Winter is an excellent opportunity to travel and enjoy places that are different or full of the magic and splendour of this beautiful time of year.
Some people love the snow and the cold, associated with the Christmas season. However, in some places the bitter cold can be an excellent opportunity to escape to a place that offers other weather conditions.
That said, some destinations that are very attractive to visit in winter include:
An ideal example of where to go in winter to escape the cold is Gran Canaria, with its privileged average climate of 24°C, at this time of year it can reach 22°C during the day and up to 16°C at night, keeping it cool and pleasant, which is a perfect time to enjoy all that this beautiful island has to offer.
The Canary Islands have numerous options of beaches, all of which are well equipped with the security and service that tourists need, as well as excellent accommodation options, such as the hotels in Maspalomas Gran Canaria, especially in the southern part of the island, where Playa del Inglés, Meloneras, Maspalomas, among others, are located, where the level of service is unbeatable.
On the other hand, there you can visit the beautiful nature reserve of the Maspalomas Dunes, enjoy water sports, taste the excellent gastronomy, and have fun at night with its wide range of restaurants, discos and bars. Undoubtedly a beautiful place, of great category and in an eternal summer.
2. The Whitsunday Islands, Australia
November to March can be the most pleasant tome to visit Australia and The Whitsunday Islands, with temperatures between 20 – 30 °C or 65 – 86°F.
The Whitsunday Islands are a popular destination for holiday goers and locals alike. Sailing Whitsundays with Wings takes you to explore the 74 different islands that make up the Whitsundays.
Here you can snorkel, sail, swim, hike, or just lay on the beach in an exotic tropical location. The locals you meet will also be a highlight as Aussies are well known for their unique, easy-going and optimistic.
You may also run into some other locals on the islands or while snorkelling the coral reefs, the natural habitats and unique wildlife are the main drawcard to the Whitsundays. So be sure to take a camera to snap some pictures of animals you usually only ever see in a zoo.
3. Granada, Andalucía
Granada is a beautiful city that offers many opportunities to spend a great winter.
From walks along the beach, although it is not the ideal time to swim in it, to interesting tours where you can discover all its architectural wealth, accompanied by an excellent gastronomic offer.
Not to be missed is a visit to the Sierra Nevada, where you can enjoy snow sports such as skiing, ice skating, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowmobiling, etc. Its ski resort is perfectly equipped and is considered to be among the best in Europe.
It is another pleasant place to visit in winter, as it enjoys a good climate, as well as offering a large number of bars and restaurants where you can enjoy great tapas and drinks.
You can also visit its impressive architectural works such as the Casino of Murcia and the impressive Roman Theatre.
On the other hand, you can also visit places like the Almadenes Canyon and practice rafting or visit the Terra Natura park among other things.
The Canary Islands offer a pleasant climate all year round and in the case of Fuerteventura, being located close to the African continent, it offers one of the most pleasant climates during the winter.
On this island you have the opportunity to spend some great days during this time of the year, being able to enjoy its beaches, water sports, nightlife, activities such as hiking, boat trips, diving, among many others.
Another perfect place to go on a winter trip if you are looking to escape the cold is Malaga, where you can spend the winter without needing to wear a coat, as the average temperature is 20°C.
In this destination you can enjoy delicious meals in the beach area, in the various restaurants that are located there.
Where you choose to go in winter will depend on your preferences in terms of style and weather conditions, but there is no doubt that Spain has a wide range of places to suit all tastes, particularly if you are looking to escape the cold temperatures.
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