Take a trip to one of Malaysia’s most gorgeous destinations, Perhentian Islands. Just off the East Coast are two islands, Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil. Beyond their crystalline waters, lie exotic, sandy beaches leading to lush jungles in the heart of the islands.
Railay Beach is located on the shores of picturesque Railay peninsula swept by the warm waters of the Andaman Sea in Thailand. Although it is connected to the mainland, the beaches may only be reached by boat. The peninsula is thriving with lush, tropical jungles and national parks home to unique indigenous fauna and flora, and stunning limestone cliffs which tower over the clear waters and white beaches.
On the south-west border of Mexico, Belize is home to 3 of the 4 atolls in the Western Hemisphere. In the Lighthouse Reef atoll, the farther west, you can find one of the most extraordinary spot on the planet: the Great Blue Hole.
The Virgin Islands are an archipelago in the Lesser Antilles, which includes more well-known beach destinations like Barbados and St. Lucia. The Virgin Islands archipelago is actually made up of territories from two countries: the western islands are part of the United States; the eastern ones are the British Virgin Islands. We will focus on the largest islands of the Virgin Islands of the United States: Saint Croix, Saint Thomas and Saint John.
The Dominican Republic has been blessed with numerous national parks, area of outstanding beauty and protected areas. As such it can be a little confusing knowing which area to visit when planning a vacation to the country.
Located in the beautiful mountains of Cordirella sits Jarabacoa, one of the most idyllic spots in the country and the birth place of Dominican Republic eco-tourism.
The French Alps are a relatively young mountain range, and therefore offer some of the most breathtaking vistas - sheer, angular snow-capped peaks, with secluded valleys nestled between them. As a holiday destination, the Alps are most often associated with ski-resorts and over-priced chalets. Increasingly people are now flocking to the French Alps during the summer months thanks to numerous eco-lodges which have sprung up in the region over the last few years.
On the west coast of Africa nestled between the countries of Togo and Nigeria lies the country of Benin and the Pendjari national park. Any eco tourist or indeed animal lover should definitely take the time to visit this national park as it is home to a wonderful and rich variety of wildlife, many of which are endangered and may not be around forever.
Sanibel Island is an island located on the Gulf coast of Florida. With the city of Sanibel incorporating the entire island and with a population of just over 6,000, it is the perfect sunshine hideaway for any ecotourist looking to relax and soak up some rays. Most of the city proper is concentrated on the east side of the island, leaving the rest mostly free fof traffic - human or otherwise.