Planet Cruise: Top 5 Winter Sun Destinations


There are two types of people when it comes to winter: those who don their scarfs and head out into the cold, and those who would rather sail away, somewhere hot and sunny. If you’re in the latter group of people, fear not – we have 5 Planet Cruise Winter sun destinations perfect for a little sunshine getaway.

  1. Emirates

Where is Dubai? It is, by all accounts, a much-Googled question. Dubai, nestled in the United Arab Emirates, remains a top tourist spot for Brits looking for a bit of sun in those winter months. Renowned for its accelerated globalization, this city is a place where luxury is served at a mid-level price.


Those looking for such delights need only book on to a Costa Cruises United Arab Emirates cruise to experience this beautiful destination. Visit not only Dubai but neighbouring Abu Dhabi for the full Emirates experience.

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  1. Hawaii

Looking to explore the 6 islands of Hawaii? The Garden Isle doesn’t disappoint, Kauai Island boasts impressive mountains with pockets of adventure to be found in every corner. Stop off at one of many swimming holes and waterfalls, the perfect backdrop for those envy-inducing photos for the folks back home.

Set sail with Princess Cruises to explore 3 of the 6 Hawaiian Islands, whilst also popping into Los Angeles for a quick look around.

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3. Cuba

If you suffer from the January blues, Cuba is the perfect destination to slip off to when in need of some sun.  With the temperature soaring to as high as 27 degrees, you won’t look out of place in a bikini in January. The Cuban voyage from Havana not only lets you experience the colourful shores of Cienfuegos but also stop off at the infamous Montego Bay, allowing you to soak up the scenes and sun in Jamaica

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  1. Asia

Set the scene, champagne- coloured sands, mint green water and leafy pine trees lining the ocean shore. For some, a perfect evening in Thailand is a great cocktail and a mean Pad Thai curry, preferably whilst wearing flip-flops and a sarong. If you’re more about getting out and about during your travels don’t miss Royal Caribbean Thailand & Malaysian Treasure cruise, visit the hustle and bustle of Singapore on day 2 before lounging on the beach in Malaysia on day 6.

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5. Caribbean

Now don’t get us wrong, the idea of visiting the Caribbean promotes visions of cocktails on the beach, hammocks by the ocean etc. What most people don’t anticipate is the humidity, if you’re not one for sticky summers, the best time to visit the Caribbean is in March. The weather in the Caribbean is generally best December through to April – with low humidity and cool nights.

Hop aboard the P&O cruise to the Caribbean on 17th March 2018 and explore the popular islands of St Lucia, Antigua and Barbados amongst others!

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Don’t forget to tune in tonight at 8pm for some fantastic destination inspiration!


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