Want to play castaway for a day? From the Caribbean to California, these nine islands offer pristine beaches and abundant wildlife.
Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/criticalcapture/5107639883/">Kríttik'l Kápchər/Flickr</a>
Seventeen miles from the town of Punta Gorda, the four small Snake cayes lie in the 160-mile Port of Honduras Marine Reserve All the islands, such as West Snake Caye, boat lush mangrove trees and endangered species including the West Indian manatee.
Be sure to: Trek through towering mangroves toward the center of the island, where you'll find a small, serene lagoon.