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TripAdvisor world's largest travel site*, on Tuesday announced winners its  Travelers' Choice Awards for Islands. This year's awards honor more than 100 islands worldwide including lists for Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the UK, and the US. The annual awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers across the globe. 

"Our well-travelled community has uncovered the best islands around the world for that perfect island escape whether you want to lie on the beach or seek adventure," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "To help travellers book their trips to these remarkable destinations, TripAdvisor has surfaced amazing island hotels to accommodate a range of travel budgets."

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions on islands worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. Mainstream favorites like  Maui and  Santorini also made the list, along with up-and-coming destinations like  Roatan, Honduras, and  Fernando do Noronha, Brazil. 

 The  2015 best islands in the world are...

1. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

2. Maui, Hawaii

3. Roatan, Honduras

4. Santorini, Greece

5. Ko Tao, Thailand

6. Madeira, Portugal

7. Bali, Indonesia

8. Mauritius, Africa

9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

10. Fernando do Noronha, Brazil