We may all be familiar with the popular holiday destinations, take Dubai for instance, almost everyone wants a piece or has had a piece at one point or the other. There are however some amazing holiday destinations people may not know even exists!

We have taken it upon ourselves to handpick some for you, hope you get inspired to visit these places after reading about the wonders they bring!

1. Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Blagaj is a tiny village nestled among small waterfalls and surrounded with azure waters. Cozy white houses and a monastery are located under a sheer cliff. This is a sacred place for dervishes and Sufis who have built the village in this corner of paradise.

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2. Huacachina, Peru

Huacachina is an oasis town in the middle of a vast desert. The road from Lima, Peru’s capital, to this lovely place takes about 5 hours. The population of the town is about 200 people, so you can cut yourself off from the world there. Also, you can ride a sandboard on the Peruvian hills.

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3. Lake Hillier, Australia

Just imagine sandy beaches surrounded by eucalyptus forests at the pinkest lake in the world… Lake Hillier is located in Middle Island in the south-west of Australia. The only way you can get there is by airplane. The place was discovered in 1802, and it remains pink all year round! It was assumed that some seaweeds and micro-organisms made the place pink, but subsequent studies haven’t confirmed this. Therefore, no one knows why the water has this unusual color

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4. Isola Bella, Italy

Without a doubt, Isola Bella, the Italian island at Lago Maggiore, is one of the most beautiful in the world. The magnificent Borromeo palace and a multilevel blooming garden with grottos, terraces, and fountains occupy almost the whole tiny land. Moreover, you will be able to see white peacocks, also known as royal birds, wandering slowly in the garden

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5. Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

The small town of Setenil de las Bodegas has been located in a rock in the south of Spain for eight centuries. Locals call it “a town under the rocks.” The walls and roofs of the houses are parts of huge basalt rocks. They protect the locals from the scorching sun and wind. Being in this impressive mountainous place, you feel like a tiny speck in the universe.

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So if you happen to be the type that that enjoys serene and calm places, or you are the very adventurous type, well there’s somewhere for you!