Top 10 Winter Escapes
Winter it’s here!! and sometimes we just want to heat things up and take a direct flight to any possible warm place on earth that we like to call our winter escape ! Don’t worry we got your back and we curated 10 picturesque destinations for travelers to escape cold winter weather. Plan your next vacation to one of these hot spots.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Why? Temperature along this rocky green coastline rarely drops below the 50 degrees. You can climb to the top of the cathedral in Amalfi, shop for ceramics in Vietri sul Mare, or explore villas in Ravello.
Why? 80-degree days and dramatic landscapes. The fleeting mountain rain feeds abundant waterfalls and lush rainforests that are yours to hike and explore.
Why? 227 islands to choose from, you’ve got plenty of options. Romantic, breathtaking sunsets and beautiful beaches and nightlife.
Why? Boasts more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and winter temperatures stay mainly in the 50s, occasionally reaching as high as the low 60s. Monaco’s biggest tourist draw may be the Formula One Grand Prix in the spring, the principality offers many attractions for low-season visitors.
Why? Guaranteed to provide the winter weary traveler with the finest tropical paradise. Resorts and bungalows are available in every price range, and lounging on the pristine beaches is free. Surrounded by a barrier reef and a handful of smaller islands, Bora Bora is a great place for scuba diving and snorkeling.
Alajuela, Costa Rica
Why? Happiest country on Earth!, hikes to waterfalls, volcano-heated thermal pools and mud baths. Try the thermal volcanic mud water pools and clear water hot springs.
Turks and Caicos Islands
Why? Dive, swim and snorkel in the world’s third largest coral reef system; enjoy the diverse culture; dance to ripsaw music; and eat lots of fresh seafood. English is the main language, and the U.S. dollar is the local currency.
Why? Lush with rain forest, sprouting with banana plantations and, most of all, rich in culture. Driving the island, it’s clear that much of the action is found on the west side, where the calm Caribbean Sea laps its waves ever so softly against the shore.
Why? Is where many go to escape winter thanks to its mild temperatures and as much as ten hours of sunshine a day in January. A gem worth discovering at any time of year, Madeira is especially great to visit in winter months due to the reduced numbers of visitors and the low cost of living will make it a very affordable trip after your Christmas splurging.
Why? One of the Mediterranean’s best kept secrets, often forgotten in winter, which means that the streets of capital city Valletta or the beaches of nearby Gozo, are emptier than during busy summer months.