Most Relaxing Locations in the World

The 7 Most Relaxing Locations in the World

If there’s one key element we want from our next vacation, it’s to relax. 2020 has been a year of total turmoil, with international travel out the window. When we are able to travel again however, this list of the most relaxing locations in the world should be your go-to.

From rainforest retreats to immaculate white beaches, Psychic World rounded up which relaxing locations are ideal to escape to on your next holiday. Looking at Instagram hashtags, they can see which places are most popular for some R&R.

Most Relaxing Locations in the World

1. Phuket, Thailand

Thailand’s largest island is popular among tourists for the vast range of activities and tours available, from day trips to beaches, natural wonders to explore, cultural heritage (such as museums and temples) – the perfect spot to escape to soothe the soul.

Most Relaxing Locations in the World

2. The Maldives

With a range of private white-sand islands, surrounded by crystal blue waters, it’s the ultimate luxury island escape. From exploring the island’s marine wildlife whilst scuba diving, sipping on cocktails, and escaping to an inhabited island for a spot of sunbathing, meditation or yoga – it’s the perfect spot to relax.

Most Relaxing Locations in the World

3. Tulum, Mexico

Tulum is famous for its crystal-clear waters golden sand and amazing resorts and restaurants, and well-preserved ruins of the ancient Mayan port city. This makes it one of the best locations for rejuvenating the mind and body.

Travel Guide In Tulum, Mexico

4. Ubud, Bali

The town of Ubud, located in the hills of Bali, Indonesia, is surrounded by stunning rainforest, Hindu temples, and shrines. It’s unsurprising that the town ranks as the fourth most popular location to take a relaxing holiday.

Image: Bertrand P/Flickr

5. Mykonos, Greece

The island is a hit among youngsters and celebrities looking for some fun and to let their hair down.

All buildings are whitewashed and inhabited by boutique shops, chic cafes, hip hotels, beach bars and restaurants, as well as a row of Instagrammable 16th-century windmills sitting on a hill above Mykonos town.

Cavo Tagoo Mykonos, Greece

6. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap is a sleepy town in the best possible way. There’s a busy pub street, but also quaint resorts to relax in. It is also the link to the world wonder, Angkor Wat temple. While it does boast one of the world’s treasures, there are also lots of other temples and great things to check out.

7. Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands on Malaysia’s west coast. Here, you can escape to the secluded beach, ancient rainforest and turquoise waters of the islands. It’s perfect.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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