Bali Ranks Third in Travel and Leisure’s Top 25 Best Islands in the World 2023 List

Tanah lot Bali Flooded with Thousands of Visitors

Bali, the breathtaking island in Indonesia, continues to captivate with its natural wonders. Recently, Travel and Leisure magazine unveiled its much-anticipated list of the “Top 25 Best Islands in the World for 2023,” and Bali proudly secured a spot among the elite.

Ranking third in this prestigious list, Bali’s allure remains undeniable. The coveted top spot was rightfully claimed by Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, with the Maldives taking a well-deserved second place.

Greece, with its wealth of over 6,000 islands, also left a mark on the rankings. Paros, an island of stunning beauty, shines brightly at the 11th position, while Rhodes and Dodecanese gracefully follow at the 19th spot, with the iconic Santorini claiming the 25th position.

The judging criteria for the “Best Islands in the World 2023” list by Travel and Leisure considered elements such as natural attractions, beaches, activities, dining options, hospitality, and overall value.

Here’s the complete list of the “Top 25 Best Islands in the World for 2023” according to Travel and Leisure:

  1. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  2. Maldives
  3. Bali, Indonesia
  4. Madeira, Portugal
  5. Phuket, Thailand
  6. Skye and the Hebrides, Scotland
  7. Koh Samui, Thailand
  8. Dominica
  9. Langkawi, Malaysia
  10. Boracay, Philippines
  11. Paros, Greece
  12. Fiji Islands, Fiji
  13. Golden Isles, Georgia
  14. Moorea, French Polynesia
  15. Zanzibar, Tanzania
  16. The Seychelles
  17. The Azores, Portugal
  18. Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
  19. Rhodes and the Dodecanese, Greece
  20. Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA
  21. Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  22. Hvar and the Dalmatian Islands, Croatia
  23. Sicily, Italy
  24. Anguilla
  25. Santorini, Greece

With its captivating landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality, Bali’s inclusion in this prestigious list further solidifies its position as one of the world’s most sought-after travel destinations. Travelers from around the globe continue to be drawn to the allure of this Indonesian gem, making Bali an ever-enticing paradise for exploration and relaxation.