After almost two years of being inside, travel restrictions have eased and destinations around the world have started welcoming visitors. Surely, in the past two years, you must have imagined going on a long, relaxing vacation.
The first thing that comes to mind when I think of ‘relaxing’ and ‘vacation’ is the beach. There is nothing like laying under the sun and enjoying a day near the sea.
So, if you are planning a vacation in 2022, you have come to the right place. Here is a list of the top 10 beach destinations that you simply cannot miss out on:
There is an endless list of things that you can do in the Maldives - watch the sunrise on a cruise from one island to another, go scuba diving, surfing, water skiing, skydiving, flyboarding, helicopter rides, snorkeling, and more.
History buffs can visit the many heritage sites and parks, museums, and notable buildings at the capital, Male. Make sure that you also visit the bioluminescent beach at Vaadhoo island where the shore has a bright blue glow at night.
You can spend all day relaxing at one of the many beaches on the 2,000 mile-long coastline of Thailand. When you want to experience the culture of this magnificent place, you can go visit the many gorgeous temples and palaces in Bangkok.
When you’re not at the beach, you can relax at hot springs, go on a boat ride to a floating market, or explore one of the many night markets. Don’t miss out on riding a tuk-tuk around Thailand and enjoying the endless variety of street foods.
California has beaches and spots that are known around the world.
You can spend your vacation chilling at the Santa Monica beach, or hike at the Big Sur, where the mountains surround the gorgeous coastline. Don’t miss out on the Venice Beach boardwalk, seeing the Hollywood sign, or going to Disneyland.
No matter how long your vacation is, you will always be able to find something exciting to do in California. Be it hiking, new beaches, theme parks, nightlife, or pop culture!
Australia has a coastline of more than 50,000 kilometers and more than 10,000 beaches. So, it is impossible to run out of breathtaking beaches to visit in Australia.
And that’s not all, there are so many landmarks that you must visit in Australia. You can visit the Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, stunning rock formations like Uluru, and the many national parks and harbors.
Fiji is the perfect beach destination for people who want to be immersed in nature.
If you like adventure, you can go hiking, snorkeling, surfing, deep-sea diving, and backpacking on the islands. You can also visit museums, historical buildings, parks, and nature reserves during your stay there.
You can also spend your days cruising and boating between the many islands in Fiji. Additionally, there are many luxury facilities like golf clubs and cruises to try out.
If you want your vacation to be full of excitement and fun cultural activities, Brazil is the right place for you. Some of the most famous beaches in Brazil are Ipanema Beach and Copacabana Beach.
While you are in Brazil, don’t miss out on some of the most exciting landmarks in the country. You can visit Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ The Redeemer, Tijuca National Park, and many other destinations during your stay.
The beach might not be the first thing that you think of while visiting Dubai. But the entire city has a coastline of 60 kilometers and several beaches along with it.
You can go on shark safaris, dolphin and sea lion encounters, or many water sports like snorkeling, jetpacking, kayaking, scuba diving, kite surfing, and more. Even when you’re not at the beach, there will always be something exciting to do in Dubai.
From visiting the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Opera, to some of the largest mosques, buildings, and malls in the world. You can also go on a cruise, a hot air balloon, a helicopter ride, or even skydive over this magnificent city!
Bora Bora is the perfect place for a vacation full of rejuvenation.
You can spend your vacation by the sea and explore the many islands and mountains. You can also go on safaris, spas, and hikes. If you like adventure, you can try out activities like feeding turtles, stingrays, and other sea animals, and deep-sea diving.
A vacation to Mauritius will leave you mesmerized by the breathtaking view of beaches, mountains, waterfalls, and unique geographic formations.
Apart from spending time on the beach where the sea and mountains are found together, you must also visit the many wildlife parks in Mauritius.
These parks have sights that you will not find anywhere else, including multicolored sand dunes, exotic botanical species, and more.
If you are looking for a vibrant cultural experience, Hawaii is the right choice for you.
The experience that you will have in Hawaii cannot be matched anywhere else. Not only will you find gorgeous beaches, but the coastline also harbors numerous waterfalls, volcanoes, canyons, cliffs, and valleys.
You can go hiking in the morning and spend the day relaxing at the beach. Or, you could visit the many national parks and volcanoes in Hawaii. Wherever you go, you will feel surrounded by nature and the rich culture of the land.
Beach destinations are all you need sometimes to unwind, relax, and rejuvenate your mind and body. So, the next time you wish to visit a lovely beach place, consider choosing any one of these destinations!