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Travel: 7 Best Tropical Destinations

By    |   Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:41 AM

Tropical destinations offer ideal getaways to relax within the striking scenery of colorful skies, palm trees, and ocean splendor. Some of the best paradise locations include exciting nightlife and historical sights.

The natural beauty may include lush wilderness and picturesque seas. The charming old customs and scenic architecture add to the flavor of visiting another part of the world. Perfect dining experiences offered by locals and entertainment round out a magnificent vacation.

There are many tropical destinations that you might remember for a lifetime. Here are seven of the best places to visit:

1. Kauai, Hawaii — Among the beautiful islands of Hawaii, Kauai is surrounded by golden beaches and blue waters near the popular islands of Oahu and Maui. Visitors also enjoy spectacular coastal views and green, lush rainforests. Snorkel underwater for the sights of turtles and tropical fish. Tourists are enthralled by the 10-mile-long Waimea Canyon and its breathtaking views, PlanetWare points out.

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2. Dominican Republic — Along with splendid beaches and attractive resorts, this eastern side of Hispaniola also offers diverse environmental experiences from jungles and deserts to coral reefs and mangroves. Travelers can hike up the high peaks of the Caribbean island or raft through white waters and waterfalls. There is also the historical architecture from early Spanish exploration.

3. Bora Bora — Located northwest of Tahiti in the South Pacific, Bora Bora has been called an island paradise for honeymooners, according to VacationIdea. Bungalows with thatched roofing are included in the luxurious resorts. Overlooking the water, many private accommodations include private pools. Visitors enjoy the sea life or climbing the peaks of Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu for stunning views.

4. The Bahamas — The many islands about 50 miles off the coast of Florida cover some 100,000 square miles of Atlantic Ocean. The crystal-clear waters offer the best in scuba diving, boating, and kayaking. Tourists enjoy the entertainment offered at Grand Bahama and Paradise Island.

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5. Playa del Carmen, Mexico — The exquisite beaches are among the best in the Caribbean Sea. The tropical destination rivals the popular sites of nearby Cancun. Resorts offer dining and international cuisine, Coastal Living reports. Take in the historical experience of pyramids and ancient temples just outside of the city.

6. Gold Coast, Barbados — Spacious resort villas and cozy restaurants along the beach make for a wonderful tropical destination. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the world-renowned Green Monkey golf course, developed from a beautiful old limestone quarry. Celebrities are known to visit this paradise.

7. Bermuda — The group of tiny islands in the North Atlantic is surrounded by a turquoise sea with pink-sand beaches and architecture, according to USA Today. The tropical destination provides vacations for family fun or honeymoons. Visitors can enjoy swimming and diving or the historical sites at such locations as the Bermuda Maritime Museum.

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