Although many people dream of a white Christmas surrounded by snow, others would prefer to be relaxing on a white-sand beach. A trip to the Caribbean could be your way to enjoy a warm Christmas holiday. If you’re worried you’ll avoid the holiday spirit altogether, many cruise lines and resorts throughout the Caribbean get into the holiday spirit.
Royal Caribbean International offers a four-night Caribbean Christmas cruise departing from Florida on Dec. 23, 2014, and sailing through Haiti. The cruise offers pictures with Santa Claus, a parade, a gingerbread village, cocktail specials and traditional Christmas menus.
For families with kids young and old, Disney Cruise Line offers Very Merrytime Cruises. The ships are decked out with trees, lights, garlands and Disney characters in Christmas garb. The festivities include Deck The Deck Holiday Party, King Triton’s Tree Lighting, visits with Santa Claus, a life-sized gingerbread house, crafts for the kids and holiday storytelling. For teens and tweens, there are age-specific holiday parties, too. Disney’s private island in the Bahamas is decorated as well, with a Christmas tree, roaming Mr. and Mrs. Snowman and a tram with reindeer antlers and a tail.
WIMCO offers information for private villa rentals. Vacation homes are available for the Christmas and New Year holiday in Anguilla, Turks & Caicos, Barbados and more.
If you’re looking for an all-inclusive option, consider Punta Cana. Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa offers festive activities surrounding the holiday. The hotel plans to have Christmas décor, a big Santa Claus and other holiday cheer to close out the year.
Say “Yaas Queen” at Cleveland, Ohio’s, Kimpton Schofield Hotel. Celebrate with your squad in the hotel’s three-bedroom penthouse on the 14thfloor. The promotion welcomes a change of environment and allows you and your best friends a chance to stay in one of the most unique spaces in all of Cleveland.
Set sail alone or with friends anywhere in the world with the GetMyBoat app. The app connects sea and lake adventurers with luxury boat owners and a list of high-ranked captains to let those not looking to buy a yacht experience life on the water. Charters all over the world offer unique itineraries for travelers to sit back, relax and enjoy sun-drenched decks.
Alexandria, Virginia, is full of cultural attractions, historic landmarks and outdoor activities. With its close proximity to Washington, D.C., Alexandria is a great city to see on its own or if you’re visiting our nation’s capital. There are plenty of things to do for less than $100 a day.
While many people visit Las Vegas to gamble, some go to watch the shows or explore the Strip and surrounding attractions. Almost all of the hotels in Vegas feature an expansive casino with plenty of tables, slot machines and other games. Along with gambling, most of the casinos also allow players to smoke in the casinos. A new Las Vegas resort is about to change the scene.