3 GREAT STOPS FOR A WINTER BREAK

Aleta Fimbres 03/11/2014

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is famous for its scenic land and seascapes, stunning cities, glaciers and extraordinary opportunities for adventure activities. While New Zealand is, an ideal destination for hitting the slopes during winter there is more to do in the Kiwi land other than skiing.

New Zealand’sgeothermal wonders are a remarkable sight, the Northern Island is abounds with natural geothermal places such as Rotorua. If you are in the Southern Island, treat yourself in the stunning thermal springs of Hanmer.

New Zealand is best explored in a campervan like these jazzy Spaceships; you can enjoy viewing the majestic mountains, lush forests, glittering lakes, glaciers and its spectacular coastline. You can enjoy the scenic beauty along the coast warming beside a campfire and long walks along the isolated sandy beaches.

If you are craving for adventure, the land of the Kiwis has a lot to offer including bungee jumping, jet boating and white-water rafting.

DUBAI

Dubai is the glitz and glamour capital of the world in the United Arab Emirates. It is the perfect destination to get away from the freezing winter months and sprawl in the sunny beaches, enjoy luxury in the seven star resorts, wander in the endless deserts and exotic shopping experiences.

While other destinations in the world boast of ancient historic architecture, Dubai offers futuristic buildings including the iconic Burj Al Arab, Atlantis the Palm and Jumeirah beach hotel. Dubai has become a premier holiday destination. Along with its modern establishments, it also features an Arabic culture, which you can experience in its souks and the desert. Some of the major highlights of Dubai include visiting the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah beach and the famous Dubai Mall. The mall is famous for its size and stalls where you can shop for anything from fine Arabic cuisines to stunning gold jewelry. For an out of this world winter break, Dubai is the perfect destination.

 

TUNISIA

Located in the northernmost part of Africa, Tunisia is not far from Europe and offers a great cheap winter break destination. With its miles of stunning coastline along the Mediterranean, clear sunny skies all year round, ancient roman ruins and golden sandy deserts, Tunisia is the ideal sun-kissed destination for a winter escape.

Hammamet resort (click here for more) attracts tourists to its stunning sandy beaches and its cultural appeal. Its ancient walled medina contrasts the modern hotels and restaurants that dot the beautiful bay. Port El Kantaoui offers an ideal destination for families with its array of sports and leisure activities, restaurants and cafes. It is the first purpose built touristic resort in Tunisia.

If you want to experience St Tropez in Africa, the Carthage Coast features sophisticated resorts in the likes of SidiBou Said, Gammarth and La Marsa. It is ideal for travelers seeking the sun, beach, luxury and easy access to the hustle and bustle of Tunis and the ancient city of Carthage.

 

Lesser-known resorts in Tunisia include Tataouine and Zarzis, desert oases worth a visit include Tamerza, Tozeur and Dar HI, Nefta.

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