What Are Some Warm Places To Visit In Winter?
Have you ever wished you could get away from the cold and damp weather of the winter months and head to the sun instead? There’s a lot to enjoy in the UK over the colder months of the year, but sometimes, we just want to get away from it all and spend a couple of weeks soaking in the rays. Rather than hibernating indoors and checking out the new bingo operators in the UK, why not take a look at some of the best winter holiday destinations? Whether you’re keen to stay close to home or whether you’re eager to explore a little further afield, there’s sure to be a winter sun destination to suit you. None of the following destinations have temperatures below 20 degrees Celsius, so you can be certain of some well-deserved sun!
Travel just a few hours in an aeroplane and you’ll be in North Africa, where it’s toasty warm all year round. Marrakech and Fez are the two most popular resorts here, and you’ll love the beautiful medinas and bargain-filled souks.
All year long you can enjoy glorious sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches on Cape Verde. This Atlantic archipelago has ten islands, each of which boasts colourful houses, amazing surfing opportunities and charming corners.
Throughout the year warm temperatures prevail in Gran Canaria, so if you travel here during the winter months you’ll still be able to sunbathe. The Maspalomas sand dunes are a must-viit as are the island’s natural parks.
Tunisia has a wonderfully mild climate which makes it a great place to go to discover gorgeous beaches. There are some truly unique experiences to enjoy here. Where else can you visit the Sahara desert or the set of Star Wars? You can also visit the medina and enjoy some haggling with the locals for bargains.
If you’re ready to head a little further afield, the Asian continent is a wonderful place to go to enjoy some glorious sun and amazing cultural experiences. Goa is the perfect spot to visit if you want to enjoy beaches in all their glory all winter long.
In the Atlantic ocean, Madeira is a beautiful island made up of hidden beaches and green mountains. All year round the climate is temperature and with the water temperature holding steady at about 20 degrees it’s ideal for year-round swimming.
If you don’t mind heading to the other side of the world to enjoy some winter sunshine, Australia is the ideal hotspot. Our winter is their summer, so you’ll enjoy the best weather while you also soak up the many other fantastic attractions that this enormous and diverse country has to offer.
Thailand’s beaches are famous all over the world for their beauty, and when paired with the tropical climate it’s easy to see why so many people head here during the winter months. Thailand is a truly beautiful country, and offers cultural experiences that are unlike any other.
Cold and rain don’t exist in Dubai. Instead, you can enjoy glorious year-round sunshine while you visit this high-tech city, see the world’s tallest building and indulge in some high-end retail therapy.
Although Jordan may not be the most famous vacation destination, it’s certainly worth considering during the winter months, especially if you’re drawn to sea, sun and desert landscapes. The heritage site of Petra can be found here, and it’s a must-visit during your stay, as is the Wadi Rum red desert.
Travel to the south of the African continent to experience some of the most stunning beaches. There’s plenty to discover here along the Garden Route, and as an added benefit, English is widely spoken.
In the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a beautiful island paradise where you can disconnect from reality, leave your winter woollens behind and relax on sandy beaches. If you’re a fan of surfing and kiting, you’ll particularly enjoy a winter break here.
Cancun and the Riviera Maya are two of the most popular Mexican holiday resorts that welcome travellers throughout the winter months with their beautiful landscapes, glorious beaches and pleasant temperatures. Lie back, relax and sip a margarita – what could be better?
Cuba has its own fascinating and unique culture, and the glorious city of Havana is a must-see. Of course, the weather is also a major draw here, and you’ll struggle to find a better destination to discover during the cold winter time.
If you’ve always wanted to visit Egypt and see world famous sights like the pyramids, the winter is the best time to do it. The temperatures are still hot at this time of year, but not as unbearable as during the summer, and the sites are less crowded so you can see the Sphinx without hordes of other tourists blocking your way!
Plan Your Winter Holiday
If you’re ready to plan a holiday to get away from the cold winter weather this year, any of these destinations could be the ideal spot for you. Whether you love culture, relaxation or activities, there’s sure to be something on this list that appeals to you. What are you waiting for? It’s time to start arranging your vacation so you can escape to the sunshine and give yourself a much-needed break from the chill!