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Santorini voted Travel + Leisure magazine's best island in the world

Travel + Leisure magazine, a New York-based monthly publication with an estimated 4.8 million reader worldwide, has voted the southern Aegean island of Santorini as the World's Best Island for 2014.

The volcanic island, which has become a favorite celebrity and wedding destination over the past few years thanks to its unique landscapes, stunning sunsets and picturesque villages, scored 89.98 points, putting at the top of a list of 10 islands around the world and above Maui, which scored 89.51 points. and Kauai (88.59 points), both in Hawaii.

The island also won in the Best European Island category with a score of 89.98, above Capri's 85.36 and Crete's 84.30 points.

More than 1.5 million tourists are estimated to visit the island, which has a population of around 15,500 residents (2011 census), each year.

It is, along with Myconos, Greece's most famous island.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday Jul 15, 2014 (16:07)  
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