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As winter approaches and the days grow shorter, the desire to be in the sun grows stronger. Fortunately, there are several idyllic destinations that offer the perfect escape from the winter chill. Below are five locations where you can chase the sun during these cold winter months. 

Dubai - A Modern Oasis in the Desert 

When I think of Dubai, I think of luxury and opulence; this city beckons winter sun seekers with its year-round sunshine and world-class attractions. Explore the iconic Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, or drive around the sprawling Dubai Mall in a chauffeured buggy! Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the city's traditional souks or relax on the pristine beaches along the Arabian Gulf. There is so much you could do here on a family holiday or do absolutely nothing at all and enjoy some of the most luxurious beach hotels in the world. With a mix of modern marvels and desert charm, Dubai offers a unique winter sun experience. 
Flight time: 7 hours – direct with Emirates, BA or Virgin Atlantic 
Where to stay: One & Only, Atlantis, JA Palm Tree Court 
Temperature in November & December 26-30 degrees 

Marrakesh - A Kaleidoscope of Colors and Culture 

Marrakesh - one of my favourite places in Morroco! Prepare to have every one of your senses heightened in this enchanting city, where ornate palaces, bustling markets, and aromatic spices create an absolute feast. Winter is an ideal time to visit as the scorching heat of summer gives way to comfortable temperatures. Lose yourself in the maze-like streets of the Medina, visit the breathtaking Bahia Palace, spot the storks that sit guard over palace ruins and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Jemaa el-Fna square. I would also recommend a visit the Majorelle Gardens and the Yves Saint Larent Museuem which are great photography spots! With its rich history, vibrant culture, and sunny skies, Marrakesh is an irresistible destination for winter sun seekers. 
Flight time: 3.5 hours – direct with BA and EasyJet 
Where to stay: Le Farnatchi, Four Seasons Marrakesh, Mamounia Hotel 
Temperature in November & December 20-25 degrees 

Oman - A Hidden Gem of Arabian Peninsula 

For those seeking a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage, Oman presents an intriguing option and you dont have to travel halfway around the world. With its rugged mountains, stunning coastlines, and ancient forts, this Arabian gem offers a diverse range of experiences. Explore the majestic Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of Wadi Shab, or venture into the enchanting desert of Wahiba Sands. With its warm climate and welcoming locals, Oman is an ideal destination for winter sun escapes. 
Flight time: 7 hours – direct with Oman Air  
Where to stay: Chedi Muscat, Shangri La, 1000 Nights Camp 
Temperature in November & December 25-30 degrees 

Maldives - A Tropical Paradise of Serenity 

When it comes to idyllic winter sun destinations, the Maldives needs no introduction. Comprising a network of secluded islands with pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, this archipelago is a true tropical paradise. Snorkel (or scuba dive) among vibrant coral reefs, unwind in luxurious overwater villas, and witness breathtaking sunsets that will leave you in awe. With its year-round tropical climate, the Maldives offers the ultimate winter sun getaway. 
Flight time: 10 hours with BA direct from London Heathrow 
Where to stay: Soneva Fushi, Constance Moofushi, Sun Siyam Iru Fushi 
Temperature in November & December 30 degrees 

Costa Rica - Nature's Playground 

If you're looking for a winter sun destination that combines adventure and relaxation, Costa Rica is the perfect choice. Known for its lush rainforests, stunning waterfalls, and abundant wildlife, this Central American gem offers a plethora of outdoor activities. Zip-line through the treetops, hike to the majestic Arenal Volcano, or unwind on the pristine beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. With its tropical climate and captivating biodiversity, Costa Rica promises an unforgettable experience. 
Flight time: 12 hours with 1 stop with BA, KLM 
Where to stay: Hotel Grano De Oro, Tortuga Lodge & Gardens, Nayara Gardens 
Temperature in November & December 25-30 degrees 
As winter casts its icy spell, these five captivating destinations provide a welcome escape to sunny paradises. Whether you seek the modern extravagance of Dubai, the vibrant charm of Marrakesh, the natural wonders of Oman, the serene beauty of the Maldives, or the adventurous spirit of Costa Rica, these destinations offer a respite from the winter chill.  
So pack your bags, leave the winter coats behind, and embark on a journey to these enchanting havens where the warm sun awaits you! Call us on 01442617777 or email us for more information on these gorgeous locations! 
We look forward to hearing from you! 
Riannah at Tailored Journeys 
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