The Traveler’s Choice Awards for 2022 report by TripAdvisor reveals that the world’s best beach is the Grace Bay Beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to CNN News. Located south of the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands has crystal clear and warm waters, beautiful tropical wetlands, and plenty of marine life. These aspects make Turks and Caicos one of the best places to travel in the world. But this doesn’t mean other tropical destinations aren’t worth exploring. Each tropical destination has a unique charm, with some having an abundance of lush greenery, scenic waterfalls, and wildlife. Others also feature cultural attractions of exotic customs, delicious cuisine, and picturesque architecture. Keep reading to learn about popular tropical destinations ideal for enjoying beach and adventure holidays.
With 26 natural atolls surrounded by clear blue water, the Maldives boasts an unusual beauty and plenty of adventurous activities to indulge in. During your stay in Maldives, you can visit the glowing beach on Vaadhoo island, go island hopping, skydiving, and visit the capital island Male. When in Male, explore fascinating museums, heritage buildings, pristine beaches, and beautiful parks.
Given water is the focal point of the region, you can’t miss scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with the whale sharks and manta ray fish, and surfing. It is, therefore, crucial to pack a swimsuit. For many female travelers, choosing the right swimsuit that’s comfortable but looks good is a priority. But if you have a large bust, finding a perfect bikini top can be hard. You’ll need to search for unique but supportive bikini tops, so you don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort and ease of movement. The best options are sport-luxe style, balconette, and adjustable coverage bikini tops.
Besides having spectacular beaches where you can unwind, Costa Rica is home to stunning national parks and wildlife. This means your trip will entail much more than sunbathing at the beach, surfing, swimming, and snorkeling. You can explore national parks filled with fascinating wildlife. There are also exciting activities to engage in Costa Rica, such as cave tubing, hiking the amazing Arenal volcano, and riding a tram over the rainforest. You can also go for a waterfall tour or zip lining at La Fortuna, Arenal Reserve, or Montverde. For the best beach experience in Costa Rica, visit Isla Tortuga, Playa Conchal, Playa Hermosa, Costa Ballena, or Punta Uva.
Indonesia is a must-visit destination given its home to over 17,000 islands and islets. While there are many islands to explore, Bali is a favorite for tourists looking to experience a spiritual vacation with a mix of thrilling adventure. Bali boasts crystalline waters, all kinds of natural beauty, with glorious mountains, captivating lakes, lush greenery, flower gardens, and fascinating waterfalls. This means there are many fun things to do in Bali, from surfing to scuba diving, and hiking Mount Batur or Mount Agung. Alternatively, you can go cliff jumping, or slide down a natural water slide in the Aling-Aling waterfall. You can also explore the Ubud monkey forest, the photogenic Tukad Cepung waterfall, and scenic religious temples.
Surrounded by beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, marine life, mountains, and rainforest, tropical locations such as Bali, the Maldives, and Costa Rica are ideal tourist spots for nature lovers. Tropical locations allow you to discover marine wildlife while snorkeling or scuba diving. You can go hiking, explore rainforests, see fascinating wildlife and photogenic waterfalls, try zip lining, skydiving, or cave tubing.