Top archipelago islands in the world

Mergui Archipelago Myanmar
While we think San Blas is the number one top archipelago islands travel destination there are other places in the world that are almost as beautiful. After you visited San Blas archipelago you might want to consider visiting these places.

Top travel destinations

We ranked the following destinations on pristine beauty, unexplored by massive tourism and white sand crystal clear water beaches. We are not going to sum up the typical island destinations such as Bora Bora, Hawaii, St. Eustatius, Maldives, Tahiti, Fiji or Seychelles. Because we think they are boring and only bring you luxury, relaxing and expensive budgets but no culture, pristine conditions or adventure. The following archipelago’s are on the break of becoming top travel destinations.

Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar (Burma)

Mergui Archipelago Myanmar (Burma)
Just like San Blas the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar is one of the least explored archipelago islands in the world. This archipelago of islands counts around 800 small uninhabited islands that all have crystal clear water and white sand beaches filled with coconut trees. The only problem is that they are relatively inaccessible because of the unstable political conditions in Myanmar. You can only access the islands with permission of the government or via special travel agencies. Nevertheless, the Mergui Archipelago is soon to be one of the top travel destinations in the world. More information about Mergui on the official website:

Pulau Anambas Indonesia

Pulau Anambas Indonesia
The Pulau Anambas or island of Anamabas is one of the top travel destinations in Indonesia and brings you crystal blue water, tropical marine life and white beaches. Everything you would expect from tropical archipelago islands. The islands are part of a small archipelago located about 150 nautical miles from the Malaysian mainland and Borneo. Pulau Anambas is famous for its diving spots and snorkeling. Top diving spots are the shipwrecks Seven Skies and Igara, which attract loads of unique marine life. Skip Bali and the Gili islands and visit the Anambas archipelago in Indonesia! More travelinfo on

Similan Islands Thailand

Similan Islands Thailand
Skip Phuket, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Tao, Koh Pha Ngan or any other island in Thailand that is massively abused by tourism and go straight for the Similan Islands! These Thai islands are absolutely stunning and offer great places to stay without the destruction of massive tourism. There are nine islands to choose from namely Ko Bon, Ko Bayu, Ko Similan, Ko Payu, Ko Miang (two adjoining islands), Ko Payan, Ko Payang, and Ko Huyong of which the main island Ko Similan is probably the best place to start. What can you expect on this top archipelago islands destination? Beaches, coral reefs, national parks full of wildlife and the Thai friendliness. The Similan Islands are definitely not a place to skip when you visit Thailand. Read more about Mu Ko Similan on

Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem and Koh Russei

Koh Rong Sanloem Cambodia
Not far from Sihanoukville Cambodia you will find three beautiful archipelago islands that are all untouched by massive tourism. Their names are Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem and Koh Russei. These islands are one of the top travel destinations in Cambodia because they offer stunning beaching opportunities and are fairly untouched by tourists. Unknown by many travelers but loved by the ones that visit them. The islands are accessible by daily boat departures from the mainland and offer you to explore nature as it was centuries ago. The facilities are basic but on Koh Rong they are expanding to the demand of tourism. Nevertheless, don’t skip these archipelago islands when you visit Cambodia! Find more about the Koh Rong archipelago on

Fernando De Noronha Brazil

Fernando De Noronha Brazil
One of the most remote places in the world is also one of the most forgotten. The beautiful islands archipelago Fernando De Noronha cover 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located around 220 miles off the mainland Brazil and harbor tropical conditions. Shaped by volcanic violence they have strange shaped mountains and untamed nature. Temperatures never reach below 20 degrees in Fernando De Noronha but the sea is wilder than in the other archipelago islands because they lie in the middle of the Atlantic. Fernando De Noronha is a remote place that brings you only pristine island conditions without the massive tourism industry taking over. Don’t skip them when you visit Brazil! Read more about these wonderful islands on

Don’t like these archipelago islands?

If you don’t like any of these archipelagos then you can always come visit San Blas so we can change your mind about uninhabited tropical islands.Let us know what you think about these travel destinations!

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