There are some majorly epic islands and beaches around this globe of ours. But one in particular has been picking up speed as a favorite among seasoned travelers, and it's not all that difficult to understand why. Meet Palawan Island in the Philippines. Its aquamarine waters are enough to throw us into a color-induced tizzy, its inky limestone cliffs the type of intriguing landscape surely clipped from a dreamscape or fantasy film. It was recently voted the number one island in the world by Condé Nast Traveler readers, so you can bet it's about to be a big deal.
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