As people who tend to the same daily schedule, we like to take time away from everything that we see and do all of the time, and what better way to do that than to go on a fun, relaxing vacation? Nothing says fun and relaxing more than taking a vacation to a hot, beautiful tropical island where you can let loose and enjoy yourself. Knowing the right tropical places to go to for your next trip will be the key to your perfect getaway. Here’s a list of ten tropical places to visit the next time you want the ultimate trip to paradise.
1. Kauai, Hawaii
The first place that comes to mind when you think of a beautiful island breeze and plenty of sun is by visiting one of the islands right here in the United States: Kauai, Hawaii! Take a flight to this beautiful island paradise (and save money) by visiting one of the USA’s most gorgeous islands. The island’s natural beauty and sense of serene will accompany you while you cruise the Na Pali Coast, take a helicopter ride and see the island, and even zip line the south shore. With many more activities for you to engage yourself in, Kauai would most definitely be recommended as your first choice!
2. Bora Bora
If you’re looking to expand to other islands outside of the United States, then Bora Bora will be your next option. Right within the gorgeous territory of Tahiti, Bora Bora offers a huge list of activities for you where you can embrace being in their wonderful island waters. From snorkeling, water skiing, sailing, and so many other water activities, Bora Bora has a wide range of things you can do that’ll fulfill your needs for excitement and fun everyday.
3. Mamanuca Islands
Another tropical island paradise to consider going to for your next vacation is the magnificent Mamanuca Islands. Located within the Fiji Islands, the Mamanuca Islands can give you the best first impression of an amazing exotic place. Take tours around this island and visit places such as the Malolo Island Resort by travelling on a ferry or by having a tour guide row a surfboard while on it! Engage in extreme jet skiing, or if your just looking for somewhere to get some R&R, visit the Malamala Beach Club to unwind. With its numerous tours and gorgeous sites, the Mamanuca Islands would be a great option to captivate on having fun in the sun.
4. St. Barts
Visiting a Caribbean island with a sense of French culture can definitely give you something to look forward to on the island of Saint Barthélemy, or St. Barts for short. St. Barts is known for their designer shops and their white sand beaches, the perfect beach for you to rest and get the best tans! Some of the islands near St. Barts is where most vacationers visit to either indulge in a shopping spree, eat delicious Caribbean cuisine, or engage in water sports such as wind surfing. Then at the end of the day when the sun sets and the moon rises, enjoy dancing the night away or having a cocktail or two! St. Barts is one of the best places to go to if you’re looking to be a part of something adventurous and fun.
5. Riviera Maya
Sometimes the island that you want to travel to is not mainly known for its waters, but for the tours of their island. If you want to visit an island where you’re more interested in their history and what made the island come to be, Riviera Maya is your next tropical island paradise to think about. Within the heart of Mexico, Riviera Maya offers many different tours for vacationers to participate in. Visit the Zone of Tulum and learn about this historical site’s background. Go to the 3D Museum of Wonders and take pictures of their 3D masterpieces. And if you still want a touch of the water and the natural scenery of Riviera Maya, then pay a visit to the Xel-Ha Park and enjoy a great swim while captivating the view of this gorgeous site. This amazing island will leave you breathless on all of its amazing and insightful history while still being the best place to relax.
6. Abaco Islands
Another place to get hot weather and water activities to the fullest extent is in the Abaco Islands. A collective group of islands located in the northern Bahamas, the Abaco Islands is known for their beautiful sites and their island cays that surround the islands. While taking a walk on the beach or swimming in the water, you might either run into a turtle or a shark along the way. Explore some of their other nearby areas where each place will have something different to offer, such as Hope Town, Marsh Harbour, and their scenic island cays. This island is a great spot to enjoy the simpler things while also getting the usual of what comes with enjoying the qualities of a tropical island.
7. Cook Islands
If you’re looking for a tropical island where you can embrace the warm waters but still looking for a sense of adventure, then the Cook Islands is where you’ll want to visit for your next vacation. Located in the South Pacific, these islands are known for their scenic views and their luxurious islands for vacationers to relax and catch up on rest. The Rarotonga Island is known for their beautiful beaches and scuba diving for those that wish to explore the underwater world. Aitutaki Island is known for their huge lagoon that is surrounded by coral reefs and sand islets for vacationers to explore. And to fulfill your thrill of excitement and adventure, pay a visit to the Island of Aitu, where you can explore caves and go hunting. These collective islands will offer something different for you to invest your time in while having the best time.
Embrace the scenery and gorgeous waters of this island across the Indian Ocean Southwest of India and Sri Lanka, the Maldives. The Maldives is the perfect place for you to swim in their lagoons, walk on their beaches, and to see and discover their reefs. The island is most notably known for their 26 atolls, where vacationers can relax in their luxury resorts and swim with manta rays and whale sharks (if you’re up for something exciting that you’ve never done before). And if you’re looking to do something simpler with your time, head over to Sultan Park to take in their sculptures and their creative, artistic masterpieces. Fall in love with the Maldives and their lavish island filled with creativity, excitement, and joy.
9. Ambergris Caye, Belize
Another tropical island that might capture your attention as well as enticing a long stay is the island of Ambergris Caye. Off the eastern shore of Belize, this Carribean paradise has the most gorgeous beaches and amazing water sport activities for you to have fun in the sun. Visit their most popular site, the Belize Barrier Reef to see what animals are lurking around as well as taking in the beautiful oceanic features. Head into the town of San Pedro to explore the Chac Balam Mayan Ruins and learn about its history. Sail the beautiful ocean waters of Belize to feel the wind across your skin and go sightseeing to different areas around the island. Book your tickets to Ambergris Caye today to get the most out of this beautiful place and its fun activities!
10. Dominican Republic
One final travel destination to embrace an amazing island paradise is one of the world’s most well-known and popular islands to visit: the Dominican Republic. This stunning Caribbean nation has great beaches and awesome resorts for you to lounge around in and relax. Go golfing over in Punta Cana, or go horseback riding along the beach. Visit La Romana to take a day trip to Saona Island with private transportation. Go to Puerto Plata to have a day of excursions and enjoy hiking, swimming, and jumping your way down 1 of 27 of their fantastic waterfalls! Once you land in the Dominican Republic and get involved in these amazing activities, it’ll give you a feeling that you will never want to leave.
The next time you need a place to kick back and enjoy yourself, any beautiful island resort will do just the trick. Anyone of these amazing tropical islands is guaranteed to give you a sense of peace, perfection, and paradise that you’ve been seeking.