New Zealand's private island paradise where the water is so clear it's like a little slice of the Maldives.
Aitutaki is the South Seas destination lost in time you've been looking for.
While these two islands have many similarities, they are very different.
The real lost world: Striking, mostly uninhabited James Bond-looking islands boasting secluded coves and hidden beaches.
You want to meet a manta ray? A sea turtle? A dolphin? Easy. You want to meet a Maldivian? Next question, please.
The world's best islands offer so much more than five-star resorts and endless beaches.
Laucala is among the world's most exclusive resorts. It's where the mega-rich come to play.
'Lovely beyond description', these mysterious freshwater swimming pools are cocooned by jewelled rainforest.
An excellent place for several days of away-from-it-all relaxation, if not romance.
Jani unfurls in symmetrical curves across the Indian Ocean – an immense 1.7-kilometre ribbon of timber boards connecting just 24 villas.
This is a story with a happy ending that was a long time coming.
Remote and peaceful, these islands offer the traveller a rare tranquillity.