The UK is not really a place that you often talk about when it comes to summer vacations. Spain and Portugal are the hotspots that most travelers usually look forward to visit because of its perfectly warm climate. However, there are still a few places in the UK where you can have that perfect holiday experience and here are five gorgeous island getaways that you definitely need to visit.

Anglesey, Wales. Wales is not a dull place for a holiday experience, in fact, you'll be captivated by its breathtaking views of coastlines, towering cliffs, historic castles and old copper mines. There's just so many attractions all over the island most especially the Lligwy beach which is one of Britain's most famous picnic locations.

Isle of Skye, Scotland. According to Lonely Planet, Isle of Skye is blessed with spectacular views of mountains, sea cliffs and clear lakes. But aside from these natural sceneries, it's also considered as one of the top tourist destinations because of its homey restaurants and historical museums. If you appreciate art, you'll surely love its art galleries and craft studios.

The Isle of Wight, England. Take a 25-minute ferry ride and visit this destination. It offers a charming view of English towns complete with elegant homes, lighthouses and a sentimental model village. But aside from that, one can experience the annual Isle of Wight Music Festival that includes famous artists from all over the UK.

Achill Island, Ireland. According to Metro, Achill Island is a must-visit destination because of its scenic beaches and jagged mountains. If you're looking for thrill, it offers an ideal weather for water exciting sports activities.

Mersea Island, Essex. If you're a foodie, take a trip to this island and indulge in a fresh seafood galore. It is famous for its restaurants that farm, shuck and sell oysters that tourists enjoy. Not to mention, it's also very accessible by car.

The UK is comprised of many islands that offers tons of activities for everyone to experience. Whenever you plan on visiting this country, how about considering these island getaways.