Tropical Vacations: Discover These Little Known Tropical Spots

Published: 30th May 2007
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Can you picture yourself enjoying the sun, sand and sea of the Bahamas? if so, you will be conjuring up tantalizing visions of a tropical vacation full of fun, excitement and adventure. There are over seven hundred islands that make up the Bahamasm which makes it the prefect tropical vacation destination, with all the delights that a typical of the tropics such as sparkling turquoise waters, miles and miles of sandy white beaches, excellent tropical weather and flashy resorts that provide world class luxury. Close to Florida, Nassau and Freeport are the two most popular and most visited of the Bahamas islands.

For those who wish for solitary peace and quiet, a visit to the Out Islands will provide never-ending beaches that attract many scuba divers, snorkelers as well as those who wish to relax in calm Caribbean surroundings. There is much diversity available with underwater adventures, swimming, golf and some of the islands are ideal for spending a memorable romantic getaway.

A Unique Manmade Garden Of Eden

A very unique tropical vacation destination that not many may have heard of is the Ocean Dome, which is Japan's one-of-a-kind, surrealistic updated version of the Garden of Eden. The Japanese have certainly been able to prove to the world that Paradise can indeed be created inside a Dome that is big enough to house six football pitches, where artificial sea washes over the biggest indoor beach that also has imitation palm trees and other innovations to make this a plastic version of Mother Nature - something to remember for the rest of one's life. By the hour, surf is up and every afternoon is a carnival that even includes mechanical parrots that squawk from rain forest trees and it is possible to relax here for hours on end without being bothered by bugs, vendors or sun burn.

Needless to say, one of the world's finest beaches is, without a doubt, the Copacabana located to the south of Rio de Janeiro. This place really comes alive around New Year's Eve, when it is the most popualr place around. You will find everyone dancing in the sand and having the time of their life. The golden colored sandy beaches here are often filled with players engaged in volleyball or barefoot soccer as well as surfers or people who are just relaxing on the beach sipping cool icy Acai mixed with cereal and frozen fruits. Sundays is the best day for shopping for souvenirs. After you shop till you drop, you can eat at the Rodizio. Once you pay an entrance fee, you can eat as much as you want.

Hawaii is also world famous for its tropical vacation attractions that include beaches ideally suited for body surfing, picnicking with the family or escaping to a private, sun-kissed oasis. Places such as Big Island and Maui, Oahu and Kauai provide visitors with some of the best in beaches and conditions are suited for swimming, snorkeling, surfing, picnicking and more. Maui offers more sun, seaa, and sand than you can handle with over thirty miles of beaches; Big Island has a rugged coastline with green sand, black sand and salt-and-pepper sand beaches. Kauai has a density of beaches more than for any other Hawaiian island, and even Hollywood directors are well acquainted with these tropical splendors.

There are many tropical vacation destinations which are ideally suited for escaping the harsh winters of home. Indulge yourself in the warm rays of a winter vacation in the tropics, where it is possible to frolic on white sand beaches and swim the warm waters. The Pacific's more popular island of Fiji provides excellent tropical vacationing during the cold seasons in Europe and America as does the Seychelles that was once referred to as the site of the Garden of Eden by British General Charles Gordon. Here, there can be found pristine white sand beaches, turquoise waters and much exotic flora and fauna that will surely convince visitors that they are in a Garden of Eden.

Even Europe has a wonderful tropical vacation hotspot which is Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands. This "tropical haven"' has also been called Europe's winter playground and the island of eternal spring. With nudist beaches, art and natural history museums and the Guimar Pyramids, this is indeed a fun place to visit for a tropical vacation.

Other great spots to spend a tropical vacation can be found in Australia. Australia offers some unique and exciting places such as Fraser Island. It is just a mere stone's throw away from the Great Barrier Reef. It is full of wildlife and rainforests. There is no shortage of pristine beaches here and it is the world's largest sand island with a vast variety of activities such as dolphin watching , wilderness safaris, rainforest treks, as well as fishing and camping.


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