Summers are here, and a lot of people are planning a trip to make this year a memorable one. If you are wondering where to go, why not look for beautiful lakes this year?
We have brought you the most beautiful lakes that will melt your heart in 2019.
Most Beautiful Lakes 2020
Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Lake Como, aka Lake Lario, is the most glorious among the three in the region. The snow-covered Rhaetian Alps and steep wooded hills with beautiful palm trees make it a perfect blend of nature’s art. The Lake’s shape is like an upside-down Y, which make it more appealing for the visitors.
Villages and exotic villas surround the lake. Lake Como is situated near to the Swiss border. If you want to go to Lake Como, then you must go and see the villages near it. After villages, the villas should be your next destination. Villa Melzi and Villa Carlotta are worth watching. Don’t forget to enjoy the lake cruise on your trip.
Sound like a perfect trip to one of the beautiful lakes? If yes, then plan your trip as soon as possible.
Maligne Lake, Alberta, Canada
Canada is said to have the most beautiful lakes in the world. So, there is obviously immense competition among the lakes as to whether which one is the most beautiful one.
Maligne Lake is in Jasper National Park in Alberta. Dark aquamarine waters, glacier-studded peaks, the lake is the favorite places for tourists to capture natural beauty. Maligne Lake is the largest in Jasper National Park. Maligne Lake is one of the favorite places of tourists in Canada. If you are fond of wild animals, well then you must know Moose, bears and caribou are seen near the lake. The best to visit this beautiful lake is between May and October.
Lake Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
The complicated shaped lake is the 4th largest in the country. Located in Central Switzerland, this lake passes underneath the 13th Century Chapel Bridge. The lake is surrounded by Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus, which adds more to the beauty of the lake. If you are planning your trip to the lake, do bring warm clothes even in summer, because it can get cold even then on mountaintops. The best time to go there is between July and August.
Derwentwater, Keswick, England
Located in the administrative county, Cumbria, it is said to be a moody-beauty. It is considered to be the best lake in summers by author Beatrix Potter. It is a beautiful, naturally designed view, surrounded by hills (fells). It can get a polished look in summers and winters; the snow-capped hills make it worth watching. The best time to visit this lake in spring and summer.
Lake Tahoe, California, USA
This freshwater lake in the mountains of Sierra is on the border of California and Nevada. It is best known for its beaches and ski resorts. If you are visiting this beautiful lake this year, make sure to go to Emerald Bay. You can take the Heavenly Gondola up to the mountain and for the complete lake view. In addition to natural beauty, this place is considered a hub for gamblers and night party lovers. The best time to visit this beautiful lake is from March to May and from September to November.
Emerald Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Emerald Lake is located in Yoho National Park. Yoho has 61 lakes and ponds out of which Emerald is the largest. Being the largest, it is the most famous among the tourists. There are several activities like canoeing, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. This beautiful lake freezes from November to June, however, you can visit it in July. In July, the snow on the surrounding mountains start to melt, and you surely don’t want to miss out on the breathtaking view.
Lake Wakatipu, Otago Region, New Zealand
Ever heard of a lake that has tides? Well, Lake Wakatipu has this fantastic characteristic. It is due to its unusual shape. The water rises and falls up to 10 cm after almost 25 minutes. The other feature that will make it stand-out the rest in New Zealand is that its surroundings.
This beautiful lake has a mountain range right behind it. If you wish to visit this beautiful lake this time, then don’t forget to go to Queensland, the famous tourist attraction known for its natural beauty. If you want to explore the whole beautiful scenery at once, book a helicopter flight and enjoy!
Loch Duich, Scotland Highlands
Scottish Highlands has so many lakes, but Loch Duich is the most famous among them. Apart from the beautiful and natural scenery, the place is renowned for the haunted-looking palace called Eilean Donan Castle. July and August are the peak months to visit this beautiful lake.
Lake Baikal, Southern Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal is the world’s ancient freshwater lake. It is also considered to be the deepest lake in the world. The lake has many unique species, including freshwater seals. The lake is said to have the most transparent waters on the entire Earth! If you want to see the ice melting, then you should go there from mid of May to mid of June. Other than that, you can visit this vast and beautiful lake at any time of the year.
Lake Bratan, Bali, Indonesia
Though Bali is best known for its beaches, Lake Bratan is said to be among the most famous tourist attractions. There is a famous temple, Ulun Danu that also pleases the visitors. The lake is near the Mount Bratan and Mount Catur. The beautiful lake is the second largest in Bali. The beautiful gardens, the colorful flowers, the clear waters all guarded by a temple makes this place amazingly beautiful. You can visit the site from October to April for the most exotic experience.
These beautiful lakes left me absolutely stunned. If you are planning to spend your holidays near a lake, these are honestly the best ones. Do not waste your time anymore; the best lakes in the world await you! If you have visited any of these places before, share your experiences in the comments below.