When the cold gets to be too much, minds start churning about taking a vacation to a faraway – warm – place. If you are finding yourself in this situation, then it is time that you discover the best winter vacation destinations available. Find your suitcase, grab your friends or family, and get ready to set off on one of Diamond Resorts amazing wintry escapes.
Florida is home to shops with some of the hottest fashions, the most beautiful beaches, and an unbelievable and spicy nightlife. South Beach is a place where people from all backgrounds come together to enjoy the sun, the sand, and the stress-free, island-like escape. And if you are looking for exotic cuisine you will find it on every corner. It’s a melting pot – and its perfect.
Book a trip to Barefoot’n Resort for a relaxing vacation with the whole family and enjoy the end of the year on the coast.
This art deco area is sure to warm you up and show you an enjoyable time on your winter getaway!
2. Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Are you looking to warm up in a tropical setting filled with a mix of scenery, such as beautiful beaches, national park, and wildlife reserves? Then Guanacaste, Costa Rica is your idea of winter vacation destination. Known as the “Golden Coast,” Guanacaste is an up and coming area that has been attracting tourists from all over the globe. Find a cozy, relaxing spot at the GeoHoliday at Pueblo Real or the Occidental Grand Papagayo Resort.
For the outdoor type, there are many things to do. This includes zip-lining, snorkeling, white water rafting, hiking the rainforest, and, of course, shopping and dining.
3. Acre, Brazil
Acre, Brazil is located in the Amazon Rainforest. It’s hot and humid climate is also home to some breathtaking views. Visiting Acre means you are surrounding yourself with nature. So, what do you do in Acre? You relax. You can explore the surrounding forests and take in some beautiful waterfalls. Visit some local hot spots. And then enjoy the quiet – and warm – break from the winter weather.
Consider booking a stay at the Grand Palladium Imbassai Resort & Spa for the ultimate getaway Brazil has to offer.
Some of the hottest tourist spots in Mexico are Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, and Cancun. These places offer the ultimate beach getaways. Leave the chill and come chill in Mexico. Absorb the sun, the crystal blue waters, and the soft and sandy beaches.
Learn more about Cabo Azul Resort if you’re thinking about heading south for the winter.
The daytime is for peace and relaxation while the nighttime is for letting loose and turning the heat up a bit higher. It’s the perfect place to escape to.
5. Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona is a luxury destination on the outskirts of the Phoenix metropolitan area. In addition to warmer temps, you will find high-end shopping and dining. Endless golf games also spark some interest to lovers of the game – especially on some of the most amazing golf courses.
In Scottsdale, you can travel through the preserves and surrounding deserts. Explore the city. Go horseback riding. Hike local peaks and mountains. Check out the Penske Racing Museum. Try your luck in the casino. Or, just relax and enjoy the view. This city offers a little bit of everything – so there is something everyone can enjoy as you plan your winter vacation.
6. San Diego, California
San Diego is naturally beautiful. You can escape here and never have to seek a formal means of entertainment. Rather, enjoy the natural surroundings – such as Coronado Beach, La Jolla Cove, Balboa Park, or Torrey Pines State Reserve. Now, add all this excitement to a never-ending list of things to do, and you’ve got a winter vacation in San Diego.
Here are a few of the things you can find to do in San Diego:
- Amusement parks and other adventure destinations.
- Rich in arts and culture, you can visit the theatre, museums, live shows, galleries, etc.
- Enjoy the Pacific with sailing, jet-skiing, fishing, boating, scuba diving, surfing, etc.
- Whale watching, bird sighting, and spa days can prove to be very relaxing.
7. Las Vegas, Nevada
Dubbed “Sin City” and full of all-night lights and sounds, Las Vegas is a great escape for those looking to find something else to do outside of the winter weather. You will find gambling – big and small. There is shopping, both for souvenirs and high-end retail stores. The number of live shows Las Vegas has to offer can hardly be counted – from famous musicians to cabarets.
Stay at the Desert Paradise Resort and relax all day by the pool, in the spa, or wherever you find enjoyment. But, when the sun goes down, be prepared to have some fun!
8. The Caribbean
The Caribbean is home to many, many islands. And these islands can whisk you away from reality faster than you can say coconut palm.The Caribbeanis comprised of beautiful sandy beaches, a climate made for a tropical paradise, and hot days and cool nights.
Some of the most popular Caribbean islands are:
- The Antilles
- Puerto Rico
9. New Orleans, Louisiana
Ready to enjoy a Cajun experience? If so, New Orleans is your place. Enjoy airboat rides through the bayous, munch on some authentic Creole cuisine, and discover southern charm at its finest. An area rich in culture, arts, music, and history – once you visit you will go home with such a world of knowledge of things you never knew existed.
10. Honolulu, Hawaii
Lots of people desire to go on a Hawaiian vacation. Even more so when it is in the middle of winter! Bright blue beaches, white sand, incredible snorkeling, and green tropical landscapes. There are so many natural wonders to explore – including volcanoes.
Spend time at a spa, sip a frosty beverage at a luau, and enjoy watching hula dancers at sunset. There is shopping, world-class fine dining restaurants, local wildlife to meet, and so much more. In fact, there is so much fun to be had in the Hawaiian Islands – what are you waiting for?
If you are ready to kiss the snow and the freezing temperatures goodbye for a bit, then you need to find yourself a winter destination that will envelop you and yours in a warmth that will make you never want to leave!
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