With the autumn days intensifying you can almost feel that winter is coming. Perhaps the snowfalls and beautiful icy white of the season are enchantments you love. If you’re like some of us though, you’re already thinking about escaping the cold weather for some warmer climate. Here are a number of winter destinations you might want to look at. They’re the vacationers’ paradise and holidaymakers’ bliss and the kind of place to start thinking about getting away to, by or before snowfall.
Phuket is almost synonymous with summer delightfulness and the perfect winter escape. You should expect holidaymakers to be significant which adds to the fun though you should be prepared for tad expensive accommodations at this time. Even so, traveling to Thailand while it is winter back home comes with perks. You get avoid the ever frenzied monsoon season, visit must-see sights in Phuket such as Wat Chalong and Big Buddha without getting drenched while enjoying perfect beach weather.
Dubai has become a major stop for corporates, holidaymakers, tourists and business persons from around the world. The warm winters of the area are superb alternatives to icy climes back home. With temperatures hitting 70-85 degrees or thereabout during the day, getting your skin tanned by Jumeirah Beach should be a treat. Don’t forget the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve’s sand-boarding escapades and spicy souks in the city. Ski Dubai offers a unique way to remember winter while having fun.
Of course cold weather doesn’t have to stop you from visiting Rome no matter the conditions back home or in the Roman city. The cold weather will be little remembered if you consider what the Colosseum, Spanish Steps and even the Roman Forum really are within the Eternal City, where throngs of summer vacationers and tourists hardly dare. Don’t forget to treat yourself to some hot spicy pasta and steaming cappuccino while in any museum in the city.
This Caribbean country is exactly what you’d have in mind when you want to run far away from freezing and snowy elements. It’s over 80 degrees highs, clear blue skies and blue waters is a magnet for every holidaymaker. Visiting during winter might cost a little bit more for both accommodation and flight but definitely worth it, especially if you consider the draws of Reduit Beach and the stunning Anse Chastanet sandy surroundings.
The merits of visiting Hawaii have been well enumerated so much that what comes to mind when it’s mentioned are beautiful surroundings, fair weather and sun. You could visit Hawaii differently this time round by visiting the Big Island, particularly for magnificent swells during winter. Kahaluu Beach and Honolii Beach Park are superb spots for wave catchers while the warm climate of the Big Island is perfect for hikes and getting some Hawaii niceness at the Na Makua Invitational X-Mass Gift Fair.
If the sun is something you intend to have in plenty this winter U.S. Virgin Islands are a must stop. It’s the perfect place to keep away thoughts of hurricanes and winter storms while enjoying white sandy beaches and sunbathing in over 80 degree temperatures. Winter prices can be a bit high but you can save some much needed dollars by entering the islands through a delightful cruise covering Eastern Caribbean islands of U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and St. Maarten and British Virgin Islands.
All you need to keep off winter elements back home might be in the birthplace of Jazz, New Orleans. Visiting there during winter guarantees warm weather of over 60 degrees. Lots of room in the magnetic spots of St Louis Cathedral and French Quarter is a plus, as is cheaper room rates than most winter vacation centers out there. If you can be there in December you’ll be up for festive servings of colorful celebrations, particularly at the NOLA ChristmasFest for 13 days of family -friendly Christmas spirit amusement and Celebration in the Oaks.
If you’re hoping for a winter escape where tourist crowds are very thin, room rates are cheap enough and the weather is still sufficiently warm then this Spanish town might be what you need. The weather is mild during winter with lows of 40 degrees and highs of 60s. Sightseeing remains a wonderful outing in Seville considering the Gothic architecture, especially at the Catedral de Sevilla and festivals such as the Three Kings Day and diverse holiday markets.