As winter winds blow into town, the end of the year is looming. After the New Year begins you may not have much to look forward to, because holiday festivities will be over and you’ll be back to your usual, daily routine. Now is the perfect time to plan a getaway. You can trade the freezing temperatures for balmy ones, and the storms and snow for ocean waves and sandy beaches. What could be better than a midwinter escape?
Now that your interest is piqued, it’s time to choose a location. Where should you go? There are plenty of places to choose from, each with its own local charm and attractions. Instead of planning a getaway to a common destination, you should choose one that’s off the beaten path. You can have the vacation of a lifetime in a location that’s not overly crowded and crawling with other vacationers. It sounds perfect, right?
Take a look at Barbados as a perfect example of a hidden gem of a vacation spot. It I located in the Caribbean Sea, one of thousands of islands to enchant you, so of course there will be plenty of opportunity to stroll barefoot on a sandy beach. If you think about it, you can practically feel the warm sand beneath your feet right now. Perhaps you will want to dip your toes into the water as well. Can you feel the crisp bubbles of the rolling surf as it washes over your feet and laps at your ankles? Does it make you want to run straight into the ocean and start swimming?
The good news about Barbados is that there is more to do than just stay at the beach all day, every day. You can do that if you want to, of course, but if you want to explore the island a little, there is plenty to do. Are you a fan of chocolate? You can go on a local tasting tour. They have tours for small groups, where you learn about how chocolate is cultivated and processed, ending with the ability to sample different varieties of chocolate made in the region. That sounds heavenly.
There are plenty of tours to take. You can learn about local history and culture, or go on a rum tasting tour as well, and sample different types of rum which are produced in the area. If one tastes particularly good to you, then you can purchase a bottle as an extra special souvenir of your trip to the tropics.
Barbados has a lot to offer its visitors, and cannot wait to welcome you. Are you ready to start packing for your winter escape? Pick up your phone and call your all inclusive travel agent for an appointment. You will sit down with them and discuss your desired destination, budget, excursions and potential travel dates. Then they will make all of the arrangements for you and provide you with an itinerary of all the details. All you have to do is show up at the airport and be ready to have some fun.