The perfect vacation for most families and single men and women involves a beach, lots of swimming and warm sunshine. With a list like the one below, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to sunny tropical summer vacation destinations. Here are some of the of our top 5 safe destination sunny tropical beach summer vacation spots for families and single women or men.
1. Phuket, Thailand – Thailand has slowly risen to become one of the top tourist destinations in the world. However, you have not visited Thailand, until you explore the beautiful beaches of Phuket. There is so much to do for the whole family and it is impossible to have a boring day here. Swim in the serene beaches or enjoy the company of locals in public beaches. As if that is not enough, hang out with some exotic elephants, which are commonplace here. Hire an ATV and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of jungle and beach driving. After a whole day of snorkeling and scuba diving, settle down at one of the quiet restaurants for a hearty meal or join the locals in a beach party.
2. Barbados – Barbados is one of the most activity-filled beach summer vacation destinations for families, as well as single women and men across the globe. There is actually something for everyone to enjoy. The endless rows of sandy beaches are just the tip of the iceberg. Barbados has a very vibrant musical culture that the whole family will enjoy. While enjoying the music, have a taste of the spectacular cuisine with flavorful dishes. Enjoy an energy-filled afternoon with the family at one of the many horse racing events that are bound to be fun for everyone. If that is not enough, enjoy an exclusive view of the ocean through the submarine adventure rides.
3. Dominican Republic – If you want a beach summer vacation with lots of outdoor, historical, cultural and water activities, the Dominican Republic is calling for you. This country is blessed with beautiful beaches and beautiful and friendly people. Enjoy the sun on the white sandy beaches while reading a book, or go swimming, or snorkeling. If nature is more of your thing, you will enjoy the botanical gardens across the Dominican Republic. Get out of your hotel room and enjoy a different view of the country while horseback riding. You can also learn a lot about the country’s history while still having fun by visiting the antique cathedrals and temples. A visit to the Columbus house will leave you thinking about those history classes you attended many years ago.
4. Maui, Hawaii – Maui is one of the most interesting and exquisite summer vacation destinations in the world. With its pristine beaches, blue waters and beautiful landscape, walking in Maui is like walking in paradise. This destination offers families the perfect summer getaway with activities to suit the interests of every family member. Swimming and snorkeling opportunities are in plenty here. One of the most unique activities in Maui is whale watching. A 2-hour whale watching experience on a cruise will leave you and your family amazed at nature’s beauty. You can also enjoy the great outdoors through activities such as zip lining and bike riding.
5. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – A summer vacation with activities that will keep you busy for days on end is what Puerto Vallarta is. It is filled with friendly people and families looking to have a great time just like you. You can swim and enjoy snorkeling or have a quiet walk along the sandy beaches of Puerto Vallarta. A short bus ride to Banderas Bay will lead you to an amazing landscape and gorgeous beaches. Your vacation to Puerto Vallarta should not end without a visit to the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe and having a picture taken for keepsake. A visit to the Vallarta Botanical Gardens will keep the kids busy and entertained while offering adults important information about the city.