Destination Spotlight – The Falklands

The Falklands is rarely out of the press but this tends to be down to its history than its tourist attractions, but then that is all about to change. Tourism in the Falklands is on the increase and it’s slowly becoming one of the holiday hotspots. Here are the top five reasons to go.

Landscapes

The Falkland Islands are aesthetically stunning. There are plenty of gorgeous places to go for walks and romantic picnics and if you’re into nature then it’s the perfect place to explore.

Art

Given its beautiful landscapes, the Falklands are the ideal holiday destination for art lovers wanting to create masterpieces. Every year artists and painters head to the Falklands for inspiration and much of the artwork is displayed in galleries and exhibitions on the islands.

Golf

If you’re a golf fan, you can’t go far wrong with the Falkland Islands. With its rugged landscape and plenty of courses, it’s the perfect destination for golf enthusiasts. West Falklands is the best spot for a round.

Fishing

If golf isn’t your thing but fishing is, the Falklands is still the place to be. Fly-fishing for sea trout on this gorgeous island is an experience not to be missed. Get in touch with nature in the wilderness or, if you want to cheat and do it the easy way, just head to one of islands many fish restaurants for some delicious fish meals.

Wedding

Finally, if you’re planning your wedding and want to go away for you nuptials but stuck for where to go then this could be exactly what you’re looking for. You’re guaranteed fantastic scenery, which means great photos. And you can stay on for your honeymoon as the island is home to gorgeous white beaches and exotic palm trees.