Vacations are no longer about just going to an all-inclusive resort for the week and lounging in a beach chair while sipping on a few too many margaritas. While, yes, that is still amazing, getaways in 2019 are more about adventure and finding the road less traveled. It’s an escape from your everyday life. It’s going out into uncharted territory and seeing the world – really seeing it. No photo you take will validate the view because it’s just that drop dead gorgeous. Besides, taking mental pictures just for yourself is kinda better anyway, right?
If you’re itching for an amazing escape that isn’t overcrowded with tourists, we’ve rounded up our best underrated islands to visit this year. These islands offer a different perspective of the world that isn’t seen enough — views that don’t involve our phones, Facebook, Instagram, or clever captions that we text our friends for approval. Think bigger. These are the types of trips you’ll be telling your kids about. Are you ready for the adventure? If your answer is yes, keep reading.