Best Summer Destinations in The World

Best summer destinations around the world

Finding the best summer holiday destinations in the world is a tedious task in itself. That is why this list features the best of top summer holiday destinations which will turn your international trip into an epic experience.

From budget to luxurious places, you will find several options to choose from. Each and every destination on the list is unique, and fill you with excitement. So, if you want to spend one of the best summer vacations in the world, then let the scrolling begin!

Marrakech, Morocco

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel is located on a hillside on the Arctic Circle, a resort of a cubic shape with wide north-facing windows, it is an amazing place to look at the Northern Lights, as well as being a great base for other Arctic pursuits.

Marrakech garden
  • Best Time To Visit: March to May
  • Places To Visit In Marrakech: Jama El f’na Market, Jardin Majorelle, Bahia Palace, Koutoubia
  • Places To Stay: Riad Kasbah, Murano Resort, Hotel Sofitel, and Barcelo Palmeraie
  • Places To Eat: The Red House, Corner Cafe, Al Fassia, and Naranj
  • Currency: Dirham (MAD)
  • Suggested Duration: 3 days

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Coastal gem of Italy, Amalfi Coast is a true manifestation of nature’s beauty. With its picturesque landscape, coastal peaks, and pastel buildings on the cliff, the Amalfi Coast shines bright like a star in Italy. Amalfi Coast is indeed one of the best summer holiday destinations in the world.

Amalfi coast with buildings and boats in background
  • Best Time To Visit: May to September
  • Places To Visit: Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, Amalfi Cathedral, Fiord in Furore, Museo della carta, Ravello Cathedral, and more.
  • Things To Do: Hiking at Torre dello Ziro, riding through the Amalfi Drive, exploring the Ancient City of Salerno, visiting the tranquil beaches of Amalfi Town, and more.
  • Places To Stay: Plaza Hotel, Hotel Savoia, Lloyd’s Baia Hotel, and Hotel Amalfi
  • Places To Eat: Sensi Restaurant, Marina Grande, Shabu Amalfi, and Eolo
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Suggested Duration: 3 days


Tahiti is one of the best places to visit in May out of India if you want to enjoy an island vacation. Enjoy staying in over-the-water bungalows and watching the sunrise at the black sand beaches. You could also chase waterfalls in the dense forests of Tahiti. This place is packed with exciting things to do.

People in a pool next in Tahiti

Pokhara, Nepal

It’s quite underestimated but Nepal and Pokhara deserve all the attention of, trekkers, couples, solo backpackers, and even nature lovers. Pokhara is bounded by stunning mountains and possesses a lot of scenic beauty. Blooming with the weather, Pokhara is definitely the best summer holiday destination in the world that you just cannot miss out on.

Aerial view of temple in Pokhara

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen is a beach town in Mexico and is less touristy and crowded than other places in Mexico, which is why many consider it to be one of the best places to visit in May.

You can go snorkeling at Cenote Dos Ojos, or at Cenote Azul, among other watersports. You can also visit the South of Playa which has the ancient Mayan ruins in the town of Tulum.

Beach in Playa del carmen in Mexico
  • Best Time To Visit: December to April
  • Places To Visit: Playacar, Los Fundadores Park, 3D Museum of Wonders
  • Things To Do: Swimming, watersports, nightlife, shopping, and seafood
  • Places To Stay: Newport House, We Playa, Grand Hyatt, and The Palm
  • Places To Eat: Oh Lala, Kaxapa Factory, Harry’s Steakhouse, and Clorofila
  • Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Suggested duration: 3-4 days

New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the best summer destinations in the world owing to the fact that it enjoys summery weather when it is winter in Asia, giving us a perfect excuse to go there to escape the cold weather.

It’s the perfect place for adventure seekers, nature lovers, honeymooners, photographers, birdwatchers, and those inspired to visit simply by the famous Hollywood movies that were shot here!

View of mountains and sea in new Zealand


Much famed among the honeymooners, the tropical gem of Mauritius also serves as one of the top summer holiday destinations for all travelers. Famous for its crystal clear reefs, lagoons, and beaches, Mauritius enjoys a cool climate in summers that makes it one of the best holiday destinations in May.

Aerial view of Island of Mauritius

Bali, Indonesia

Honeymooner’s heaven, Bali is a perfect blend of mountains, volcanoes, temples, reefs, and beaches that makes it one of the must place to go in the summer season. Offering post-card-like views of the sunset, Bali is also famous for shopping, and its yoga retreats.

The charming culture, the night shows, the picturesque islands, and the awesome food are enough to make you believe that it’s one of the best summer holiday destinations in the world.

Temple near water in Bali

Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands is a chain of 300+ islands lying between India and Thailand and is one of the best summer holiday destinations. With beaches, clear water, mangroves, and coconut trees, this place is right out of a dream and feels surreal.

The islands of Andaman offer exclusivity to travelers in the form of hotels, cuisines, and picturesque views. You can spend your days here indulging in kayaking, hiking, swimming amidst the corals, and relaxing on the beach.

Rusted boat in water in Andaman Islands
  • Best Time To Visit: November to May
  • Places To Visit: Ross Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
  • Things To Do: Snorkelling, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Visit to historical sites
  • Places To Stay: Sea Shell Havelock, Vintage Residency, Sandyy Wavess
  • Places To Eat: Full Moon Cafe, The Bayview, Mandalay Restaurants, Fat Martin Cafe
  • Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)
  • Suggested duration: 5-7 days

Maafushi Island, Maldives

The Maldives is one of the best holiday destinations in the world where you can enjoy a tropical holiday. Since the Maldives is a group of islands, Maafushi Island is one of the most sought-after islands.

The best thing would be to lie on the beach and soak in some sun. Since it is a year-round destination, Maafushi is also one of the best places to visit in June in the world.

Line of houses on Water in Maldives
  • Best Time To Visit: All around the year
  • Places To Visit In Maafushi: Bikini Beach, Coral Beach, Sandbank
  • Things To Do in Maafushi: Snorkeling, Dolphin watching, experiencing local culture, parasailing, night fishing
  • Places To Stay: Velana Beach Hotel, Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives
  • Places To Eat: Floating Bar & Safari
  • Currency: Rufiyaa (MVR or Rf)
  • Suggested duration: 3-5 days
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Hello! I’m Sara, a Croatian native. I’ve traveled all over the world and have knocked out some amazing cities and countries off my bucket list.




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