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December Travel: Top Destinations
Best Destinations for December Travel
A serene, value-laden vacation is also on the cards during this season. These top destinations offer a memorable Christmas experience for you and your family.
Thailand With lots of sun and free beaches, this beautiful island is well worth your time. Enjoy the fresh seafood as you engage with friendly locals. The well-hidden white sand beaches are ideal for guests planning a romantic getaway. Get close to nature with a hike through the dense, forested landscape. Take a day trip out to the Phang Nga Bay and explore the narrow sea caves. Hop on the blue Songthaew buses for an adventurous tour of the island.
Spain Travel to this archipelago of seven main islands and enjoy a peaceful vacation. Mt. Tiede in Tenerife, the most popular destination, provides a scenic destination. Spot whales and dolphins as you explore the sandy beach. Maspalomas' dunes offer guests a lot to savor at the famous Gran Canaria. If you love arid, desert-like landscapes, then make your way to the less-congested Lanzarote islands. Besides the desolate, volcanic scenery, this destination has excellent hiking and cycling trails.
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil Escape the clutches of winter and bask in tropical heat with a December travel to this city with numerous natural wonders. Spend a family day out at Rio's beautiful lake city, Lagoa, and soak in the picturesque sites of cloud-swathed mountains. The Ipanema Hippie Fair offers excellent souvenirs from the decorative local arts and crafts. Make your way to the Corcovado Mountain and marvel at the iconic 'Christ the Redeemer' statue. Recline at the botanical gardens to enjoy a shady retreat from the streets' sticky heat. The fascinating flora and fauna create a site to behold.
Auckland, New Zealand
The iconic cityscape ushers you into New Zealand's largest city. Enjoy the SkyWalk at the sky-roaring Sky Tower and take your loved ones on cool private cruise tours. Waiheke Island, on the other hand, treats guests to incredible wine tours. The city's dynamic dining scene tells the story of a hugely multicultural destination. Vulcan Lane and High Street will blow you away with their small-town charm. The pohutukawa tree creates a sensational display of red flowers on the city's white beaches.
A splash of the Caribbean charm lies in store for guests to this top destination. The vibrant atmosphere at Mullins Beach sets you up for an incredible time during your December travel. For a more tranquil beach experience, find the hidden Ju Ju's on St James' coast. Snorkel at the Carlisle Bay or Freights Bay for a little adventure. At the National Heroes Square, visitors get to appreciate the country's rich heritage. Try out the Great Cake on Christmas day and savor the taste of Barbadian rum.