Have you got a dream holiday destination you always dreamed of visiting but never had the chance to? It’s still early in the year, with plenty of time to visit that special place. Stats show that us Brits take a Bucket list holiday once every three years. Here are 5 holiday bucket list ideas that you should visit at least once in your lifetime.
The Maldives are the absolute pinnacle of a tropical destination. With pure white sandy beaches and crystal blue ocean, the Maldives offer the perfect blend of pampered, relaxed seclusion. As well as stunning beaches, sumptuous cuisine, bustling markets and designer shops, the Maldives are a great place to set and explore. Take a boat and go island hopping or dolphin watching, or try scuba diving to discover some of the most colourful and vibrant marine life in the world.
Nestled in the clifftops in the bay of Naples, Sorrento is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. With narrow cobbled streets and piazzas lined with cafes and restaurants, this is a wonderful place to wander at your leisure and enjoy the delights of a traditional unspoilt Italian town. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the town centre or meander downhill to sample the catch of the day in one of the delightful fishing villages at the foot of the cliffs. Discover the mighty Vesuvius and tragic Pompeii, or take a short boat ride across the bay to Capri to relax and watch the sun set over the Mediterranean.
Smart and sophisticated, Dubai is the destination for seekers of luxury and style. With fabulous shopping, breathtaking modern architecture, amazing food and a lively nightlife, Dubai is an exciting and dynamic destination. Combine a city stay with a trip to the mountain village of Hatta to discover Dubai’s rich heritage. haggle for bargains in a local souk or cool off in the shade of a palm tree on one of the endless golden sandy beaches.
For dramatic landscapes, spectacular national parks, excitement and fun nothing beats Iceland – the land of ice and fire. This is the perfect destination to experience nature at its finest, with dark atmospheric winters and summertime midnight sun. Relax in a geothermal outdoor bathing pool, or take an epic snow safari across frozen glaciers. Discover a traditional Icelandic welcome and enjoy a warming glass of Brennivin beside a roaring fire, before heading out to view the awesome Northern Lights.
Visit Croatia to discover one of Europe’s hidden gems. With plenty of sunshine, mountains. lakes and over a thousand islands stretching along the glorious Adriatic Coast, there is truly something for everyone. Explore the modern capital city of Zagreb with award winning restaurants and a buzzing nightlife, or wander through the winding cobbled streets and gardens of the medieval old town and watch the world go by in a traditional coffee house.
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