The New Year is approaching, and it's time to start thinking about your next travel plans. The options are endless, with locations in the European country, beautiful beach towns in Belize, or exciting places to travel within the United States. Below are some of the world's top destinations that should make your list for 2019.
It's difficult to find beaches more stunning in the Caribbean than those in Anguilla. The stretches of pristine white sand go on for miles from the Sparkling Maundays Bay to Rendezvous Bay. Anguilla is a popular honeymoon locale but is also fun for family holidays. The iconic Belmond Cap Juluca was newly renovated and now features an oceanfront infinity edge pool and a Cip's by Cipriani restaurant. Sandy Ground Beach in Anguilla is known for fun. The Pumphouse, Johnno's Beach Stop, and Elvis' Beach Bar are the main attractions jiving throughout the day. Sandy Ground is a public beach open 24/7. If you're idea of sipping on rum punch and dining on beach BBQ tapas, then Anguilla is the vacation destination for you.
Los Cabos, Mexico
Los Cabos is made up of two towns, San Jose del Cabo, and Cabo San Lucas. The Hilton Los Cabos is an excellent resort to stay at and underwent a multi-million dollar renovation. The hotel has everything any traveler could ask for including a 10,000 square foot holistic spa, swim-up bars, and a subzero tequila bar. Besides beautiful sandy beaches and bars, Los Cabos is close to the largest protected marine parks in the world. Cabo Pulmo National Park is a UNESCO site due to its high marine beauty and productivity and it's biodiversity. The park stretches five miles along the coast of Baja California Sur. There you can see living reefs, sea lions, humpback whales, sea turtles, and dolphins. Travelers can kayak, snorkel or scuba dive, and paddleboard. Visit the organic restaurant and farm at Los Tamarindos where you can pick your produce and create a meal with chef Enrique Silva.
Travelers are now able to fly direct from New York's JFK airport to Nairobi through Kenya Airways. Nairobi's Fairmont The Norfolk hotel is a cultural center that showcases exhibitions and art from local fashion designers and artists. If you love exploring and viewing spectacular wildlife, then Kenya should be at the top of your list. Amboseli is one of Kenya's top national parks. Here you and your family can see big-tusked elephants and some of the best views Africa has to offer.
Montenegro is home to several undiscovered beaches, breathtaking scenery, unique Southern European cuisine, and burgeoning wine culture. This country is a hotspot for relaxation with its luxurious spas and pink-sand beaches. Tivat is a city nearby and a prime place for boating, socializing and shopping. Chedi Lustica Bay is a luxury hotel like those built by urban and eden complete with luxury accommodations, an 18-hole golf course, and the One & Only Portonovi. The stunning surroundings alone make Montenegro a county that should be on everyone's radar.
Belize is well-known for its beautiful cays and inland eco-resorts. Further mainland, there is a charming waterfront fishing village with buildings and bright houses. Placencia is a famous vacation destination for tourists. It's a relaxed community that embraces the barefoot lifestyle. You can wander down the public beaches and then drink specialty cocktails and dine on five-star cuisine. Belize is also known for it's top-rated luxury resorts and spas located just steps from the village.
Azores, Portugal is a series of islands located in the middle of the Atlantic. People flock to The Azores for its cultural and historic charm combined with its outdoor adventure. The islands have activities for everyone from whale watching, diving, and surfing, to perusing through the vineyards, thermal springs, volcanic crater lakes, and waterfalls. The Azores is a playground rich in natural beauty.