Our 10 favourite Instagrammers

@favelapunk | Instagram

@alanarblanchard | Instagram

We can’t get enough of Instagram and it’s all thanks to these guys. From professional surfers and underwater photographers, to swimwear labels and fashion icons, we show you who to follow for your daily dose of island life.

1. Alana Blanchard @alanarblanchard

Followers: 415k

Occupation: Professional Surfer

Based: Kauai, Hawaii

The glamour girl of the surfing world rips in the water and understands the power of social media and surfing in a g-string.

@alanarblanchard | Instagram

2. Hamilton Island @hamiltonisland

Followers: 9k

Based: Far North Queensland, Australia

With The Great Barrier Reef and the world’s best resort (Qualia) in their backyard, this is what island life is all about.

@hamiltonisland | Instagram

3. Clark Little @clarklittle

Followers: 215k

Occupation: Surf Photographer

Based: Oahu, Hawaii

Award-winning surf photographer based on the North Shore who captures unique angles and dangerous breaks.

@clarklittle | Instagram

4. Acacia Swimwear @acaciaswimwear

Followers: 82k

Based: Maui and Kauai, Hawaii | Bali, Indonesia

A swimwear label owned by Lyndie Irons (Andy Irons’ wife) and Naomi Acacia that is based out of three different tropical islands.

@acaciaswimwear | Instagram

5. Lara Bingle @mslarabingle

Followers: 173k

Occupation: Model/Muse/Celebrity

Based: Sydney, Australia

When she’s not hanging around Bondi, you’ll find her sunning on a beach in Mexico or surfing with her posse in Byron Bay.

Lara Bingle | Instagram

6. Pip Edwards @pip_edwards1

Followers: 18k

Based: Sydney, Australia

Occupation: Stylist and Senior Accessories Designer at Sass & Bide

The balayage advocate showcases her hot beach hair, effortless fashion, Bondi lifestyle and the latest Sass & Bide creations.

@pip_edwards1 | Instagram

7. Fá Empel @favelapunk

Followers: 18k

Occupation: Model and Designer of CAST Eyewear

Based: Bali, Indonesia

Crazy parties in Bali, intimate photos with surfer boyfriend Luke Stedman, late night skinny dips and tatt sessions, this girl sure knows how to live.

@favelapunk | Instagram

8. A Bikini a Day @abikiniaday

Followers: 157k

Based: Oahu, Hawaii

Natasha Oakley and Devin Brugman run a blog where they take photos of their hot beach bodies in a different bikini every day.

@abikiniaday | Instagram

9. Ming Nomchong @mingnomchongphotography

Followers: 615

Occupation: Photographer

Based: Byron Bay, Australia

This Byron Bay-based photographer captures local surf culture and beach life from one of the best seaside towns in Australia.

 @mingnomchongphotography | Instagram

10. Kalani Miller @kalanimiller

Followers: 22k

Occupation: Swimwear Designer and Kelly Slater’s girlfriend

Based: Hawaii, California and on the ASP World Tour

When you run a swimsuit label and have Kelly Slater as your boyfriend, your Instagram feed is bound to look good.

@kalanimiller | Instagram

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As the founder of THIS ISLAND LIFE, Laura is an expert on all things summer. When she's not at home in Sydney, she's chasing the warm-weather to exotic destinations across the globe.

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