Best Places for Winter Sun
For those who dream of leaving behind the cold winter months and heading to sunnier climes, we have pulled together some gorgeous getaways. All these locations stay warm throughout the year, promising a healthy dose of vitamin D as the ultimate antidote to winter's chill.
Whether you want that picture perfect palm-fringed beach, or an action-packed escape, we will tailor-make your ideal luxury winter sun holiday.
A luxury boutique beach resort in one of the most sublime locations on earth, Zil Pasyon is definitely one for the bucket list. Expect hideaway villas wedged between the enormous rocks and wandering walking trails taking you to tiny beaches graced with the impossibly clear water of the Indian Ocean. Six Senses have become synonymous in opening seductively beautiful beach hotels and Zil Pasyon is a wonderful addition to the collection.
This elegant colonial-style Caribbean resort is nestled in a secluded cove, offering privacy and stunning sea vistas. Blue Waters is a tropical paradise, perfect for couples seeking a retreat – it’s a chance to escape the winter chill and swap grey days for sunny skies. Stroll along private white sandy beaches, take a dip in the azure ocean, explore the resort’s lush gardens, relax in the spa and enjoy the complimentary resort activities.
Set in the heart of Cape Town’s vibrant cultural centre, with views of the surrounding Table Mountain, Belmond Mount Nelson is one of the city’s most iconic hotels. Its winning location close to the famous Kloof Street makes it an ideal stay for those wishing to explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, especially for those after a winter break in the sun.
Bask in elevated barefoot luxury in an idyllic over-water villa at Gili Lankanfushi. This beautiful resort is located on a small island giving it a secluded, intimate feel. Enjoy the diverse and experiential dining options and high levels of service. This is winter sun relaxation at its finest.
If you’re looking to escape the winter chill and enjoy world-class service in one of the world’s most popular travel destinations, add Dubai to your must-visit list this winter. Jumeirah Al Naseem is positioned on Dubai’s longest stretch of private beach and boasts a contemporary Arabic design, along with a peaceful atmosphere and scenic surroundings. Make the most of Dubai’s temperate weather at this time of year. Enjoy all the trimmings of the hotel before venturing out to discover Dubai including the nearby Wild Wadi Waterpark and famous Burj Al Arab.
This scenic spot is where the charm and elegance of an English country house and the tropical beauty and character of Barbados meet. Located on the quiet west coast, Cobblers Cove offers a luxurious ‘home from home’ feeling in a picturesque Caribbean setting. Look forward to a warm winter getaway at this hidden gem in Barbados.
Chill out in the winter sunshine at Spice Island Beach Resort in Grenada. This stylishly elegant family-run hotel is located on the stunning Grand Anse beach, one of the best in the Caribbean. Dive into the cool blue waters, try your hand at watersports, enjoy gourmet dining at Oliver’s, sip cocktails at sunset and feel the fine Caribbean sand between your toes!
With a stunning rainforest backdrop, this exclusive hideaway in Langkawi is a truly idyllic beachside escape for you and your loved one this winter. The excellent service, unique rooms, exceptional restaurants, superior facilities and scenic coastline at this secluded resort offer the perfect beach retreat. Escape into nature and discover the local flora and fauna, or simply kick back and relax poolside.