On the border of Belarus and Poland sits one of the most beautiful and unspoiled national parks in Europe. There are many factors that make this park appealing to the 21st century eco-tourist such as the fact that cars are not allowed on site.
Anyone eco-tourist who likes the idea of spending time at a beautiful national park whilst enjoying stunning views and wonderful weather can't go wrong with a visit to Inagua National Park in the Bahamas.
One of several national parks on these lush islands in the Caribbean, the Inagua sits coast to coast on the Island of Great Inagua and is renowned for its vast West Indian Flamingo population that call it home.
As a country, Austria is one of the most environmentally friendly in the world and a great destination for any eco-tourist currently planning their next vacation. As well as clean cities and green modes of transport there are also seven national parks to choose from, all of which are worth visiting should time allow.
On the north coast of Spain lies the Ordesa National Park, the jewel in the crown of the Pyrenees and haven for any eco traveller looking for an idyllic destination to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The area itself has been a national park for almost a century but it wasn't until 1997 that it was upgraded to a UNESCO world heritage site in the interests of conservation.
For eco-tourist who enjoy photography or wildlife a visit to the Sevan National Park should definitely be on the list of things to do. One of the world's newer national parks, this haven for wildlife in the heart of Armenia offers beautiful views, wonderful hiking opportunities and one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
Nelson's dockyard is the largest of all of Antigua's national parks and a real treasure for any green traveller interested in seeing a working Georgian dockyard in all its splendour. More than 200 years old the dockyard has been recognised for its importance due to its central location. It's the only one in Caribbean large enough to accommodate the larger boats as well being a once strategically importance base for the British navy.
The Blue Grotto Cave on the island of Capri in Italy is one of several sea caves worldwide that is flooded with a brilliant blue or emerald light. Once inside, the dazzling effect becomes clear - the water below is more light-filled, as it were, than the air above the surface. The source of this light comes from a gap in the rock underneath the cave entrance and it sends its iridescence beautifully through the water. If you place your hand in the water it will glow eerily in this light.
The Sand Dunes of Lencois Maranhenes in Brazil have been formed over thousands and thousands of years. The white sand from the riverbeds is carried along by the current and deposited at the mouths of the rivers, and it is then swept back inland and upstream by the continuous winds and sea currents - and endless cycle that has formed one of the most beautiful natural formations on Earth.
Located near the city of Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada's Spotted Lake is a must for ecotravellers and draws thousands and thousands of visitors from around the world to come and see this beautiful and natural phenomenon. When the water level is low, the calcium, sodium and magnesium sulphate, silver and titanium filled lake dissolves and separates into more than 365 separate pools, forming strange circular swirling patters that you walk in and amongst and around.
The Zoom-Kalmthoutse Heide is a nature area that runs all the way from the Netherlands into the Belgian province of Antwerp. The park is extremely beautiful and offers heath along with dunes, pastures, ponds and forests.