Whatever the trigger for it may be, if you’re called upon to think about the ultimate in holiday escapes, a picture of white sandy beaches lined with leaning palms whose perpetual thirst is quenched by azure waters, isn’t it? I mean that’s why the epitome of vacation postcards is indeed one which incorporates some tropical-looking setting. Tropical island getaways make for the poster-child of holiday escapes, but exactly why is this?

A feeling of finally arriving where everyone wants to go

For some people white sandy beaches, palms and azure waters don’t quite resemble a paradise-like location they’d want to actually live in forever, but even then, when enjoyed as part of a vacation it cannot help but be associated with what paradise is universally deemed to be. When you visit a holiday of this nature which exists in the form of something like a tropical island proper, you get the sense that you’ve finally arrived at a place where everybody is trying to get to, their entire lives. I guess this might be partly where the saying “I’ve arrived” comes from, in reference to those billionaires who decide to purchase their very own private, tropical islands.

How life is meant to be – a high quality of life

There’s something about these tropical island destinations which stems from the many cues for the quality of life Mother Nature indicatively intended for us. If only more of us paid more attention to these cues, we’d realise just exactly why some of these tropical island destinations, like Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, and even the Seychelles are home to an unusually high number of centenarians.

Fresh food and plenty of time interacting with the best of Mother Nature simply symbolises a higher quality of life, one which many of us unfortunately only get to experience on our annual vacation.

Summertime, outdoor fun

At the best of times, the best of any selection of summertime, outdoor activities make for some fun which doesn’t cost anything extra to enjoy. If you’re lodging in a beachside resort for example, going out into the sea to have a swim doesn’t cost anything more than what you’ve already paid. Of course there will probably be plenty of other paid options to engage in, but it all still makes for some great outdoor fun that’s a little bit closer to what Mother Nature intended for us, once again.

Total relaxation

The most densely populated of beaches seems to naturally possess some crazy acoustics, because there can be a series of parties going on and you’d still be able to find a nice and quiet spot to really kick-back and relax.

This tropical getaway epitome of holiday getaways definitely deserves its poster-child status, simply because it really does epitomise the true spirit of what it means to enjoy some time off of your regular grind, kick-back, relax and recharge. There are many actual destinations that come to mind from all over the world, the discussion of which will be in more detail as there is plenty to say about each of them.

Mollie Webb

About the Author

Hello there! My name is Mollie and I dream of seeing every major city in the world. Travelling is always incredible but there’s something special about the hustle and bustle of a big city that always entices me. Whether it be Tokyo or Mumbai, there’s always so much to discover from the locals and the side streets. Come along with me on my journey!