Tropical destinations are one of the most desired by tourists, attracting them with the hot sun, endless beaches, and unknown exotics. Not every day we have the opportunity for a vacation in one of these exciting places. That is why it is important to choose the right place for our taste and budget. These trips are not always prohibitively expensive.
Here is a list of some of the most desired destinations for a tropical vacation.
- Bali, Indonesia
- Tamarindo in Costa Rica
- Nassau – the capital of Bahamas
- French Polynesia`s Bora Bora
- Port Douglas Australia
- Seychelles in East Africa
- South Pacific Cook Islands
- Ambergris Caye, Belize
- Lombok, Indonesia
- St. Kitts and Nevis, the Caribbean
- Koh Samui, Thailand
- Langkawi, Malaysia
- Islamorada, Florida
- Waikoloa, Hawaii
- Key West, Florida
- Kauai, Hawaii
- Darwin, Australia
- Durban, South Africa
- Palawan, Philippines
- Luang Prabang, Laos
- Koh Rong, Cambodia
- Cozumel, Mexico
Bali is one of the best known tropical islands for tourists. The island has an impressive nature, dotted with volcanic mountains and beaches. The island is also known as a destination for spiritual purifications and yoga seminars. On the other hand, part of Bali also offers rich nightlife and entertainment.
Prices vary in different parts of Bali and the southern part is more expensive. The rainy months are March and April, and the summer season starts in May and promises warm and pleasant weather.
Tamarindo in Costa Rica
When it comes to the perfect place to surf, Tamarindo is the right solution. Two of the most famous beaches for beginner surfers and swimmers are Playa Tamarindo and Playa Langosta. In Tamarindo, you can also enjoy other entertainments – shopping, sports, or an exciting walk through the canals where you can see crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
Nassau – the capital of Bahamas
It is no coincidence that the Bahamas has gained popularity among tourists. The capital Nassau is always full of entertainment and nightlife. You can enjoy classic Bahamian dishes, such as conch fritters. There are always many tourists in the city as Nassau is a popular cruise – hip stop.
French Polynesia`s Bora Bora
French Polynesia`s Bora Bora must also find a place in this list. Known as a favorite place for a honeymoon, this quiet island impresses with its crystal clear water and small beautiful beaches. During your stay here you can book a cruise with diving included and a tour of the impressive local areas.
Port Douglas Australia
The Great Barrier Reef and the rainforests of Daintree National Park are two favorite attractions that excite tourists who come to Port Douglas. During your stay you can have fun on a cruise around the reef or watch the amazing bird’s eye view from a helicopter ride.
Seychelles in East Africa
Seychelles is another favorite destination for a honeymoon. But in addition to beautiful views, this destination is rich in opportunities for side activities, depending on your hobby – diving, fishing, long walks, shopping, and art galleries for those who love cultural events.
South Pacific Cook Islands
Cook Island is an archipelago of 15 small islands, which can be the right choice if you want to enjoy a relaxing holiday with a loved one. You can find a lot of activities – for example, a cruise with a bottom glass boat, diving or getting to know the locals, who are very friendly, and tasting local delicacies.
Ambergris Caye, Belize
Ambergris Caye is an island famous for its sea sports. Around the island is the Belize Barrier Reef, which provides conditions for exciting diving or snorkeling. You can choose some of the tours around the island (one of the most famous is the SNUBA adventure tour), which will show you secluded beaches and scary hidden caves.
Lombok is definitely not as famous destination as its close neighbor Bali. If you want to visit the Indonesian islands, but are trying to escape the mass crowds, this is the right place. From there you can easily reach the Gili Islands. Of course, for water sports enthusiasts there are many beaches, the most famous among which are Kuta and Banko Banko. If you prefer hiking and the view of waterfalls, the island also offers suitable tours.
St. Kitts and Nevis, the Caribbean
The Caribbean is probably among the top 5 most beloved exotic destinations. St. Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island nation. In the past, it was an area for sugar production and now the old plantations create a special atmosphere. If you decide to visit the islands you can book a train tour.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Without a doubt, Thailand is one of the most exotic places you can visit in your life. Koh Samui is a Thai island that is best known for its huge Buddha statue on the beach at Wat Phra Yai Temple. The island also offers more budget solutions for your vacation. No doubt you will be satisfied with the local tours, which will reveal tropical views and tell you more about the local culture.
Bermuda is much more than legends. Going to this paradise you can enjoy the beautiful nature, pink sandс, fishing. If you want to see most of the island, then leave time for a 5-hour tour.
Culture is a mixture of American and British influence. Bermuda offers not only beach walks but also modern attractions and museums.
Langkawi offers tourists delicious seafood and ideal places for diving. This makes this archipelago very popular with travelers. It is no coincidence that it is called the Jewel of Kedah because of the clear blue water and beautiful nature rich in forests, caves for exploration, and walking trails.
In addition, Langkawi also offers affordable accommodations. If you still want to save the most from your trip, the accommodations offer big discounts in September and October, when it is the rainy season.
Fiji is a desirable destination. Nadi is the capital and transport and tourist port. This promises a large influx of tourists, entertainment, and never-ending nightlife. One of the biggest attractions is the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and you can enjoy all kinds of sea sports, as well as visit the mud baths of the Sabeto Valley.
This town is perfect for you if you are an avid fisherman. For those who like to watch the sea world, there is also a Theater of the Sea marine mammal park where you can see exotic animals such as turtles, dolphins, and alligators. Located in the United States, this archipelago is a true tropical escape from the hectic reality.
Glass-boat tours, kayaking, diving with dolphins – Waikoloa can offer all of this. Hawaii’s Big Island is also filled with geological discoveries reminiscent of ancient Hawaiian culture. You can find it on the map on the west side of the island.
Key West, Florida
If you like nightlife, concerts with live music and a never-ending party, this is your place. The group of islands is also known for its coral reef and is a great place for diving. One of the main stops on cruise ships Key West has something to offer for every taste.
Kauai is a part of the Hawaiian archipelago. The larger part of this island is covered by dense tropical forests, waterfalls, and mountainous areas. This is the perfect place if you are an avid climber or love walking in the lush vegetation. Finally, after an exhausting day, you can watch the sunset from a sea cruise or enjoy a relaxing walk on the beach.
As the capital of northern Australia, Darwin offers a number of ways to spend your vacation – visit one of the beaches, walk through one of the green parks, or visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, where you can learn more about Southeast Asian and Pacific culture. In addition, the city is close to the largest park in Australia – Kakadu National Park.
Durban, South Africa
The culture in this area is influenced by different eras and nations and this makes the historical heritage of Durban very impressive. Here you can choose if you are excited to observe the marine life in uShaka Marine World, to indulge in a beach holiday or water sports, or to get acquainted with a number of African plants in the Botanical Garden.
The Philippines has always impressed with its exotic nature and culture. Impressive bays, suitable water sports, and mountainous areas attract visitors. The area also has a rich history dating back over 50,000 years. Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines. If you plan your vacation there in advance and depending on the season, your stay there may be on a lower budget than other destinations.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Laos is a tropical destination that most tourists can afford. In December and January, temperatures are around 20 degrees Celsius and this attracts many tourists fleeing the cold. Luang Prabang is the former capital of Laos and is located in Southeast Asia. Like other Asian countries, Laos impresses with local delicacies and exotic foods.
Koh Rong, Cambodia
Dense forests, vast clean beaches, and mountainous cool areas will surprise visitors to Koh Rong, Cambodia. If you want to escape from the big crowds, the beaches of Cambodia are the right place. For diving enthusiasts, there is an opportunity to rent complete equipment and dive among the coral reefs.
Cozumel offers both the tranquility of sunny beaches and the luxury of swimming pool complexes and all other amenities – it all depends on your preference. The price for a trip in this part of the world is the highest from December to March, but during the rest of the year, you can find really good offers. Cozumel National Park is home to the world’s second-largest reef, a real diver’s paradise. If you like shopping, it will be a real pleasure for you to visit the small markets you meet along the way.