21 February 2020
If you enjoy activities in the sun you maybe don't think of January as the time to go away, but you'd be wrong. Across the world, there's a whole host of sun-soaked destinations that are jam-packed with exciting activities in January, so whether you like the thrill of a rollercoaster, the challenge of a hike or a bit of retail therapy, January is the perfect month to travel.
Florida is the world capital of theme parks. From its epicentre in Orlando, visitors can easily experience the magic of Walt Disney World Resort, the excitement of Universal Orlando Resort and the immersive world of LEGOLAND Florida Resort. Meanwhile on the west coast in Tampa, there’s the thrilling rollercoasters of Busch Gardens.
Away from the rollercoasters, the vibrant coastal city of Miami is a melting pot of culture where there’s always a party underway, just begging you to join. On the outskirts of the city is the famous Everglades National Park where a world of flora and fauna can be found as you glide across the waters on an airboat tour.
Sat between the natural wonder of Table Mountain and South Africa’s most visited attraction, V&A Waterfront, this cosmopolitan city is brimming with fascinating culture and enticing attractions.
Hike to the top of Table Mountain for magnificent views of the city, take a tour of one of the world-famous wineries for a taste of the finest Merlots and Chardonnays, admire the thought-provoking collection at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art, and visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, to learn of the horrors that unfolded there.
This Jewel in the Arabian Desert is a playground for connoisseurs of luxury travel. Alongside Dubai’s opulent selection of accommodation, there are outstanding shopping opportunities that range from the 96 modern shopping malls, stocking the finest designer brands within sleek surroundings, to independent boutiques with their unique products, and authentic bustling souks selling an eclectic mix of spices, jewellery, silks, and handcrafted goods.
If the shopping leaves you worn out, visit one of Dubai’s blissful spas for a traditional treatment that will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalised.
Let the warm rays of sunshine fade any memories of the bitter cold of Blighty by contacting your Travel Counsellor today. You’ll benefit from full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your trip.