While the temperatures plunging, it’s no surprise that visitors are looking for a winter escape. Luckily, there is no shortage of destinations that aim to cure cabin fever. Here are some top picks from the Travel Editors at InsureMyTrip:
Where to stay: Located on the largest stretch of Palm Beach and less than 10 miles from the capital city of Oranjestad, the iconic Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino boasts 355 vibrant guest rooms with five restaurant options including an outdoor lounge, beach bar, lush lagoon, and torchlight dinner service. Designed by famed resort architect Morris Lapidus, the resort features a large pool oasis, a complimentary kids club, an expansive water sports and dive center, the zen-inducing Eforea Spa, and a casino complete with table games, slot machines, and tournaments.
Every room has a private balcony or patio with airport quality glass so the sounds of the tropics don’t wake guests a moment too soon. When staying at the Plaza Club rooms and suites, vacationers are treated to an exceptional resort-within-the-resort experience with a private lounge, daily complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktail hour and private concierge services.
Palm Beach, Florida
Where to stay: Perfect for those shivering and dreaming of sunny skies and warm temperatures this winter, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa has created the new Eau-Mazing Winter Escape. Through April 30, 2016, sun seekers who reserve this luxurious, value-rich deal will receive 15% off rates for luxury accommodations (recently re-envisioned by Jonathan Adler), complimentary daily valet parking ($29 value per day) and a $50 credit to dine in the hottest new oceanfront dining destination – Breeze Ocean Kitchen.
With a host of newly unveiled amenities and experiences, this winter is a great time to plan an Eau Palm Beach vacation. (Photo Credit: Murphy O’Brien)
Where to stay: Away from the crowds – on the quiet side of Southern California’s famed Coronado Island stands the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, a seaside destination that possesses an air of seclusion. An enchanting natural paradise, the picturesque property captures the essence of true Coronado and celebrates the special connection we all have with the sea.
Located on the Ferry Landing and with views of the San Diego skyline, the 16-acre scenic, waterfront resort uses nature to help its guests develop their body, grow their spirit and quiet the mind through Labyrinth Walking, Beach Walks and Meditation, Outdoor Still Meditation, Stress-Less-Stepping, Liquid Yoga, and Sunrise and Sunset Beach Yoga.
Where to stay: Designated a “10 Most Popular U.S. Apres Ski Hotel” by Conde Nast Traveler, the elite Beaver Creek Lodge in Colorado lodge rests at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, within an alpine walking village buzzing with endless entertainment, year-round ice skating and boutique shopping. Guests are welcomed into an alluring lobby immersing the senses with deep fiery hues, a crackling fireplace, plush comfort and the scent of handcrafted wood furnishings. The chic luxury lodge offers ski-in ski-out service in the winter and nearby outdoor adventure in the summer, warmly inviting guests back to enjoy al fresco dining beside a sizzling fire at Revolution, a refreshing swim in the hotel’s pool or explore the atrium-style Grand Bohemian Gallery spotlighting artists in the Kessler family art collection. (Photo Credit: Zimmerman)
Where to stay: Casino Del Sol Resort, located in sunny Tucson, Ariz. is the perfect winter escape. Located in the secluded mesquites of the high desert, Casino Del Sol Resort is Arizona’s only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond casino resort. Not only does this resort have luxurious rooms and suites, spa services, gaming, and entertainment at the open-air AVA Amphitheater, Sewailo Golf Club, the par-72 championship course on property, is one of the finest golf courses in the state. (Photo Credit: Zion and Zion)