5 Best Destinations with Both Beaches and Mountains

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From Oahu to Makarska, these are places with beaches and mountains both, which mean we can all travel together as one big family; and we can get the best of both world. Here are places with the best of both worlds, according to Times Travel.

1.      Oahu, Hawaii

Apart from the turquoise waters of this mind-blowing destination, you also have high areas that are apt for trekking. The imposing peaks here allow for a popular trek to the Koko Crater Trail, so you can experience great hikes. Then there is the Honolulu Watershed Forest Reserve here that could be visited as well.

2.      Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca is the Mediterranean’s crowning travel spot. Of course, the coast here offers travellers a heap of waterside wonders, but you can also get a taste of heaven here at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Serra de Tramuntana. There are picturesque villages situated here in the mountainous region, which will render you speechless.

3.      Sabah, Malaysia

On one hand this place has Malaysia’s third-highest peak, Mount Kinabalu, and on the other hand, it has fantastic beaches, coral reefs, and rainforests. This amazing mixture comes as a gift from nature that you must explore in your travels. There is so much to explore here that one can really spend an entire holiday duration dedicated to Sabah.

4.      Harris, Scotland

The largest island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Harris is undoubtedly beautiful. Located in the Highlands of Scotland, this is also home to some of the most serene beaches. You can hit the beaches to relax and sunbathe, and when you feel the thrill, you can go for a hike to the mountains that stand over 3,000 ft.

5.      Makarska, Croatia

A beach destination that sits with a stunning rugged mountain as its backdrop, you will find yourself between two worlds. The Biokovo mountain range is the perfect place for hiking, biking, and climbing. Then at the sea, you can enjoy water activities to your heart’s content. The best part is that you can enjoy sunsets and sunrise by the sea, and as well as from the mountain ranges.

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