Who has never dreamt of spending winter in flip-flops and a swimsuit? You can look at these proposals to escape to one of these warm destinations where the temperature doesn’t drop below 20 degrees.
Just a few hours away by plane, you will enjoy the heat of North Africa. Fez and Marrakech are two of the most recommended cities, as the life of its souks and the beauty of the medinas will surprise you.
Sun and beach are confirmed throughout the year in the Atlantic archipelago. Each of its ten islands has charming corners, colorful houses and truly virgin beaches. It is also a highly recommended place for surfing.
In the Canary Islands spring temperatures prevail throughout the year, so it´s a highly recommended warm destination for winter. Don´t miss the dunes of Maspalomas, the natural parks of the island and try the famous “papas arrugás” with the local sauce called mojo picón.
Take advantage of the mild climate of Tunisia to discover its beaches, visiting the medina in flip-flops or taking a trip to the Sahara desert under the sun. Another advantage of this destination is that this period is considered low season, so the trip will be cheap.
The state of Goa will allow you to enjoy wonderful days of sun and beach at a more than pleasant temperature. Dare to leave Europe behind and discover a totally different culture.
This Atlantic island is a true natural paradise of green mountains and hidden beaches. The climate remains temperate throughout the year and the water temperature oscillates at 20 degrees … perfect for swimming all day!
If you have enough days to give yourself a good vacation, go to the other side the world to enjoy the summer of the southern hemisphere in Australia. Summer is just kicking off in Australia, which means sun, sand and surf await. Melbourne offers both oceanfront living and a vibrant city scene.
The beaches of Thailand are a true paradise with tropical climate. In this time of the year the heat is less suffocating and there are, in general, fewer tourists. Take the opportunity to visit this beautiful country.
The destination where the rain or cold don’t exist. Take the opportunity to visit the city, contemplate the tallest building in the world and immerse yourself in the luxury of the Arab Emirates.
Another warm destination to escape to during winter, especially for those who seek sun, sea and desert. Take the opportunity to visit the famous city of Petra and the red desert of Wadi Rum.
Our winter is summer in South Africa, meaning it's the perfect place to thaw out, especially during February and March when it's less crowded than earlier in the season. Hike Table Mountain, take it easy at the beach and shop around Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.
This wonderful island bathed by the Indian Ocean is the best option to totally disconnect and leave behind your coat and wool sweaters. Its climate is temperate, although during the winter months there are winds that are ideal for surfing or kiting.
Riviera Maya and Cancun will welcome you with a pleasant temperature, a paradisiacal landscape and the best beaches to lie under the sun and, simply, do nothing. Consider this option if what you need is a good dose of relaxation.
Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, Camaguey … enjoy the good weather and get charmed by the wonderful Cuban culture, a wonderful destination to visit. You won’t want to go back home!
Winter is the best time to visit Egypt because in summer the temperatures are almost unbearable. Complete your dream of discovering the Ancient Egyptian Empire, navigating the Nile and visiting the famous pyramids.
Do you like: waterfalls, scuba diving, mountains and untouched rainforests? If that's a hard yes, this central American enclave is for you. The Lodge at Pico Bonito abuts the Pico Bonito National Park, putting some of the world's most dazzling natural environments at your doorstep.
If you live on the East Coast, you'd be hard-pressed to find a shorter flight that will give you a more escapist feel. A few years back, the old school Pink Beach Club was revamped as the decadent and impeccable Loren, the island's first new hotel in more than a decade.
Winter is undeniably the best time to visit , as the festive city burns even brighter over the holidays. Thousands of lights illuminate the River Walk, and you can catch a festival or an old-fashioned rodeo show later on in this season.
Lather on the sunscreen as you explore the ancient Mayan Ruins, and cool off with a visit to the Great Blue Hotel, where you can snorkel through Belize’s incredible turquoise water. Renowned for its partying scene, you’ll have plenty of occasions to indulge in tropical drinks while you're in town.
Depending on how much you hate the snow, you might want to visit these picturesque deserts ASAP. Explore the great canyon of the Al Hajar Mountains and rip through the dunes of the Wahiba Sands. Head into Muscat to see the traditional architecture of the Royal Opera House Muscat and Grand Mosque, and be sure to take home some of the city’s famous fragnces.
If you’re more into surfing than snowboarding, Nicaragua is where you need to spend the season. Wander through Granada, one of the oldest cities with well-preserved colonial-era shops and houses, and search for your zen in the country’s natural parks, full of volcanoes and rainforests.
For some of us, the quickest way to cure the winter blues is to go where both the palm trees and the stars are. To relight your inner fire, jump between tanning at Venice Beach and taking in LA's burgeoning art scene.
Now is a dry season, so you can enjoy the warm weather without getting caught in a torrential downpour. There's also a number of local festivals from January through March, perfect for experiencing the culture.
Get ready for sun-filled days and temperatures on the mid-70s. Lounge on idyllic beaches, take advantage of the city's numerous water sports and explore the famous and colorful Art Deco District. In February, Miami will also host the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.
This time of year is one of Kauai's busiest, but with sunny days in the high 70s, it's worth pricier hotel rates. Don't worry about dealing with pesky crowds: The rural island only has two highways and visitors are encouraged to travel on foot through the gorfeous, rural terrain.
A notoriously romantic destination, a trip to the Maldives all but guarantees the most relaxing time of your life. If you prefer a more active getaway, speedboat tours, snorkeling and parasailing are popular choices.
Now is the best time to visit Rio de Janeiro, especially if you're looking to party. Music and fireworks at Copacabana Beach, and one of the world's biggest festivals, Carnival, at the end of February, there's no better place to dance the cold away.