Do you feel invaded by the “blues” of staying at the same place all the time? The lack of sun makes you grumpy? Revitalize your spirit with an exciting adventure during your holidays. If you were looking for an extra excuse to plan that coveted island getaway, 2016 provides many motivations to fly off somewhere remote, exotic, and wondrous. Whether you want to be amongst the first to experience newly minted resorts, are in search of a good fun-in the-sun party, or are eager to grab the best vantage point for an upcoming solar eclipse, here are the hot islands to hit this year.
Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, approximately 560 miles east of Madagascar. It is further south than the Maldives and perhaps a bit less well known, but just as much of a paradise as any of those neighboring islands up north. The tropical beaches lined with palm trees are not only beautiful, but also much more pristine and relaxing than many other vacation hotspots. A blend of British, Creole and French cultures and languages make for an unforgettable land of traditions and contrasts. In Mauritius, take the opportunity to relax, sunbathe and, why not, deep sea fishing!
With its hundreds of islands scattered in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, Seychelles embody a destination synonymous with paradise.
Wherever the pupil poses, the charm operates: lush vegetation of an intense green, white sandy beaches shaded by coconut trees and often deserted, turquoise waters of the lagoon, rich and diversified funds submarines. Seychelles also invited to the meeting with the local gastronomy made of the exotic flavor of Creole dishes and the freshest local treasures, including fish and seafood. Many luxury hoteliers have set up in Mahé, Praslin, La Digue, Silhouette, Fregate and Denis Island, exceptional resorts in harmony with the surrounding environment. Private villas on the hills wooden stilts or on the beach, masterfully revisited colonial houses and contemporary buildings largely open to the outside are all perfect places to stay, ideally with family, composed of moments of contemplation, of ‘sensational experiences and deep relaxation. An ideal destination for an elite willing to spend the New Year holidays under the sun … exactly.
In Reunion, enjoy traditional meals preceded by a typical appetizer prepared Reunion based prepared rum and local fruits. Lychees, in full bloom will bring water to your mouth. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island is a French authority. The island offers exceptional beaches, volcanic mountains and landscapes, fascinating traditions and culture to discover.
The Canary Islands
With over 1500 kilometers of beautiful coastline, the Spanish Canary Islands offers an abundance of sandy beaches inviting you do that attempt. Say goodbye to the blues and hello to the constant sun and postcard scenery. Relax in the water while enjoying one of the exceptional wines from indigenous grape varieties, or for visitors who crave adventure, visit the towering volcanoes surrounding islands. The warm weather and the hospitality will make you forget all your homecoming.
Barbados offers hot gifts, relaxation and pure beauty. Swap your bulky winter boots, scarf and Canada against an appointment with your summer wardrobe. Barbados welcomes its visitors with plenty to see and do. Discover the many historic houses of the island, explore its mysterious caves or just relax on the beach.
Dream destination throughout the year, Hawaii such an exceptional getaway. Visitors will find the best of two worlds: temperatures of 26 ° C and ideally temperate waters. The icing on the cake is that you can top off the with some wonderful activities like surfing, volcanic exploration or attend a luau.
The beaches of Bali are certainly dream! Lively, seaside living on this island will charm you with its energy and all possibilities of activities for the family. All coasts of the island have their peculiarities. You prefer majestic sunsets or surf the waves, make your choice!
Belize is paradise of diving. Less known than its Latin American neighbors, the country has everything to please the more adventurous, as well as more cautious. The deserted beaches are still existing and you’ll find something to satisfy your craving for a perfect getaway holiday.
Tahiti is located in the southern Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia. Postcard The landscapes are impressive and exhilarating. The white sandy beaches and glorious sunshine warm your heart. The mountainous interior is adorned with deep valleys, clear streams, and high waterfalls, all bathed in green iridescence of Mother Nature’s light. The coastal lands, edged with a rugged coastline, are home to fields of tropical flowers and most of the island’s population.
Undoubtedly the most celebrated island in the South Pacific, Bora Bora is French Polynesia’s leading lady. Her beauty is unrivaled and her fame, unwavering. Bora Bora is one of the few places on earth that everyone hopes to witness in their lifetime—and once you see it, you are forever enamored. Bora Bora is an island of Tahiti famous for its turquoise waters and luxury hotels. However, you will find a roof to put on your head, no matter your budget. Lagoons, volcanoes, exotic fish, houses on stilts…
Fiji’s reputation as a destination for sun excellence is second to none. But Fiji is not only limited to its extraordinary beaches. Its flora and fauna are full of surprises and culture is rich and fascinating. Fiji’s white sand beaches and pristine, crystal-clear ocean waters offer an ideal vacation destination for divers, honeymooners and families– or simply, those looking to relax and get away from it all.
Enjoy a wonderful holiday getaway, wherever you go around the globe 😉