10 Most Relaxing Vacation Getaways

shutterstock_481671775_marthasvineyard730x350Vacations are often packed with so much adventure, that you need a vacation from the vacation. Sometimes, it’s important to have an unplugged, low-key vacation to take a step back and unwind. These 10 relaxing vacation destinations all over the world have everything from sun-soaked beaches to local culture and dining to spa-like resorts that will help you recharge your batteries.

1) Martha’s Vineyard, MA, USA

There’s a reason Martha’s Vineyard has become one of the top destinations for United States President Barack Obama to visit with his family when he needs some down time. With tranquil beaches, quaint campgrounds, and calm attractions, Martha’s Vineyard is an excellent, low-key getaway for the family. One of the most-visited spots at Martha’s Vineyard is the Edgartown Lighthouse. This lighthouse was originally built in the 1800s, but didn’t make its home in Martha’s Vineyard until 1938. Climb the spiral staircase to see the coast’s beautiful views from a new perspective. The Aquinnah Cliffs provide breathtaking views of the nearby Elizabeth Islands, Gay Head Light, and the rest of the Vineyard down below. You can take a peaceful bike or bus tour around the Aquinnah Cliffs to catch all the sights.