Top 10 Warm Winter Holiday Getaways

Top 10 Warm Winter Holiday Getaways

If you are willing to spend this winter holiday somewhere warm and sunny, consider these ten great resorts in amazing locations. Unspoiled nature, pristine beaches and crystal clear water attract guests all year round. Check out this week’s choices.

10. Amanbagh, Rajasthan, India

The resort is embedded in the lush surroundings – palm groves and tall old trees provide a tranquil atmosphere and natural environment. And one can relax best in nature. Tropical desert climate dominates in Rajasthan all year round. The Mogul style architecture and interiors make an eloquent statement about luxury, yet it is there to soothe rather than overwhelm the senses.

Why to go there?

Guests can relax in their private villas with pools and spacious terraces. Activities outside the resort include visiting neighboring villages, quite undiscovered by the tourists, that have retained authenticity.

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9. Anantara Phuket Villas, Thailand

Phuket 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.

Why to go there?

The contemporary resort provides great service, but the overall surroundings are inspired by authentic Thai culture. Spa center provides Thai herbal compress massage and floral foot rituals. The beautiful Tree House restaurant serves fresh sea food in the surroundings of trees, small pools and candles.

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8. Parrot Cay by Como, Turks & Caicos

Parrot Cay is one of the most luxurious resorts here, found on a private island. Its recluse location, crystal warm water, soft sand and private villas ensure an ultimate relaxation. It offers a cuisine based on organic food and said to be the most versatile in the entire Caribbean. COMO Shambhala Retreat is a world quality wellness center, that combines modern science and ancient healing techniques.

Why to go there?

The resort provides various facilities for 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. Banyan Tree Seychelles, Mahe, Seychelles

Guests are accommodated in private villas with infinity pools and sun decks. The Banyan Tree Spa provides an award-winning treatments, tranquil atmosphere and soothing Ocean sounds. Guests are also offered sea trips with a catamaran. Ultimately, dining, which offers a modern take on the Thai and South East Asian cuisine, makes a final touch to the impeccable Banyan Tree experience.

Why to go there?

The resort is embedded on a lush hill, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Anse Intendance beach, which is often considered to be the most beautiful on Earth.

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6. Seasons In Africa, Desroches Island, Seychelles

Guests are accommodated in private villas, surrounded with palm groves and lush exotic gardens. The beach is within a hand’s reach and one can encounter endangered tortoises, basking in the sun. The island is surrounded with a reef, which provides great diving opportunities.

Why to go there?

The resort arranges kayaks and bicycles for their guests to further explore the environment, while spa center offers relaxing treatments. Meanwhile restaurants prepare Creole cuisine using only the fresh ingredients.

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5. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, the Philippines

Situated in an eco-reserve, on a lush hill, overlooking turquoise water of Puka Shell Beach, Shangri-La is an ultimate sanctuary of relaxation. Impressive villas, scattered on a rocky peninsula, feature a private pool, a hot tub and a butler service. Rich wildlife, flora and fauna are protected and taken care by the resort. Guests can explore unspoiled nature by hiking the trails.

Why to go there?

Other activities include water sports, diving, tennis, adventure zone, health club facilities and more. Four restaurants, situated on the top of a cliff or a tree, offer dishes of world cuisines. Visit Shangri-La for a perfect holiday!

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4. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

The luxurious resort in the eastern Caribbean Sea fascinates not only with its service. Each room has an amazing panoramic view and an infinity pool! The island of St. Lucia, where English is an official language, attracts many tourists, who are looking for a relaxing vacation. Besides the warm climate and water, the island also has an unspoiled beautiful nature.

Why to go there?

The two volcanic Pitons rising right out of the sea for 700 m define the landscape and have become the signature feature of the hotel apparently. The resort offers many relaxing services, as well as action oriented activities like scuba, bike and water sports facilities. Moreover, the two sandy beaches are available exclusively for the hotel’s guests.

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3. Anantara Kihavah Villas, Maldives

The resort has the longest swimming pool in Maldives! It also boasts a wine cellar with a great collection of quality wines. The island features a beautiful palm grove, that has been hoasting a plantation in the past. Meanwhile the over-water villas also have pools, ensuring ultimate fun.

Why to go there?

The remote resort provides exclusive service and divine surroundings. Moreover, the weather in Maldives is perfect year round.

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2. Elysian, Bali, Indonesia

Comfortable private villas, long infinity pool, tropical gardens and unspoiled nature surrounding the resort will provide a low key luxury. The very elegant hotel boasts huge rooms and clean lines, representing a contemporary Asian architecture.

Why to go there?

The hotel even has a Balinese temple, so you can be assured that the guests are provided with tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, allowing to enjoy the pleasant vacation.

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1. W Retreat & Spa Maldives

One of the most luxurious resorts in Maldives invites you to have the holiday of your lifetime. The hotel boasts amazing reef, an underground nightclub and even a private island, which can be yours alone for a night. Moreover, there are small kiosks around the island, that provide snacks and toletries whenever you would need some.

Why to go there?

Everything is carefully planned and tailored in the resort: a DJ takes care of a relaxing music, the staff can help you plan a customized activities, great spa will provide massages and relaxation, while pristine beaches and crystal clear water will do the rest.

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