When the holidays are over and the full force of winter arrives we tend to stare out the window daydreaming of a warm getaway. Thanks to Royal Travel & Tours this “Get me out of the cold” fantasy can easily become a reality. So instead of being a dreamer, be a doer, and read on to discover the agency’s top picks for awe-inspiring beach destinations for 2019. We can almost feel the sand in our toes, breeze in our hair and sun on our faces!
- Anse Source d”Argent, in La Digue, Seychelles
This beach, located in La Digue in Seychelles off the coast of East Africa, is a quick ferry or helicopter ride from Praslin or Mahe. Although on a different island than the beautiful beach, The Raffles Praslin, Seychelles offers an abundance of relaxation. This hotel provides its customers luxurious villas, pools, balconies, and beaches. It may be tempting to lounge at the Raffles Praslin, Seychelles, but an adventure to Anse Source d”Argent will be worth the trip. This beach has crystal clear water and magnificent rocks on the sandy shores.
- Amelia Island, Florida
Approximately 13 miles long, Amelia Island in Florida is a beach paradise. After a day of laying in the sun, strolling in the sand, or swimming in the ocean, Amelia Island is home to many fresh seafood restaurants with outdoor seating and a friendly atmosphere. The Ritz Carlton on the island is the best hotel to ensure an unforgettable experience in Amelia Island. With coastal or direct ocean views and personal balconies, your vacation will not lack in scenery.
Maundays Bay Beach in Anguilla stretches for a mile and is made up of soft, powdery sand and sparkling turquoise waters. Great snorkeling and swimming in clear water and on windier days, you will see the coast speckled with sailboats and windsurfers. Belmond Cap Juluca has just re-opened after a $121 Million renovation. The transformation project included changes to suites and villas, new eateries and spa and public.
- Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos is a classic beach destination that never fails to provide a fantastic and well deserved break. Uncrowded beaches, delicious restaurants, and the sparkling ocean attract visitors from near and far to Turks and Caicos year-round. The Shore Club Turks and Caicos holds over 100 suites, with some right on the waterfront. If you choose The Shore Club Turks and Caicos, you will enjoy a diverse amount of amenities. This resort is only ten minutes away from the local shopping, restaurants, and airport.
- Mykonos, Greece
The energetic city of Mykonos is the perfect beach vacation for adventurous travelers. This colorful city with simple beaches provides a unique experience for any individual. Mykonos has a lively culture and satisfying cuisine. If you choose to travel to Mykonos, the Santa Marina Mykonos is the best hotel to stay at. A vacation at the Santa Marina resort would be well spent on a private balcony or pool overlooking the deep blue sea. Private villas are available with an exquisite panoramic view of the beautiful beaches of Mykonos.
The sophisticated and family friendly Montage Kapaula Bay resort sits on 24-acres of beachfront gardens. Subdued 1- to 4-bedroom condos feature modern, island-inspired decor and garden or ocean views. All have full kitchens, living areas and private lanais, with a gourmet Hawaiian restaurant on property and an incredible Montage spa. Kapalua Bay Beach has often been selected as one of the top beaches in America for its swimming and snorkeling in clear azure waters that are protected by rocky anchors formed long ago by lava flows into the sea.
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