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It's official: these are the world’s most magical islands

It’s around this time of year that we always start fantasising about our next holiday. The days are getting shorter, darker and colder at a rate of knots, but the excitement of Christmas is still some way off – and our summer break feels like a lifetime ago.

All of which makes it the perfect time, or maybe just perfect torture, to take a look at the world’s loveliest islands. Some 300,000 people took part in a survey to find the best islands on the planet as part of Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards – and these are the 20 they chose.

Happy daydreaming…

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