Did you know that an absence of sunlight can make you feel sad and gloomy?
It’s possibly something you think your grandmother used to tell you to take you out to the park. But getting a vitamin D boost on a sunny day is great for our mental health, making us feel more energetic and positive!
With that in mind, it is time to book your next vacation. And what better way to get your regular dose of vitamin D than to book a destination that offers a sun guarantee?
To help, we have put together a list of the sunniest places on earth.
- Marbella, Spain
Marbella sits on the aptly named Costa Del Sol, in the far south of Spain. With over 3000 hours of sunshine per year, Spain has long been probably the most popular destinations for a sun-filled vacation.
Marbella has a lot to offer those seeking a bustling and glamorous European destination. There is a wonderful stretch of white sand and a pretty fishing port.
Marbella is an amazing choice for nightclubs and bars for those looking to have things to do after the sun goes down. You may even want to invest in property in Marbella. you can find more info on it here.
- Perth, Australia
It’s no surprise that Australia is on the list of sunny destinations. And Australia’s west coast is an amazing choice for your next vacation, with the stunning city of Perth offering up to 3200 hours of sunshine every year.
Perth’s miles of shoreline offer the perfect Instagram shot with powder-white sand, turquoise waters and surf-friendly waves to enjoy on those sunny days.
- San Diego, California
Sunshine, glitz, beautiful shoreline and the chance to spot the odd celebrity: what’s not to love about California?
San Diego is the perfect sunny choice, south of busier Los Angeles. And this lovely city boasts about 150 days of sunshine per year.
San Diego, obviously, is home to the world-famous zoo of the same name. You can spend several days discovering some of the most interesting and rare animals in the world.
- Protaras, Cyprus
If you have never visited the small but lovely island of Cyprus, move it up a notch higher on your list. This lovely and fascinating destination has a lot to offer travelers trying to find year-round sunshine.
The small town of Protaras is on the east side of the island. It has lots of bars, wonderful restaurants, great hotels, and lovely sandy beach.
It’s also near the more famous Ayia Napa for those looking to party into the wee hours of the morning.
It’s impossible to resist the pull of Mauritius when you see the stunning shallow turquoise water and swaying palm trees. Imagine yourself in a hammock, in the sun, surrounded by the gentle sound of the waves from the Indian Ocean.
Mauritius is among the finest examples of a tropical paradise. If you are planning a once-in-a-lifetime vacation (like a honeymoon), you will want to make this lovely island high on your list.
The plethora of luxury beachside hotels and resorts will make you feel pampered like royalty.
The Sunniest Place on Earth: Which is Your Favorite?
Faced with lists of the sunniest places in the world, you have only one challenge: finding the perfect getaway for you. Are you trying to find luxury, nightlife, culture or a stress-free tropical paradise?
If you are doubtful, visit our city section for more inspiration.