TROPICAL VACATION SPOTS
There are many places around the world where we can visit extensive environments and dream paradises, there is a wide variety of tropical vacation spots that are open to the discovery of a tourist public increasingly interested in enjoying extraordinary experiences with friends or family. Next, you will get to know some of the best known and most visited places around the world, improving your way of seeing the world beyond your limits.
The best tropical vacation spots
- Bora Bora, Tahití
Bora Bora is par excellence, a paradise in the South Pacific. This lush and spectacularly beautiful island in French Polynesia is home to a mountain with an emerald peak which is surrounded by azure blue waters. Bunches of coconut palms sit firmly across the beaches, and luxury bungalows rise above the crystal clear waters, some of which have glass panels on the floor so you can take a close look at the beautiful sea below.
While Bora Bora Bora gets the best points in natural beauty, she also meets all the requirements if you’re looking for cultural attractions, being considered one of the best tropical vacation spots. The official language is French, and you can taste the Gallic influence in gourmet cuisine. It’s easy to see why so many travelers have named the expensive Bora Bora as one of the best honeymoon destinations, and the ultimate place for a perfect and unparalleled tropical vacation.
- Riviera Maya, Mexico
If you are looking for beautiful beaches, a rich culture and spicy cuisine, all at a reasonable cost, the Riviera Maya in Mexico is an excellent choice to look for tropical vacation spots. Located at the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, and along the Caribbean coast, the Riviera Maya includes the resort destinations of Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and the island of Cozumel. You don’t necessarily have to stay in some all-inclusive resort conglomerate, although you’ll find many of these in front of the long, postcard-like beaches.
You can also find private boutique hotels and yoga retreats. Swimming with manta rays and dolphins, scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing are popular activities in the warm, clean waters. Culture lovers can explore the majestic ruins of Tulum, in a stunning setting on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, or Chichen Itza, a few hours’ drive from the tourist strip.
Drawn along the Indian Ocean, southwest India and Sri Lanka, the 26 natural atolls of the Maldives exude an almost surreal beauty thanks, in large part, to the luminous blue waters that surround them. If you enter the crystal clear and comforting waters of the sea is your priority for a perfect tropical vacation, this is the place to be, as the Maldives is 99% water. Paradoxically, water also threatens to flood the coasts of this low-lying island nation. Male’ is the capital, but most visitors arrive directly at one of the atolls, where they will find luxury resorts and white-washed beaches lined with turquoise waters. Diving and snorkeling are top-notch, and the Maldives is also one of the top surfing destinations, home to the most popular surf spots on Male’s North and South atolls.
- Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, near New Zealand, is a one of the tropical vacations spot dream place to be a castaway in the South Pacific. Blessed with sparkling waters, lush peaks, lush palm-fringed beaches, and the nicest people in the entire South Pacific, Aitutaki meets all the requirements to be considered the perfect exotic tropical promenade. Rarotonga is the largest of the Cook Islands, and the main entrance for tourists, but Aitutaki, 45 minutes away by plane, is the most precious pearl, considering that it is an archipelago with 15 dazzling tropical islands.
Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and fishing are formidable, and the islands offer the opportunity to enjoy the quiet life of a village, which slows down even further in the church’s Sunday services. There are more than 20 motu (small islands) scattered around the waters, and the small island of Tapuaetai in the southeast corner is a popular excursion for its beautiful view of the waters.
- Kauai, Hawaii
Also known as “The Garden Island”, Kauai is a tropical Eden, with lush jungles, waterfalls, and spectacular green coastal peaks. A masterpiece of nature with dazzling lava-sculpted landscapes, the islands have a greater sense of relaxation than their popular sisters, Maui and Oahu. Although Kauai is known to be home to one of the rainiest places on earth, the island has multiple microclimates, and the area around the tourist Poipu tends to be drier. Underwater, you’ll find colorful coral reefs, where tropical fish and turtles swim. On land, you can enjoy golden beaches, admire the breathtaking scenery from the heights of the Hanalei Bay cliff, hike through the stunning landscapes of the amazing Coast Nāpali, and explore the deep, jungle-like Waimea Canyon.
- Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
If you dream of idyllic sun-drenched islands in the South Seas, the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji are the place to be as is a well-known tropical vacation spot for travelers around the world. Just a short boat ride from the entrance town of Nadi, this beautiful grouping of 20 islands is popular for its palm-fringed beaches, crystal-clear waters and thriving coral reefs. In Fiji, when it comes to choosing where to stay, your budget and interests will determine the ideal island for you.
- San Bartolomé, Caribbean
If you like the gleaming lives of the rich and famous, the private villas, and the beautiful beaches, San Bartolomé should be at the top of your list. But everything has a cost. A steady stream of movie stars and mega-magnets visit the site, which means that lodging and food costs more here than elsewhere, especially in the high season. However, it’s worth it because you’ll find beautiful golden beaches backed by green hills, first-class dining and shopping, and cultural sophistication that other tropical destinations don’t have.
As with any destination, the low seasons offer great discounts and all beaches are public, so you can hide in a private villa or boutique hotel and live the lives of the rich and famous for less. In addition to enjoying the beaches, shopping, or feasting on tempting continental delicacies, popular activities here include snorkeling, scuba diving, kite-surfing, kayaking, fishing, surfing, and sea tours. The best beaches are Saline Beach, Gouverneur Beach, and Lorient, and the red-roofed capital, Gustavia, is one of the most beautiful villages in the Caribbean.