Best Remote Vacation Destinations

While the silver and red VistaJet fleet spends most of its time in the air, many of our passengers are looking to spend their holiday diving underwater or riding waves atop of it. With global reach available at your fingertips, VistaJet is the perfect travel partner in exploring the world’s best dive and surf locations. But with countless golden coastlines and crystal blue oceans to choose from around the globe, where are the true top dive locations that also double up as the best places to surf?

Here are four hybrid paradises where you’ll find beautiful barrels combined with breathtaking reefs – all of which can be added to the itinerary on your next adventure with us.


An Indonesian territory with universal getaway appeal, once you look away from Bali’s picturesque volcanic mountains and rice paddies found in the heart of the island, glorious beaches and stunning reefs await on the coast.

For the surfers, the likes of Kuta and Uluwatu beaches are internationally renowned; aesthetically pleasing surf locations that offer a magical experience to seasoned vets and newbies alike. The “Island of the Gods” also boasts a succession of dive sites that vary distinctly in nature, from a drift dive with the manta rays at Manta Point to an exploration of the wreck of the USS Liberty in Tulamben.

The beauty of the island combined with the variety of experiences found underwater make it one of the best places to scuba dive in a region that offers up plenty of brilliant diving spots.


There aren’t many locations that spring to mind sooner when you mention sun, sea and sand than Hawaii. However, while many flock to the islands simply for a lei and a relaxing getaway spent lazing on the beach, Hawaii offers plenty for the thrill-seekers and explorers, too.

For surfers, Hawaii’s breaks are the stuff of legend, with names like the Banzai Pipeline, Sunset Beach and Haleiwa Beach Park some of the most recognisable and best places to surf in the world. The supreme waves are found on the islands of Maui and Oahu, but beautiful breaks can be found across the entirety of Hawaii, which is why it welcomes the Billabong Pipe Masters each year.

As for diving, the volcanic activity around the islands has created a number of opportunities for underwater exploration in the vast caverns and canyons found beneath the surface. Not only that, but Hawaii is a hotspot for rubbing shoulders with nature, with night-time manta dives and whale watching excursions both highly popular activities.

Gold Coast, Australia

If somewhere is claimed to have the best wave in the world, the surfing community is bound to be interested. While it’s not certified “the best” – indeed nowhere is, the geography of Kirra Point creates one perfect barrel after another and attracts surfers en masse. It’s not the only point of surfing interest on the Gold Coast either, with Snapper Rock, The Alley and Burleigh Heads all revered for wave-riding in their own right.

With over 450 species of fish found in the coastal waters and a number of shipwrecks to discover, the Gold Coast's diving credentials are also not in doubt. Kirra, as well as being a surfer’s paradise, has beautiful reefs that make just as an attractive prospect underneath the waves.


If a jet-setting trip isn’t in your plans, our own shores have plenty to offer. In Cornwall, and more specifically the beaches of Newquay, you have one of the best surf locations in the UK, and a contender for the best surf location in Europe − as long as you don’t mind chillier waters. Newquay is a great place for experts and beginners alike looking for some domestic thrills, just don't forget your wetsuit!

While you’re unlikely to hear about Cornwall as part of the best scuba diving in the world discussion, the likes of The Lizard Peninsula, the Scilly Isles, Land’s End and Falmouth Bay all offer up something a little different from the usual sunshine-soaked dives found further afield, and are undoubtedly some of the best of British.

If you’re looking for the best diving in the world, or indeed the best surf locations to go hand in hand, why settle for any less with your travel? With VistaJet, the world is at your fingertips, so regardless of whether you’re looking to deliver the perfect business pitch or simply catch a perfect wave, we’ll start your journey off on the ultimate footing. Talk to us today to see how we can help facilitate your next adventure.

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