Winter is a great time to treat yourself to a luxury getaway. You can embrace the chill of the season or plan an escape to somewhere that is sunny and warm. Here are some ideas for top luxury travel destinations to visit this winter.
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Top Luxury Travel Destinations to Visit this Winter
New York, USA
New York is a fabulous city in the USA that is filled with iconic landmarks, fabulous shopping, historical points of interest, and many exciting things to do. Indulge yourself in the world famous landmarks and make sure you visit Ellis Island, Central Park, The Empire State Building, and take a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge. There are many great shopping districts so be sure to check out areas like The Garment District, Soho, Midtown, West Village, and Madison Avenue. Be sure to explore the exciting cultural points of interest like New York Public Library, The Museum of Modern Art, and take in a play on Broadway.
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Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and it is a fabulous place for a winter break. The temperature is mild during the day but it can drop below 0 at night so be sure to bundle up. Accommodation in Portugal will be cheaper during the winter, so you’ll be able to bag yourself a bargain. The city has amazing architecture so be sure to visit places like Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, and Igreja & Museu São Roque. Grab a coffee and stroll along the riverfront Praça do Comércio.
Sweden is a great place to go to embrace the cold of winter. You can stay at Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel, which is redesigned each year from ice. Spend your days skiing on the local hills, learning how to drive a dog sled, snowmobiling, and spend an afternoon learning how to track reindeer. Visit the capital city of Stockholm where you can explore Christmas Markets, wander through Gamla Stan, or take a break from the winter cold in a sauna.
London is a wonderful city for a winter getaway. There are so many fascinating things to do. Make sure you treat yourself to a city tour where you can see iconic landmarks like: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Explore the many art galleries and museums like Tate Modern, and Imperial War Museum. Stay at a luxurious five star hotel or rent a luxurious apartment inside the city. Explore New Bond Street, Bond Street, or Harrods and spend a day shopping for Christmas gifts for loved ones.
Sri Lanka is a great place to go if you are looking for a warm and sunny winter holiday. The country has stunning beaches, adventure ecotourism, and many cultural landmarks to explore. The best beaches are in the south so be sure to head to areas like Mirissa, Unawatuna, and Hikkaduwa for a relaxing beach break. You can also head into the hills and explore the tea plantations that produce the world famous Ceylon Tea that Sri Lanka is famous for. Be sure to explore the exciting Uda Walawe National Park where you can see animals like elephants, sloth bears, monitor lizards and more than 150 species of birds.
I hope that this post has inspired you to go on a getaway this coming winter. As you can see, there are so many top luxury travel destinations to visit during the winter months. Do you have a favorite one?