Dreamy beaches, silky smooth waters, lush scenery, and endless sunshine are just a few of the ingredients that make up the perfect tropical vacation. However, each location has its own seductive allure. Some destinations are stunning in their innate attractiveness.
Others add cultural attractions such as unusual customs, architecture, and delectable cuisine to the mix. Some peaceful islands seem to transport you back in time, while others offer eco-adventures and wildlife-rich wilderness.
Travel Goor has brought you the best tropical destinations that you should start planning for or include in your travel plans for 2022.
Antigua makes up half of the Caribbean Country of Antigua and Barbuda. It is the perfect tropical destination flocked with beaches that you just can’t get enough of. The beaches here are so beautiful, each one with a different view. And that is why you will find many celebrities sun-soaking on the golden beaches.
Apart from the amazing sunsets at the beaches, you can also indulge yourself in activities like snorkeling or rent a cruise and enjoy the blue waters as you sail into the sunset!
2. Riviera, Mexico
This power-packed place holds the perfect combination of beautiful beaches and zangy cuisine. The Mayan Riviera stretches along the Caribbean coast from the tip of the Yucatán peninsula to the island of Cozumel and includes the resort destinations of Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Cozumel.
Activities you can find here are swimming with the stingrays, diving with the dolphins, and snorkeling. If you love fishing, get set for some fishing in the clear blue waters of Riviera!
3. Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is not just about beautiful beaches and eye-catching sunsets but is also home to natural waterfalls and rainforests. So, with the vast scenery of beaches and rainforest, get set to see some really mind-boggling scenes that Puerto Rico has to offer.
As Puerto Rico is home to rainforests, do not forget to check out the nature trails and walks you can look up to. Other than that, you can check our activities such as snorkeling and cycling.
4. St. Barts
Are you looking for a sun-glazed beached and a private villa? Check out the french influenced St. Barts. The blonde beaches here are backed up with scenic green hills, which are a sight to see.
Although St. Barts is like a second home to many famous stars and celebrities worldwide, that means that the beautiful views of St. Barts may come at a higher price than expected. But that doesn’t mean it’s worth any less. On the contrary, the food, the culture, and the shopping are such that it stands a class apart from other tropical destinations.
5. Aitutaki, Cook Island
With strong ties to New Zealand, Aitutaki in the Cook Islands is a dream getaway for closet castaways. Aitutaki ticks all the boxes for the ultimate exotic tropical vacation, with a bright azure lagoon, verdant peaks, magnificent beaches bristling with palms, and some of the friendliest people in the South Pacific.
Swimming, snorkeling, and fishing are some of the common activities that you can look forward to. This location is perfect for those who are looking for some laid-back, lazy afternoons by the beach.
Aruba is the ideal vacation spot for all types of guests! The country is one of the Caribbean’s safest vacation spots. As a result, it’s an excellent choice for families with children or lone travelers.
It’s also a better choice because of the diversity of activities — kids will like a submarine trip. On the other hand, adults will enjoy an afternoon lounging on one of the island’s beautiful white-sand beaches.
7. The Seychelles
Do you need a dose of nature? Then, The Seychelles should be at the top of your tropical island bucket list. More than half of the land area of these 115 emerald beauties is protected, including UNESCO-listed nature reserves, healthy coral reefs, and gorgeous boulder-rimmed beaches.
The activities that you can do in The Seychelles are around the sea, aside from exploring the lush jungles and natural reserves. On the beaches, you can sunbathe, dive and snorkel the reefs, sail, and surf the swells. The fishing is also fantastic, particularly on Alphonse Island and Farquhar Atoll.
These were a few destinations that we think you should not miss out on. With the stabilizing situation of COVID restrictions, many of these locations have opened their doors for travel and tourism, having completed proper vaccinations and carrying the necessary documents.