The Ultimate Travel Guide to the Top Summer Destinations

The Bahamas, Nassau

Where to stay: The Reef Atlantis

What to do: Dolphin Cay, Pig Island, Horseback Riding along a Beach, Harbour Safaris, Shark Dive, Powerboat Adventures, Segway Tours, Scuba Diving.

Where to eat: Nobu, Social House Sushi & Grill, Cafe Matisse, Olives Meze Grill , Luciano’s of Chicago, Dune, Courtyard Terrace.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Where to stay: The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

What to do: Jet Ski tour, Boat tour, Mount Otemanu, 4WD tour, Windsurfing, Bora Bora Lagoonarium, Coral Gardens, Matira Beach, Vaitape.

Where to eat: Bora Bora Yacht Club, Le Meridien, Intercontinental Le Moana, Maikai, Bloody Mary’s, Fare Manuia, Tama’a Maitai.

Miami, USA

Where to stay: Fontainebleau Miami Beach, The Ritz-Carlton South Beach

What to do: Art Deco on Ocean Drive, The Design District, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, Trip to Key West, Botanical Garden, Flyboard, Pool Parties at South Beach Hotels (Delano, W, Mondrian), Nightclubs (LIV, Cameo, Story), Art Basel.

Where to eat: Pubbelly, Cipriani, Il Gabbiano, Villa Azur, Paris 6, Matador Room & Bar, Coya, Corsair, Jaya, Byblos, Dolce, Quality Meets.

Paris, France

Where to stay: Hôtel Ritz Paris

What to do: Eiffel Tower (of course), Notre Dame de Paris, The Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Musée d’Orsay, Champs-Élysées, Montmartre, Sacré-Cœur, Sainte-Chapelle, Jardin du Luxembourg, Latin Quarter, Centre Georges Pompidou, Les Invalides, Musée Rodin.

Where to eat: Le Cinq, Pierre Gagnaire, A Mere, Les Arlots, Le Grand Véfour, La Tour de Montlhéry-Chez Denise, Restaurant Le Meurice, La Brasserie de l’Isle Saint Louis.

Santorini, Greece

Where to stay: Katikies Hotel

What to do: Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Therasia, Oia, Santo Winery (Pyrgos), Santorini Volcano, Catamaran Sunset Cruise, Kamari Beach, Ancient Thira, Red Beach.

Where to eat: Dimitris, Archipelagos Restaurant, 1800, Nectar & Ambrosia, Selene, Argo Restaurant, Remvi Restaurant.

Nice, France

Where to stay: Hotel Le Negresco

What to do: Nice Carnival (February), Castle Hill, Chagall Museum, Old Town, Place Masséna, Musée Matisse, Cathédrale Saint Nicolas, Acropolis, The Cours Saleya, Cimiez Hill and Monastery, Promenade des Anglais, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Cathédrale Orthodoxe Russe Saint-Nicolas.

Where to eat: Chez Palmyre, Oliviera, Le Sejour Café, Le Chantecler, La Terrasse, L’Ane Rouge, La Merenda, La Petite Maison, Carré Llorca.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Where to stay: Hôtel Métropole

What to do: Monte Carlo Casino, Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Le Metropole Shopping Centre, Prince’s Palace, Opera, Larvotto Beach, Princess Grace Rose Garden, Monaco Cathedral, Museum of Antique Automobiles, Exotic Garden, Spas.

Where to eat: Le Louis XV – Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris, Brasserie Restaurant at Columbus Monte Carlo, Elsa, Le Grill de l’Hôtel de Paris, Le Vistamar Executive, Buddha Bar Monte Carlo, Yoshi.

San Francisco

Where to stay: Fairmont Heritage Place

What to do: The Golden Gate Bridge, Ferry Building Marketplace, Ride on a Cable Car, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, The Castro, Baker Beach, Union Square, Muir Woods National Monument, The Exploratorium, Fisherman’s Wharf, Japanese Tea Garden.

Where to eat: Range, Roka Akor, Ruth’s Chris, Nopa, Harris’ The San Francisco Steakhouse, Cotogna, La Ciccia, House of Prime Rib, Swan Oyster Depot, Frances, Laiola, Samovar Tea Lounge, The Slanted Door.

Lake Como, Italy

Where to stay: Grand Hotel Tremezzo

What to do: Villa del Balbianello (Tremezzina), Duomo of Como, Taxi-Boat to Varenna, Jungle Raider Park, Basilica of Sant’Abbondio, Museum Moto Guzzi, Forte di Fuentes.

Where to eat: Da Gigi, La Darsena, Barchetta, Silvio, Vecchia Varenna, Santo Stefano, Bar Caffe Rossi.