Top 10 Spring Holiday Ideas

Top 10 Spring Holiday Ideas

While summer is the most popular season for a holiday, don’t write off spring. In many places it is warm enough to go to the beach, while wakening nature bursts with flowers and plants, attracting hikers and nature lovers. Check out these ten spring break ideas.

10. Lofoten, Nordland, Norway

The archipelago in the northern Norway is incredibly beautiful and unique. Although it is located in the Arctic Circle, the climate here is surprisingly mild. It is an anomaly – the weather in Lofoten is really warm considering its Nordic latitude. It also has a rich marine life, including the biggest deep water coral reef on the planet.

Why to go there?

Apart from having a picturesque landscape, Lofoten offers various activities. Visitors go climbing, hiking, cycling and even surfing. Unstad is the most popular surfing destination.

Lofoten-Photo by Daniel Korzhonov

Photo by Daniel Korzhonov

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Photo by Daniel Korzhonov

Lofoten-Photo by Stefan Forster

Photo by Stefan Forster

9. Relax in Tahiti

The most populous and largest French Polynesian island, popularized by French Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin, Tahiti is another exquisite destination for a wonderful summer holiday. Guests are provided with a spectacular range of activities: from Tahitian spa treatments and wedding ceremonies, to island tours, shark feeding and private picnic on uninhabited islets – just find time to experience it all!

Why to go there?

It is easily accessible – there are daily flights from Los Angeles, Japan, Australia and Chile. It takes 8 hours from LA, 5 hours from Hawaii and New Zealand to get to Tahiti.

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Tahiti

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8. Popeye Village, Malta

Founded in Anchor Bay, the ancient looking village was actually a set for the film “Popeye”. The artificial village features wooden houses, posited on the coast, overlooking the blue sea. The site has a become a popular family attraction ever since!

Why to go there?

The village features museums, shows, rides and is open for the public seven days a week.

anchor-Photo by albireo 2006

Photo by albireo 2006

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7. Visit Camogli, Italy

A small fishing village in the province of Genoa is a popular holiday destination among the locals, situated on the Italian Riviera, only a two-hour drive from Milan. There is a great beach, beautiful colored houses and hiking trails, meandering up the hills.

Why to go there?

Quite an undiscovered place among the foreign tourists, very romantic and cosy spot.

Camogli-Photo by DARIO BARUZZI

Photo by DARIO BARUZZI

Camogli

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Camogli-Photo by Pietro Consigliere

Photo by Pietro Consigliere

Camogli-Photo by Marco Verdina

Photo by Marco Verdina

6. Mount Fuji and the Chureito Pagoda in Japan

The symbol of Japanese culture, an active volcano with a symmetrical cone, carries a historic, cultural and religious meaning. Along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku it is one of “Three Holy Mountains”: for centuries it has attracted pilgrims. The view of the mountain and the Chureito Pagoda is an iconic one, prevalent in the pictures.

Why to go there?

The panoramic views are indeed breathtaking. In spring the cherry blossom trees create a postcard-pretty landscape.

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Mount-Fuji-Photo by Jirat Srisabye

Photo by Jirat Srisabye

Mount-Fuji

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5. Visit Yosemite National Park, USA

One of the most exciting parks in the USA, Yosemite boasts a variety of natural wonders, sacred sites and mythical views. Climbers, hikers and campers come to climb the Half Dome, see the fiery Horsetail Fall, admire panoramic views from Glacier Point or even base jump from various peaks.

Why to go there?

Explore amazing unspoiled nature in this vast magical park.

Yosemite-Photo by Stephen Wilkes

Photo by Stephen Wilkes

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Yosemite

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4. Experience Spring in Pretoria, South Africa

One of the three capitals of the country, Pretoria is a diverse and vibrant town. Its versatile architecture has been influenced by various cultures and its features are unique. The National Zoological Gardens is one of the most famous and best zoos in the world. The Freedom Park has been inspired by Nelson Mandela and is a symbol of human rights.

Why to go there?

Discover architectural monuments, museums, parks, gardens and the zoo in this beautiful town.

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Pretoria

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3. Majorca, Spain

One of the most popular Spanish islands attracts thousands of tourists. Known for the pristine beaches and active nightlife, Majorca attracts tourists from the 19th century. Through the decades famous artists like Frédéric Chopin, Agatha Christie, George Sand and Joan Miró have visited and worked here.

Why to go there?

Spring is already warm, but not as crowded as the summer season.

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2. Stay at W Retreat & Spa Maldives

One of the most luxurious resorts in Maldives invites you to have the holiday of your lifetime. The hotel boasts amazing reef, an underground nightclub and even a private island, which can be yours alone for a night. Moreover, there are small kiosks around the island, that provide snacks and toletries whenever you would need some.

Why to go there?

Everything is carefully planned and tailored in the resort: a DJ takes care of a relaxing music, the staff can help you plan a customized activities, great spa will provide massages and relaxation, while pristine beaches and crystal clear water will do the rest.

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Photo by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

W-Photo by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Photo by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

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Photo by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

1. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud, Bali

The resort if founded in the lush tropical forest, where a river flows in the middle of it. The elegant and sophisticated apartments feature terraces with the views to the natural surroundings. The private villas include pools, providing a complete privacy.

Why to go there?

Impeccable service, great design and amazing natural surroundings ensure the romantic haven.

Mandapa-Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Photo by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel