Winter is a perfect time to go on vacation because it can be really very boring and depressing to stay at home as the days are short and nights are long and cold. So, if you are looking to spend some refreshing days and be happy, here are 5 winter escapes you should consider:
Israel is a perfect destination as a winter getaway. It boasts of a great number of holy sites for Muslims, Christians and Judaists. Its archeological sites are equally popular tourist attractions. Having a long coastline on the eastern Mediterranean Sea, this Middle Eastern country has a great number of beaches perfect for a great number of beach activities. Israel is a hiker’s paradise during February. Its hills such as the Golan Heights, Galilee, and Judea are covered with green grass and wildflowers. There are a good number of traditional and religious festivals in March and April. With limitless number of things to do and see, you can expect to have a refreshing vacation and feel really happy.
Skiing In France
The high-altitude snow-sure skiing and tree-lined runs, diversity of ski resorts and the superb food make France one of the top countries for an excellent ski break. If you love skiing, then the French Alps can be your ultimate winter escape. The French Alps boast some of the largest ski resorts including Les Trois Vallées, Portes du Soleil, Val Thorens and Tignes. With hundreds of ski resorts for all types of skiers (beginners, mediocre and experts), France is always waiting to offer you a wonderful winter escape to make you happy and there can be no better way to experience the Alps than renting a luxury French ski chalet.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan can be a dreamy winter escape for someone who loves activity holiday. This beautiful destination offers its visitors a wide range of activities to do including deep sea fishing, horse riding, eco-adventure and ziplining, old San Juan food tour, snorkeling, Jet Ski tours and so on. This island destination boasts of a good number of colonial artifacts. So you can expect to have some wonderful days in San Juan as part of your winter holiday.
With many of the Greek islands being among the most popular island destinations around the world, it’s always a good idea to spend some quality time in winter in one or more Greek islands. You can have a great holiday in Greece no matter what you’re looking for due to it’s variation. Here are some of the most popular Greek islands based on what they are best for: Corfu- best for families; Symi- best for couples, Mykonos- best for hotels, Crete- best for food, Kefalonia- best for wine, Andros- best for hiking and Santorini- best for views.
Diving in Maldives
If you are someone who loves underwater diving, Maldives can be an outstanding winter activity holiday destination. A splendid country of tropical beauty, this island nation on the Indian Ocean has all the arrangement you need to have an unforgettable winter holiday. For both novice and expert divers, Maldives’ coral islands are always waiting to provide one of the best diving experiences in the world.
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