Soft sandy beaches, clear seas, lush surroundings and endless sunshine. These are the sine qua non of a tropical holiday, but each holiday paradise has its own unique charm. Some with their natural beauties, some with exotic traditions, architectural works and mouth-watering culinary culture.
1. Bora Bora – Tahiti Islands
Undoubtedly the most celebrated island in the South Pacific, Bora Bora is French Polynesia’s leading lady. Her beauty is unrivaled and her fame, unwavering. Bora Bora is one of the few places on earth that everyone hopes to witness in their lifetime and once you see it, you are forever enamored. More than just a romantic ideal, Bora Bora is a romantic reality.
2. Bali – Indonesia
Bali’s incense-scented temples, rice fields shining in the afternoon amber sunshine, and calm gentle people offer irresistible mystical charm. If you want to see plenty of shops and restaurants with a lively beach scene, you can go to Kuta or Seminyak. Perfect for families with its soft waves of sea and covered with lush hills away from Ubud beach curcuna, it reflects the island’s emerald beauty.
3. Florida Keys – USA
The Florida Keys, home to the only coral reef in the US, offers a delightful tropical vacation with its charming beaches with fishing and palm trees. Among the most popular attractions are John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and the Florida Keys National Marine Reserve, outside Key Largo, offering professional diving and snorkelling.
4. The Mamanuca Islands – Fiji
If you’re heading to Fiji and looking for an ordinary place to experience a tropical paradise, you don’t need to go further than Mamanucas.20 magnificent islands, which are reached by a short boat ride from the town of Nadi and lined up sequentially to the ocean, are popular with shimmering palm trees, crystal clear waters and coral reefs that continue to thrive. Have you seen Cast Away, in which Tom Hanks starred and premiered in the 2000s? This film was shot on Monoruki Island, one of the Mamanucas Islands. Survivor is also one of the films made here.
5. Ambergris Caye – Belize
Located at the tip of the Yucatán Peninsula, San Pedro in Belize is one of the country’s top tourist destinations and the largest of 200 islands. This area, which is especially the habitat of sea turtles, is known as Ch Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Shark Ray Alley is a popular spot where divers can face nurse sharks and big stingrays. San Pedro, a colorful city center of the island, is famous for its Mexican-inspired cuisine serving fresh seafood.
6. Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a country on the island of Hispanyola in the Caribbean. This popular holiday resort is more than just gorgeous beaches and very precious resorts. The country, rich in history and culture, has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the Caribbean, with rainforests, deserts, mangroves, coral reefs, savannas and towering green hills. You can climb the highest peaks in the Caribbean, dive into the white waters of Río Yaque del Norte, take a long walk to swim in a waterfall in the middle of the rain forest, and cycle through the pine forest-covered mountain trails.
7. Abaco Islands – Bahamas
The Abaco Islands are located north of the Bahamas, 180 miles from the coast of South Florida. These peaceful Atlantic islands are far from crowded tourist groups in Florida and the surrounding area, with pine-tree beaches, growing coral reefs; a place where you can be happy to spend your holiday with the fishing villages in the slumber. Golf carts and boats are the main means of transportation on the island. Fishing, diving, snorkelling activities are available, as well as many opportunities to chat with local people.
8. Aitutaki – Cook Islands
Aitutaki on the Cook Islands of the New Zealand archipelago is the perfect place for an exotic and tropical vacation blessed with a bright water lagoon, lush peaks, palm-tree beaches and the most friendly people in the South Pacific. Activities such as swimming, snorkeling, skiing and fishing can be enjoyed.
The Maldives, which lie between the Indian Ocean in southwest India and Sri Lanka, have a surreal beauty with clear blue waters. The crystal clear sea, which makes up 99 percent of the Maldives, is the most important criterion for a perfect tropical holiday. In addition to world-class activities such as diving and snorkeling, the Maldives’ North and South Male atolls are also home to the most popular surfing spots.
10. Riviera Maya – Mexico
The Riviera Maya, which is also sometimes referred to as the Mayan Riviera, stretches over 100 miles of coastline with beautiful white-sand beaches and brilliant turquoise colored water just south of Cancun. This world-renowned paradise is home to mangroves and lagoons, ancient Mayan cities, ecological reserves and adventure parks, and the world’s second largest coral reef. You can engage in popular activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing, as well as yoga activities.
11. Nicoya Peninsula – Costa Rica
The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica on the Pacific coast; It is a popular spot for surfers and eco-tourists with its large forested areas and long bays. It is home to a wide variety of restaurants and hotels in the main tourist cities, including Tamarindo, the peninsula’s most developed city. The ideal place for snorkeling, diving, horse rides, tamarindo and surroundings.
12. Port Douglas – Australia
Port Douglas is an ideal destination for adventurous nature lovers. This tropical tourist resort has become a convenient base for reef trips and wild nature safaris. Two of Australia’s richest ecosystems are a short distance away: the Great Barrier Reef, where you can professionally dive and snorkel; Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Site and the Daintree Rainforest lost in the rocky waters of Cape Tribulation. The town’s mango and palm-leafed streets, luxury shops, forested Four Mile Beach are worth a visit.
13. Tunnels Beach Kauai – Hawaii
Tunnels Beach (Makua) is the ultimate snorkeling and scuba divers beach. This crescent shaped bay is fringed by palms and Ironwood trees. The golden sand beach has a backdrop of lush jungle and mountains making this a picture perfect beach. Tunnels is a favorite surfing, winds surfing and kite surfing beach. Lava tubes form the many underwater caverns give Tunnels it’s name as well as a magical underwater world to explore.