Top 10 Summer Vacation Places In 2022

Kyshi June 01 2022

By: Tobi Abiodun

What crosses your mind when you hear the word “Summer?” A time of warmth? A time when everyone’s full of life? A time when everyone is is open to exploring and trying out new things? Yes, to all! It’s also the perfect time to visit the choicest and most exotic locations in the world.

Taking that summer vacation is a way of rewarding yourself after working so hard. You deserve some time to unwind and bask in that summer warmth.

BUT, before going on a summer vacation you must consider:

To help you on your way to having an eventful summer vacation, we’ve compiled some of the best locations around the world. 

Want to know them? Let’s get into it. 

  1. New Zealand

New Zealand is your best bet if you're looking for the best sights . The country’s rich landscape is the best pick for lovers who want to bond and relax. Photographers and bird-watching enthusiasts who want to capture the best scenes should prioritise visiting New Zealand this summer. It’s an excellent discovery. 

The weather is also excellent. For those coming from hot weather countries, you can enjoy the winter weather during summer. In New Zealand, during the summer months in Asian countries, you can enjoy the winter weather. 

The multiple domestic and international airports also have excellent service that guarantees you an eventful stay in New Zealand. 

Tourist activities: Visiting Maoris, The Glowworm caves, Kayaking, Water sports, Adventure sports, Shopping

Best places to visit: Auckland, Wellington, Hobbiton, Queenstown, Christchurch

  1. Santorini, Greece 

Santorini, Greece is always on the lips of the tourists around the world. In truth, it’s one of the best places around the world for a summer vacation. 

The Blue and White buildings, with beautiful beaches and the sea in the background make it a worthy addition to your bucket list.

Also, the delicious Mediterranean food options at the local restaurants with a warm ambiance of friendly people is something you’ll find interesting . 

Greece is world-famous for its beauty and its relaxed charm mixed with fun which is particularly unique to the Greek people. 

Greece has around 6,000 islands both big and small with its capital city Athens. Each island has its flavor in terms of beauty and culture. You will never be short of options to learn about Greek culture through its music, dance, and art forms. 

Tourist activities: Mount Olympus, Visit Delphi, Visit monasteries of Meteora, Enjoying Greek food, Dancing, Relaxing on the beach.

Best places to visit: Mykonos, Thessaloniki, Crete, Corfu, Athens

  1. Kerala. India.

Kerala is famously known as ‘God’s own country' by tourists. It is easily among the top 10 tourist destinations in the world. Although, it would take around a year to explore all destinations in India. We have found that Kerala is clearly among the best holiday destinations in the world.

This world-famous destination in India is best known for its rich culture and art forms. It is a well-known destination among tourists. Kerala is full of beautiful hills, tea plantations, beautiful beaches in Kerala, and famous backwaters with houseboats on them. Tourists are known to hire houseboats to circle the backwaters of Kerala. 

Tourist activities: Backwater cruising, water sports, adventure sports, Yoga and Ayurveda treatments.

Best places to visit in Kerala: Munnar, Fort Kochi, Muzhappilangad beach, Chembra Peak, Periyar National Park.

  1. Maui, Hawaii

Maui is a paradise for tourists who visit for the first time. Maui has a 30 miles stretch filled with beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters. Located in beautiful Hawaii, Maui is one of the best summer holiday destinations in the world.

The general vibe of Maui is very relaxed and laid back. You can simply chill and explore the local culture which is full of stories and mythology. Maui is a paradise on earth. You can enjoy great food, chilled-out music, beautiful landscape, and water sports to make your vacation a memorable one. 

Tourist activities: Relaxing on Beaches, Explore Haleakala National Park, Shopping, Water sports

Best places to visit: Iao Valley, The Seven Sacred Pools, Haleakala National Park.

  1. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town in South Africa has very pleasant weather during the summer season. It is one of the best summer destinations in the world because of its many budget travel experiences that are simply excellent. 

The country is proud of its beautiful nature, panoramic views, botanical gardens, and gorgeous beaches. Cape town has all the best experiences that South Africa can provide. It is a great destination for both backpackers and luxury vacation seekers. 

Tourist activities: Trekking, Water sports, sightseeing, shopping.

Best places to visit: Table mountain, Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, Cape Point, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.

  1. Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a great budget destination that is perfect for families, solo backpackers, and honeymooners. Colombo in Sri Lanka is considered as the destination for having one of the best summer vacations in the world. 

You can find beautiful temples, gorgeous beaches, and bustling shopping centres to make your stay enjoyable. The scenic beauty of Colombo will leave you mesmerized. Colombo is a great budget destination with the best tourist attractions to make your trip worthwhile. 

Tourist activities: Shopping, Sightseeing, Local food, cultural events

Best places to visit: Gangaramaya Temple, Beira Lake, Viharamahadevi Park, Independence square

  1. Pokhara, Nepal

If you wish to escape the craziness of the city and its hot summer weather then Nepal is a great destination to visit. The land of Nepal is full of gorgeous mountains and beautiful views. It is one of the best budget destinations and is great for backpackers and adventure seekers.

Pokhara in Nepal is one of the best summer destinations to experience in the world. Nepal is particularly popular for its mountain expeditions, especially the majestic Mount Everest. For trekkers, rock climbers, and adventure sports enthusiasts, Nepal is a great destination.

Pokhara in Nepal is one of the best places famous for its scenic views and pleasant weather. Culturally it is rich in its traditions and festivals of various kinds.

Tourist activities: Trekking, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Ziplining

Best places to visit: Begnas Lake, Devi’s Waterfall, Phewa Lake

  1. Maldives

Islands conjure dreams of paradise: an escape from the rat race and a perfect patch of sand where you can relax under rustling palms and gaze at a serene blue sea.

But not all islands are created the same. The beauty of some is defined more by the sea that surrounds them, which can captivate connoisseurs with its crystalline clarity and thriving coral kingdoms.

Other islands feature luxuriant jungles and velvety peaks, and some enchant travelers with their cultural jewels. Whether it's sublime beaches, stunning topography, or exotic cultures you seek, these islands lie far from the workaday clamor but close to creature comforts.

From the Seychelles to Santorini and the Caribbean to Capri, find your very own Shangri-la in this list of the most beautiful islands in the world.

  1. Bora Bora Island

Shaped like a giant sombrero, this lush volcanic island stars in countless South Pacific fantasies. The focal point and best asset of this tropical beauty is its ravishing lagoon in technicolor turquoise. Fish, turtles, sharks, and rays swim in the clear waters, and tiny islets or motus dot the lagoon.

The island, of course, is distinctly French, with mouthwatering cuisine to match. Diving and snorkelling are excellent in the surrounding reefs, and hiking trails weave through the palm-studded forests.

If you can afford it, hide out here in a luxurious over-the-water bungalow and bask in your good fortune as you fall asleep to the gentle slosh of the sea.

  1. Iceland 

Iceland is a gorgeous country with expansive views of the beautiful landscape that will leave you breathtaking. Among the traveller community, Iceland is among the finest and the best summer destinations in the world. 

If you wish to see the best colors of nature then Iceland will not disappoint you. 

Although, Iceland is known to be quite expensive for many travelers, ranging from the prices of the air ticket to food prices. It is not a budget destination. However, it is also among the most beautiful places to visit in this world. 

Tourist activities: Bathe in Hot springs, visit Gullfoss, watching aurora lights, Whale spotting

Best places to visit: Keflavík, Reykjavik, Skaftafell, Arnarstapi, Selfoss


There are several summer destinations in the world. The above-mentioned destinations make up a list that is pretty much balanced considering the different budget options for different tourists. The list includes both luxury, mid-range, and budget-friendly destinations. 

These are some of the best summer destinations you can travel to in the world. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for travel is much much more than in the past. People are craving an opportunity to travel and enjoy a relaxing vacation. 

However, considering the health and safety of yourself and your family, make sure you take precautions and do plenty of research before you travel to any of the above destinations.

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