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Get gobsmacked at the beauty of these 9 waterfalls, ideal for a friendcation break

Get gobsmacked at the beauty of these 9 waterfalls, ideal for a friendcation break

These incredibly beautiful waterfalls are perfect spots for you and friends to take a dip in the chilling waters.

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1. Split, Croatia "We did a lot of activities including quad biking, visiting a waterfall and a 5 island tour."

Lastminute.com reviewer Oliver adds, "Weather was great. Very sunny all the time. We did a lot of activities including quad biking, visiting a waterfall and a 5 island tour. Adventurous activities done: Krka waterfalls, cliff jumping, island tour, quad biking. Friend's experience: Quad biking was the best for us as we are 3 young adults. I liked: The fact you could do so much in little time if you booked early enough."

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2. Paphos, Cyprus "Pretty waterfalls and blue lagoons to visit which all have a mythical story behind it..."

Lastminute.com reviewer Eujean Dbbb says, "In love with Cyprus now! It was a picturesque place with clear blue skies and rustic buildings! The food was incredible! Great fresh seafood, a great place for pescatarians! The beaches have clear waters and small hilly mountain backdrops. All residents speak English which made it very easy for us. Everyone was all very friendly and helpful, especially our taxi driver! We came back to London knowing we have a friend in Cyprus now! Pretty waterfalls and blue lagoons to visit which all have a mythical story behind it, as Paphos is the birthplace of the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite."

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3. Nice, France "Visit the waterfall at the top of the hill. Take a day trip to monte carlo on the train and do the open top bus tour."

Lastminute.com reviewer Stewart shares, "Visit the old town, have a meal and watch the world go by. It's a hub of activity. Visit the waterfall at the top of the hill. Take a day trip to monte carlo on the train and do the open top bus tour. A visit to the car museum which is a must for car enthusiasts. We stayed at hotel Aston laScala, perfect central location with roof top pool. Sightseeing places: We took the train to Monte Carlo for the day. If you take the open top bus tour you get to see the whole of the city and you can hop on and off. There is an aquarium to see, the harbour with amazing yachts. Friend's experience: The English speaking tour guide gave us commentary as we took the train up through the mountains to the village of Tende which took about 2 hours. If you are a train enthusiasts this is a must. I liked: The scenery was beautiful, the people were really friendly. The architecture was amazing. The food, was delicious"

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4. Reykjavik, Iceland "De-stressing tips: Walking for hours, sitting by the waterfall."

Lastminute.com reviewer Tiago says, "I went to the countryside off of Reykjavik for a wedding in a cabin hotel. It was so beautiful, waking up to the endless space and fresh air. The countryside felt like the middle of nowhere but in the most magical sense. This journey was more of a retreat rather than a proactive touristic one - although I saw a waterfall on the way to the countryside that I will never forget. I was able to get close enough to take pictures and feel it's power. De-stressing tips: Walking for hours, sitting by the waterfall. Friend's experience: The wedding that took place in a small cabin hotel in the countryside. It was small and special. I liked: Being a part of an Icelandic traditional wedding. Discovering real fresh air."

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5. Alicante, Spain "The Algar waterfalls, the water was clear and very cold, the flowers were beautiful and very picturesque."

Lastminute.com reviewer Charlotte says, "Beach was spotless, very clean and sunbed and umbrellas were not too expensive. We visited the Algar waterfalls which was very pretty but full of lots of visitors... Lots of little shops to buy drinks and snacks in, restaurants were also lovely and not too expensive. De-stressing tips: Visited the Algar waterfalls and visited Levante beach. Friend's experience: The Algar waterfalls, the water was clear and very cold, the flowers were beautiful and very picturesque. I liked: The beach and the hotel was very clean and hotel food was very good."

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6. Dalaman, Turkey "The dinner cruise ships were very relaxing... We also got to jump off a waterfall which was amazing."

Lastminute.com reviewer Carol says, "Weather was fantastic, very hot! Local restaurants very attentive with good quality food. Supermarkets within walking distance. Excursions were good value and easily sorted. De-stressing tips: The dinner cruise ships were very relaxing, a night time cruise around the bay with a good dinner provided with music. Very relaxing. Adventurous activities done: Quadbiking, jeep safari. There are many activities available to suit all ages. We stayed in Marmaris, so much to do all with organized trip companies. Very good value. Sightseeing places: Turtle beach, Jesus beach with jeep safari, water park, quad biking. Quad biking was great fun very messy. We had a variety of ages but we all loved it. Would definitely recommend! We also got to jump off a waterfall which was amazing. Friend's experience: Seeing a turtle in its natural environment was brilliant certainly memorable. I liked: Value for money."

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7. Whitby-GB, United Kingdom "De-stressing tips: Falling Foss waterfall, walking, dining."

Lastminute.com reviewer Emma shares, "Great place to relax and unwind. Lots of activities to do to pass the time and some lovely restaurants. De-stressing tips: Falling Foss waterfall, walking, dining. Friend's experience: Beautiful beach and amazing views and sunset. I liked: Quirky streets around every corner. Lots of little independent shops which is great to see."

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8. Marrakech, Morocco " We went to Essaouira beach and also the waterfall."

Lastminute.com reviewer Leanne shares, "Marrakech was great, the hotel we stayed in was good and the place itself was a nice visit. Sightseeing places: We went to Essaouira beach and also the waterfall. Friend's experience: We enjoyed an experience at Nirjanj restaurant. I liked: I liked about the trip the most was the weather."

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9. Porto, Portugal "Adventurous activities done: Kayaking, hiking, swimming by the waterfall."

Lastminute.com reviewer Niroojad adds, "1. Weather was okay and food was nice and inexpensive. 2. Sights/views were gorgeous. Explored the city on an open bus and wine tour. 3. Great place to visit, will definitely come back on holiday again. Food experience: Francesinha, which is a famous dish in Porto served everywhere. Adventurous activities done: Kayaking, hiking, swimming by the waterfall. Sightseeing places: The bridges in Porto as well as Duoro valley. Friend's experience: The wine tour/wine tasting. I liked: The views."

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