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Booking.com invites you to discover 5 destinations around the world from out list of ‘The Most Welcoming Destinations’ as endorsed by travelers from our Traveller Review Awards 2024*, which recognizes travel partners for their consistent hospitality based on more than 309 million verified customer reviews in 2024 from Booking.com.

Daylesford, Australia

Escaping the hustle and bustle at Daylesford, the city nestled in Victoria’s Spa country, Australia, will be perfect for rejuvenating both of your body and mind, as it’s known for its serene atmosphere and natural mineral springs. Travelers can easily rent a car from Melbourne Airport via Booking.com to reach Daylesford in 90 minutes to explore must-visit attractions, such as Lake Daylesford, Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens, and Trentham Falls, as well as to enjoy activities like wildlife watching, mineral water tasting, and boating on Jubilee Lake. Moreover, every March during Victoria’s Labor Day long weekend, there is the annual ChillOut Festival, the largest LGBTQIA+ festival in the city that travelers should not miss.

Where to stay: Lake Orchard Villas, located near Lake Daylesford, offers a safe-haven atmosphere where guests will be able to enjoy their tranquil stays. Each villa features a private outdoor area and a luxurious private bathroom, with a 2-person spa bath to relax with bath salts supplied. You can explore charming cafes and shops just a short stroll away or indulge in spa treatments at nearby Hepburn Springs.

Grindelwald, Switzerland

A charming village located in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland, Grindelwald, is a dream destination for adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike since it is surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes, lush green meadows, and majestic peaks. The village, known as the ‘gateway to the Jungfrau Region’ – the highest mountain range in Europe – offers a peaceful ambience that captivates travelers who love skiing in winter or seeking both pure air and fresh surroundings in summer. With a proximity to iconic attractions like the picturesque Jungfraujoch and Lake Bachalpsee, Grindelwald becomes one of the must-visit destinations in the Bernese Alps.

Where to stay: Hotel Spinne Grindelwald, a charming 4-star family hotel in Grindelwald, Switzerland situated at the foot of the Eiger, will let guests immerse themselves in a romantic ambiance surrounded by spectacular mountain views. It features an inviting spa area and a heated infinity outdoor pool. Guests can also dine at 2 restaurants provided to taste both international and traditional cuisine, and end off the night at the bar.

Uzès, France

Uzès is a destination steeped in history that was once governed by France’s kings and still remains a protected historical monument today, making it stand as one of France’s most captivating historical towns. The town is characterized by well-preserved medieval stone houses, elegant townhouses and Renaissance-style mansions in its central square. Travelers can wander around the town and visit a vibrant hub like Place aux Herbes, which will be perfect for morning coffee amidst markets and cafes. Moreover, there are iconic attractions such as the Uzès monument and Fenestrelle Tower that offer panoramic views of the Eure valley, allowing visitors to enjoy serene surroundings.

Where to stay: Staying at Le trente trois offers stunning city views and lets guests experience the charm of Uzès. To make travelers feel at home, the unit comes with tiled floors, fully equipped kitchenette, and modern amenities. The property is also located near the park named La vallée de l’Eure, gallery, as well as nice restaurants and bars, which you can conveniently access. Apart from that, guests can explore famous attractions, including the Papal Palace, Pont du Gard, and Avignon Central Station or others by a rental car for your memorable experiences in Uzès.

Jaisalmer, India

For travelers who are thinking about exploring India, discover vibrant Jaisalmer, a rustic destination in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert, to see India’s rich culture and heritage. The city is known as the ‘Golden City’, because of the yellow sand and yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the town. While roaming around Jaisalmer, travelers will be stunned by its distinctive attractive buildings and attractions such as Gadisar Lake, Vyas Chhatri, and Jaisalmer Fort.

Where to stay: Jaisalmer Hostel Crowd is a property nestled less than 1 kilometer from iconic attractions like Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisar Lake, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, and Patwon Ki Haveli which allows travelers to be delighted in visiting them all easily. Additionally, guests can relax on the property’s terraces and savor delicious breakfast options provided daily, sightseeing around the town can be arranged via bike hire service.

Fujikawaguchiko, Japan

Fujikawaguchiko city in Japan’s Yamanashi prefecture is a paradise for social media enthusiasts and photographers, offering breathtaking views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi. Travelers can appreciate the tranquility of the lake and adventurous activities in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The city itself provides opportunities for hiking, cycling, boating, and fishing, along with cultural attractions like museums, parks, and temples. Apart from the dazzling tourist attractions, Fujikawaguchiko also hosts vibrant festivals such as the Kawaguchiko Lake Festival, Fireworks Festival, and Autumn Leaves Festival, offering unique experiences against the stunning natural backdrop throughout the year.

Where to stay: Hotel Asafuji, Japanese-style rooms offer stunning views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, welcomes guests with amenities like a green tea set and private hot-spring baths with Yukata robes. A Japanese breakfast is available for you to start your day, and you can indulge in a serene retreat amidst the beauty of Mount Fuji with a kaiseki dinner at the on-site restaurant. The hotel is located near popular attractions, namely Kawaguchiko Ropeway, Oishi Park, and Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, which guests can drive to get there easily.

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