Although the weather outside is frightful, these destinations are truly delightful! This week, TripAtlas.com is bringing you to 5 of this winter's hottest vacation destinations.
This fall, over 1,000 from Canada and the U.S. told us where they wanted to go for a vacation this winter through TripAtlas.com's Trip Builder travel tool. Read on to find out which destinations made the top spots this winter!
All-inclusive vacations are hotter than ever
Whether they're all-inclusive beach vacations or city escapes, all-inclusive and packaged vacations are hotter than ever.
Why? With low prices, a variety of accommodation options, activities, entertainment, and pricing options for every budget, more travellers are seeing the value of these destinations. Find out more by getting insider Tips on How to Book an All-Inclusive Vacation.
Top 5 hottest destinations this winter
Mexico: Mexico is just as popular as ever, despite negative press this year on things like - oh, the H1N1 virus. This winter, people are looking to get hit the sand and get some sun on vacation with an overwhelming number of travellers choosing Mexico and especially Cancun. Find out more about Mexico like the 5 Best-Kept Secret Travel Sites in Mexico.
Cuba: A country famous for its cigars, Castro and Che Guevara, Cuba was next on the list of the hottest destinations this winter. Whether it's Varadero or Cayo Coco for the pristine beaches or a city break in the achingly beautiful colonial city of Havana, this island rocks for day excursions and for entertainment and fun when the sun sets. Find out more in Uncovering the Best of Cuba.
Las Vegas: For equal shares of fun and sun, Las Vegas is the destination of choice for many other travellers. It's as fun as a city can get with all the glitz and glamour, shopping, entertainment, evening shows, dining experiences and let's not forget - the gambling. More on Vegas? Check out the Lone Ranger's Guide to Las Vegas: 5 Hot Spots for Singles in Vegas.
Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic's Punta Cana is the next hottest destination for travellers this winter. Here you'll find 35 km's of white sandy beaches with endless options for activities like golf, spas, casinos and dining.
Jamaica: Last but most definitely not least, Jamaica is the 5th hottest winter destination on our list. Whether it's Montego Bay for a spot in resort-heaven and authentic Jerk cuisine; Negril for a more relaxed family destination; or Ochos Rios for a fun night scene and eclectic mix - Jamaica has what you're looking for.
Looking to book a winter vacation to a Cuba, Mexico or Las Vegas? Check out the TripAtlas.com Trip Builder where you can request a quote from over 104,000 travel agents who are ready to offer you the best prices on your trip.
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Gizelle Lau is a freelance writer & photographer in Toronto, Canada with a passion for food and travel.
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