Vacations The Best Tropical Destinations  

Ranker Travel
1.7k votes 279 voters 28.3k views 40 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite places to vacation in the Tropics

List of top tropical destinations. What are the most popular tropical destinations? This list ranks the best tropical vacation destinations to visit, from South America to Asia to the best Caribbean vacation spots and everything in between. If you're looking for hidden tropical getaways to the best tropical islands to visit, there are plenty of tropical paradises to discover. 

The tropics is the region of the Earth surround the equator but can also be used to describe climate. A tropical climate is warm and moist year-round, with lush vegetation and dry and wet seasons only. While the tropics used to be reserved for honeymooners, college spring breakers and academics exploring wildlife, tropical vacations are becoming more affordable and among the most popular vacations for travelers looking for relaxation and recreation such as snorkeling, zip-lining, hiking and more. Some of the top tropical destinations include Puerto Rico and Costa Rica for both the bustling city and beautiful beaches. Other popular destinations include Seychelles and Maldives for the true meaning of a tropical destination with blue waters, soft sands and lush greenery.

What are the best tropical vacations? Whether you're looking for cheap tropical vacations or hidden tropical destinations, a tropical getaway offers plenty of options for everybody. If your favorite tropical vacation spot isn't on the list of tropical vacation destinations, make sure to add it.
1 96 VOTES

Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tropical Destinations
Photo: via Reddit

Also Ranked

#36 on Best Soccer Countries Ever

#61 on The Best Honeymoon Destinations

#3 on The Best Spanish Speaking Countries to Visit

#1 on The Best Central American Countries to Visit

70 26
Is this a fun spot to visit?
see more on Costa Rica
2 103 VOTES

Cebu

Cebu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tropical Destinations
Photo: via Wikimedia
72 31
Is this a fun spot to visit?
3 85 VOTES

Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tropical Destinations
Photo: via Reddit

Also Ranked

#75 on The Prettiest Flags in the World

#72 on Best Soccer Countries Ever

59 26
Is this a fun spot to visit?
see more on Dominican Republic
4 99 VOTES

Hawaii is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tropical Destinations
Photo: via Imgur

Also Ranked

#4 on The Best Honeymoon Destinations

67 32
Is this a fun spot to visit?
see more on Hawaii