Are you tired of the shivering climes of Europe? Why not treat yourself to a winter holiday and celebrate Christmas by sunning yourself on a golden beach or exploring a new exotic city.
Dubai – One of the most popular destinations for winter sun, with guaranteed sunshine and beaches. Dubai is a shopaholics paradise, famous for it’s high class shops and restaurants. Temperatures have been known to reach a scorching 31 degrees in December and there is little chance of rain.
Cancùn – If you’re a bit of a party animal Cancùn then will be just the place for your winter escape. Well known for it’s clubs and wild nights, this south eastern city of Mexico provides long stretches of golden sand and December temperatures reach an average of 27 degrees. But it’s not all parties, this city also boasts some fantastic Mayan ruins as well as the opportunity to take part in some fun extreme sports.
Cyprus – There’s something for everyone on the enchanting island of Cipro. A curious mix of East and West, Turkish and Greek, it is nestled in the balmy waters of the Mediterranean. Perfect if you just want a little warmth in winter rather than scorching heat – it reaches around 20 degrees in December. Celebrate Christmas to a backdrop of cedar trees and olive groves not to mention the opportunity to delight in the beautiful food.
Bangkok – Fancy an exotic Oriental take on your Yuletide festivities? Well, it doesn’t get much better than Bangkok. Enjoy an evening meal beside the Chao Praya River and luxuriate in the fragrant air of a Siam night. This city is buzzing with activity and with all that spicy food you’ll be guaranteed to return home with your internal stove fully heated!
Madeira – This beautiful Portuguese island will give you sun, sea and sand in a subtropical setting. It’s temperate winter climate can reach 20 degrees in December. If you fancy something other than beaches you can take a walk through the Levadas of the Madeira mountains and experience the breath-taking scenery.
Christmas needn’t be a cold turkey this year. Just hop on a plane and escape to a better place!
Hotels in Nicosia, Cyprus
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