Top 15 Beach Destinations for Winter Escapes

Escape the cold and head to the beach this winter


The winter months are approaching fast, and before we know it the cold weather, snow, and wind chills will kick into full gear. If you’re not a fan of chilly weather, and you would rather not have to worry about shoveling snow out of your driveway, consider embarking on a winter escape.

Tourists flock to beaches year-round, but when the closest beach to you is deserted, and the ocean water feels like ice, you may want to consider booking a trip to somewhere with a warmer climate.[slideshow:92406]

Many of the destinations on this list are located in the Caribbean — Jamaica, Cayman Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to name a few. At these destinations, there is little rainfall during the winter months and the average temperature ranges from low 70s to mid-80s.

Whether you want to relax under the sun with a piña colada in your hand, go snorkeling in clear waters, kayak for scenic views, or experience the thrill of surfing on some of the world’s best beaches for big waves, the beach destinations on this list have something to offer everyone.


Top 15 Beach Destinations for Winter Escapes


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