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Exotic Summer Vacation

Updated on October 8, 2014

A Whole New World Awaits You

If you want to try something exotic for your vacation, you have a lot of interesting destinations at your disposal spread all around the world. An exotic vacation will allow you to learn more about new cultures and their style of life and you will have the opportunity to explore a great number of fascinating tourist attractions. Exotic destinations around the world will give you also the pleasure to spend a couple of days surrounded by some of the best beaches which you have seen in your life. There you will find great weather throughout the whole year so it doesn't matter when you plan your visit, just be sure that this will be the vacation of your lifetime. Delicious food, amazing atmosphere, great opportunity for fun and entertainment will be companions of your holiday. After so wealth choice it is difficult for you to decide on the proper destination? All you need is to clear out what exactly you want to do during your vacation? Each of the most popular exotic destinations in the world can offer you various things to do and here is some information to make easier your decision.

Exotic Places - Thailand
Exotic Places - Thailand

Thailand

The marvelous country of Thailand is also popular as "the land of freedom". It is among the most visited by the tourists countries in East Asia. Blessed with calm climate, rich history and hospitable people it is an ideal place for exotic vacation. No matter if you are going to visit the ancient province of Lanna or the modern city of Bangkok, one is sure- you will be fascinated by the hidden treasures which you will find here. If you decide on Bangkok you will see that it is one of the most beautiful and obsessing capitals in Asia. Nowadays this metropolitan city is popular also with the name "Venice of the East" or "The city of angels". This city will impress you with its unique mixture of skyscrapers and amazing Buddhist temples. Here you will have the pleasure to visit numerous tourist attractions but don't miss to visit night Bangkok. One of the opportunities for sightseeing is a city tour. Besides wonderful architecture, you can see also the Grand Palace and emerald Buddha. One more good idea is to make a tour of Bangkok and its temples. Visit the Wat Traimit with the longest in the world Golden Buddha or Wat Po, also famous as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. One good proposal to have a great time is to visit the floating bazaar of Damnoen Saduak. Located around 100km. southeast of Bangkok it is best to visit early in the morning. Celebrating their honeymoon in Thailand has been extremely popular among tourists all over the world. (Close to the number of sold Italy honeymoon packages in last year.) The former capital of Thailand, Ayutthaya is also worth a visit. There you can see a several wonderful temples some of which are more than 400 years old. If you want something more entertaining, you can visit the beach resort of Pattaya. It is one of the most famous resorts in Thailand, visited by thousands of visitors from all over the world. Fine sand, great variety of hotels and active nightlife will help you to spend some unforgettable moments and if you are fan of water sports you can find excellent opportunities for diving, yachting and swimming. The exotic island of Phuket is one more pace where you can find amazing hotels and stunning beaches surrounded by lush greenery.

Note!

Some exotic destinations require vaccines! If you don't have all required vaccines (and the documents proving that you have them) you will be held at the border before entering the country and will not be allowed to enter! Consult with your travel agent!

Exotic Places - Dominican Republic
Exotic Places - Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

This island nation is an exotic place, representing the model of Latino - American culture. It has managed to preserve its unique character with ancient history and remarkable architecture. One of its most popular tourist destinations is Punta Cana. Located in the eastern part of the island this is the hot spot for all tourists visiting this marvelous island. Endless beaches, elegant resorts, calm and warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and exotic coral reefs are just a few of the attractions which Punta Cana can offer you. Everywhere around the resort, you can feel the local culture and traditions. There are majestic beach resorts. One of them is Barcelo Bavaro Resort. It is a complex of five hotels, located in the south part of Punta Cana. Set at the longest beach of the island, around 3km., this resort has private golf course, congress center and theatre " Tropicalissiomo". All the rooms are modern furnished and have all needed facilities for memorable vacation. The hotels offer modern restaurants where you can taste dishes from international and local cuisine. The accommodation is in All Inclusive basis. There is also a tennis court, fitness, volleyball and football playground, as well as mini golf, badminton, darts and mini club.

exotic places - cuba
exotic places - cuba

Cuba

Hola from Cuba! "This is the most splendid land, which a human's eye has ever seen". These were the first words which the famous seafarer Christopher Columbus said when he saw Cuba. It is not accident that the road of gold and silver of Peru had crossed this country. The nature has modeled over 290 paradise beaches, where you will find fine sand surrounded by beautiful coral reefs. The three symbols of Cuba are cigars, rum and salsa. Cuba is different than any other country in the region. And it deserves to be seen the same way as it is. Havana is the most popular destination in the Republic of Cuba. It is easy to get here, because there are many regular flights from/to Havana. It is a place where nightlife never stops. The old part of the city is ideal place for sightseeing. Colonial architecture from Spanish times, the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabana, the promenade of Malecon are just a few of the attractions which you can see here. There are so many attractive clubs here like the bar of Hemingway or the charming restaurant "Floridita". Don't miss to visit the jazz clubs of the island. Dance under the sounds of the never stopping mixture of African music and Spanish guitars. If you are a smoke try the Cubin cigars if not, just make a photo with them. When you wonder what to do, make a tour of Havana. Visit the central square " La Bodegiuta del Medio" , the Cathedral Church and many more. The modern part of the city will offer you some amazing attractions such as the former president palace, the central park, the University of Havana and the Square of Revolution. One more good idea for a tour is to follow the steps of Hemingway. You can visit the museum of Hemingway in Finca Vigia. Go to Cojimar with the monument of Hemingway and have a dinner at his favorite restaurant "La Terraza de Cojmar". The most popular beach resort in Cuba is Varadero, where you can find a great variety of wonderful hotels. This place is also popular for the estate of Al Capone, turned nowadays into a famous restaurant.

Exotic places - Mexico
Exotic places - Mexico

Mexico

Mexico is a cradle of unique culture, a powerful combination of ancient civilizations and mystique. It is a place where you can find long beaches, located across the coast of Pacific Ocean, Caribbean and Mexican Bay, as well as elegant resorts, endless nightlife and entertainment. If you want to explore "The way of Mayas" visit the south east part of Mexico. Maya pyramids lost in the jungle, difficult to decode hieroglyphs, stone walls with the images of kings and high priest- all this is part of the magic, which is hidden in the past. There are so many interesting things which you can visit in this lovely country. You can make a tour and try to have a look at its major attractions. Start with Cancun which is one of the most popular resorts in Mexico. Located on a sandy peninsula between the sea and a magnificent lagoon, this place houses amazing hotels and wonderful beaches. It has started its popularity 30 years ago, when it got the name" The gate to the world of Mayas". Nearby are located a great number of attractions which are proper for one day sightseeing trip. One of them is Chinchen Itza. This is the most famous architecture complex from the Mayas time. There you can see the Temple of Kukulcan. This is the major attraction in the area and represents a pyramid, 23 meters high. Tulum is one more sight in the area. It is the only survived fortress from Maya's time. Xcaret is amazing entertainment park. In the past it was one of the most significant ceremonial centers for Mayas. Pac Chen it is place where you can find the highest Maya's pyramid. It also the perfect place to meet the local type of life.

exotic places - dubai
exotic places - dubai

Dubai

Dubai is a leading business and tourist center in Middle East. This amazing country can be called the country of contrasts - there you can see the brilliance of the modern city and the dunes of the endless desert, the traditions of east and west, old and new. Central part of Dubai is divided into two parts - Deira and Bur Dubai, connected by unique tunnel and two bridges. A special attraction is the harbor. There you can see a colorful combination of small luxury yachts, fishing boats and big cargos coming from India, United States or Africa. At the background of this beautiful picture you can see the silhouette of the World Trade Center. Dubai is a perfect place for vacation for those who expect from over 360 sunny days in the year, duty free shops, amazing water parks, ski center and zoo, great nightclubs, wonderful golf courses and opportunities for practicing water sports. Dubai is also a home to the seven wonders of the modern world. There you can see the seven star Burj Al Arab Hotel, set on a man-made island, the highest skyscraper in the world - "Burj Dubai", winter sport center, right in the heart of everlasting summer, the longest pedestrian bridge in the world, underwater hotel, Dubai land amusement park with a models of the seven wonders of the world and man-made archipelago of over 300 islands. A great idea is to make a tour of Dubai and visit the elegant shopping centers, the Jumeirah mosque, Zabeel Palace, regarded as the 8th wonder of the world. The capital of the Emirates is also worth a visit. Abu Dhabi is an ultramodern city located on an island connected to the mainland by two bridges. One of the most significant attractions is the palace of the president of UAE Sheikh Zayad. Interesting are also the harbor Jebel Ali Port and the flourishing trade zone - Jebel Ali Free Zone. Of you want to try something typical Arabian, you can make a safari trip in the desert. This unforgettable adventure will lead you away from the noisy Dubai and you will have the pleasure to spend several unforgettable hours in a typical Bedouin village where you can enjoy interesting dances, Arabian barbeque and a dinner under the stars.

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      Miha Gasper 5 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Nice selection of exotic places. What about something completely different - Madagascar?