Top 3 Holiday Destinations
Tired of work? Need a holiday? Then it may be time to book a holiday for some much needed rest and relaxation, and the team at Splash Swimwear want to share their top 5 travel destinations with you!
Known as the land of smiles, Thai locals will start you Thailand holiday off with a refreshing welcome. At the heart of Thailand, there are many shrines, temples and monasteries 'wats'. With the seeds of Buddhism planted at the start of the 13th century, crops of holy sights spread from border to border providing a cultural experience wherever you visit. A must is visiting the hectic capital, Bangkok. Stalls, restaurants, and fun activities. No matter where you turn, you'll be sure to be entertained, with no shortage of activities.
For real relaxation, visiting the coast is a must! In the Krabi province along, there is over 150km worth of beaches. Sandy slithers all backed by photogenic rock formations, the perfect setting to capture picture perfect snaps that will make your friends and family ooze with jealousy. On the island of Phuket, the atmosphere is buzzing as the beaches of Patong invite you to a permanent beach party.
A small island in the central South Pacific, Rarotonga provides a perfect destination for rest and relaxation. Muri beach provides the perfect spot to sit back, relax and soak up the sun with soft sandy beaches and the lagoon for a quick dip. The island is full of culture, with markets, safaris and cross island walks. Hire a car and explore or take a more 'rough and tumble' approach with Rarotonga buggy tours, or sit back and relax in a safari tour. Explore the cuisines, enjoy the cultural night life and get along with the friendly locals! The perfect destination to sit back, relax and be pampered.
Want a tropical holiday that has it all? Visit Sri Lanka! Gorgeous beaches run along the coasts with a multitude of resorts that provide facilities for water-sports, kids entertainment, swimming, dining and ultimately, relaxation.
Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage for a unique experience. Watch the elephants interact up close, take photos and relax. Temples also scatter the island of Sri Lanka and runes provide an opportunity to try something out of your comfort zone.
Sigiriya Rock is an ancient rock fortress in Dambulla that is a must during your visit. Once you reach the top, you get a glorious view of the palace runes, as well as a view of the surrounding palace grounds. The site features frescoes , the mirror wall, the water gardens, the boulder gardens, and the terraced gardens, and the infamous Lion Gate rock. A great way to get in amongst the history of Sri Lanka. A must do activity in Sri Lanka is visiting a tea plantation. Although climates may feel similar to Wellington, the experience will leave a flavour explosion in your mouth.