Top 10 luxury winter sun destinations

A list of 10 luxury winter destinations

If you’re looking for a luxury winter sun holiday, then you’ve come to the right place! Here are 10 top destinations for a luxury winter break.

  1. Tenerife


Tenerife, may not be the first place you think of when you’re looking for a luxury escape, but it has more to offer beyond year-round sunshine and golden sandy beaches! You may not know this, but Tenerife is one of the few places in the world that has been designated as a Starlight Tourist Destination because of the spectacular night sky that drapes across the country. So, end a night of culinary delights and signature cocktails with a spot of stargazing at one of the many luxurious five-star resorts.


  1. Thailand


Thailand offers guests a peaceful escape with an exotic adventure. With a tropical climate throughout the year, it is perfect for catching some winter sun. Thailand offers such diversity that you can be amazed with a trip to see the elephants on a jungle adventure and then end your day with a dip in an infinity pool! For ultimate relaxation, Thailand boasts pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters with palm trees framing the coastline. For a culture trip, amble around Bangkok’s Grand Palace and marvel at its grandeur.


  1. Bali


One of Indonesia’s most popular islands, Bali, attracts with its inviting natural settings and historic temples. The laid-back lifestyle and tranquil atmosphere make Bali the perfect place for a relaxing luxury holiday. Lush rainforests and miles of rice paddy fields, means this island has lots to be explored!


  1. Barbados


What isn’t luxurious about an island escape? True island paradise, Barbados brings idyllic white sandy beaches and a vibrant culture to any holiday. With plenty of sunshine, it is ideal to escape the winter blues in style. Serving up the finest Caribbean cuisine, there are lots of bars and restaurants accompanied by the sweet sound of Caribbean music. The people are friendly, welcoming and are awaiting your arrival for your next luxury escape.


  1. Mexico


Mexico offers something for everyone including beautiful beaches to relax in the sunshine. Add some interesting ancient ruins, glimmering diving sites and you have the perfect destination for a luxury break this winter. Of an evening sit back and relax at one of Mexico’s marvellous resorts with a cocktail in hand – cheers to that!


  1. Cyprus


An enchanting island in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus enjoys lots of year-round rays. Home to the goddess of love, Aphrodite, Cyprus brings an authentic charm and a romantic feel. With winding cobbled streets, a rich history and fantastic cuisine, Cyprus is a great choice for a touch of luxury.


  1. Maldives


Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the Maldives transports you to a place of serenity and is the essence of true luxury. With turquoise waters and bright white sands, it really is like a dream come true. Enjoy some winter sun and let the sound of the waves on the shore rejuvenate your soul and relax your mind.


  1. Mauritius


For an Indian Ocean hideaway, Mauritius is the ideal destination for some winter sun. Featuring tropical jungles and impressive mountain backdrops, Mauritius is a rainbow for the senses. From colourful sea life to water sports, golf courses to white ribbons of sand, you will be spoilt for choice here. Enjoy a fusion of French, Creole and English influences which combine to bring a vibrant culture to life.


  1. Dubai


The dazzling city of Dubai is hotspot that can’t be missed when talking about luxurious escapes. Merging Arabic tradition with futuristic landscapes, Dubai is a thrilling UAE metropolis that provides large shopping malls and desert adventures. With upmarket amenities and Michelin starred restaurants, Dubai is an unmissable choice for luxury holidays.


  1. Madeira


Madeira, an archipelago of four islands to the northwest of Africa, benefits from warming sunshine to truly elevate your holiday activities. A top luxury destination, Madeira has rugged cliff faces and manicured gardens. With lots of natural landscapes, this Portuguese delight is popular with all ages. Home to plenty of bars and restaurants, the cuisine here is spectacular.


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