When it is cold outside, all you can think of is being in a place of everlasting summer. You just want to run away somewhere miles away from low temperatures and snow. Sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying the sandy beaches right in the middle of winter. Okay, enough fantasizing. It is time to take action! Pack your bags and buy a ticket to a dreamland. Not sure where to go? Our new compilation might help you out. We’ve picked the best destinations to escape the winter season.
The Maldives is a collection of little islands known for impressive beaches, turquoise water, and luxury accommodation with every amenity you need. Plus, there are so many exciting things to do! No wonder this destination is so popular among tourists. Though there is no bad time to visit the Maldives, they are at their best during the winter. The average winter temperature here is 82.4°F (28°C), which is just ideal for a comfortable vacation. Stay at Gili Lankanfushi Hotel, which sits in one of the most stunning lagoons in the country, or choose Cheval Blanc Randheli, a luxury resort developed by LVMH. Once you visit any of Maldives beach resorts, you will want to come back time and time again.
The Canaries is yet another amazing winter escape destination. The average winter temperature here is in the low-mid 20s all year round. The Spanish archipelago consists of eight major islands, including the largest one - Tenerife. It is home to some of the best golden sand beaches, such as Playa Las Vistas, Playa del Duque, and Playa Las Teresitas. Awesome! But where to stay? Look no further than Ritz-Carlton, Abama. The hotel made Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List in 2022. The resort features Moorish-inspired buildings, lush tropical gardens, and Michelin-star restaurants. If you want to unwind on a black lava beach, welcome to Gran Canaria. Just like Tenerife, this island is also considered the warmest during wintertime. So, what are you waiting for?
The Caribbean is the epitome of eternal summer. It’s home to islands like Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados, Bahamas, and Antigua, each known for warm weather and magnificent beaches. In recent years, St.Lucia has become increasingly popular too. And it’s easy to see why. The island boasts top luxury beach resorts and is also rich culturally and historically. The best place to stay in St.Lucia is Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort. It is set amidst more than 100 acres of tropical rainforest and surrounded by the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Piton Mountains. Plus, the location features the only white-sand beach in the surrounding area. You will fall for St.Lucia!
French Polynesia is a set of islands located halfway between California and Australia in the South Pacific Ocean. With Tahiti being the best-known and largest of them all. The island is praised for its natural beauty, vibrant culture, and romantic ambiance. The area’s biggest-hitting hotel is The Brando. It is set on a living coral reef in Tetiaroa, just 30 miles north of Tahiti. Legendary actor Marlon Brando bought this tiny atoll in 1967, and it soon became his favorite hideaway. In 2014, a decade after the actor's passing, the private island paradise was transformed into an eco-luxury resort. Barack Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pippa Middleton, and many other celebrities and politicians stayed there. Want to be next?
Breathtaking white-sand beaches, dramatic landscapes, rich wildlife and fabulous food - South Africa has it all and even more. Its capital, Cape Town, is a modern, cosmopolitan city that has frequently been voted as one of the most beautiful in the world. It boasts a wide range of hotels and resorts, each equally stunning. And if you are into wine-tasting - congratulations. Cape Town is home to world's most bountiful vineyards. Once in Cape Town, check into The Silo Hotel. The sanctuary sits on top of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and celebrates art, style and design. You can also visit the city of Durban. Its most prominent tourist attraction is The Golden Mile. It's a long, spectacular beachfront stretching from South Beach to the Suncoast Casino.