As the year comes to a close, we’ve been compiling a list of the best holiday destinations 2022! We know the last few years have been challenging for travel-lovers across the globe. But, as travel restrictions ease, it’s the perfect time to start making travel plans for the new year.
In order to create our Exoticca Travellers’ Wanderlist, we asked our Exoticca travellers to vote for their most sought-after travel destinations for next year. Selecting their favourite destinations for each category, our travellers have helped to create an incredible Wanderlist of places to travel to next year. Discover the best holiday destinations 2022 with our brand new Exoticca Travellers’ Wanderlist!
Best for a dream beach escape: Maldives
When it comes to dream beaches and paradise shores, our travellers couldn’t ignore the eternal temptation of the Maldives! From a selection of ten tropical destinations, the Maldives came out as the clear winner for 2022. A paradise archipelago in the heart of the Indian Ocean, you can’t deny the pull of this favourite beach destination. Known for its luxury resorts and honeymoon suites, the Maldives is 2022’s most coveted beach destination!
Other notable mentions for amazing beach destinations include exotic Indonesia and tropical Costa Rica.
Best for a captivating cultural journey: Egypt
When it comes to ancient civilisations, Egypt is among the most captivating in the world. With its incredible Great Pyramids and legendary Valley of the Kings, it’s little wonder our travellers voted Egypt as one of the best holiday destinations 2022. As the winner of the cultural trip category, Egypt is a fine choice for anyone searching for a journey of discovery. Whether you’re visiting for the enchanting monuments and heritage sites, to experience the hustle and bustle of Cairo’s markets or the tranquillity of the River Nile, Egypt is set to be 2022s most captivating destination for culture!
Our travellers also loved the cultural treasures of Peru, famed for its Inca sites, and Vietnam, with its immense history.
Best for wildlife adventures: Tanzania
If you want to know the best travel destinations for wildlife in 2022, put Tanzania at the top of your list! Voted as the best place for a wildlife adventure, Tanzania is well-known for its spectacular animal-viewing opportunities. Home to 22 incredible national parks, Tanzania is a must-visit for those who want to spot the ‘Big 5’ on safari. As well as amazing wildlife-spotting opportunities, Tanzania is also well-known for its idyllic beaches, such as those on the island of Zanzibar. Furthermore, Tanzania is one of the oldest continuously inhabited areas on earth!
Other notable destinations for a wildlife adventure in 2022 include Sri Lanka, Namibia and South Africa.
Best for a nature getaway: Costa Rica
Looking for an escape into nature? Voted the best travel destination 2022 for a nature getaway, Costa Rica is well-known for its verdant landscapes and rich wildlife. Home to untamed rainforests, tropical wildlife and colourful Caribbean culture, Costa Rica is a natural paradise on earth. Images of idyllic beaches, lined with lush palms and colourful flora spring to mind just at the mention of its name. Furthermore, visitors on a trip to Costa Rica can also enjoy a number of protected national parks. The perfect choice for a getaway in nature next year!
Wanderlist finalists for the best nature getaway in 2022 include Vietnam and Indonesia.
Best for sensational cities: Italy
One of the best ways to get to grips with a country is to explore its most important cities. We asked our travellers to vote for the country with the most enchanting cities in the world. Of course, Italy topped the charts! Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples and Pisa; Italy is bursting with unmissable cities. Filled with incredible heritage sites and historic monuments, Italy is a sightseeing paradise. From the Colosseum to the Renaissance artworks of Florence, Italy is a cultural jewel, just waiting to be discovered!
Other noteworthy finalists in this category include Russia, Central Europe and the UAE!
Best for Exoticca Classic trips: Greece
As part of the creation of the Exoticca Travellers’ Wanderlist, we asked you to vote for the best destination for an Exoticca classic tour. From this bucket-list-worthy selection, our classic tour of Greece was chosen as the winner! Nothing beats Greece in terms of cultural heritage, incredible sights and awe-inspiring landscapes. Whether the ancient Athens Acropolis or the floating monasteries of Meteora intrigue you, our chart-topping trips offer you the chance to discover the essence of this captivating country. Explore today and plan your trip to one of the best travel destinations in 2022!
Additionally, other highly sought-after destinations in this category include our exciting tours of Jordan and our unmissable adventures to Argentina!
So, if you’re searching for the best holiday destinations 2022, look no further than our Exoticca Travellers’ Wanderlist! These winning destinations are sure to be the most population vacation spots for next year, so book your getaway today: