What is the first thing that comes to your when you think of Christmas?
Food, fun, family, or the mix of everything? This year, why not escape from your mundane schedule and head out to celebrate your favorite holiday with your loved ones. We know how much you love Christmas! To lift your spirits, we have come up with some of the “coolest” Christmas destinations of 2016. Go ahead and pick your favorite!
1. Dubai, UAE
Go on a lavish holiday with your loved ones. A shopper’s paradise, Dubai hosts plenty of dedicated sales during Christmas. Besides some of the best malls in the world, it is also known for adventure sports and crystal-clear beaches. You are bound to have an amazing time in this dazzling city.
Morocco’s west coast is almost ready to welcome you this holiday season. The country has seen a rapid boost in tourism and has become a crowd favorite. Visit its exotic beaches and historical monuments when you are there.
This Malaysian archipelago is certainly a piece of heaven on earth. You can either have a laidback holiday with your loved ones or indulge in some thrilling adventure sports. Langkawi certainly has something for every kind of traveler!
With the rapid rise in the African tourism, Mozambique has become a popular winter destination among many. It hosts some amazing national parks and an impressive coastline.
If you don’t like to celebrate Christmas under the warmth of the sun, then Iceland is the place for you. The Nordic island has plenty of Christmas traditions that will get you hooked for sure. Have a sip of your favorite drink and spend your Christmas Eve while looking at the Northern Lights with your loved ones!
6. Canary Islands
This peaceful haven will be a perfect spot for a laidback Christmas season. Escape from the crowd and visit this Spanish archipelago to celebrate an unforgettable holiday this year.
7. Goa, India
Goa is known as the party capital of the Indian subcontinent for a reason. This Portuguese colony has a significant European influence that can’t be missed. The state is widely known for its outrageous Christmas parties. It also hosts Sunburn (Asia’s biggest dance and music party) right after Christmas every year.
If you want a blend of both old and new, then Vietnam is where you should be this holiday season. The country hosts some of the most exotic and unexplored locations of the world. The bustling city of Hanoi will keep you busy for sure as well. You can also head out and explore some hidden villages and gems of Vietnam to celebrate the joy of giving this Christmas.
9. Lapland, Finland
It is another “cool” destination for you to spend your favorite holiday this year. Way back in the 19th century, it was assumed that the true “North Pole” was situated right here. Now, you certainly can’t think of a better place to spend Christmas than Santa’s Official home. The town is known for its traditional Christmas celebrations that can’t be missed.
10. Salzburg, Austria
This musical city will certainly lift your holiday spirit. It is the birthplace of Mozart and is a picture-perfect town for you to create plenty of memories this year. If you want to celebrate this holiday season in the middle of the Alps, then Salzburg is where you belong.
So which destination would you pick for this year’s celebration? From the Alps to the Indian Ocean, the sky is the limit here. Spend your favorite holiday while looking at the majestic Northern Lights or while partying till dawn.
Have a blissful holiday season!