Vacations From a Brand New Perspective

Andrew Parker
Mar 09, 2021

Summer is around the corner and soon we will all be flocking to the beach in our bathing suits and flip-flops. But while we wait for these long days and warm nights, we can still dream of what they will look like. These are some aerial pictures of beaches all over the world that have the power of making us wish for plane tickets and summer dresses.

Ko Kut, Thailand

Aerial view of wooden bar in sea and hut with nice blue sky in Thailand

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Koh Kood, also known as Ko Kut, is an island in the Gulf of Thailand known for its remoteness. Even through a picture, we can feel the calm that this isolated island promotes. The best activities for tourists in Koh Kood are: swimming in the crystal clear waters, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and jungle trekking.

Tuscany, Italy

Aerial shot showing rows of beach umbrellas at the edge of the ocean, Tuscany, Italy

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Tuscany, or Toscana, is the second most popular tourist region in Italy. Seven of their sites have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Cathedral square of Pisa; the historic Center of Florence; the historical center of Siena; the historical center of San Gimignano; the historical center of Pienza; the Val d’Orcia, and the Medici Villas and Gardens.

Veneto, Italy

Colourful beach umbrellas shot from above, Veneto, Italy

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Even though it’s located in Italy, Veneto is considered an autonomous region, where the population not only speaks Italian but also their own language, Venetian. Just like Tuscany, Veneto is home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. L’Orto Botanico di Padova, Verona, the City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto, Venice, Dolomites, and Peschiera del Garda.

Andalusia, Spain

Aerial image looking down on sunshades forming part of an outdoor art installation, Andalusia, Spain

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This autonomous community in Spain is known for its great influence on art and culture. The area, in fact, is the birthplace of the genre of music and dance Flamenco. Besides, great names in the art world such as Velázquez and Pablo Picasso come from Andalusia.