Travel to escape the winter – the best destinations for winter sun

Is the cold getting to you? If you are fed up with putting on hundreds of layers just so you won’t freeze once you leave the house, then it is definitely time to escape the cold and go for some winter sun.

We have compiled a list of the best destinations to defrost. You might even get a tan and make everyone at home jealous.

1.    Costa Rica


This versatile country has loads to offer. From rainforests and diverse wildlife to white, sandy beaches, Costa Rica has something on offer for everyone. The best time to visit Costa Rica is during the dry season which is from December through to April. The rainy seasons (Costa Rican winter) begins in May. Costa Rica is also known as a pioneer in eco-tourism, which draws many tourists to visit the many national parks and protected areas around the country. At NotInTheGuideBookswe have some great holidays in Costa Rica. Have a look if Costa Rica tickles your fancy.



2.    Thailand


Thailand attracts a high number of tourists every year. This is hardly surprising as Thailand offers beautiful landscapes and amazing white, sandy beaches. It is also famous for its friendly locals and has the nickname ‘Land of smiles’. The best time to visit is between November and March as it is not too hot and rains the least. In Thailand you can be lazy, lying on the beach but you could also combine your holiday with learning yoga? We have various wellbeing holidays in Thailand to choose from.