Don’t let the winter blues get the best of you. Travel in comfort and style to some of the world’s best winter destinations.
From warm weather attractions to endless adventures, these destinations will entice you to want to stay forever. Head to the popular place that inspired “Girl from Ipanema” or the seclusion of the Turks. Any of these remote travel destinations will certainly help to heat things up.
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In Costa Rica, you’ll really feel like “life is good.” With gorgeous beaches, beautiful rainforests filled with exotic wildlife, and the laid-back culture, this island is one adventure that can cure even the heaviest of holiday blues! Named the happiest place on earth, Costa Rica is a tropical haven that can be explored via horseback, foot, or kayak.
From national parks and volcanoes, to waterfalls and rainforests, the adventures in Costa Rica are truly endless. While this is a popular tourist attraction, there are many different options for seclusion and relaxation. No matter what you see, the gorgeous and exotic beauty of Costa Rica will leave you wanting more.
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Located in the South Pacific, Fiji has over 30 magnificent islands. While most of these islands aren’t inhabited, all can be explored (and that’s highly encouraged). While this is the best destination to truly get away from it all, Fiji is definitely not primitive. Filled with five-star resorts and a plethora of amenities, there are plenty of activities here for whatever type of vacation you desire.
While you can’t go wrong with any island or town, one of Fiji’s best-kept secrets is the Yasawa Islands. Home to well-maintained backpacking trails, around every twist and turn, you’ll discover the real beauty of Fiji’s turquoise colored ocean waters and swaying coconut palm trees.
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The great escape of Aruba encompasses beautiful white sand beaches (20 of them to be exact), an average temperature of 82 degrees, and free Wi-Fi. This serene island also includes a national park filled with caves, wildlife, and spas. If you feel the need to “work from home,” say hello to Aruba.
But don’t give in to the free Wi-Fi too much. Other items not to miss while you vacation in Aruba are soaking in the rich Dutch culture at Fort Zoutman and Aruba Historical Museum, cacti mixed with divi-divi trees in Arikok National Park, and the colorful dining and entertainment environment in Oranjestad. Mixed with vast contrasts such as casinos alongside wild lands, Aruba will certainly surprise you every step of the way.
Turks and Caicos Islands
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For underwater kaleidoscopic beauty, the many islands of Turks and Caicos is every scuba diver’s and snorkeler’s dream. Located along the world’s third largest reef barrier, the show is quite spectacular. Blue marlin are also known to fill these waters, which reel those fishermen in. Plus, only 8 of the 40 islands are inhabited, truly making this destination the perfect spot for isolation.
Turks and Caicos is also home to breathtaking beaches, deluxe resorts, and an indulgent lifestyle. Offering the perfect mix of a tourist destination in those bigger cities and deserted island paradise on those smaller islands, the islands of Turks and Caicos will not disappoint.
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Explore South America’s hot spot without all the crowds. Being “off season” in winter means that you’ll have (almost private) access to breathtaking beaches, luxurious hotels, and all the different sights and sounds of Rio de Janeiro. Home to one of the new Seven Wonders of the World—Christ the Redeemer—this dazzling and gorgeous city will wipe all your blues away.
This part of Brazil is also known for its plethora of beaches and dramatic mountain ranges. Mixed into the festive culture are the sounds of the samba and bossa nova rhythms. Known as the “cidade maravilhosa” or marvelous city, Rio de Janeiro should definitely be on your list of must go-to destinations.
Make those feelings of blue turn red-hot and start planning your holiday vacation. Fly in one of our luxurious jets and arrive in style to your ultimate winter escape. From exploring the golden green rainforests of Costa Rica to lounging on the beach in Aruba, these recommended destinations are sure to keep you warm all winter long.