8 Warm Places You’d Rather Be During the Polar Vortex
Tired of subzero temperatures this winter? Here are eight sunny places to warm you up (at least in your mind!). Also check out the Top Beach Destinations of the Year for more warm weather inspiration.
The dipping pools at the Four Seasons Resort in Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Sanctu.
At this spa resort in Bali. Dip your toes in the refreshing waters at this luxurious resort in tropical Bali, Indonesia. Maybe treat yourself and relieve winter skin with a rejuvenating massage after.
Gorgeous Oia, a city on the Medditeranean island of Santorini. Photo by AndrMoel.
Exploring the streets of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini. Bask in the warm ocean breeze under the Mediterranean sun on the beautiful island of Santorini in Greece. Winter will feel a world away.
A beach in Costa Rica's Manuel Antonio National Park. Photo by Jessica Kandler.
Laying on this deserted beach in Costa Rica. Costa Rica‘s beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park offers many pristine beaches located deep within the rainforest. Many are located in coves, offering calm waters to take a dip after laying in the sunshine all day.
The swim up bar at Gran Melia Resort in Puerto Rico. Photo by David Copeland.
Swimming up to this bar in Puerto Rico. Put on your swimsuit for the day, grab a drink, and enjoy the warm sun at this resort in Puerto Rico. Far, far away from wintry days, let your worries melt away.
A private ocean resort in the Maldives. Photo by escalepade.
Lounging on this swing in the Maldives. The Maldives Islands, a nation of 26 atolls located in the Indian Ocean off the tip of India, are known for crystal clear ocean water and luxurious resorts. Enjoy an all-inclusive stay that will have you forgetting all about colder temperatures at home.
A sea turtle off the coast of the Galapagos Islands. Photo by David Gilford.
Swimming with sea turtles on the Galapagos Islands. Swim through warm ocean waves and view the array of stunning marine wildlife that Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands are known for, from magnificent sea turtles to tropical fish and brightly colored coral. A trip to South America will whisk away anyone’s winter blues.
The Twelve Apostles in Australia. Photo by Ading Attamimi.
Watching the sun set in Australia.Watch a marvelous sun set over the famous Twelve Apostles rock formations along the Great Ocean Road in Australia – while still enoying 70 degree weather. A winter sunset like no other.
The waterfall pool at the Hyatt Regency Maui in Hawaii. Photo by Zahid Lilani.
Soaking in this waterfall pool in Maui. Maui, Hawaii‘s second largest island, offers perfect year-round weather, luxurious resorts, and amazing beaches and tropical landscapes. Ward off the winter blues by saying aloha to paradise.
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