There is nothing like a tropical vacation to escape from life for a while. With so many destinations to choose from, it can be a difficult decision to make. Yet some destinations stand out from others. Here are four of the best places for a tropical vacation.
Found surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is one of the best tropical getaway destinations. Though it is made up of 1,000 islands, only 200 of them have people living on them. Of those 200, there are five that are bustling with year-long residents. Its coral-islands make it an idyllic place for snorkeling, diving, or just relaxing on the beach. There are also private resorts on many of the islands for those who want a more secluded vacation experience.
Gili Islands and Bali
A trip to Indonesia isn’t complete without a visit to the Gili Islands and Bali. As similar tropical destinations, they are both perfect for those who are more interested in adventures than in relaxing. The temples of Bali are one of the main attractions to many visitors. The truly adventurous, even brave climbing Bali’s prominent volcano. As a result of its eruptions, Bali boasts beaches with black sand and beaches with white sand, making it a truly memorable tropical getaway.
Hawaii’s Big Island
Hawaii’s Big Island is a tropical destination many tourists can’t resist. The highlight of this island is the Volcano National Park. Visitors have access to the volcanos and can even make their way through its lava tubes, where they can see lava pouring into the ocean. Of all the island’s volcanoes, Kilauea is the most active anywhere in the world. Another reason why Big Island is worth visiting is that it is the one place that provides the world with macadamia nuts.
There is a lot to be said about the Canary Islands. It has become a popular tropical destination over the years for various reasons. There are seven islands that form the Canary. The largest of them is Tenerife. Those who visit in February have the opportunity to attend a Carnival festival considered one of the world’s largest. However, those who want to lounge on the beach will need to visit Fuerteventura. The other islands have just as much to offer.