Holidays are a big deal. They cost us a lot of money, and we increasingly want more and more from them. If you are trying to please everyone, why not take a holiday that has both fun activities and has a chance for some relaxation? Check out the best locations for this type of holiday below.
America is a great place to combine a relaxing and active holiday. Internal flights are frequent and cheap so you do not have to limit yourself to just one place. For the active part of the holiday, try a horse trek at the Grand Canyon or whitewater rafting at Yellowstone?
If you are more interested in the historical side of things, why not take a walking or cycle tour of a city like Washington and take in the White House?
When it comes to you the relaxing part of your American holiday, fly out to Hawaii. There you can to take in some of the sand and sun and see there or soak up the rays on a California beach?
Mexico is a great place to combine both relaxation and activities. There are lots of things to do, see here for some suggestions. Think water-sports like sailing, windsurfing and surfing. More inland, you could go for trekking through the Aztec ruins or attend an authentic Mexican cooking school?
When it comes to the relaxation part of your holiday, make sure you get a luxury hotel to enjoy your time. If you’re not sure where to stay, check out the best hotel in Playa del Carmen. This will give you a good example of the quality of accommodation available.
Egypt, the land of the Pharos! For things to do and some serious chilling out, it’s hard to beat Egypt. You don’t want to miss out on a tour of the pyramids in Giza or a trip round a traditional Egyptian market. You can even practice bartering skills and grab yourself a bargain!
Don’t forget to make the best use of the beautiful coral reefs that surrounds the Egyptian coast. Perfect for snorkelling and scuba-diving. Make sure you pack your waterproof camera to capture the moment and all that sea life!
When relaxing, the heat in Egypt makes it super easy to chill out. There’s also a range of luxurious hotels that offer delicious food and drink all through the day and evening. If you’re feeling in need of some particular pampering, try one of the spas. Perfect for a massage. You could even get a private beach cabin with your dedicated waiter service?
Lastly, don’t discount the Italian lakes for a combination holiday. The Italian lakes are in beautiful locations and surrounded by postcard picture postcard towns. Most of the towns have hotels with swimming pools and offer alfresco dining. Perfect for relaxing.
When your energy levels go back up again, the lakes offer an excellent place to windsurf, boat, and swim. You can also travel to around the lake by boat and do some exploring, soaking up the Italian culture and stretching your legs after all that relaxing.