As borders open to the world, it’s time to start planning your 2023 getaway! From popular tourist spots that you know and love or new undiscovered gems in every corner of the globe. Here we have compiled a list of 7 unforgettable dream destinations for this year.

2023 offers countless destinations to explore, whether you’re keen on discovering vibrant art scenes and breathtaking rainforests or prefer the hustle of world-renowned shopping sprees. Travellers will have plenty of choices to choose from to find an unforgettable experience!

1. Nuuk, Greenland

The Top 7 Dream Destinations to Explore in 2023

Located in the beautiful Sermersooq region of Greenland, Nuuk is an unmissable destination for 2023. Enjoy unique cultural experiences at two of its renowned landmarks – The Greenland National Museum and Archives and the acclaimed Nuuk Art Museum! As a hub of creative growth, Nuuk is home to the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival – giving locals and visitors alike access to open space for interaction, learning and innovation. In 2023, this festival will explore ‘UNITY’ over four days from May 25th-28th; so don’t miss out on your chance to experience it!

  • To Stay: Hhe Express
  • Location: Aqqusinersuaq 14B, Nuuk 3900
  • Facilities: Bar/Lounge, Restaurant, Free Parking, Free Wi-Fi

2. Manaus, Brazil

The Top 7 Dream Destinations to Explore in 2023

While Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo often take the center stage when it comes to Brazilian tourism, Manaus is one of the fascinating destinations where the Amazonian wilderness and 19th-century colonial architecture live in harmony. With its stunning natural beauty plus access to eco-friendly lodges around Manaus preserved along tree lines, this is sure to be an adventure you’ll never forget!

  • To Stay: Amazon Jungle Palace
  • Location: Rio Negro Margem Esquerda, Lago Salvador, Manaus 69000-000
  • Facilities: Outdoor Pool, Private Beach, Bar/Lounge, Restaurant, Room Service

3. Douro Valley, Portugal

The Top 7 Dream Destinations to Explore in 2023

In 2023, explore a world of majestic beauty in the Douro Valley. Nestled among Europe’s hills and valleys you will find rolling vineyards, enchanting villages and picture-perfect vistas that are sure to take your breath away. Follow winding roads from highland locations for unforgettable experiences paired with some of the region’s finest wine! The stunning town of Lamego is a must-visit for pilgrims and tourists alike. Taking in the majestic buildings, tiled stairs, and newly opened high-end hotels like Six Senses will truly be an eye-opening experience.

  • To Stay: Six Senses Douro Valley
  • Location: Quinta de Vale Abraão, 5100 Lamego, Viseu
  • Facilities: Indoor & Outdoor Pool, Fitness Centre, Spa and Wellness Centre, Bar/Lounge, Restaurant, Room Service

4. Charleston, South Carolina, United States

The Top 7 Dream Destinations to Explore in 2023

With an abundance of historical attractions and events, Charleston is a city that continues to draw tourists from all over the world. Soon it will become home to the International African American Museum, located along the Cooper River waterfront, which once served as an entry point for many Africans into North America. If you’re looking for a cultural experience, the Spoleto Festival should be at the top of your list! Held in late May and early June, this annual festival brings together opera singers, dancers, theatre actors and musicians to perform and lead engaging conversations. So don’t miss out on one of Charleston’s most memorable events!

  • To Stay: The Charleston Place
  • Location: 205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Facilities: Restaurant, Free Wi-Fi, Bar/Lounge, Beach Access, Hot Tub

5. Naoshima, Japan

Naoshima, an unassuming island off the coast of Japan with untouched beauty has become one of 2023’s trendiest destinations. It is now known as Japan’s art island thanks to a visionary Japanese businessman who saw its promise and transformed it into an unforgettable destination for those seeking creative experiences beyond the ordinary. With its tranquil fishing villages, captivating museums and art galleries, cosy cafes and breathtaking lodges nestled in nature, Naoshima is a charming island located just off the coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu. Despite all it has to offer travellers seeking an unforgettable experience, this magical place still remains largely undiscovered by tourists.

  • To Stay: My Lodge Naoshima
  • Location: 3718-56, Kagawa-Gun, Naoshima 761-3110
  • Facilities: Bar/Lounge, Restaurant, Hot Tub, Free Wi-Fi, Beach Access

6. Benguerra Island, Mozambique

The Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique is a tropical paradise, boasting five picturesque islands with white sandy beaches and an abundance of vibrant marine life. Among them all, Benguerra stands out as the ultimate getaway – offering wild excursions combined with luxurious accommodations. Escape to paradise at Kisawa Sanctuary or Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel, where pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets await. Enjoy your own private tropical oasis while soaking up the beauty of nature in its purest form.

  • To Stay: Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
  • Location: 19 Bairro de Outubro Vilanculos Mozambique, Vilanculos 1304
  • Facilities: Snorkeling, Private beach, Outdoor pool, Fitness centre, Spa and wellness centre, Room service, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge

7. Liverpool, England

Liverpool is taking another step closer to its musical heritage, with the announcement that it will be hosting Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in May. Music fans from all over Europe can look forward to a dazzling celebration of European culture, full of flag-waving and chart-topping tunes! Liverpool is ready to reclaim its place among the world’s cultural hubs with a multi-artist celebration of contemporary visual arts. Starting in June, visitors can experience more than thirty international artists and collectives taking over iconic locations all around the city for Liverpool Biennial. Join us at this exciting festival running through September – it promises to be an unforgettable journey!

  • To Stay: Quest Liverpool City Centre
  • Location: 72 Church Street, Liverpool, L1 3AY
  • Facilities: Business Center, Free Wi-Fi, Fitness Center