We are truly lucky to live on a planet with so many beautiful destinations.
Unfortunately, it feels like we barely have enough time to visit them all. If you’re planning a trip of a vacation, here are some destinations you definitely do not want to miss.
Don’t forget to bring your camera — these are 15 of the most picturesque vacation spots in the entire world!
1) Amalfi Coast, Italy
If you enjoy eating amazing food on the beach, sourrounded by beautiful mountains, the Amalfi Coast in Italy is perfect for you.
Famed as one of the most impressive scenes you can see in historical Italy, this is certainly a destination you don’t want to miss!
Spring Break, anyone?
If you’re looking for a party destination, look no further than Cancun. However, travellers may be surprised by it’s natural beauty, even outside of it’s famous party month. There’s a reason it became such a desirable destination in the first place!
3) Santorini, Greece
If you enjoy combining beautiful landscapes with a rich traditional history, look no further than Santorini in Greece.
Enjoy your days walking through the historical sites of the world’s first democracy, then enjoy your evenings eating some of the finest food and watching some of the world’s most beautiful sunsets over the Aegean Sea.
4) Machu Pichu, Peru
Who said you need to be on a beach to enjoy a picturesque vacation? Contrarily, Machu Pichu is one of the most elevated travel destinations in the world, and it’s absolutely breakthtaking.
It may be a bit of a trek to get up into those tough Peruvian mountains, but anyone who makes it to the top well be well rewarded. There’s a reason Machu Pichu was listed as a Modern Wonder of the World!
5) Grand Canyon, USA
The natural beauty of the Grand Canyon is truly something to behold.
It might seem crazy that people from all over the world flock to the desert to witness what amounts to a big hole in the ground, but millions of years of evolution have created a truly unique landscape. It’s like an oasis in the middle of the desert!
6) Bali, Indonesia
Bali has long been a preferred destination resort.
Nestled amongst thousands of other Indonesian Islands, Bali separates itself for the welcoming environment they have created for visitors. Whether it’s exploring the jungle or relaxing on the beach, Bali is truly one of a kind!
7) Banff, Canada
Banff is so beautiful, you can enjoy it twice!
If you visit in the summer, you’ll get to see snowy white mountain tops while the weather is sunny and balmy. Come back in the winter and you can enjoy some of the best skiing in the whole world! Either way, the breakthaking mountain landscapes and beautiful turquoise water is well worh the trip!
8) Maldives, Maldives
Nestled in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the distance of the Maldives keeps this a hidden secret.
You won’t find more pristine beaches almost anywhere in the world. As rising water levels take a toll on the Maldives, you may be best to visit soon to enjoy the full compliments of the island!
9) Phuket, Thailand
Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, which gives you plenty of space to take in it’s natural beauty!
Originally built as a trading post, it has developed into a go-to spot for travellers. It’s not hard to see why when you get to see images of the area — it’s absolutely breathtaking!
10) Maui, Hawaii
Hawaiien culture is synonymous with nature, and you’ll have every opportunity to enjoy it in Maui.
Whether you want to enjoy some surfing on the beach or go hiking up the mountains, Maui has it all to offer to it’s visitors.
11) Bora Bora, French Polynesia
As one of the most romote destinations in the world — somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean – you can’t get much more relaxed than Bora Bora.
Technically part of France in French Polynesia, Bora Bora offers all the comforts of a more traditional tropical destination. One look at some of the beaches will tell you everything you need to know!
12) South Island, New Zealand
If you enjoy natural landscapes, New Zealand has almost the entire range.
There were so many beautiful destinations that we had to settle for the entire South Island. No matter which kind of destination you prefer — mountains, beaches, roaming plains — you’ll be able to appreciate the entire beauty of the world in New Zealand!
13) Provence, France
Nestled in the south of France and bordering the Mediterranean Sea, it’s hard to find somewhere more picturesque than France.
On top of the beaches and mountain ranges, there is the added benefit of vineyards, which add a colorful touch to the already breathtaking region.
14) Tu Ley Valley, Vietnam
If you enjoy natural beauty a bit outside the beaten trail, the Tu Ley Valley in Vietnam is a hidden treasure.
Amidt the agricultural valleys is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the region. You’ll also be welcome to some of the most accomodating local people in the world — definitely a can’t miss if you have the chance!
15) Plitvice, Croatia
As a Unesco World Heritage site, Pltivice Natural park is one of the jewels of Croatia.
Part of what keeps this area pristine is that it is a bit out of the way — about a 2-3 hour drive from the capital, Zagreb. If you are willing to make the journey, you will enjoy one of the best natural wonders of the world in Pltivice!
No matter which of these destinations you end up visiting, their natural beauty will surely not disappoint. Perhaps if you’re really lucky, you’ll even have a chance to visit them all!
Whatever happens, it’s a great reminder to keep enjoying the wonders of the world. Happy travels!