With the advances in travel technologies, the world is indeed becoming smaller and the places one can visit for amazing new experiences and knowledge of cultures is increasing. Regardless of whether you want to stick closer to home, or visit that one bucket-list destination, the choices are endless and shortlisting five famous leisure travel destinations is a daunting task indeed.
Five Famous Leisure Travel Destinations Which Made My List
- St. Barts
St Barthelemy also called St. Barts is a Caribbean island under the French control. A dream vacation location for those wanting to escape the harsh winters of North America or Europe or just about anyone wishing to bask under the golden sun in style. Its pristine beaches are most inviting and if nude sunbathing is in the cards for you then the secluded Colombier Beach is the place to be. Other attractions include luxury yachts, celebrities, designer boutiques and fine dining. The Wall House showcases the Swedish colonial era of the island while the 17th Century Fort Karl provides scenic views of a well-known beach.
- Mykonos, Greece
Islands of Greece is the tiniest of the Cyclades group of islands but it is by far the best known. Situated in the Aegean Sea and it plays host to a diverse variety of upscale crowds who enjoy the island’s continuous party atmosphere. The island offers fashionable nightlife, secluded and party beaches that offer jet skiing, windsurfing, parasailing and horseback riding. The island’s opulent history and natural beauty make it one of the must visit locations
- The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, CA
Rancho Santa Fe is a situated a few miles east of the Pacific Ocean and nicknamed “The Ranch” by the locals. It compromises of numerous, planned gated estates, among them The Bridges, with the aim of maintaining the rare landscape and character of the area by perpetuating the quality of all future architecture through restrictions on height, bulk and use of building.
The Bridges is a 540 acre community made up of 235 luxurious homes, a private golf course, and a country club that is inspired by the landscapes of Tuscany. The Club offers best possible amenities and a membership to the most exclusive club in the area. For more information regarding this luxurious neighborhood contact K. Ann Brizolis one of the leading experts on Rancho Santa Fe luxury real estate.
- Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta is Mexico’s coastal destination that combines natural beauty of palm blanketed mountains, beaches and activities to entertain the whole family. Wide selections of all-inclusive resorts offer everything from bull-fighting, to fantastic food and abundant water activities that the whole family can enjoy. There is never a dull moment in the beautiful pristine waters of Puerto Vallarta’s beaches.
- Bal Harbour, Fl
Ba Harbour has everything one can imagine for , all rolled into a single destination. Las Olas Boulevard offers shopping, gondola rides and historic riverside views while Port Everglades allow you to enjoy beachfront promenade. You can visit the Stranahan House preserved from the 1900s and furnished with antiques of the time, or have a choice between visiting the beach or relaxing in a luxury hotel. For a luxurious shopping spree, head over to the Bal Harbour Shops. Home to chic atelier shops like Chanel to Alexander McQueen, there will be a shop for your own unique style.
Each one of the five famous leisure travel destinations has something unique to offer its visitor.