When around 71% of the world is covered in water, it would seem mad not to pack the trunks or costume before setting off on your travels. Touring the world lets you see some of the most spectacular views, hikes and trails. But when it comes time to wind down, here are 5 of the best places in the world to take a plunge.
1.) Lake Louise, Canada
Known for its beautiful turquoise colour and surrounding glaciers, Lake Louise is one of the most beautiful lakes around. If you can stand freezing swimming conditions, we salute you. Some of the more popular activities here are kayaking and canoeing.
2.) Lake Annecy, France
With crystal clear waters, Lake Annecy is often referred to as the most beautiful lake in France. As France’s third largest lake, it is a fabulous place to swim with entry points surrounded by beautiful forests and bays.
3.) The Blue Lagoon, Iceland
Forget about the cold weather when you’re in Iceland and visit the geothermal spa, named the Blue Lagoon. Rich in minerals like silica and sulphur, the water is highly beneficial for your skin, especially for sufferers of psoriasis.
4.) Varadero Beach, Cuba
Known for its magnificent beaches, Cuba’s Varadero beach is one of its most famous. Turquoise waters and sandy means it is the ideal location for lounging around too, if you fancy staying still for a while. Scuba diving is a popular activity here.
5.) To Sua Ocean Rench, Samoa
It’s easy to see why this idyllic South Pacific location is a popular destination for bathers and plungers. Surrounded by lush plants and trees and nice and secluded, it’s the perfect location for splashing around. You can also see why many photographers from around the world choose to take a visit.