Our ultimate getaway? An island with white sandy beaches, vibrant culture, surrounded by sparkling sea. When we have had enough and just want to get away from it all we live out our tropical paradise fantasies on some of the stunning islands dotted around the globe. These destinations are the ideal summer break or perfect for those chasing the sun when its winter at home. So, whether you fancy the buzzing nightlife and exceptional seafood of Mallorca, the untouched beaches and celeb spotting of the Seychelles, or the incredible history and stunning natural beauty of Sri Lanka, we have picked out the best island escapes on the planet.