Your love of sports can take you beyond your local stadium to some of the world’s most beautiful locations. In fact, a survey found that many travellers would plan their trips around major sporting events. So, if you’re a big sports fan and are wondering where you should go on your next getaway, here are some of the best sport holidays…

Cricket in Barbados

Barbados may be famous for its stunning beaches and luxury resorts, but if you’re a cricket fan, you will love this country even more. Cricket is something big in this Caribbean Island that you’ll find a cricket match almost every day. You can witness a match at the world-famous Kensington Oval, or at any cricket grounds scattered all over the island. The best part is – most of these cricket grounds are located in a picturesque setting, with some of them surrounded by the crystal-clear Caribbean waters.

Tennis in Dubai 

If you’re looking for a destination with some tennis action, consider a trip to the modern city of Dubai, a city of skyscrapers and awash in luxury. Establishing itself as a global hub of sports, it has been inviting the world’s best tennis players for high-profile championship games. The Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championship is one event you shouldn’t miss. Happening in February, this championship game is one of the most popular stops on the WTA Tour and ATP World Tour. Make the most of your exciting Dubai holiday by staying in one of the luxury accommodations scattered all over the city.

Rugby in South Africa

South Africans are big rugby fans, so it’s not surprising to find locals wearing rugby jerseys on any given day anywhere in the country. In fact, the country hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup and is due to host the event again this 2023. So, if you’re a rugby fan yourself, then South Africa would be the perfect destination for you to travel to. Between watching rugby matches, take time to explore the country’s top attractions, from Cape Town to the lush wine lands in Stellenbosch and Paarl and the famous Kruger National Park.

Golf in Scotland 

Scotland is home to some of the world’s most famous golf courses, so it doesn’t come as a surprise why it’s the top destination for golf fanatics. Whether you are just starting to learn the sport or have been playing for many years, you’ll find a golf course in the country that’s suitable for you. What’s more, Scotland is hosting The Open, a prestigious golf event taking place in July 2022. If you’re considering attending this event, stay at the Auchterarder House for St Andrews Open accommodation, a luxury vacation rental fitted with ensuite bedrooms and everything else you would expect from a lavish home.

Football in Brazil

Brazil is famous for two things – carnival and football. Thus, football fanatics looking to holiday in the country will surely not be disappointed. Almost everything in the country is dedicated to football, and everyone has a national team that they support. If you want your holiday to Brazil to be centred around football, visit the top stadiums and museums dedicated to this sport, such as the Museu do Futebol in Sao Paulo and the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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