Where to go on holiday in December
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December is of course a busy time for Santa in Lapland! You should book very early if you would like to visit one of his non commercial wilderness lodges! There are also wonderful city breaks to be had with Christmas Markets all over Europe, romantic snowy weekends in alpine chalets or sleep in a glass igloo and gaze towards the Northern Lights in the Arctic! Take to the slopes from a luxury ski chalet and enjoy Christmas festivities in the Alps of Europe.
If you prefer winter sun for your Christmas holidays, head to the Caribbean where we have a huge range of private villas or gorgeous boutique hotels to choose from. There are party islands such as Barbados, British Virgin Isles or Jamaica or head to the lesser known nature islands such as Dominica or Montserrat. If you want winter sun a little closer to home head to the beautiful beaches and friendly welcome of The Gambia or the warm islands of Cape Verde.
Indian Ocean destinations are also a great December escape for something a little different, try Reunion where you can enjoy trekking in rainforests, outdoors activities, stay in French style Guest Houses in the mountains and beautiful beaches. On the other side of the Indian Ocean, the beaches of Goa are popular from November to February.
Cambodia is a great destination for December – A majestic land of ancient temples, a colourful culture and fascinating history, sandy beaches and intriguing forests, Cambodia is a blend of old, new, exciting and relaxing; a perfect winter break. Laid back charm, sleepy villages, breath taking national parks and beauty can be found here along with a few newly opened luxury beach retreats such as Song Saa Private Island.
Latin America is a great destination for culture and wildlife holidays, particularly Costa Rica and tours through Central America For a long haul adventure travel to Antarctica to see thePenguins around Falklands and South Georgia or the wildlife of Patagonia.
Australia and New Zealand are enjoying summer with Christmas BBQs on the beaches if you want to head ‘down under’ or cruise to the South Pacific Islands such as Fiji, Bora Bora and the Cook Islands. November – March is the best time for weather in the southern hemisphere.
New Year’s Eve has a selection of special offers to give you cause to celebrate including spectacular fireworks and parties in Iceland, Northern Lights adventures in Norway or Gala dinners at luxury hotels throughout the world. Combine Iceland with New York for a Northern Lights and Shopping holiday!