While any sunny shore may sound idyllic, these top holiday destinations provide more than beach walks and cocktails.
Discover a cathedral-capped capital like Majorca or relax and unwind on family-friendly beaches and countryside towns. Avoid package resorts by renting a stylish villa in Corfu; alternatively try sailing away from crowds on a gulet cruise!
Unforgettable experiences and attractions await visitors on this pristine island, from postcard-perfect beaches and lagoons to budget accommodation suitable for families and loved-up couples alike. Kaleidoscopic reefs add color, while memorable excursions make the trip all the more enriching.
Families looking for an authentic Maldivian beach holiday experience will find everything they need on Kelaa. This island provides a genuine feel of Maldivian lifestyle and hospitality while boasting affordable guesthouses.
Indian’s tropical south offers an unhurried travel experience. Take a traditional houseboat through Kerala’s serene backwaters on an unforgettable journey of serenity.
Goa offers the ideal combination of sun and sea activities, from scuba diving to beach hopping and everything in between. There’s so much on offer!
Mussoorie, the Queen of Hill Stations, makes for the ideal summer destination. Also visit in winter to take in its snow-covered peaks – both seasons will provide unforgettable family adventures!
Tokyo, the Japanese capital, is an intriguing mix of high-end dining establishments and gardens set against street food vendors in Tokyo’s renowned markets. Travelers seeking something more traditional might prefer Kyoto – where old meets new.
Visitors seeking contemporary art should visit Naoshima Island renowned for its impressive galleries and architecture such as Benesse House museum-hotel and Tadao Ando’s Chichu Art Museum. If beaches are more your thing then Izu Peninsula’s relaxing hot springs and beautiful white sand beaches should be on their itinerary.
Scotland is a fascinating land, boasting an incredible history and offering plenty of intriguing activities. From Harry Potter movie locations to Oban’s world stone skipping championships, Scotland offers plenty for visitors to see and do.
Travel to the Highlands for breathtaking scenery, breathtaking hiking and picturesque villages. Visit Loch Lomond and Trossachs or Cairngorms National Park – with beautiful loch-side walks leading into majestic Cairngorm peaks or head further afield to Skye for its dramatic landscape of cliff-top views and Fairy Pools awaiting.
Portugal’s diverse landscapes and historical cities make it one of the top holiday destinations in Europe. From Algarve’s shimmering waters to its ancient castles, Portugal is a land full of surprises!
Portugal offers something to satisfy both romantic and family-oriented visitors, from historic streets and artisanal restaurants to world-renowned port wine. Get ready for an unforgettable journey when visiting this storied nation!
Greece can be your perfect holiday destination, offering breathtaking beaches, ancient temples and unique villages such as Mykonos and Santorini as well as Chania’s Venetian harbour – something for every traveller to experience!
Greece is an all-year destination, boasting breathtaking landscapes, mouthwatering cuisine and warm hospitality from locals. However, visiting in spring, summer or autumn when temperatures are warmer but there are fewer tourists makes for a better visit; car-free Hydra island in particular shines at this time.
Alaska is world renowned for its breathtaking scenery, giant glaciers, lush forests and breathtaking Northern Lights. Alaska’s expansive wilderness and untouched nature inspire outdoor adventurers. A visit here also brings Native American culture and wildlife into play!
Denali National Park, home of Mount McKinley (also known as Denali) – North America’s tallest peak – offers some of the finest hiking in the world and provides one of the best opportunities to view Aurora Borealis.
Croatia offers stunning beaches, exquisite islands, and unparalleled Roman history – making it a top pick for Mediterranean tourism. In wintertime, Zagreb transforms into a magical winter wonderland for its annual Christmas Markets!
Though prices and crowds peak during the summer months, visitors can still take in Dubrovnik’s remarkable historic architecture; tour Split’s Diocletian’s Palace (listed by UNESCO); explore Plitvice Lakes National Park; or even Rovinj with its sea views and charming harbor offering plenty of tasty seafood dishes!