The Absolute Best Beach Winter Escapes

No need to fret the cold weather; spots with warm climates are not far away


The winter months are approaching fast, and before you know it the cold weather, snow, and wind chills will be preoccupying your thoughts. Get away from all of that escape to a place where you won’t have to worry about shoveling snow out of your driveway (which could be a fun exercise to do in the snow).[slideshow:102802]

Tourists flock to beaches year-round, but when the closest one to you is deserted or closed due to cold temperatures, and the ocean water feels like ice, you may want to consider booking a trip to somewhere with a warmer climate.

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 big wave beaches, the destinations on the following list offer something for everyone.

Those of you who want to relax can soak up the sun on white sand beaches. For the more adventurous travelers, you will have the change to go snorkeling with stingrays, island hopping, skydiving, surfing, and cliff jumping.

Visit a coastal fishing villages that will delight you with history, adventure and of course, warmth; relax on breathtakingly beautiful beaches that give way to some of the best waves you’ll find anywhere; make time for a true paradise on Earth if you like perfect weather and water sports.

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