Barcelona has it all, stunning architecture, wonderful landmarks and some of the best restaurants and nightlife in Europe making it one of the most popular city destinations in the world even before you add the eight sandy beaches in the heart of the Mediterranean.
Barcelona’s beach resorts have been extensively upgraded over the last 25 years thanks mostly to hosting the 1992 Olympic Games and provide a range of popular activities including water sports and beach-side restaurants and bars. Sit and relax under a shady umbrella or do something a bit more strenuous, it’s up to you.
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is one of those cities that you have to visit at least once in your life and provides spectacular views of Table Mountain and Table Bay. Cape Town has 20 beaches in close proximity all offering different activities from surfing to water sports.
The city itself has seen much regeneration in the last decade and there is plenty to see and do including various museums, wine tasting and deep sea fishing. One of the most popular attractions in Cape Town is Table Mountain and you can either choose to climb it or get the cable car up to the top. Table Mountain provides some spectacular views of Cape Town and the South Atlantic Sea.
Honolulu is the largest city in Hawaii and is home to some of the best beaches in the world. Many tourists head to the famous Waikiki Beach which is popular with surfers and sun-seekers alike, but Honolulu has much more to offer than that.
Take a trip to the Pearl Harbour memorial site and look around a World War II submarine, the Pacific Aviation Museum and the Battleship Missouri Memorial, or travel to Diamond Head an ancient volcanic crater that offers spectacular views of the city.