When the weather turns colder, and Christmas has passed, there’s nothing more alluring than a winter sun holiday to rejuvenate the spirits. Start the New Year with a new adventure, whether it be to a far-flung tropical paradise or somewhere closer to home and ignite the senses for travel for another year. Here we look at some of the best destinations for travel in January, February and March.
Best for Families
Everyone knows that the Canary Islands enjoy year-round sunshine, Tenerife makes a great winter-sun destination for the family and with just a four-hour flight time, it’s a great choice for the little ones, Ritz Carlton Abama from, from £1145pp (Citadel deluxe room for 7 nights including flights and transfers) understated luxury and a purpose-built complex for families. Further afield, this is an opportune time of year to visit Dubai, where temperatures are far below the searing heat of the summer and children can comfortably enjoy the many activities that the destination has to offer. The ultra-sophisticated One&Only Royal Mirage, from £2295pp (Palace Superior Deluxe room for 7 nights including flights and transfers) , has an excellent Kids Club as well as being an elegant choice for the adults.
Best for Couples
The British winter is the perfect time to visit the Maldives, where rainfall is at its lowest and the Indian Ocean is at its calmest, perfect for viewing the exotic marine life these islands are so well known for. The over-water, beach and tree-top villas at Amilla Fushi, from £3960pp, offer the perfect romantic escape and each has its own private pool. Travelling west, the Caribbean islands are also blessed with hot days and little rain during our winter months. St Lucia, with its lush natural beauty offers something for those seeking relaxation as well as adventure and those staying at the ultra-refined and uber-classy Cap Maison, from £2165pp (Garden View Room for 7 nights including flights and transfers) will appreciate the full romance of this destination.
Best for a Short Break
If you’re looking for a quick getaway to satisfy your thirst for travel then consider Marrakech, with its maze-like souks and backdrop of the snow-capped High Atlas Mountains. The impressive Mandarin Oriental, from £2095pp (Atlas Suite for 5 nights including flights and transfers), is just a 10-minute walk from the city’s famous Medina and a three-and-a-half-hour flight from the UK. If you’re willing to travel further, then Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s favourite destinations for luxury long weekend. The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, from £1175pp (Superior King Room for 5 nights including flights and transfers), offers a classy and luxurious base for your action-packed few days.
Best for adventure
This could be a great time to consider a cruise, where every day brings a new port of call and your base is a luxury liner comparable with a the best five-star hotels. Celebrity Cruises’ South Pacific, Fiji & Tonga cruise, from £3,209pp visits some of the world’s most breathtakingly beautiful and culturally-rich destinations.
With such a treasure-trove of destinations to choose from, be sure to speak to an expert to make the right choice for you. Contact our team of dedicated personal holiday consultants, who will ensure every detail is taken care of.
Guest post by Luxury Worldwide Collection