Portugal.

A separate list for the whole world was topped by Maui, Hawaii, followed by Santorini and Jamaica.

:: These were the best islands in the UK and Channel Islands, according to TripAdvisor:

1. Jersey

2. Isle of Wight

3. Isle of Skye

4. Anglesey

5. Isle of Man

6. Guernsey

7. Isle of Arran

8. Mainland Orkney

9. Lewis and Harris

10. St Mary's

 

:: These were the best islands in Europe:

1. Santorini, Greece

2. Majorca, Spain

3. Madeira, Portugal

4. Crete, Greece

5. Tenerife, Spain

6. Rhodes, Greece

7. Gran Canaria, Spain

8. Corsica, France

9. Jersey, Channel Isles, United Kingdom

10. Capri, Italy

 

:: These were the best islands around the world:

1. Maui, Hawaii, United States

2. Santorini, Greece

3. Jamaica, Caribbean

4. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, Caribbean

5. Bali, Indonesia

6. Majorca, Spain

7. Mauritius

8. Phuket, Thailand

9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil