The top 5 most relaxing destinations around the world

It can be hard to get away from it all, especially when you don’t know where to start. has ranked a variety of locations from around the world in order of noise, light pollution and the number of green spaces available to make this easier for you.

1. Indonesia

Indonesia is well known for relaxing by the ocean, as well as connecting with Mother Nature. With 88,000 of coastline, a beach isn’t too far away from you no matter where you are in Indonesia.

2. Australia

Australia is known for their abundance of wildlife, as well as the variety of natural beauty that occurs. Whether you’re along the Great Barrier Reef or journeying into the red-hot centre of the nation, there’s something for everyone.

3. Iceland

Iceland is ideal for stargazing, as it’s near the top of the Arctic Circle. This is where you can see the Northern Lights. However, with an average temperature of 1.75 degrees Celsius, don’t forget to bring your thermals.

4. New Zealand

With landscapes that can make you believe you’re in another world, it’s no surprise that New Zealand was chosen to be Middle Earth in the Lord of the Ring franchise. You’re also never too far from the sea, but if you’re not a fan of the waves, lakes are nearby as well.

5. Sri Lanka

With lush rainforests covering the landscape and a solid average temperature of nearly 27 degrees celsius, this is bound to have you feeling more relaxed as soon as you step off the plane.