Holiday gems 2015: our top picks
Hello 2015! We’ve compiled a list of our top holiday destinations for the brand new year of 2015. We know there are some firm favourites out there but seize the adventure and visit one of our beautiful 2015 holiday gems.
Da Nang, Vietnam
Da Nang is number 1 on Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Destinations on the Rise list. This beautiful destination is a tranquil haven promising secluded beaches, culinary delights and stunning scenery. Lots of trend reports across the web are showing South East Asia as big for 2015, so get exploring!
Swap your old Cyprus favourites like Aiya Napa and Larnaca for this sparkling 2015 holiday gem. This busy port ticks all available travel boxes: beaches, culture, things to do, night-life and shopping.
The Faroe Islands
Having won the National Geographic reader’s choice award for the best trip to take in 2015, the Faroe Islands are a hotly tipped destination for the year ahead. On the 20th March 2015 they will be one of only two places in the whole world to witness a total solar eclipse, after which lots of festivities and events will take place.
Ao Nang, Thailand
This gorgeous beach destination is perfect for families and couples seeking a truly authentic Thai experience. From the pristine sand to the delicious local food, Ao Nang is a true holiday gem that will treat all of your senses to an amazing holiday experience.
With a coastline scattered with sandy beaches and more activities than you can shake a sandy spade at, Bodrum is a fantastic holiday destination and one to watch in 2015. It’s got a buzzing marina, great nightlife and plenty of culture and history to immerse yourself in. Oh and it’s just 4 hours from the UK on a plane.
Goodbye Marrakesh, hello Essaouira. Essaouira is Morocco’s 2015 holiday gem, with winding streets to explore and a gorgeous sandy beach. There’s a flourishing art scene here and a really rich sense of culture and history, making the city perfect for a relaxing and inquisitive break.
Iceland is magical and is the perfect holiday gem for those seeking adventure and a touch of wonder. Escape to this otherworldly country and enjoy a variety of sports, from rafting and fishing to caving and hiking. Throw in the Northern Lights and some super cool ice hotels and you’re on to a winner for 2015!
New York came out second place in Google’s most searched holiday destinations for the UK in 2014 (behind Paris) and we think it’s going to be even bigger for 2015. It’s a destination that’s on millions of bucket lists, famous for its shopping, style and electric atmosphere.
We’re loving Greece for 2015! There are so many different Greek islands to explore (plus some lovely mainland destinations too), each promising beautiful scenery and a fantastic holiday whilst staying true to their own individual charm. Corfu, Crete, Zante, Thassos, Mykonos, Samos, Skiathos, Kefalonia, Santorini, Rhodes, Kos… the list is goes on and on, meaning that you have great choice when it comes to finding the perfect destination for you.