07/19/2010 10:05 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The 12 Most Beautiful Islands In The World: A Vacation For Every Month (PHOTOS)

Maybe its because the school system designs it that way, but we are conditioned to forever associate summer with vacation-conjuring images of ocean and sand, shorts and sundresses, and the scent of sunscreen on sun-kissed skin. Perhaps it's the magic of fireflies and tropical thunderstorms that we cling to like humidity, but there certainly is something special in the air when the weather warms. The crazy part is, that it isn't magic at all -- on any given day, somewhere in the world there's an island where summer is alive and well. We've pinpointed the best Islands per month -- along with amazing places to stay there -- to help you keep that tan all winter long. For more Jetsetter islands, click here!

Island For Every Month