“Unspoiled.” The word itself conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays minuets in the background or something. The places on this list aren’t like that, though, because that place most likely doesn’t exist. Also, we might’ve just described Bambi.
Instead, these are 14 tourist-friendly islands where civilization hasn’t yet fully ruined everything. If you do end up going, try not to be the one who ruins everything.
1. Little Corn Island Nicaragua
Before you ask: Yes, there is a Big Corn Island. And while Big Corn Island isn’t actually very big (with a population of around 6,000), Little Corn is certainly little. It’s the rare Caribbean spot where civilization hasn’t yet propped up all-inclusive resorts, the trees still grow wildly, and all the businesses are run by locals. No cars or motorbikes are allowed here, either, but that shouldn’t be a problem since you’re going to want to traverse the place on foot and feel the grass between your toes anyway. This should only take about an hour. I told you it was little.