Ischia is the most beautiful island in the world: the pearl of the Gulf of Naples has, in fact, won first place in the ranking drawn up by the American magazine Travel+Leisure, a point of reference for international tourism. Another important acknowledgment that places our Region among the favorite destinations of tourists from all over the world. The readers themselves decreed the success of the Neapolitan island. Travel+Leisure asked them to tell their personal travel experiences by evaluating the islands based on places of interest, activities, natural attractions and beaches, food, friendliness.
Ischia ranks first among the 25 islands awarded by the magazine. On the podium, in second and third place respectively, Maldives and Bali stand out. Followed by Milos (Greece), Fiji Islands, Galápagos Islands, Phuket, Dominica, Boracay, Cape Breton, Palawan, Pàros, Azores, Phu Quoc, Moorea, Cebu, Ibiza, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Madeira, Maui, Anguilla, Crete , Mackinac, Hawaii, Kiawah.
Among the reasons that led to crowning the Neapolitan island we read: “Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, an hour by ferry from Naples, Ischia has garnered more attention among travelers after featuring prominently in Elena Ferrante’s novel “My Brilliant Friend,” which HBO recently adapted into a series ”. “It earned the top spot thanks to its quaint villages, hot springs and pristine beaches, including Le Fumarole and its geothermally heated sand. A reader added praise for the very kind and helpful locals.”