Blame social media but it’s almost impossible to uncover destinations not already explored by the masses. And while Airbnb has its own list of #NotYetTrending places, we’ve got a few more to add to the list.
Ditch The Maldives for Seychelles
We won’t deny we love The Maldvies and its calm azure water (not to mention it’s doable for a long weekend trip) but The Seychelles takes world class beaches to a whole different level. Picture this: powder white sand, dramatic granite rocks, rich underwater life (you’ll swim with turtles while waist deep in water), and no selfie-stick waving tourists. There are 115 islands to explore but Mahe, Praslin and La Digue are the most popular to hop between. For the ultimate island getaway though, make tracks to The Four Seasons Desroches (35 minutes flight from Mahe) housed on its own island with 14 kilometers of white sand beach and where all 71 barefoot chic lodges come with its own private plunge pool – so packing a bikini is optional.
Photos: Dusan Eremic and Four Seasons