Sabbatical Destinations: 20+ Best Places for a Sabbatical
On this page you’ll find all the best sabbatical destinations in the world.
From scuba diving in Tofu or overlanding through Botswana to taking an intensive cooking course in London or a one month retreat in Brazil there is a real variety of sabbatical destinations on offer in this post.
Sabbatical Destinations Map
Best Sabbatical Destinations
There are thousands of different ways to take a sabbatical but here I highlight some of the best sabbatical destinations that have been featured on this site.
I have worked with local, established companies and people who’ve ‘been there and done it’ to bring together a mix of different sabbatical destinations and ideas in one place.
These are all linked to a location on the map above.
- Buccaneer Diving in Zanzibar: Taking a Three Month Divemaster Course
- Overlanding Through Kenya, Rwanda & Uganda: 24 Days to Meet the Mountain Gorillas
- 6 Week+ Teaching Sabbatical: Teaching Kids IT Skills in Ghana
- One Month Safari Guide Course in Botswana
- Taking a One Month Cooking Course in London
- 3 Month European Road-Trip [Route & Itinerary]
- One Month Iceland Campervan Trip
- One Month Aussie Sabbatical: Campervanning on the East Coast
- 3 Months in Australia: Tackling the Land Down Under in 90 Days
- 5 Months in South America: A Backpacker’s Guide
- A 1 Month Sabbatical in Brazil to Reset Your Body & Mind
Sabbatical Ideas and Inspiration
If none of the sabbatical destinations above have got you excited, then I’ve got more pages that will give you some sabbatical inspiration on this site.
- One Month Sabbatical Ideas
All the best ways to spend a 30 day sabbatical.
- Three Month Sabbatical Ideas
22 Ideas to use 90 days of freedom.
- 30 Life-Changing Sabbatical Ideas
This post is split down by sabbatical types such as travel, achieving life goals, volunteering and then further sorted into sections such as backpacking, overlanding and house-sitting.
- Sabbatical Inspiration Homepage
This is the complete guide to every to do with sabbatical inspiration.
- Sabbatical Stories
I have interview lots of people about their sabbatical experiences. If you’re looking for some first-hand inspiration, this is the place for you.
Sabbatical Booking Companies
- Coconut Tree Divers, Honduras
- Buccaneer Diving, Zanzibar | Tanzania
- Tioman Dive Centre, Malaysia
- Tofu Scuba, Mozambique
- Dolphin Dive, Nicaragua
- Wicked Diving, Komodo | Indonesia
- We Dive Dahab, Red Sea | Egypt
- Scuba Iguana, The Galapagos Islands
- Australian RV Rental: GoSeeAustralia.com
- Canada RV Rental: Canada-RV-Rentals.com
- Europe RV Rental: McRent.eu
- Iceland RV Rental: IndieCampers.com
- USA RV Rental: USARVRentals.com
- Original Volunteers
- Oyster Worldwide
- The Kibbutz Movement
- Worldpackers (get $10 off a subscription with this link)