For many dreading the cold season, destinations with great winter sun are the best place to escape the freezing winter
Winters can be tough to get through sometimes- the sun sets early, the atmosphere turns gloomy and the days seem to drag on. Are you dreading the snow, the cold winds, the freezing temperatures of the winter season? Want to escape from the harsh winter coming up? Then plan a visit to some of the best winter sun destinations this winter season; here are 5 must-visit places for the winter sun:
1. Phuket, Thailand
The largest Thai island, Phuket is a great place for people to escape the cold season; the pristine white beaches catch some of the best suns during winter. Not only does this large Thai island offer beach bumming and diving, but has amazing food that’ll leave you wanting more. With its large variety of leisure spas and hotels, Phuket is an ideal destination for those looking for something more than just beaches- it’s a place where you can truly relax in the lap of luxury.
A well-known archipelago, Maldives is the perfect place for a relaxing family vacation. The cluster of islands are family friendly and bring out over a million visitors each year. Dubbed as the Indian Ocean Paradise, you’ll be glad to know that all the 1200 islands are covered with white sand beaches with sparkling blue waters, making it one of the best destinations to visit during the winter.
Mauritius, an island bursting with wildlife, has just the right temperature to lure in escapees of the cold winter. From luxury resort with fantastic views of the Indian ocean to extensive water sports and wildlife, Mauritius is bringing more competition to the table. Deemed an island Eden, Mauritius is definitely paradise on earth with its lovely sunshine, white sand beaches sapphire-blue waters.
From glorious mountains to sandy deserts to gorgeous beaches, Oman has a lot to offer to its visitors. The country allows people to experience authentic Arab culture without the excessive flashing of wealth and opulence. Oman is full of ancient Islamic architecture and its capital, Muscat, is home to the contemporary Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque; Muscat also houses the historic ports of Muttrah with a busy interconnected souk and a popular fish market.
5. Kerala, India
Kerala is another destination, on the brinks on South India, that is famous for its labyrinthine backwaters that lay parallel to the Arabian sea. The state covers almost 600 km of the Arabian sea as part of long and slender coastline which receives the perfect rays of sunshine during the winter for those escaping the snow. Kerala's mouth-watering cuisine along with its exotic wildlife scene makes it a must-visit this winter.