Senegal's Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is pinker than any milkshake. Experts say the lake gives off its pink hue due to cyanobacteria, a harmless halophilic bacteria found in the water. Lake Retba has a high salt content, much like that of the Dead Sea, allowing people to float effortlessly in the pink water.

Senegal's Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is pinker than any milkshake. Experts say the lake gives off its pink hue due to cyanobacteria, a harmless halophilic bacteria found in the water. Lake Retba has a high salt content, much like that of the Dead Sea, allowing people to float effortlessly in the pink water.

Yes please! The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Parksville (Vancouver Island).

Yes please! The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Parksville (Vancouver Island).

Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora - This is fast becoming the board of FUTURE favorite places.

Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora - This is fast becoming the board of FUTURE favorite places.

The upper heights of Dubai's skyline as seen through clouds...I'd like to go there.

Travel pictures of the week

The upper heights of Dubai's skyline as seen through clouds...I'd like to go there.

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