Winter is for Christmas and family gatherings and snow and fireplaces. But if you’re like some of us, it’s also time for a getaway to somewhere warm. As more and more black millennials are taking up world travel, we’ve put together a list of some of the hottest (no pun intended) international destinations for a warm winter vacation.
Algarve is the blessed place in Southern Portugal where you can wear shorts all year round. The splendid climate goes hand in hand with the golden sandy beaches and elegant golf courses. Moreover, Parque Natural da Ria Formosa is a charming lagoon area between Faro, the capital of the region, and the sea. Enjoy the infamous Portuguese cuisine and immerse yourself in culture and beach life.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Run away from the cold and greet the sunny weather in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Besides friendly temperatures, your trip here will be an awesome chance to learn to tango, relax at cozy cafes, try the delicious local cuisine, admire the lovely architecture, and enjoy a theatre play in the city with the most theatre rooms worldwide.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Hungry for mesmerizing beaches and unwinding activities? Our neighbor to the south never disappoints when it comes to top vacation destinations. This paradise vacation spot in particular is exactly what you’ve been dreaming of! Your vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico will be sprinkled with amazing ocean views, exciting water sports, green golf courses, and top-notch resorts. That fact that it’s a fairly inexpensive international destination also makes it one that should be on top of your list.
You’ll certainly arrive in Phuket with a strong desire to relax on a sunshiny beach. Thanks to the island’s ample size, you’ll find a great variety of beaches, both ideal for the peace and intimacy aficionados, as well as for those who want to be in the middle of a crowd. Don’t forget to check out the Phuket Trickeye Museum, Wat Chalong, Big Buddha Phuket, Sirinat National Park, Karon View Point, Promthep Cape, and Bang Pae Waterfall. And, of course, delight in as many world-famous Thai dishes as you can.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Located on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is a beautiful and glamorous Caribbean heaven. It’s the perfect place for those who cherish the sun, water sports, golf, savory foods, delightful culture, and friendly locals. Punta Cana is also an ideal starting point for various adventures such as swimming with dolphins and sharks, visiting coffee and cocoa plantations, or helicopter rides.
Cape Town, South Africa
Prepare yourself to be stunned by Cape Town’s white sand beaches, alluring nature, and vibrant city life. Cape Town also made our top places to visit in Africa. Head to Bloubergstrand, a sand strip which will gift you with unforgettable views of the country’s most famous natural landmark, Table Mountain. Boulders Beach is another spot you’ll want to check out. Here you’ll be able to get up close and personal with a colony of adorable African penguins. Besides warm, sunny weather, Cape Town features a plethora of attractions to cross off your bucket list. If you’re huge into hiking while enjoying a nice city and water sea views, this is the place for you!
So, are you ready to pack your bags this upcoming winter? Say goodbye to the cold and hello to the hot winter days abroad!