Troncones came in a respectable third place in a list of the top 5 travel destinations in the world in 2010.

Top 5 Travel Destinations For 2010

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With the start of a new year, many of us start anticipating (and planning) where we like to travel.

Here are five hotspot destinations you’ll want to put on your travel radar. Our list contains three destinations identified by Tripadvisor Travelcast as up and comers, a “forbidden” and undiscovered locale, and of course, we’ve included a destination that has ample volunteer opportunities.


Troncones, Mexico

North of Acapulco, Troncones boasts miles of white sand beaches and “is a peaceful and secluded haven nestled between the jungle foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains and the warm tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean,” cites TripAdvisor. This small fishing village has some of the best surf spots in the world and is known simply as a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of resort towns like Cancun and Acapulco.

Full List:

1)   Patara, Turkey
2)   Chiang Mai, Thailand
3)   Troncones, Mexico
4)   Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
5)   Cayo Sabinal, Cuba

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