1. Sunset in Jamaica
It’s true that the beautiful Jamaica beaches are a huge draw. But sometimes it pays to stay up in the country’s Blue Mountains for a view like this amazing shot, taken at Strawberry Hill Hotel.
2. Paddling on Hawaii’s Big Island
The landscape of Hawaii’s Big Island is a sight to see, from volcanoes to black-sand beaches to snow-capped mountains. But don’t forget the scene that is waiting to be discovered just below the surface — this drone photo captures a glimpse.
3. Bora Bora Scenery
Is it possible to take a bad photo of Mount Otemanu in Bora Bora? We don’t think so.
4. Longtail Boat in Thailand
The main way to get to Ko Lipe in Thailand is by longtail boat. Once you’re there, stroll the bars and cafes along Walking Street, watch the sunset at Sunset Beach or grab a mask and snorkel from the shore (just be mindful of the boat traffic).
5. Diving in Turks and Caicos
And now for your moment of zen: watching surgeon fish foraging the coral while sun beams illuminate the ocean floor.
6. Tulum’s Mayan Ruins
The Mayan Ruins in Tulum are some of the most fun to visit. When you’re finished exploring, don your swimsuit and hit the beach.
7. Sunset in the Bahamas
Sometimes the weather on vacation doesn’t go as planned. But sometimes, bad weather can lead to brilliant sunsets, like in this photo taken at private-island resort Spanish Cay in Abaco, Bahamas.
8. Bondi Beach Swimming Pool
One of the most Instragrammed attractions at Bondi Beach in Sydney is this Olympic-size saltwater swimming pool that’s open to the public. Watch the waves crash into the pool from the Tasman Sea, which is actually how it’s filled.
9. Panama’s Undiscovered Paradise
The San Blas Islands off Panama’s northern coast are comprised of 365 islands, but only 49 of them are inhabited. Tourism is tightly controlled to preserve the untouched beauty of the remote islands, but it’s worth the trek to get there thanks to views like this one.
10. Sunset in Langkawi
Located on the northwest tip of Langkawi and surrounded by a rainforest, Datai Bay was voted one of the best in the world by National Geographic. Two luxury resorts offer access to the pristine beach, The Andaman and The Datai Langkawi.