(CNN) For sun-starved worker bees, nearly any island will do.
But for the island aficionado, Maui is No. 1, according to TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards for islands, released a few days ago.
Maui moved up from second place last year to knock Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos out of the top spot, sending it tumbling to fourth place.
“In addition to their truly magnificent landscapes, the Travelers’ Choice Islands are home to highly rated hotels, restaurants and attractions, and are brimming with unique culture,” said TripAdvisor spokeswoman Julie Cassetina.
No. 2-ranked Santorini, Greece, moved up two spots from a No. 4 ranking last year.
Jamaica ranked No. 3 this year. The Caribbean island wasn’t in last year’s top 10.
In addition to the global list, TripAdvisor also ranks islands regionally.
The travel review and booking site selected its Travelers’ Choice island award winners based on the quality and quantity of user reviews over 12 months.
World’s top 10 islands for 2016
1. Maui, Hawaii
2. Santorini, Greece
3. Jamaica, Caribbean
4. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
5. Bali, Indonesia
6. Mallorca, Spain
7. Mauritius, Africa
8. Phuket, Thailand
9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Locally known as “Provo,” Providenciales is the most developed island in Turks and Caicos. Most of its infrastructure is found along the 12-mile Grace Bay beach.–
Jamaica didn’t rank in last year’s top 10. Now it’s vaulted into third place.–