The one that gives you the ultimate Greek Island experience exploring Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and Ios
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Think of your very own paradise. You’re on an island, right? A pretty one, lined with palm trees, pure sands and crystal clear waters. There’s lots of sun, and there’s no noise (except the musical laughter of your nearest and dearest, obvs.) Yup, island life is the best kinda life… and we’ve got plenty of trips that’ll see you hopping from paradise isle to paradise isle with a (literal) boatload of fellow 18-35s. Whether you’re exploring the beaches of Greece or setting sail off the coast of Croatia, find your dream island hopping trip from our collection below:
Gazing over crystal-clear waters from sought after tanning spots, freshly caught seafood and hidden coves.
Yep, we’re sure you’ll agree that there’s nothing quite like Island life, where time moves at its own pace and the hustle and bustle of the mainland is just a distant memory. But you know what’s even better than one island? Multiple islands, each with their own traditions, fascinating culture and enticing delicacies. With so many amazing islands and so little time, there’s only one real solution: Island hopping. And with tailor-made island hopping adventures in Europe, Asia and Latin America, we’re here to make all your Island hopping fantasies a certified reality.
In Greece, you’ll be dazzled by Oia’s iconic sunsets, Santorini’s bright white domes and Mykonos’s unmissable coastal nightlife.
Alternatively, throw down your anchor in the Croatian island of Hvar for some celeb-spotting, before cruising to Dubrovnik to explore the old town, famed for its stunning architecture. Looking for something a little more tropical? Snorkelling, Panang curries and secluded island hikes are all part of the package of Thai island life, and boy, have they got it right. From Koh Tao to Koh Samui, these scenes could be straight out of Danny Boyle’s The Beach. We could go on, but we think you’re better off seeing for yourself…
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Where can I go Island Hopping?
There are many archipelagos around the world where you can hop from beautiful island to beautiful island. In Europe, some of the most popular island hopping destinations are Greece (where you can enjoy the white sands and beautiful architecture of Santorini, Ios and Mykonos), Croatia and Turkey. If you're looking for somewhere in Asia, Thailand is always a good option, with legendary paradise bays, excellent scuba options and famed party islands like Koh Samui and Koh Tao. There are also beautiful islands off the coast of Ecuador.
Which islands are best for island hopping in Thailand?
On the East Coast, we recommend Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Chang, and Koh Pha Ngan, which all offer plenty of chances for kayaking, snorkelling, diving or simply soaking up the sun. On the West Coast, the most popular islands are Krabi, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Phayam. Phuket is one of the most popular destinations in Thailand – and is also an awesome basecamp for visiting surrounding areas like the James Bond island or the Surin Islands.
How many days do I need to go island hopping in Thailand?
For the perfect Thailand island hopping experience, we recommend a minimum of 9 days. This should give you plenty of time to explore, try out the different water sports, enjoy the iconic nightlife and relax on some of the most heavenly beaches on earth.
Which Greek islands are best for island hopping?
The best islands for Greek island hopping are Naxos, Paros, Mykonos, Ios, Rhodes, Santorini, Milos, and Crete.
What is the best time of year to go Greek island hopping?
Greece is beautiful all year round, but the ideal time to go on our ‘Greek Island Hopping’ trip is between April - May or September - October. Those months see fewer tourists, prices are more affordable and the heat is less intense.
What are the best islands to visit in Croatia?
With over 1,000 islands under their belt, there certainly are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to Croatia. The most popular ones are Hvar, Korcula, Vis, Brac, Mljet, Ran, Duhi Ook, Pag, and Krk.
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