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Places to visit in the world

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.Tourism may be international, or within the traveller's country.

Resorts

Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

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The resort's white stucco buildings with thatched-roof terraces were entirely handcrafted by one family of Mayan masons. Inside, white-walled rooms are decorated with hand-loomed bedding and rugs. Tubs are oversized with Mexican tiles. The dinner menu at El Sol includes a bouillabaisse with hints of habanero, while La Cantina, a traditional...

July 10, 2017
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Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

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A secluded stretch of beach on the southernmost coast of Sri Lanka is just one of the smart draws of this 152-room resort, where the sound of the ocean is louder than patrons’ chatter. You’d be wise to stay in one of the pool villas, which have wine humidors, butler pantries, and bicycles to use for as long as you’d like.

July 10, 2017
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Westin Maui Resort & Spa Hawaii

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A fantastic lobby with waterfalls and pools greets visitors to this lush Kaanapali resort where the impressive scenery, friendly service, fabulous spa and awesome swimming pools are the highlights. The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali is located along a breathtaking stretch of the gorgeous, white-sand Ka’anapali Beach.

July 29, 2006
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Iniala Beach House - Thailand

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The design credentials are incredible at this collection of six villas and a penthouse, back on Phuket at Natai Beach. No matter where you stay, you'll have a butler, driver, chef, spa therapist, and housekeeper to attend to your every need. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included–with two nights per week dining under the auspices of the...

July 10, 2017
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Nayara Springs Resort

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Nayara Springs is perched at the top of a rainforest, surrounded by tropical plants and creeks with gorgeous views of the Arenal volcano. Sixteen private villas include plunge pools, gardens, and open-air showers. Located 2 ½ hours from San Jose, this adults-only hotel gets high scores for service, and the spa has indulgent treatments with...

July 10, 2017
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Laucala Island Resort

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In 1972, Malcolm Forbes bought this green morsel as his private refuge; now its owner, Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz, has spared no expense to create a tropical hideaway of 25 villas, each with a private pool. Laucala almost feels like an independent nation, with an organic farm, armies of friendly staff, a working jetty, a hangar with...

July 10, 2017
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Great Otway National Park - Australia

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Island from Australia’s famed Great Ocean Road, the cool rainforests of the Great Otway National Park are home to massive tree ferns and cackling kookaburras. The rainforest is dotted with impressive waterfalls like the Erskine and Henderson falls, and in the park’s south, swaying eucalyptus trees along Otway Lighthouse Road teem with lazy...

July 11, 2017
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Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls that border Zambia and Zimbabwe is the largest waterfall in the world by total area. The falls transport an astonishing 1,088 cubic meters per second of water down an ~350-foot cliff.

December 22, 2010
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Jog Falls

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Jog Falls, created by the River Sharavathi, falling from a height of 253 meters (829 feet), is the highest waterfalls in India. Before the rainy season Jog Falls is nearly unrecognizable with only a pair of thin streams of water trickling down the cliff. But during the monsoon season the waterfall comes to life and exceeds even Kaieteur Falls in...

July 11, 2017
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The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye – Scotland

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If you are backpacking in Scotland generally or are planning a trip to the Isle of Skye then I heartily recommend that you visit the so-called Fairy Pools.The Fairy Pools is located in Cuillins Hills, Isle of Skye, Scotland. The Fairy Pools are a series of clear, cold pools and waterfalls formed as Allt Coir’ a’ Mhadaidh tumbles down from the...

September 5, 2006
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