Who You’ll See: Native Cristiano Ronaldo and supermodel Irina Shayk Why It’s Worth the Airfare: Madeira is a destination for those who love to be ahead of the curve. Tourists from outside the region are only beginning to explore the island’s charms, such as rock pools formed out of volcanic craters and the island’s eponymous sherrylike wine made only here. And if that’s not enough, maybe the prospect of spotting Cristiano Ronaldo shirtless is.
What's the Draw: The Portuguese island of Madeira sits in the Atlantic Ocean halfway between Portugal and Morocco. The volcanic island features breathtaking mountains and cliffs.