With the colder seasons here, yachting mostly isn’t as exciting as it is in summer. If you are looking for the most perfect winter getaways, keep reading. We’ve got the most beautiful and sunny places to sail sorted out for you, even in winter.
Right in front of the East- African coast you’ll find a secluded scattering of over 115 islands known as Seychelles. The Seychelles islands are known for their picture-perfect beaches and diversity. There is a wide variety from small secluded coves to long beaches with stretches of sand where you will be able to find a range of activities and facilities. The Seychelles islands are great winter destinations where you’ll find warmth and still can enjoy your privacy, because it isn’t really overcrowded. The best time to visit will be between the months february and april.
The tropical St. Lucia lies between the Caribbean islands Martinique and St. Vincent. St. Lucia is an absolute paradise for anyone looking for adventure or a romantic getaway, as it is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations. St. Lucia holds volcanic peaks, stunning botanical gardens and the famous Pigeon Island. Pigeon Island is famous for being used as a shooting range during the colonial era, and a very popular destination for both locals and tourists. With it’s widely extended beaches and clear shallow waters, it’s an area perfect for surfing, scuba diving, whale watching and relaxing. St. Lucia is also known for its celebrated nightlife, from street festivities to beach parties, there are no limits to the island’s nighttime entertainment. The best time to visit St. Lucia is between december and march.
Cape Verde, also known as Cabo Verde, is a scattering of tropical islands hiding in the mid-Atlantic. Each island offers a range of activities, whether you enjoy hiking, sunbathing on the most incredible beaches or exploring unique coasts, Cape Verde is the place to be. Another reason to visit Cape Verde, in the winter season or not, might be very unusual anthropological history. Unlike most islands, Cape Verde was uninhabited until colonialism gave it a population. The best time to visit Cape Verde is warm and sunny all year round, so it’s a great place to escape the winter tourism of other popular winter destinations. The best time to visit Cape Verde is between january and february.
Maldives is a beautiful sun kissed beach destination which has a weather which is all year round suitable for a trip. With the Maldives holding 1200 islands it’s not extremely difficult to find a nice deserted island to get away from the other tourists, or to take a break from all the activities Maldives has to offer. A few popular activities in Maldives are:
- Exploring shipwrecks and underwater caves
- Whale shark diving
- Submarine diving (for when you don’t feel like putting on scuba gear)
- Flying a Seaplane
- Feeding baby sharks
That would be just a small selection of suggestions on how you can spend your time in Maldives! The best time to visit Maldives is between november and april, as during this season rainfall is almost ruled out.
Cuba would be the largest Caribbean island and located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, it’s the perfect place to go. From jade-green waterfalls, historic diving spots to picture perfect beaches, Cuba has it all. When visiting Cuba we highly recommend you to:
- Visit Baracoa, one of the most beautiful areas on the island
- Visit Remedios during Parrandas
- Plunge into El Nicho’s cool crystaline waters
- Snorkel with tropical fish
Cuba has a warm climate all year round with steady winds, so you can visit Cuba whenever you’d like. When you want to go to Cuba for the Parrandas festivities, you will have to go in december.
Being the largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife has a lot to offer. With it’s beautiful volcanic archipelago and bustling coastal towns, it’s one of the best winter sun destinations ever. If either you want to go to the highest peak of all Spain or you want to take hikes through colonial villages and secluded beaches, Tenerife is perfect for you. A few activities we recommend doing when visiting Tenerife in the winter season are:
- Going to the top of Mount Teide (you can go by cable car)
- Visiting the ‘unluckiest town’ Garachico
- Admiring the architecture of La Laguna
- Visiting the Anaga Mountains (one of the most incredible views ever)
- Hiking Corona Forestal National Park
One thing we also recommend when visiting Tenerife: eating until your heart’s content. Tenerife’s alternative Spanish cuisine certainly does not disappoint. The best time to visit Tenerife is between december and march.
Officially a region of France, Martinique is sophisticated, glamorous, and its beaches are unbeatable. There are many reasons to visit Martinique, you can chase waterfalls, explore amazing beaches, attend a festival and go snorkeling all in the same day. Make sure to visit Le Marin, one of our absolute favorite places. Martinique’s crystal clear waters offer you the opportunity to practice your favorite water sport activities or to try out a new one. Martinique holds brilliant coral reefs, rainbow colored fish and many old shipwrecks to discover. For a lot of tourists, diving is the main reason to come to Martinique. The best time to visit Martinique would be between december and april.
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