20 Pink Travel Destinations for Your Bucket List

Leah Fishman

Burlington, VT, USA

Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy spots around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling.

Tan Dinh Church, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Nhà thờ Tân Định, Hồ Chí Minh
Tan Dinh Church, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan Dinh Church in Ho Chi Minh City sticks out like a (beautiful) sore thumb. Set in the heart of HCMC’s Tan Dinh textile market, you can snap a pic and then take a walk to browse through endless racks of vibrant fabric.

Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, HI

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki, Honolulu
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, HI

Known as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” Royal Hawaiian Hotel is located on the luxurious Waikiki Beach.

Riomaggiore, Cinque terre, Italy

Cinque Terre, Terre
Riomaggiore, Cinque terre, Italy

The Cinque Terre is one of the prettiest parks in Italy. Five multi-coloured villages are located along the seacoast, united by a network of hiking trails.

MaMa Kelly Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

MaMa Kelly Amsterdam, Amsterdam
MaMa Kelly Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

MaMa Kelley in Amsterdam knows how to stick to a theme. From floor to ceiling, this place is hella pink. And if that wasn’t cool enough, brace yourself: their menu is decidedly unique, offering just chicken and lobster to eat.

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur, India

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur, India

Nahargarh Fort sits on the edge of the Aravalli Hills, overlooking the city of Jaipur. Visit between October and February for clear skies and views that stretch for miles.

Le Palais Bulles, Théoule-sur-Mer, France

Palais Bulles, Théoule-sur-Mer
Le Palais Bulles, Théoule-sur-Mer, France

Palais Bulles (AKA, Bubble Palace) is a large private house in Théoule-sur-Mer, France. Designed by the architect Antti Lovag, the house’s 10 bedrooms were decorated by famous artists, including Patrice BreteauJerome Tisserand, and Daniel You.

Muralla Roja, Calp, Spain

Muralla Roja, Calpe
Muralla Roja, Calp, Spain

La Muralla Roja is a postmodern apartment complex in Calpe, Spain. It was designed by Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill in 1968.

Tangsi Beach, Lombok, Indonesia 

Pink Beach, Regency
Tangsi Beach, Lombok, Indonesia 

On the eastern shore of Lombok island, you’ll find Tangsi: just one of ten beaches in the world with sand that’s entirely pink. How? Over time, water washed millions of red coral fragments up from the seabed, and when mixed with normal sand, the beach turned a delicious shade of pink.

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India

It’s easy to see why Haha Mahal, or “The Palace of Winds”, is one of the top Instagram spots in Jaipur. With a millenial-pink stained facade and major Wes Anderson vibes, this landmark is a must-see while visiting India’s famous Pink City.

Kemi Church, Kemi, Finland

Kemi Church, Kemi
Kemi Church, Kemi, Finland

This pink gothic church is located in the center of Kemi: a small village in Northern Finland.

Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ahsan Manzil Museum, ঢাকা
Ahsan Manzil, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This must-see Pink Palace is situated at Kumartoli along the banks of the Buriganga River. Surrounded by gates, the palace is a much-needed retreat from the hustle and bustle of Dhaka.

Cherry Blossoms, Mt. Fuji, Japan

Fuji Five Lakes, Five Lakes
Cherry Blossoms, Mt. Fuji, Japan

The pastel pink cherry blossoms around the Fuji Five Lakes typically bloom around mid April. For the best view, head to the Chureito Pagoda or Ubuyagasaki Peninsula.

Paul Smith, Los Angeles, California

Paul Smith, Los Angeles
Paul Smith, Los Angeles, California

Paul Smith’s pink wall is an Instagram phenomenon, attracting thousands (you head us) of people each year to snap the perfect Insta pic.

Grüne Zitadelle von Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Hundertwasser's Green Citadel of Magdeburg, Magdeburg
Grüne Zitadelle von Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Built as an “oasis for humanity and nature in a sea of rational houses,” this wacky pink space is home to apartments, store fronts, offices, a theatre, hotel, and kindergarten.

Lake Hillier, Western Australia

Lake Hillier, Hillier
Lake Hillier, Western Australia

The cause of Lake Hillier’s color is totally unknown, but most researchers agree that it has probably something to do with a specific species of algae called Dunaliella Salina.

The Don CeSar, St Pete Beach, Florida

The Don CeSar, St. Pete Beach
The Don CeSar, St Pete Beach, Florida

If you’re looking for a bit of glam and sophistication, the Don CeSar in St Pete is where it’s at. Since it opened in 1928, it’s been a retreat to the world’s elite: actors, authors and even U.S presidents.

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Raton Resort and Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Boca Raton
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida

The Boca Raton Resort & Club is one of the premier resort destinations and private club facilities. The resort is home to 1,047 hotel rooms across 337 acres. Its amenities include two 18-hole golf courses, a 50,000 sq. ft. spa, seven swimming pools, 30 tennis courts, a full-service 32-slip marina, 13 restaurants and bars, and 200,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. 

Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof, Lisse
Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse, Netherlands

Every year, more than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in autumn to bloom in spring. To spot 800 varieties of tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens tulip festival, plan to visit sometime between March and May.

City Palace, Jaipur, India

City Palace, Jaipur, Jaipur
City Palace, Jaipur, India

A compound overflowing with lush gardens, sprawling courtyards, and buildings, Jaipur’s City Palace is quite literally an (Instagram) oasis in the middle of the Pink City. A mix of Rajasthani and Mughal over the centuries, there are seemingly endless photos to be taken here — from the shimmering palace doors displaying the seasons to the rainbow Peacock Gate, pink Diwan-I-Khas room, and the famously blue Chhavi Nivas. If you want to snap photos that look like you have the palace to yourself, head here first thing in the morning or in the late afternoon. 

Hutt Lagoon, Gregory, Australia

Hutt Lagoon, Yallabatharra
Hutt Lagoon, Gregory, Australia

After a visit to Hutt Lagoon in Australia, you’ll be thinking “algae never looked so good!” The town of Port Gregory was once a small fishing village, but now is a holiday hotspot for fishing and diving. Depending on the time of year and weather, the algae in Hutt Lagoon cause the water to transform from a red to pink to purple. The best time of day to visit is typically mid-morning or sunset.

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