Summer has been and gone, meaning it won’t be long before the temperature plummets and the country’s roads grind to a halt. But, if you’re not ready to give up on blue skies and warm evenings just yet, you may want to consider one more sun-filled getaway to ease you into the months of cold weather. Winter sun holidays are a popular choice for holidaymakers after a pre end-of-year escape or a little excitement before autumn breaks in – but where to go? That is the question.
We’ve selected the 10 best winter sun destinations, where you’ll find the perfect dose of sun, sea and sandy beaches:
When it comes to winter sun destinations Dubai is hard to beat. With warm weather and an array of festive family activities, the emirate promises a memorable holiday. With plenty of warm sunshine and a host of activities indoors and out for all ages, it’s difficult to beat Dubai as a winter destination – especially at Christmas and New Year.
#2. Dutch Antilles
These small islands are located in the stunningly beautiful southern Caribbean, 50 miles north of Venezuela. With fabulous beaches and lots of watersports, it’s a great choice for those keen to completely relax, but mix in some activity too, especially the underwater kind.
Thailand is always a good idea! Not only a great destination for backpackers, but certainly also for luxury travelers. Popular islands like Koh Phangan, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Samui are actually always a great place to visit. Nowadays you’ll not only find great little huts to hire on the popular islands: the most luxury resorts you can imagine are now waiting for you!
A lot of people have some strong opinions when it comes to the best time of year to go to Bali. In fact, most people will tell you that you should always plan your trip to avoid the wet season. We’re not one of those people though! We think that Bali can be enjoyed 365 days a year. Whether you go in the wet season or the dry season, Bali is one of the most amazing destinations on earth! So go and explore this amazing destination!
The Sultanate of Oman is a quite new, authentic, welcoming and very luxury destination. More than 500 forts and castles, fragrant souks and interesting cities to unspoiled beaches, rugged mountains, deserts and tropical oases. Inspire your customers and tell them about the fairy tale of 1001 nights in welcoming Oman.
Florida= the Sunshine state! Visit Miami, West Palm Beach or the tropical Keys. It’s the perfect beach destination,but in Florida you also find Disneyland, Universal Studios and the Everglades area where you can cool rides through the countryside. And don’t forget to visit one of the great outlet malls!
Zanzibar; romantic, exotic archipelago, redolent of Arabian nights and Indian Ocean indolence has great temperatures during the winter. Only 15 minutes flight from the mainland, the wonderfully sleepy island of Zanzibar is one of East Africa’s finest beach destinations, surrounded by coral reefs with idyllic beaches lined by huge sweeping palm trees. Zanzibar is the obvious beach addition to a safari on mainland Tanzania.
Located just south of the Indian subcontinent, the Maldives are a gorgeous chain of islands in the Indian Ocean-Arabian Sea area consisting of 26 atolls. Travel to the Maldives and see why the islands have become so popular in recent decades (especially as a honeymoon destination) and why Maldives travel is always an unforgettable experience. The Maldives are well-known as a world-class diving destination with crystal blue waters teeming with a diverse array of ocean life. The dry season runs from December to April, so escape to the Maldives!
Holidays to Mexico team tropical beaches and ancient Mayan ruins with purpose-built resorts and some of the best nightlife in Central America.The temperature rises in the winter months easily up to 30 degrees, which makes Mexico a perfect winter sun destination. Beside the tropical white beaches there is a lot to explore in f this fascinating country. Tequila, Mexican food, music, history and relics of ancient civilizations!
The coast of Cuba is breathtaking, especially if you’re looking for great weather and luxury hotel. Varadero is the place to be. Varadero is situated east of Havana and is a real luxury resort place. Another fun place to go to the beach in Cuba is in Trinidad, were you will not only find a great coastline, but also a great city centre. You will find colonial and colored buildings, old cars and evening dance the night during nice salsa parties.