8 Warmest Places to Visit During the Cold Winter Months

In my mind, winter lasts approximately 100 times longer than any other season. And, though I love Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Valentine’s day — winter is not my favorite.

If it were up to me, I’d spend those cold months in Mexico or the Caribbean soaking up a some sunshine — not realistic, I know. But, what could be my (and your) reality is getting away for a little vacation at some point during that sub-zero span.

So, if you’re looking to get away this season, consider some of these beautiful, warm spots.

8 Warmest Places to Visit During the Cold Winter Months:

1. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic, is filled with amazing people, food and culture. Hosting some of the most immaculate, expansive beaches in the world, the DR, as it’s often called, is an amazing escape from the sub-zero temperatures.

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2. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Over the years, Los Cabos has become a popular escape for those seeking refuge from the cold winter temperatures. Complete with 30 miles of pristine beaches, exciting excursions and a bustling nightlife, Cabo is perfect for anyone looking to have a good time.



3. Kauai, Hawaii

Appropriately known as one of the most beautiful and lush destinations in the world, Kauai is the ideal destination for anyone seeking fun, adventure and warmth.



4. Costa Rica

It’s easy to see why Costa Rica has been named the happiest country on Earth. With its beautiful beaches, warm water, expansive rain forests, exotic wildlife and inviting culture — who wouldn’t be happy here?



5. Curaçao

Curaçao is full of intoxicating color and culture. The island makes your dreams of waking up to crystal-clear waters and vibrant sunsets a reality. It really is the best-kept secret of the Caribbean.

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6. Bahamas 

Families that flock here tend to indulge in the luxurious of Atlantis Bahamas and other mega resorts. But, aside from that, there are a ton of amazing excursions, adventures, duty-free shops and restaurants for visitors to experience.



7. U.S. Virgin Islands

Made up of three islands — St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John –, this destination hosts over 2.6 million visitors every year. And, it boasts warm temperatures all year-round.



8. Turks and Caicos

The best thing about these islands is that they usually receive 350 sunny days per year — amazing. This destination is perfect for those looking to defrost for a bit.

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