New Delhi, May 10, 2018: Every summer has a story and it’s time you plan the perfect summer story for your family. Taking a break from our fast paced lives, a vacation is the perfect opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and spend some much needed quality time with family and friends. As we are spoilt with choices from across the globe, picking an ideal destination seems like a Herculean task. To make your trip a truly memorable one, we have hand-picked six locations that should definitely be on top of your mind while planning this holiday.

Sydney, Australia: Take an exciting trip to the land ‘Down Under’and prepare to be spell bound by the beautiful beaches, amazing art and iconic attractions of the city. Visits toiconic locations such as the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Taronga Zoo,amongst others are sure to make the trip an extremely memorable one. Travellers opting for for a holiday to Sydney will be in for a pleasant surprise as they get a chance to attend the 10th edition of multi-award-winning winter festival. From 25 May to 16 June 2018, Sydney will transform into a night time wonderland through large-scale illuminations, laser light shows and 3D-mapped projections. The Lighting of the Sydney Opera House Sails in the evening is the moment when the spectacular Vivid Light begins. Visitors can follow the series of interactive and immersive light art sculptures and installation trails through the spectacular waterside precincts of the Royal Botanic Garden, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Martin Place, and Barangaroo. Visit The Rocks and see the spectacular display upon the Museum of Contemporary Art, superb views of the Sydney Opera House and great installations. Yet another alluring reason to visit Sydney is the great food and wine of the region. Talented chefs, superb fresh produce, and cultural and culinary influences from across the world, have established Sydney as a top food destination. You can dine at one of Sydney’s top-rated restaurants and sample Australian wines at delightful bars. Move beyond the city and visit one of the wine regions where you can sample some of the finest wines at the cellar door and eat locally grown fresh produce. Enjoy top restaurants in wine growing areas such as the Hunter Valley, Orange, Mudgee and the Southern Highlands. You’ll also find award-winning restaurants on the South Coast, Central Coast and North Coast. So waste no time, pack your bags and head to one of the coolest destinations for the perfect family vacation.

Singapore: Give your family a sneak peek into the city of the Future-Singapore. Singapore is home to major attractions like the Sentosa Island, the Universal studios and the Pulau Ubin among many more making it a hot pick for any family vacation.  The island city has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment, where you and your family can unwind and celebrate. The vibrant Jurong Bird Park, the Night safari, the Super trees in the Gardens by the bay and the Marina Barrage are must visits of this beautiful city. Singapore showcases a mix of culture and traditions and offers cuisines that will mesmerise your taste buds. Singapore has a plethora of options when it comes to food with a view. The Lion city is packed with things, to offer for a multicultural country.The city is also a hop-skip-jump away from Malaysia making it all the more alluring.  From shopping to cruises to parks, Singapore should not be overlooked while planning a family vacation.

Andaman Islands: Looking for some quite time with your family? Then, Andaman should definitely be on your list. The Andaman Islands and beaches are among the most beautiful holiday destinations with a variety to offer. From rich wildlife, white sands, crystal clear water and an eco- friendly atmosphere, Andaman offers a break from the mundane life. The Neil Island also knows as the “vegetable bowl” of Andaman offers relaxed vibes and long beaches to chill out. Head to Port Blair for adventure sports like kayaking, trekking, snorkelling, scuba diving and sailing.The Havelock Island must definitely be on your list as it gives you an opportunity get a chance to get closer to the wildlife with bird watching, elephant bathing etc. The picturesque coral reefs at the Havelock Islands are a haven for divers to explore the beauty of aquatic life. A visit to the Cellular jail (also known as the Kala Pani) is highly recommended to go back in time and understand the history of Andaman.Andaman also gives you the chance to savour sumptuous variety of seafood other cuisines much to the delight of food lovers.Bring out your sunglasses, grab your favourite book and head to the Andaman with your family.

Sri Lanka:This small island provides an array of holiday experiences from sun kissed beaches to a marathon of wildlife watching as well as satisfying the adrenaline junkie in you with adventure sports. Sri Lanka is a fine mix of culture, traditions and heritageleading to a variety of festivals held throughout the year. You can choose to hike to the scenic Adam’s peak or spend a quiet day at the Temple of the tooth as Sri Lanka has a diverse range of destinations to visit. Bentota is a must visit if your family wants to explore the untouched beauty of these islands.This place is a paradise for the animal lovers giving tourists an experience of bathing elephants, swimming with whales, feeding sea turtles, etc. Get up and close with elephants and the big cats at the Yala national Park if you want to spend a day with these beautiful species.The food will leave you asking for more as it a blend of various cultures and tastes. Sri Lanka is very famous for its tea plantations, giving a treat to not only your eyes but your taste buds as well.This tropical island might exactly be what you are looking for to make that perfect family vacation happen.

Hong Kong: If there is a city that has something to offer to every age group, it has to be Hong Kong. An amalgamation of high rise buildings and green parks, Hong Kong happens to be a top pick for every family holiday. (We’re not surprised). The stunning skyline where a mix of skyscrapers and historical structures meet; the bustling city life where traditional practices are built into every local’s life; the wide variety of cuisines for you to choose from – what’s there not to love? While in Hong Kong, do not miss the The Peak- the highest point on the Hong Kong Island to take in the view of the entire skyline.If you want to satisfy the inner child in you, head over to the Hong Kong Disneyland for a day of unlimited fun.This place is also a shopping mecca and the ladies market should definitely feature on your list of to-do things in Hong Kong.The list of attractions go on and you have plenty to choose from like The Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Ngong Park 360, the Hong Kong Pulse Light show etc.Hong Kong is also specially known for its street food that will leave you with a taste that lingers in your mouth for a very long time. Book your tickets to Hong Kong now if you want a fine blend of the bustling city life as well as the silence of the mountains.

Indonesia: Miss the family bonding time? Well pack your bags, put away your phones and head to Indonesia. The country is vast and vibrant and home to a rich culture and heritage.From beaches to diving, culture to jungles and adventure to history, Indonesia covers all your needs of a perfect family holiday.If your family fancies trekking, head over to Sumatra or Borobudur to watch the sunrise and spend a day with the Orang-utan’s in the wild. Raja Ampat is an incredible landscape if you wish to go diving among the rich and diverse coral reefs. The islands of the Gods – Bali is on every travellers bucket list as there is something here for everyone. From luxurious resorts to the quiet beaches, you can pick your space to relax.Want to spend time off with your family? Well Indonesia heard you! They have the options of renting out private islands and letting you unwind with your family.The choices are yours and the choices are plenty. Leave all your worries behind and bond with your family at this beautiful destination.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)