Getting away from the fast-paced, hectic nature of everyday life can sometimes be a necessity. Taking a break from a bustling city lifestyle or a demanding job can be extremely beneficial to your physical and mental health and provide you with a source of inspiration and present you with a certain kind of clarity. Take your next vacation at a place where social media is non-existent, the laptop can be left at home, and relaxation is key. These delightfully serene nature getaways are perfect for when you need a little bit of respite from reality.
William Bay National Park, Australia
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Spend a relaxing getaway in western Australia surrounded by gorgeous blue-green waters, unbelievable natural structures and lush wildlife.
Kootenay Lake, British Columbia
Float peacefully in the crystal clear waters Kootenay Lake while staring up at a one-of-a-kind mountainscape.
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Soak in the tropical sun in Kerala, India, full of lustrous tea plantations and calming tree lined beaches.
Forgo Island, Newfoundland & Labrador
It doesn't get more secluded than this gorgeous inn, situated on a tiny island in the calming waters of Newfoundland.
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Gorgeous rainforest topped islands surrounded by emerald waters make Ha Long Bay and wonderfully mystical escape.
Loch Loyne Highlands, Scotland
The romantic Scottish countryside offers lovely clear skies and a sort of old-world mysticism.
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Khao Phing Kan, Thailand
Located in a gorgeous national park this island, combined with perfectly blue skies and the lush greenery of the area, is a sight to behold.
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Spend days exploring the dusky Australian desert and nights staring up at a clear sky full of wonderfully bright stars.
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La Push, Washington
Powerful waves and the misty skies of the Pacific Northwest combine into one gorgeously dark beachfront.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
The sandy beaches and clear pacific ocean views make this popular destination spot an ideal getaway.
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