With the cold winter chill comes the holiday season and you know what that means. It’s time to plan a vacation with your family or your special someone. This could mean enjoying the cold weather or going to a place with a tropical climate where you can avoid the freezing temperatures. Whether you decide to visit luxury cottages in Ohio or go on a cruise in the Caribbean, the most important thing is to enjoy your winter getaway. Below are five winter getaway ideas to consider:
The Caribbean Island of St. Martin – If you want to get away from the cold and crisp winter chill, why not visit the Caribbean? This is an ideal getaway for the entire family. On the island of St. Martin, you can bask under the sun while enjoying the magnificent views of the ocean. There are plenty of villas and cottages that you can rent. Enjoy the island life and be at one with nature in this exotic vacation destination.
Hiking in Costa Rica – For a laid-back winter getaway, try the rainforests of Costa Rica where you can find exotic wildlife. Costa Rica has a diverse wildlife, pristine beaches, and a laid-back culture that is perfect for a relaxing vacation. During the winter, Costa Rica experiences a dry season, which is ideal for your outdoor adventures.
Ice Castles in Sweden – If you are someone who enjoys the winter cold, head to Sweden and stay at the ice hotel. You can try out different activities including dog sledding, snowmobiling, and learning how to ice sculpt. You can also have a few drinks at the ice bar. If you go there at the right time, you may even have an amazing view of the Northern Lights that will make your winter getaway even more magical.
Ancient Temples of Cambodia – Unleash your inner adventurer by visiting Cambodia. It’s best to visit the country during the winter, as Cambodia tends to be humid and hot during the summer months. If you are into history and adventure, visit Angkor Wat where you can see hundreds of temples that date back to the ninth century.
Repositioning cruise. If you have lots of time for your winter getaway, go on a repositioning cruise ship and visit several places during your travel. There are cruises that last for two weeks up to a month. Check the available schedules and view the different stops for the ship. Choose one that interests you the most. If you are travelling with children, a Disney cruise might be the best winter getaway for your family.
These are some winter getaway ideas that will make you enjoy your holiday vacation. Getaways don’t always have to be expensive. If you book in advance and take advantage of promos, you might even get to travel for half the price. With careful planning and a thirst for adventure, you are sure to find that perfect winter destination that you and your family will truly enjoy and cherish for years to come.