US news published the list with the best islands in the world. Seclusion, sprawling beaches, rolling waves and untouched pockets of wilderness are all credentials for a nod among the best islands in the world. According to experts and U.S. News readers, the islands listed here boast a little something that keeps travelers enchanted. The best island this year is a Greek one, that has left behing exotic destinations as Bora-Bora and Maldives. Santorini is the best island in the world, in the 9th spot we find Mykonos and in the 13th Crete.