Summertime means relaxing, soaking up the sun and, of course, sharing your best travel photos. With so many beautiful places to explore, it’s no wonder that travel blogs are so popular. Who doesn’t like looking at white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters? Here are some of the most influencer-approved travel destinations of the summer that you can visit for yourself.
A luxurious island getaway with white-sand beaches, blue lagoons and coral reefs? What else do you need for the perfect tropical vacation? Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean made up of atolls, which are made up of coral reefs. Swim, scuba dive and snorkel in the crystal-clean water and explore the natural beauty surrounding Maldives.
Perfect for: Watersports, nature exploring, beaches.
2. Tulum, Mexico
Located only 90 minutes from Cancun, Tulum boasts a different kind of getaway. Recently, Tulum has been popular for those looking to relax in paradise. In fact, Alessandra Ambrosio, Paris Hilton and Drew Barrymore are among the list of celebrities who have vacationed in Tulum. Enjoy amazing Mexican food, discover the ancient Mayan ruins and snorkel in El Grande Cenote. You can also relax with yoga on the beach and receive a spa treatment using Mayan healing techniques at Yäan Wellness Energy Spa.
Perfect for: Relaxing, meditation, local culture.
3. Amalfi Coast, Italy
You may be familiar with photos of brightly-colored villas that seem to be teetering off the edge of the cliff. Situated on the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is lined with small fishing villages, beautiful beaches and of course, an amazing view. The region is known for its abundance of lemons, so farmer’s markets are essential for trying fresh fruits and vegetables. From visiting historic cathedrals to exploring caves, the Amalfi Coast offers a blend of Italy’s unique culture and history in one place.
Perfect for: Scenery, history, wine- and food-tasting.
4. Santorini, Greece
Although all the Greek island are breathtaking, Santorini seems to be a hotspot for influencers and celebrities alike. The brilliant views of the ocean, quaint villas and abundance of delicious foods are just some of the reasons Santorini is heaven on earth. Explore the island to take in all the unique beaches, cliffs and villages that make up this Greek oasis.
Perfect for: Beaches, scenery, wine- and food-tasting.