Instagram fans rate the most tranquil places in the world
The world’s your oyster when it comes to beautiful places where you can sit back, relax and take in the stunning scenery around you.
After six months of a global pandemic, don’t we all deserve a chance to recharge the batteries?
Top spot is Phuket in Thailand, where the sun is guaranteed to shine on picturesque beaches. Follow in the footsteps of a massive 9.7 million people worldwide who have used the hashtag ‘Phuket’ and listen to the swishing waves and relaxing sound of meditation music in this idyllic paradise.
Wallets at the ready if you visit The Maldives, which is costly but is one of the most peaceful getaways in the world and earns the runner-up spot in the table.
Attracting history and water lovers alike Tulum in Mexico offers tourists the opportunity to lounge on the beach or swim in underwater caves and few destinations rival it as a great place to unwind.
The full top ten most Instagrammable relaxing countries ...
1 Phuket, Thailand - 9.7 million hashtags
2 The Maldives - 8.3 million hashtags
3 Tulum, Mexico - 5.9 million hashtags
4 Ubud, Bali - 4.8 million hashtags
5 Mykonos, Greece - 4.3 million hashtags
6 Siem Reap, Cambodia - 2.2 million hashtags
7 Langkawi, Malaysia - 2 million hashtags
8. Sedona, Arizona - 1.7 million hashtags
9 Bora Bora, French Polynesia - 1.6 million hashtags
10 Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1.4 million hashtags.
The study also found that Asia was Instagram’s most relaxing continent with a colossal 32.6million hashtags, followed by North America with 11.3million hashtags and Europe with 5.4million hashtags.
(Photo: Phuket by Prait Rodphan).