Top 10 Sunny Escapes from Cold Winter

Top 10 Sunny Escapes from Cold Winter

Cold weather is approaching those living in the northern part. Meanwhile, there are great destinations, where you can escape winter. Here are our choices this week, that will give you ideas to plan a warm and sunny winter holiday if you are not a fan of freezing temperatures.

10. Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam

The Six Senses chain is a world-wide known brand, ensuring high quality service and the best location. This one is also found on remote Con Dao island, far from urban hustle and bustle. The minimalist villas are embedded in breathtaking environment, boasting lush forests, hills, sandy beaches and blue waters.

Why to go there?

The complex looks a bit like a Vietnamese fishing village, thus providing an authentic experience.The hotel also has an open-air cinema, a swimming pool and a famous spa center, which provides ultimate relaxation.

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9. Anantara Phuket Villas, Thailand

huket is one of the favorite and most popular holiday destinations in Thailand. The hotel seems impeccable and overwhelms with splendor: guests are accommodated in luxurious private villas with pools, sprawled across the soft sandy coast, surrounded with gardens and overlooking the warm Andaman Sea. The beautiful Tree House restaurant serves fresh sea food in the surroundings of trees, small pools and candles.

Why to go there?

The contemporary resort provides great service, but the overall surroundings are inspired by authentic Thai culture. Thai herbal compress massage, floral foot rituals and more procedures are offered at the spa center, which is open until 10 PM.

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8. Turks & Caicos

Climate is pleasant and beach friendly all year round in this island group, that is a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean Sea. It is famous for luxurious resorts, soft sand and crystal clear turquoise water – thus the name Turks & Caicos.

Why to go there?

Visitors can relax on the beaches, enjoy outdoor activities like fishing and water sports. Diving and snorkelling feel great here, since water is the clearest in the region.

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7. Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue Island, Seychelles

One of the largest granitic islands of Seychelles is proud of its stunning beach. Anse Source D’Argent is a long strip of soft white sand, stretching along the warm Indian Ocean coast. The crystal clear water splashes in to the big granite boulders, scattered on the beach, forming coves and caves. The visitors can swim and snorkel here, exploring rich coral reef. Boat trips are offered, however they pollute and threaten the local fauna and flora.

Why to go there?

The iconic shoreline is the most recognizable and its pictures are most often used to represent the divine holiday destination. Not surprisingly it is always praised as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

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6. The British Virgin Islands

Found in the blue and warm Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico, the island group is an overseas territory of Britain. Numerous soft sandy beaches and crystal clear water make it a desirable holiday destination. The volcanic origin of the islands however provides even more versatile landscape. The Baths – a coastal area of Virgin Gorda – is famous for the grottoes, tunnels, pools and huge boulders on the beach – similar to those in Seychelles.

Why to go there?

Nature is the main attraction of course. Tourists can enjoy many activities: snorkeling and exploring the coral reefs, enjoying a cocktail in one of many bars, sunbathing, sailing or hiking in the rain forest – the options are inexhaustible!

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5. Cancún, Mexico

Posited on the tip of Mexico, the coast receives pleasant climate all year round. Both – weather and water – are beach friendly and perfect to have some outdoor fun. The abundance of resorts provide world-class service, great beaches and a fun lifestyle, which is contagious!

Why to go there?

The winter season might be not as busy and less crowded than in summer. The destination is a perfect blend of wonderful nature and urban comfort.

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4. Hawaii

One of our favorite locations in the world! Hawaii boasts great climate all year round, with occasional showers. The most exciting thing about the location is that not only it has hundreds of pristine beaches for the bathers, divers and surfboarders, but also plenty of opportunities to go hiking, climbing, learning about the local culture or hitting the bars at night.

Why to go there?

Gorgeous Hawaii has it all – unspoiled nature, soft sandy beaches, rich cultural heritage and hip cities – go there all year round and have some fun.

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3. Australia

If you are from the Northern hemisphere – then escape cold winter by going to Australia. If you don’t get a summer vacation, the continent in the south is a perfect destination. Whether you want to go bathe, dive or enjoy a hip city life – Australia is your next winter destination. Also it is so much fun to celebrate Happy New Year, when it is warm and sunny outside!

Why to go there?

Australia is a big country, so you should plan your trip wisely, since traveling around takes a long time.

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2. Maldives

Another pristine location in the world, where the weather is perfect all year round, where soft sandy beaches and crystal water are the main attraction. Numerous resorts will suit anyone taste – from modern and hip, to low key elegance – pick your choice.

Why to go there?

The island group is another favorite location, that attracts vacationers all year round and doesn’t seem to loose its top holiday destination anytime soon.

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1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

The paradise on Earth boasts famous overwater villas, that provide privacy and amazing surroundings. The crystal blue water is within a hand’s reach – just one step from your bedroom! Pristine nature, sandy beaches and lush forests further from the coast will provide an ultimate relaxation!

Why to go there?

The weather is perfect all year round, luxurious resorts provide world-class service and the nature is staggering – one of the favorite spots as well.

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