Explore some terrific places to visit in July for families and friends. Learn about the events, seasonal celebrations, festivals and popular places to visit in July.
Family Friendly Fiji
Home to incredible wildlife, stunning beaches and an endless array of adventure activities, Fiji is an ideal playground for you and your kids in the month of July. This South Pacific destination is a “beach lovers” paradise where your kids will enjoy snorkeling, jet skiing, and kayaking or can spend hours on the sandy white beaches swimming and building sand castles. There are endless opportunities to immerse yourself in nature and tour the waterfalls, lush tropical forests and nature sanctuaries. Fiji is one of the world’s most beautiful natural environments, and it is easy to find family-friendly hotels and resorts that offer child-centered activities and facilities. Check below for the best hotels deals in Fiji.
Fishing In The Seychelles
Located in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar off the coast of Africa, Seychelles has been described as one of the most beautiful places on earth. An archipelago of 115 islands, it is an abundant playground with a diversity of activities; however, many people fail to realize that it is also one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. The Seychelles has become the epicenter for saltwater fishing, and the enviable shallow flats of the outer islands are the perfect place to catch fish whether you are an experienced sports fisherman or an enthusiastic novice. Try your hand at big-game fishing or fly-fishing in the shallows of the inner island. You can learn the “art of blue-water fly-fishing” or attempt traditional bottom-fishing techniques. Another favorite fishing activity is night-fishing for “pick-handle” barracuda or sharks. You can easily book a group or private fishing tour that can last anywhere from a few hours up to a few days or more. To ensure that you have an unforgettable fishing experience in the Seychelles check out some of the great hotel accommodations below.
Corsican Music & Culture Festivals
If you’ve never taken the time to explore the lively French island of Corsica in the Mediterranean, you’ve been missing out. This fascinating holiday hotspot is a “nature lovers” paradise with its beaches, majestic mountains and gorges, and a bevy of culturally rich activities. July is when the annual Fiera di l’Alivu (olive festival) takes place in Montegrosso, near Calvi in a beautiful olive grove. More than 10,000 visitors are expected to descend on the town to celebrate everything to do with olives from oil, wood products, and regional cuisine. Music lovers are also in for a treat as the Les Nuits de la Guitare (nights of guitar) kicks off at the romantic outdoor amphitheater in Patrimonio in Haute-Corse. The trendiest music festival is the Calvi on the Rocks and showcases electronic music from the “freshest” DJs spinning house, techno, soul and disco music along Calvi’s seafront and citadel. You can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, sipping cocktails, drinking wine and grooving to the music both day and night in the clubs, bars, and waterside stages. Don’t forget to book your accommodation with HotelQuickly for the ultimate island holiday in Corsica.
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Maldives Eco-Tourism & Diving
A favorite island getaway for honeymooners and divers, the Maldives is an eco-friendly destination that appeals to anyone who is into conservation, coupled with luxury amenities and accommodations. Famous for their turquoise blue water and a famous hotels sitting above the water, the Maldives has a lot to offer those who want to escape the city and reconnect with nature. There are over 3,000 coral reefs sprinkled throughout the Maldives making it one of the best recreational diving destinations worldwide. Many dive schools and courses promote ecological awareness and educate participants about local marine life. For an utterly nature-based holiday, you can find several islands that have only one self-sufficient resort that generates its own power, water supply, and manages its sewage. All-inclusive spa packages and eco-friendly dive packages are all the rage, and the Maldives is the ideal location to get close to nature without giving up any modern conveniences. Be sure to get the best hotel deals in the Maldives below.
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Family Safari In Kenya
An African safari is a bucket list holiday for many people, and July is an ideal time to make it happen. Kenya has a rich tribal culture, fascinating history and is home to exotic flora, and fauna that will capture your imagination. There are exciting places to visit, and a family-focused safari where you can go to conservations and wildlife sanctuaries to explore Kenya’s vast and varied landscape and wildlife is thrilling. A visit to Amboseli is recommended so that you can take in the stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro or you may head east to Chyulu Hills so that you can visit and learn about the tribal culture of the Maasai people. Another highlight for any safari is a trip to the Great Rift Valley to see the black rhino or a trip to the Samburu National Reserve to glimpse lions, elephants, cheetahs, and leopards. There’s nothing quite like the excitement and adventure of a safari in Kenya, and you can plan a family excursion this summer that you will always remember. Find the best hotel deals in Kenya below.
Trekking In Maui
Seductive blue waters, lush tropical rainforests, and the endearing generosity of the “Aloha spirit” all conspire to make Maui, Hawaii one of the top travel spots in the world. While many come for the surf and sand, those “in the know” covet Maui as one of the best places in the Pacific for hiking and trekking. Haleakala is located on the island and is one of the most unique and profound hiking experiences you may ever have. Join an 8-hour hike up the slopes of this 3,000 meter (10,000 feet) high dormant volcano. Once you reach the summit, you can witness one of the most stunning sunrises as you sit perched above the cloud line, in a surreal environment that feels more like you’re on the surface of the moon than in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Many people like to bike down the slopes after the hike or stay long enough to stargaze in this otherworldly landscape and hike down the following morning. Maui is also renowned for its epic waterfalls, and breathtaking rainforests. Be sure to hike the dense bamboo forest of Ohe’o Gulch and visit the Seven Sacred Pools or hike Pipiwai Trail until you reach Waimoku Falls which has several pools and waterfalls surrounded by the lush greenery. For the best hotels in Maui click below.
Family Fun In Singapore
While many travelers are drawn to Singapore all throughout the year, July is one of the best times to visit for families and for anyone who likes to “shop till you drop.” The Great Singapore Sale can be enjoyed at the shopping outlets across the island for eight weeks between late May and the end of July, and you will find deep discounts on all kinds of merchandise including high-end labels and brands in addition to extended shopping hours in many malls and outlets. This family-friendly city-state is a well-recognized regional financial hub and one of the most ethnically diverse locations in Southeast Asia. You can visit art galleries, museums, zoo’s, theme parks and botanical gardens on the island state, and do some family bonding with a First Time Skydiving Experience in a wind tunnel tour, take a Family & Children Cooking Class https://hotelquickly.eoasia.com/en/singapore/activities/1823-family-children-cooking-class-around-singapore , or head to the beach and go on a Sentosa Segway Tour with eOasia, a sister company of HotelQuickly.
Historic Beauty Of Cartagena
Idyllic and alluring, Cartagena is one of the most visited destinations in Colombia. Located in the North off of the coast of the Caribbean Sea, it is a storybook location drenched in history. The 16th-century walled city of Cartagena’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site and endears itself to tourists each year with its romantic cobblestone streets, and colorful colonial buildings. July is one of the best times to visit as there are many cultural events, concerts, art exhibitions and festivals taking place at that time. The Colombian capital hosts “Opera in the Park” in July, and Medellin holds its annual Poetry Festival, and the Cumbia Festival in El Banco near the Magdalena River features live music, colorful parades and even a beauty pageant in an idyllic setting. Find the best hotel deals in Cartagena below.
Melissa is a passionate foodie, travel writer, and editor working in media internationally and in the USA. She has lived in Bangkok since 2004 and has a background in the travel industry. Melissa’s writing has been published globally in many prestigious online and print magazines for over a decade. Her motto for life is “You cannot live or love well if you have not wined and dined well!”