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Six Of The Most Relaxing Locations In The World

After a long and often stressful six months of a global pandemic, it’s fair to say we’ve all earned ourselves a recharging break. And while there are restrictions still in place for many of us, dreaming and planning about somewhere to sit back, unwind, relax, and rejuvenate is a positive step towards our next vacation.

The experts at looked into where the most Instagrammable tranquil locations are around the world and based on data collated from Instagram have come up with the list below.

1. Phuket, Thailand

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With guaranteed weather and picturesque beaches, it’s no wonder why Phuket in Thailand is the world’s most Instagrammable relaxing location. With a massive 9.7 million people using the hashtag ‘Phuket’ worldwide. Who doesn’t want to hear the swishing of the waves, the smell of sun cream, and the sound of meditation music after a restricted six months at home?

2. The Maldives

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Wallets at the ready – as this one may set you back a few pay cheques! The Maldives in South East Asia is one of the most private and peaceful getaways you could ask for. With 8.3 million hashtags used this is one of the most Instagrammable locations in the world to unwind!

3. Tulum, Mexico

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Attracting history and water lovers alike it’s no surprise why Tulum in Mexico has more than 5.9 million hashtags. From lounging on the beach to swimming in secluded cenotes in Tulum’s underwater caves, we couldn’t think of anywhere greater to unwind.

4. Ubud, Bali

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Known as one of the most tranquil and calming places on earth Ubud in Bali, Indonesia came in with a staggering 4.8 million hashtags. It’s the perfect location for yogi lovers and sun worshippers and those seeking a more spiritual escape.

5. Mykonos, Greece

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The Greek tradition of smashing plates may be loud but one of the many Greek islands Mykonos is far from that. Offering beautiful beaches and camera-capturing sunsets we’re not surprised it has 4.3 million hashtags.

6. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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Another wallet breaking option and the choice of honeymooners across the globe, this South Pacific destination is renowned for its overwater bungalows, it’s serene turquoise waters and luxury accommodation options.

What do you think, are these some of the world’s most relaxing destinations? Let us know on Instagram.

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