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5 Places to Go for Rest and Relaxation

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The current state of the world has us all taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Luckily, things seem to be going better with social distancing working and all and we Many are looking forward to being able to travel again, so as you dream up where to go next, here are 5 beautiful places to go once we are free again.

  • Blue Lagoon, Iceland 

The Blue Lagoon has become a popular travel destination over the past few years and chances are you have already seen a photo of the gorgeous blue water and setup here. Located only 13 miles away from the international Reykjavik airport, it is easy to get here and there is amazing accommodation at Blue Lagoon Iceland. There is nothing like a geothermal spa for some relaxation and rejuvenation, and it is a great way to treat yourself.

  • Kauai, Hawaii 

Kauai, Hawaii is where to go if you want to enjoy beautiful beaches that are naturally beautiful and are not overly crowded. The beaches are of white sand and you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy the crashing of the waves on the shore. The best time of year to go here is April to June and September to November, so when it is safe to go and the local community can support it, this island destination is a dream. 

  • Alajuela, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a land of natural wonders, so when you want to opt for some rest and relaxation surrounded by nature this is the spot to go to. Alajuela is the second largest province in Costa Rica that is most commonly referred to by its two distinct areas: the Northern Plans (Llanuras del Norte) and the Central Valley highlands. With its relaxed vibe and incredible landscapes, Alajuela is most popular for being where can explore the Tenorio Volcano National Park, with a crater and bubbling green pools. With the river, waterfall, crystal blue waters, lush greenery and winding trails you’ll be fully immersed in nature’s beauty.

  • Nordfjord, Norway

Nordfjord, Norway is a fjord region between Vestkapp and Europe’s largest glacier. Nordfjord has a combination of glaciers, open sea, and mountains within such a short distance that it seems unreal. After spending so much time at home, this is a trip that will bring you back to nature, fresh air, and relaxation in the beautiful outdoors. There are also villages to explore when you are ready to come down from your hikes and water views for a nice meal with friendly locals. If you are in Europe and want unique landscapes, this is a place to visit.

  • Provence, France

If your idea of rest and relaxation is taking in views of and exploring vineyards, olive groves, lavender fields, pine forests and the Alps, Provence is the place for you. The food is incredible, the wine is spectacular, the climate is lovely, and you’ll feel rejuvenated in no time. You can also visit architectural sites such as Palais des Papes in Avignon and the Notre-Dame de la Garde in Marseille, visit the Calanques, the natural wonders that sprinkle the coast in gorgeous inlets, and spend some time exploring the food markets which are a foodie’s paradise.

Do you have any other locations that you’d like to go to for some rest and relaxation once we can travel again?

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