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1. Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Described by some as being “the most beautiful islands on the face of the Earth”, this destination has attracted many writers and adventurers due to its lack of popularity with tourists.

Sometimes a beautiful holiday escape can be spoiled by the inescapable crowds that meet you at every tourist hotspot.

However, there are plenty of stunning destinations that offer a slice of paradise that holidaymakers are unaware of.

Scroll through the gallery above to see some of the most stunning islands in the world that many people don’t know about it.

Have you been lucky enough to visit any of these islands? Let us know in the comments below.  

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