Who doesn’t love fluffy white pavements and foggy breaths? A lot of people apparently. It’s not that snuggling in warm blankets and sitting by the crackling fire cannot be relaxing and enjoyable in its own right, it’s just that sometimes you’d like to step out your door and not get frost bite. Its ok, I understand, and that is why I’m here to help. Here is a list of 6 places you can visit to escape the wrath of Frosty the snow man.
Maldives is a collection of 1,192 coral islands southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea. It consists of white sand beaches and impressively blue waters that draw many people to its beauty and make it a preferred escape from winters.
But fear not social introverts, the stunning islands of Maldives may attract a lot of travelers and honeymooners; every resort is its own island. With so many to choose form, big hotel brands are always competing for business. You are likely to easily find one best suited to your tastes that give the perfect amount of privacy and pampering. However, if you are more of a social butterfly or an intrepid backpacker, recently the islands have opened up to tourists in a way you don’t have to stay in resorts disconnected from the local community. Traveling from island to island is possible by public ferry, and staying in one of the quickly growing number of private guest houses on inhabited islands for a wholesome experience.
The Bahamas is an island country which consists of somewhere around 700 islets, islands, and cays in the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola. The weather is always pleasant in the Bahamas as it is warm and sunny all year round. The islands are packed with activities from eco-tours to water sports and shopping to quiet romantic getaways. Paradise Island is an island famous for catering to people who live for parties. Whereas resort islands like Abaco Islands provide seclusion and privacy, if that is what you’re looking for. The Bahamas are also known for the turquoise water, fishing and water sports among other things as well.
If you want more than just a warm resort to laze around all day, Cyprus might just be the place for you. Within the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, it is an island country, off the coasts of Syria and Turkey, full of cultural heritage and history. There is a strange sort of flow between the two fundamentally different societies of Greek and Turkish culture that occupy the island.
The story of Cyprus can still be experienced in its historic sites, museums and even a simple walk on its streets. The food is greatly inspired by Greek, Turkish and even Middle Eastern cuisine, which results in dishes entirely unique to the island. Cyprus not only offers gorgeous beaches for the water lovers, but also valleys, mountains and vineyards for people with an affinity for the greener parts of nature. Overall, Cyprus offers a rich and raw experience, presenting its diverse cultures and similar people leaving you feeling enlightened.
Siwa Oasis is an Egyptian oasis, between the Egyptian Sand Sea the Qattara Depression and in the Libyan Desert. The oasis is filled with palm and olive trees. In between the shady groves, small settlements are connected with curving dirt paths. Hotels representing the roots of the country are set up for tourists and travelers. The oasis holds clear springs dotted throughout the area, perfect for escaping the weather if the heat becomes too much for you.
The edge of the oasis boasts the Great Sand Sea, the best place for some desert exploration. There are agencies that provide tours of the magnificent mass of sand as well.
Bora Bora is an island of French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean. It is northwest of Papeete, and is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. It possesses a view that captivates you before you even set foot on the island. Its world famous turquoise lagoons brilliantly compliment the sky-high forest capped peaks. The one thing the island surprisingly lacks is an abundance of beaches one would normally expect, however the shallow water gives opportunity for plenty of water related activities such as diving, lagoon tours, parasailing and snorkeling etcetera. The iconic over the water bungalows are what truly set this island apart from all others. And though the scenic beauty of the island makes it a great romantic spot for honeymooners and anniversary celebrations, the island presents many opportunities for people looking for adventures with a side of refreshing scenery.