Victoria Gerrard La Crosse, WI Gives 7 Luxury Destinations You Can’t-Miss

If you’re looking for an unforgettable vacation experience, these five luxury destinations are sure to fit the bill. From tropical beaches and crystal-clear waters to majestic mountain views and vibrant city life—whatever your idea of a dream vacation, there’s something for everyone here.

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7 Luxury Destinations You Can’t Miss

Get ready to start planning your next trip. Victoria Gerrard, La Crosse, WI, resident, recommends these five luxury destinations you won’t miss.

The Maldives

Maafushivaru, Maldives | Photo by Mohamed Thasneem on Unsplash

If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, the Maldives is one you won’t miss. This breathtaking archipelago in the Indian Ocean consists of over 1,192 coral islands. It offers plenty of activities for visitors, including snorkeling and diving, as well as luxurious resorts and spas. Many resorts offer overwater bungalows that provide guests with stunning views of the clear blue sea and make for an ultra-luxe stay.

Bora Bora

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Over-dock bungalows at Bora Bora, French Polynesia | Robert Edward Bradley photo

Another destination not to be missed is Bora Bora—a small South Pacific island located northwest of Tahiti. This stunning destination is known for its crystal-clear waters and white sand beaches, making it a popular spot for beach lovers worldwide.

Whether you’re looking to relax at one of the many spas or participate in more adventurous activities like kayaking or parasailing, there’s something here for everyone. Plus, with its plethora of luxury accommodations and high-end restaurants, Bora Bora makes for an unforgettable holiday experience.

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St. Lucia

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St Lucia, a luxurious destination | Photo by Klugzy Wugzy on Unsplash

If Caribbean vibes are more your style, St Lucia should be at the top of your list regarding luxury destinations in 2023. From its lush rainforests to its stunning beaches and volcanic peaks, this tropical paradise has no shortage of natural beauty waiting to be explored by adventurers and beach bums alike.

Plenty of upscale resorts offer everything from private villas to butler service—perfect if you’re looking for a truly indulgent getaway!

Dubai

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Desert safari Dubai | Photo by Valeria andersson on Unsplash

Dubai is one of the world’s most exciting cities, mixing modernity and tradition. The city will leave even the pickiest travelers impressed. There’s never a shortage of things to do in this city.

With some of the best hotels in the world (think indoor ski slopes!) and excellent restaurants serving delicious international cuisine—it’s no wonder why so many people flock here each year.

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Tokyo

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Mount Fuji outside of Tokyo, Japan | Photo by David Edelstein on Unsplash

Tokyo, Japan’s capital city. It has grown steadily into one of Asia’s most popular tourist destinations over recent years thanks to its combination of traditional culture and cutting-edge technology.

This vibrant city offers endless attractions from temples and shrines, such as the Meiji Shrine or Sensoji Temple, along with entertainment options like karaoke bars and arcades.

Also, you can have incredible culinary experiences featuring everything from ramen noodles and sushi to more exotic dishes like fugu (blowfish).

Not only that, but Tokyo also offers plenty of luxurious accommodations ranging from high-end hotels to ryokans (Japanese inns), all of which will guarantee an unforgettable stay full of comfort and convenience! 

Paris

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Paris street view of Montmartre café | Marloes Hilckmann photo via Unsplash

Paris is often considered one of the most romantic cities in Europe, and it’s easy to understand why. From its iconic landmarks like Eiffel Tower to its charming cobblestone streets filled with cafes and boutiques, this city oozes romance from every corner.

Plus, countless five-star hotels offer luxurious rooms with plush bedding and elegant décor. Whether you want to explore Paris’s famous attractions or simply relax at your hotel while enjoying a delicious meal at one of its gourmet restaurants – Paris, France, will not disappoint.

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Santorini

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Santorini luxury | Photo by Alexandre Chambon on Unsplash

Santorini is a lovely island off the coast of mainland Greece in the Aegean Sea. It is known for its breathtakingly beautiful beaches and stunning white-washed architecture, which overlooks the crystal blue waters below.

Be sure to take some time to wander through Oia’s cobblestone streets and take pictures of some of the most iconic sunsets in all of Europe. Santorini also has some incredible restaurants offering traditional Greek cuisine and fine dining options for those seeking a more upscale experience.

Staying Safe While Traveling

Traveling can be an exciting and wonderful experience. It can also be dangerous, especially if you are not prepared. You can do a few things to help you stay safe while traveling.

First, research your destination before you go. Find out about the local customs and laws, and make sure you are familiar with them. Familiarize yourself with the local area, and know where the safe places are.

Second, travel with a friend or group. There is safety in numbers, and it is always good to have someone with you in an emergency.

Third, be aware of your surroundings at all times. Pay attention to the people around you, and trust your instincts if something doesn’t feel right. If possible, carry a whistle or pepper spray if you are attacked.

Fourth, keep a copy of your passport and other essential documents in a safe place. If your belongings are stolen, you will still have what you need to return home.

Finally, remember that the best way to stay safe is to use common sense and be cautious. If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t. Trust your gut instinct, and you will be fine.

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Conclusion

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Imerovigli, Greece | Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash

No matter where your travels may take you, Victoria Gerrard La Crosse, WI, says these seven luxury destinations should be on your radar if you’re searching for an unforgettable experience.

From snorkeling off white sand beaches surrounded by crystal clear waters in the Maldives to exploring lively streets lined with traditional shops and eateries while staying at luxurious accommodation options in Tokyo—there’s something here for everyone.

Don’t wait any longer, and start planning your dream getaway now. With so much beauty waiting around every corner, these seven destinations will surely provide you with lasting memories you’ll cherish forever.

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