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6 Island Destinations to Escape the Cold

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Oct 16, 2021 10:45:00 AM

Autumn is officially upon us, cueing up the crisp air and cardigans. While some of us are warming up with a cup of pumpkin spice, others just want to getaway. Escape the cold weather with a trip to a warm island destination. Whether you are looking for something stateside or a hop across the ocean, here are a few of our island destination picks:


Mykonos, Greece
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Mykonos is an eclectic place - pristine beaches, elegant boutiques, fine dining, and rowdy bars are all packed onto one tiny piece of land, a mere 15km long at its widest point. Partying is a round-the-clock affair here, against a scenic backdrop of whitewashed houses and Little Venice, Mykonos Town's most charming neighborhood.

How to travel to Mykonos? Greek Islands Escapade

Key West, Florida
Turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico and buildings along the beach in Key West, Florida.

If you are looking to stay a little closer to home, travel to Key West. Enjoy acres of spectacular beaches with powdery white sand and immerse yourself in the colorful flora. Swim with dolphins, shred frosty Atlantic Ocean waves by surfing, and immerse yourself in the perpetual warm waters by snorkeling or swimming. The endless activities will keep you entertained from morning till dusk with jet skiing, and Ferry trips to the Dry Tortuga National Park.

How to travel to Key West? South Florida Breezes

 

 

Phuket, Thailand
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Phuket is the largest island in Thailand with rocky capes, mountains, and forested hills as well as lush farmlands producing crops such as rubber. With fine restaurants, small local eateries, shopping centers, excellent nightlife, a marina, and a wide choice of recreational activities. Phuket is the dream tropical destination for your relaxing getaway to Thailand.

How to travel to Phuket? Phuket Escapade

 

Bahamas
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The Bahamas archipelago is an ecological oasis sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting just 50 miles off the coast of Florida. It comprises 700 breathtaking islands, over 2,000 rocks and cays, and boasts the clearest water on the planet—with a visibility of over 200 feet. You can see your toes as easily as you can the world’s third largest fringing barrier reef. Explore all of the islands of the Bahamas. One step and you’ll realize its beauty extends far beyond its extraordinary natural wonders. It’s the smiles on the faces of the Bahamian people. The unique sounds of its rich culture. The warm hospitality of its heritage and colorful history.

How to travel to the Bahamas? Taste of Bahamas

 

Madeira Island, Portugal
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With exceptional natural beauty, mild climate throughout the year, friendly population and a top-quality hotel network, Madeira and Porto Santo, the two inhabited islands of the Madeira archipelago, are the perfect Islands for those seeking stress-free holidays. Here you can enjoy your holiday on the beach or at sea, in the mountains, in the countryside or in the city. The perfect spot for a getaway to experience unique moments like nowhere else.

How to travel to Madeira Island, Portugal? Pearl Of Atlantic Madeira Island

 

Seychelles
sunset on the beach Takamaka, Mahe island, Seychelles

With 115 idyllic islands, amazing beaches and delicious Creole cuisine, it is impossible to be bored in the Seychelles. The islands are gifted with natural reserves and exotic wildlife and appeal to those looking for adventure, culinary exploration, wellness and spa opportunities. From Bird Island to Fregate Island, the Seychelles promise a rich range of both water and land activities.

How to travel to Seychelles? Add a few beach days in Seychelles to the Classic Kenya Safari

 


Ready to travel to the islands? Start planning your island vacation with Keytours Vacations, your expert in personalized travel experiences. 

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