If you have a thirst for adventure and prefer being active to being sat by a pool all day, you may want to consider sports vacations. If you are already a fan, you might find the list below useful for some tips in helping you choose your next destination.

There are, of course, some risks involved with activity breaks too, so it helps to stay safe, be careful and, if necessary, research some legal resources such as this website if you need advice. Hopefully, though, you will have an uneventful trip and enjoy one of the most incredible trips of your life – there are plenty for you to choose from amongst the list below:


Climbers will tell you there is nothing like the thrill of a first ascent and, so, if you embark upon a climbing vacation, it is likely that you are going to discover an ongoing love for the sport.

Just be sure, beforehand, to follow some top tips and fully research your route, its culture, and laws as well as putting in enough training. That way, you will be prepared for the challenges outdoors compared to indoor climbing, differences in climate and conditions as well as ensuring you take the right equipment.

Todra Gorge in Morocco, Joshua Tree National Park in California and Railay Beach in Thailand are three destinations that should be on your list.

Mountain biking

Biking is well documented for being a great cardio sport that is beneficial for not just the heart, but also the joints and mental well-being. It is, therefore, no wonder that it is a hugely popular sports vacation with many people.

In particular, South Africa, Vietnam and the Inca Trail in Peru are all perfect destinations for mountain bikers for different reasons. However, they are all beautiful places in their own right that will make for a memorable vacation as well as interesting terrain for a new challenge.


As well as being a skill that is highly satisfying to master, surfing is also excellent exercise and an unrivaled way of seeing the world. It allows you the way to explore some of the most stunning countries – and the beauty of taking part in a surfing vacation is that all of the equipment is provided.

To enjoy an adventure riding the waves, but Sri Lanka and Australia at the top of your list. These are two of the best places in the world to surf with unmissable scenery and perfect conditions for perfecting your skills.

These three vacations will all provide life-enhancing experiences as well as the opportunity to refine your technique when it comes to your chosen sport. However, as mentioned earlier, these types of vacations do also come with increased risks.

It is worth noting that you might be in less populated areas of countries you do not know, trying new things that you haven’t done before and with new weather conditions to contend with. These are just a couple of the external factors that will be introduced to you on your vacation, so be sure to bear it all in mind when considering your readiness, training regime, insurance, and length of your vacation.