Islands of the Indian Ocean GuideThe islands of the Indian Ocean are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations. Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land. HotelsFind hotels in Tias, La Gomera and more.
Popular in Islands of the Indian OceanChristmas IslandChristmas Island is one of the islands of the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia and some distance northwest of Australia, of which it is a territory. Cocos IslandsFor the island in Costa Rica, see Cocos Island National Park. The Cocos Islands is in the middle of the Indian Ocean some 2750km north-west of Perth, and 900km west south-west of Christmas Island. Tromelin IslandTromelin Island is a minor one of the islands of the Indian Ocean, approximately 500 miles east of Madagascar and 500 miles north of Reunion.
In Islands of the Indian OceanÎle Saint-PaulÎle Saint-Paul is a small, volcanic outcrop in the deep Indian ocean, located at approximately 38'42" and 77'32", about 85 kilometres south-west of Île Amsterdam. British Indian Ocean TerritoryBritish Indian Ocean Territory is unsurprisingly among the islands of the Indian Ocean, south of India, about halfway between Madagascar and Indonesia. Ashmore & Cartier IslandsAshmore and Cartier Islands are a territory off the northwest coast of Australia. Europa IslandEuropa Island is nowhere near Europe. It is a small atoll off East Africa, about one-half of the way from southern Madagascar to southern Mozambique. Glorioso IslandsThe Gloriosos Islands are a small atoll in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, near Madagascar. Juan de Nova IslandJuan de Nova Island is an island in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, about one-third of the way from Madagascar to Mozambique.