Since the year 2020 has been traumatic since the start, it is expected that 2021 will hopefully bring us some sunshine and great vibes. Most people had a halt in their 2020 vacation planning, so now is an excellent time to start planning your 2021 dream vacation. If you're thinking about traveling next year but don’t know where to go, then I recommend the top 10 destinations you should include on your list.
1. St. Lucia
St. Lucia is a tropical paradise and one of the top tourist destinations in the Caribbean, and there is no doubt why. The island is home to stunning volcanic beaches, several fishing villages, diving sites and many luxury resorts. The town also offers many trails through rainforests leading to spectacular waterfalls such as Toraille. Get ready to explore the nature and adventure the island of Saint Lucia has for you in 2021.
The second-largest city in Norway, Bergen is well-known for its beautiful harbor, colorful Bryggen quarter and the spectacular seven mountains surrounding it. You’ll notice the houses in Bergen beautifully clinging to the hillsides covered in lush greenery. The narrow cobblestone alleys feature colorful buildings, houses, cafes and small shops. Don’t forget to take a picture of the world-famous wharf with several old and colorful wooden buildings standing tall next to each other.
3. The Cayman Islands
If you are looking for the best diving experience, incredible food and picturesque beaches, then the Cayman Islands should be on your list of places for 2021. The Cayman is made up of three islands; Little Cayman, Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. Among these islands, the Grand Cayman is the most popular one among tourists. The island is home to many diving sites such as the artificial reef and the Kittiwake Shipwreck. There are many luxury resorts on Grand Cayman with access to many beautiful beaches.
The capital of Iceland, Reykjavik is a beautiful, wild and weirdly beautiful destination in Europe. Visitors can witness the breathtaking view of the Northern Lights in several parts of the city during winter. In summer, brace for plenty of sunshine that lasts for about 20 hours a day, meaning there is a lot that can be explored during this time. Besides the endless natural wonders, the city also offers vibrant nightlife and geothermal waters.
The volcanic and mountainous landscape of Grenada gives the country one of the most beautiful environments in the Caribbean. With lush rainforests, mangrove plantations, crater lakes, white sand beaches, coral reefs, and turquoise blue waters, each corner of Grenada is worth exploring. The country is also known for the spices produced here, such as nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and vanilla. Visit the colorful harbor and walk the beautiful streets of St. George to see some spice shops.
Jamaica is an ideal destination for travelers who want a little adventure. Here you’ll be immersed in unique Jamaican culture and enjoy their music as well as local cuisine. There is so much to see and do in Jamaica. The Seven Mile Beach in Negril is a must-visit place where you can enjoy the powdery white sand and swim in crystal clear water. Dunn’s River Falls is another gorgeous place where you can hike up the falls and swim in the water.
This old town in Switzerland is home to unique turreted buildings, colorful streets and covered pages; all look like pages from a storybook. Nestled on the stunning Lucerne’s shores, the picturesque town of Lucerne is also famous for the breathtaking Swiss alps which are clearly visible from any corner. Don’t miss out on a walk at the Kappelbrucke – oldest cover bridge in Europe. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a variety of local food dishes, including rosti and veal.
8. Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos was severely affected by the hurricane in 2017, but still, it is one of the best places to visit in the Caribbean. There are around 40 islands and cays that make up Turks and Caicos. Each island and cay here is different from the other. Visitors can enjoy plenty of pristine beaches, stay in one of the luxurious accommodations and treat themselves to the delectable cuisine. Diving and snorkeling are highly recommended in Turks and Caicos.
If you haven’t already visited this incredible place, plan it for 2021. Santorini is a place that gives you fairytale vibes. Magical sunsets, boat tours, volcanic beaches, colorful houses and delicious cuisine, all make up this gorgeous island. There are plenty of luxury accommodations to book for your stay in Santorini, including resorts and villas.
Seville is one of the most underrated places to visit in Europe. Located in Spain, Seville is a cultural, artistic and financial capital of southern Spain that is full of history, architecture and delicious food. The city is home to winding streets, famous churches and some of the best flamenco dancers. If you are planning to visit Spain next year, visit this small yet beautiful town, you won’t regret it.
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