For today’s luxury traveler, the world is full of endless possibilities. From the mountainous landscapes of Europe to the bustling cities of Asia, each destination is sure to enrich the senses and offer unforgettable travel experiences. As an avid jet-setter, you may be planning your summer getaway. Where to go?
This year’s top summer travel destinations offer something for everyone. Whether you want to relax on the beach or sip wine at a sidewalk cafe, there is a vacation spot for you. The following are some of the most popular regions and cities creating a buzz this year.
What better place to start than one of the world’s fastest growing travel destinations. And it’s impossible to choose just one city to visit. From the charming streets of Lisbon, like the quaint Rua do Carmo, to the quiet beaches of Lagos, including the stunning Praia do Pinhão, Portugal has something to offer every luxury traveler. This coastal European country is known for its culinary culture, so pour yourself a glass of local port and indulge in a warm pastel de natas. You are sure to enjoy your time under the warm Atlantic sun.
2. Toronto, Canada
Although this Canadian city is snow-clad during the winter months, Toronto has made lists as a cultural lover’s summer paradise. Locals and travelers line the streets for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto’s Festival of Beer, Taste of the Danforth, and other popular summer festivals. Those looking to delight at the city’s art and architecture can visit the stunning Museum of Contemporary Art.
3. Marrakesh, Morocco
For lovers of art, color, and culture, Marrakesh is sure to inspire. One of Morocco’s up and coming cities, Marrakesh is a maze of breathtaking architecture, bustling markets, and delightful food. Visit the Museum de Marrakech to marvel at the intricate tile work and historical displays. The busy Jemaa el-Fna city square is a great place to learn about local culture and purchase unique artisan products. This North African city is also known for its luxury accommodations, such as the beautiful Riad Kniza and Amanjena, so you can travel in complete comfort.
4. Ticino, Switzerland
The Swiss landscape is known for its ski resorts and quaint towns, and now this country is being noticed for its wine region. Ticino is known for its ancient winemaking practices and has become a popular destination for luxury travelers internationally. A few noted wineries are Matasci Vini in Tenero, Agriloro in Genesterio, and the elegant Gialdi in Mendrisio. This region takes on the Mediterranean flare of its Italian neighbor, offering sprawling vistas of the Alps and dreamy blue waters.
5. Bangkok, Thailand
Few cities have drawn more travelers than Bangkok, and its popularity is certainly earned. For those looking to relax and revel in a blossoming cultural center, Bangkok is the place for you. The city’s Grand Palace is a modern marvel, and the markets are full of intriguing flavors. Bangkok is full of delights, as you can relax by the pool at your luxury accommodation and visit elephants at Elephant Nature Park in one day. Visit the city and live like a king in this Phuket Luxury Mansion Rental with up to 12 of your friends.
6. Newport, Rhode Island
There is nothing quite like a charming sea town in the summertime, and Newport is one of New England’s best. Shop for gifts on Thames Street, try your hand at sailing, or simply relax by the soothing seaside. Newport is lined with historic mansions, including the Marble House and Rosecliff, so you can get a taste of luxury from the past.
No matter your taste in travel, this summer’s most popular destinations offer a piece of paradise for everyone, whether you want a romantic getaway with your spouse or a fun and unique family vacation at a mansion from Luxury Mansion Rentals.