6 Hopeful Holiday Destinations For 2021 

  1. Las Vegas
  2. Benidorm
  3. Disneyland Paris
  4. Ibiza
  5. Crete
  6. Bodrum


A few days ago, the UK government unveiled a few destinations Brits could safely travel abroad to for non-essential travel along with the terms for doing so. 


The green list of holiday destinations has the least restrictions. With the amber and red list next in line with tougher conditions.


The available places to travel to on the green list are quite sparse. Some of the islands that have made the list include Portugal, Israel, and Singapore.


For travellers, the green list is ideal for an almost fuss free holiday. For example, they mostly require two covid tests, without the need to quarantine when returning to the UK. 


But if Brits want to travel to the destinations on the amber list, the implications increase, as does the cost. 


Although it’s essential to keep in mind that the traffic light system for non-essential travel marks the very beginning of the holiday industry reopening safely to the public. 


And while people in the UK may be eager to get away after a long and arduous year. There’s hope that should the infection rates remain low in the UK and other countries. More boarding gates will open to accommodate travel abroad.


For a rundown of destinations, wannabe holidaymakers are eager to jet off to this summer, or at least sometime this year. Look below at the six hopeful holiday destinations most will be crossing their fingers for this year. 

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of lights and sin is one of many hopeful destinations that could make a list this year. 


After missing out on holidaying for the past year, it’s likely most need an over the top, glamorous experience to uplift their spirits. And where better to achieve that than in the gambling capital of the world.


From visiting the strip, which hosts the best poker rooms in Vegas, giving visitors to the potential to feel like a VIP for the night while also attending a plethora of exciting shows and exhibitions. There’s something for every age to enjoy.


A few of the top spots tourists most enjoy, see below: 


  • Bellagio hotel and casino fountain display 
  • Las Vegas Strip
  • Luxor hotel and casino 
  • Gondola rides at Venetian hotel
  • Fremont Street downtown

  • Benidorm, Spain

For a quintessential Brit inspired family holiday filled with sun, sea, sand and of course, cocktails. Benidorm in Costa Blanca is next on the list. 


With the ability to comfortably cope with 500,000 tourists over the peak period. Suppose this destination should make the green list in the next few weeks. In that case, there will be plenty of accommodation available to choose from. 


Top attractions Brits are looking forward to in Benidorm include:


  • Benidorm Old Town 
  • Terra Natura animal park
  • Aqualandia water park 
  • Terra Mitica theme park
  • Placa del Castell landmark]

  • Disneyland Paris 

It’s a place which satisfies the imagination and wonder of children while entertaining the adults too. 


Whether a family gathering or a nostalgic childhood getaway for couples or friends to escape from the misery caused in the past year. If there’s anywhere that can provide ultimate distraction and enjoyment, it’s Disneyland, which hosts an array of attractions and parades in a fairy tale theme.


Some of the best rides and attractions to look forward to are:


  • Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage 
  • Peter Pan’s Flight 
  • Splash Mountain 
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle Walk-Through 
  • Haunted Mansion 

  • Ibiza, Spain 


While Ibiza has a long-standing reputation as the go to party destination in Europe, it’s also a hotspot for couples and family holidays. 


For those into the party scene, there’s always events to attend. From Jets pool parties on Bora Bora beach to Ibiza Rocks shows on the San Antonio strip. 


And for families, there are beautiful quiet beach coves, magnificent cliff-top views, and a plethora of restaurants serving delicious traditional Spanish cuisine to try.


In a nutshell, Ibiza is the ultimate place to put a spring in your step and blow off steam. 


A few of the top attractions in Ibiza are: 


  • Ushuaia Ibiza beach Club 
  • EZ Vedra cliff-edge view 
  • Old town Dalt Vila
  • Ibiza sunset at Cafe mambos
  • Secluded beaches at Parc Natural de ses Salines 

  • Crete, Greece

Crete is one of the largest Greek islands, and it’s filled with an array of attractions that keep Brits coming back for more. From historical landmarks to incredible scenery and, of course, the delicious Greek cuisine.


Not if but when Crete is more accessible for all to travel to, here are the top sights worth visiting:


  • Seitan Limania Beach
  • Holy Trinity Monastery
  • cut off the village of Loutro
  • Balos Lagoon 
  • the fishing village of Sissi

  • Bodrum, Turkey

For those who are craving a cultural holiday, Bodrum in Turkey is the perfect destination.


The city, which was initially known as Halicarnassus, has, despite modernisation, maintained its picture-postcard appearance over the years— and sits on the peninsula among clear glistening bays of water. 


For a few of the top must-see destinations for tourists to head to in Bodrum, see below;


  • Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
  • Theatre of Halicarnassus
  • Bodrum Deniz Müzesi (Maritime Museum)
  • Bitez Beach
  • Windmills of Bodrum
  • Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
  • Bodrum Castle


The past year has been difficult, to say the least, but as government restrictions loosen up for holidaymakers on the 17th of May. There’s hope more locations will be safer to travel to and from and be added to the green list in the coming weeks.


However, when new destinations do emerge, it’s essential to capture a holiday space quickly! Because when demand for holidays strikes travel agents online, the prices increase.


Those planning on pre-empting a holiday destination of choice will emerge onto the green list in the coming weeks by booking in advance. Should first check the current rules on the government website beforehand for their destination. And look at the terms and conditions of their holiday booking. To ensure that if their holiday destination remains or moves to the red list, they can easily change or cancel their holiday.

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