Let’s be honest, you probably wish you were on vacation instead of staring in front of your computer screen. Here are a few places we all wish we could be right now. Warning: Some of these places might cause severe wanderlust.

 

1. Sunbathing in Maui

This stunning Hawaiian paradise was rated the most beautiful island in the world in 2013 by Conde Nest. It should be no surprise that his Hawaiian island contains breathtaking beaches, picturesque small towns and quirky artistic communities.
sunbathing in maui

 

2. Getting pampered in The Hamptons

Wouldn’t you love to be living a life of luxury at one of the many five-star resorts in this famous millionaire’s playground?  Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa in Montauk features a seawater indoor pool filled with warmed water drawn directly from Montauk's beaches.
hamptons

 

3. Floating on a raft in Fiji

What better way to spend an afternoon than by drinking a cocktail on a raft in the South Pacific Ocean? Stay at the famous Turtle Island Resort where The Blue Lagoon was filmed and you’ll have your drink served directly to you while you’re floating on the clear blue sea water.floating on a raft in figi

 

4. Kayaking on a lake in New Zealand

Casual adventurers can enjoy a stunning view of New Zealand’s Mt. Cook while kayaking along the glass-like water of Lake Matheson. It’s so beautiful, you’ll be pinching yourself the whole time.
kayaking in new zealand

 

5. Sailing in South Africa

South Africa offers some of the most breathtaking sailing in the world. The city of Durban, located on the Indian Ocean is one of the best places in all of Africa for outdoor water sports.sailing n south africa

 

6. Exploring Ecuador

Ecuador has something for everyone. From the beautiful beaches on the Galapagos Islands, to the breathtaking views of the Andes mountain range, to the stunning scenery of the Amazon River, there are many unbelievable experiences to be had in this South American country.

exploring equador

 

7. Relaxing in an Icelandic hot spring

Get some solid R&R at this all-natural hot tub! Iceland is situated on a 'hot spot' on the earth, resulting in a lot of geothermal activity. This mixture of geothermal activity and ice led to the creation of numerous hot springs and geysers all over the country.iceliand hotspring

 

8. Exploring an ancient castle in Ireland

Dozens of ancient castles scatter across Ireland’s lush, green countryside in various states of ruin. Unleash your inner child by taking a tour of any of these medieval marvels. And don’t forget your sword!castle in ireland

 

9. Gallivanting through sunflower fields in Tuscany, Italy

Visit Italy in July take a drive to rural Tuscany to discover some of the most awe-inspiring fields of sunflowers you’ll ever witness. Some of these sunflowers are so tall they reach heights of over 5 feet!

tuscany italy

 

10. Riding a camel through the Sahara Desert

Take a ride up the red peaks of the Saharan sand dunes and marvel in its natural beauty up close by using one of the world’s most exotic forms of transportation.camel sahara desert

 

11. Partying in Ibiza

This picturesque Spanish island of Ibiza is known for its legendary nightlife. During the summer, it’s not unusual to see some of the world’s most famous DJs perform at one of the island’s popular clubs.partying in lbiza

 

12. Swimming in a Grecian cave

Take a dip in one of nature’s swimming pools located in the blue caves of the island of Kastellorizo. These pools are known for its dazzling turquoise color and are considered some of the most beautiful places to swim in all of Greece.
grecian cave

 

13. Staying in a treehouse in Nicaragua 

The Treehouse Hostel, located 2000m high up in the Nicaraguan jungle is built on the side of the Volcano Mombacho. You can sleep on a hammock and hang out with monkeys or even book your own private treehouse at this bohemian paradise.treehouse-poste-rojo

 

14. Sipping wine in Napa Valley

Northern California’s Napa Valley is not only home to many of the best wineries in North America, but also offers some of the most breathtaking scenery in the entire state.wine in napa valley

 

15. Sitting under a palm tree in Costa Rica

Take a nap or enjoy the magnificent scenery underneath one of the many palm trees located on Costa Rica’s stunning beaches. You couldn’t ask for a better way to spend an afternoon!palm tree costa rico