Celebrate Christmas in Paradise - But Which?

Whether you are tired of the long cold winter or you want to get away from the crowded Christmas shops, find a new way to experience the vacation season this year. If you fancy a Christmas holiday filled with sunshine this year, why not head to a more exotic destination? Say goodbye to gloomy skies and heavy food. Here is our selection of winter holiday destinations where you can hang your stocking by the pool and feast on fresh seafood and fruit. Stretch your legs on the sand and celebrate a different Christmas this year.

The United States – Holiday in the "Sunshine State"

Set yourself up in a comfortable vacation home among palm trees and enjoy the fusion dinners and the hula for a very merry holiday. Florida has the best and most popular beaches in the world, and it’s well equipped with all possible luxuries. Don’t forget its warm December weather and the opportunity for an exciting beach party during your Christmas vacation.
Why stay in a small hotel room if you can rent a private villa the best location in South Beach Miami, that creates nice memories for a lifetime.

Greatest Location on the beach in the heart of South Beach. Enjoy forever views from your beachfront studio in this beautifully restored 1940′s condo-hotel, situated in the heart of Miami Beach’s famous South Beach Deco District.  The all-new Shelborne Condominium is located directly on the ocean in the world famous South Beach. Conveniently located in Miami Beach’s historic Art Deco District, the “Ocean Beach Studio” at Shelborne offers a luxurious accommodation to suit any needs. Whether you want a weekend in the tropical paradise South Beach Miami or need accommodations and an elegant Art Deco location for your business or leisure, this “Ocean Beach Condo” is ready to accommodate you.

Egypt – ancient country, modern hospitality

Egypt’s ocean of sand stretches infinitely to the Sahara, with a handful of oases feeding solitary islands of green. Meanwhile, the deep, crystal waters of the Red Sea lie brilliantly awash in coral, surrounded by an aquatic frenzy of underwater life. Spend your Christmas on the beach, by the pool or in the deep blue this year.

Stay in a lovely apartment on the seaside. Nice sea view from both balconies. There is satellite LCD-TV, equipped with Playstation3. There is own balcony entrance from each bedroom. There are no noisy bazars on this beach road nearby. Red Sea is a paradise for divers and snorkelers. More details here.

Thailand – "A Country of Smiles"

Exotic, modern, exuberant: the versatile nature of Thailand has a lot to offer to a traveler. Celestial Phuket has irresistible cuisine and a devout Buddhist culture; ancient Chiang Mai is a spa heaven. The cloudy mountains, sandy beaches and the crystal clear waters, are simply an ultimate tropical bliss. The natural settings of the country and the warm hospitality of the locals, give a certain lustre and a positive vibe. No wonder Thailand is often referred to as a golden land.

The modern and comfortable holiday villa L8 was built from bricks in Thai style in 2009. This exquisite home offers everything the discerning holiday maker may wish for. The villa has three bedrooms with queen-size beds, air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with shower and WC. The house is positioned at the second row of holiday homes on the beaches of Coconut Laguna. It has a large terrace facing the swimming pool and the sea. An outdoor stair case leads to the two bedrooms on the upper floor. Both upstairs bedrooms have a sizable balcony with views into the lush garden and swimming pool. All bedrooms are equipped with large LCD TVs, DVD players and satellite receivers. They are furnished with closets, sideboards, and mirror dresser.

Malta – prehistoric temples and baroque architecture

Very few countries have such rich history, marvelous architecture and splendid beaches, all concentrated in such a tiny area. Malta is an eclectic mix of North African and Arabic culture with a Sicilian-inspired cuisine. It is a microcosm of the Mediterranean with its own unique charm.

Recently renovated to offer a very well furnished, contemporary interior but still keeping its features as a traditional farmhouse. It consists of a fully equipped, spacious kitchen, as well as a lounge, separate dining area, and five air conditioned bedrooms. All of the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. Outside, the quiet open terrace is an ideal place to relax and soak up the sun. Alternatively, for a change of scenery, the nearest beach is just a short drive away.

This farmhouse is located in the southern part of Malta – limits of Marsascala and Zejtun countryside – nearby towns are Marsaxlokk and Birzebbugia. These three villages have several specialized fish restaurants and many other leisure facilities. This farmhouse is ideal for 1 or 2 week holiday breaks. Self-drive cars can also be arranged.

Turkey – stylish atmosphere and tasty cuisine

With over 8000 km of coastline and over 300 beaches, Turkey makes the perfect spot for beach holidays. The country has some of the most beautiful pristine beaches in Europe, often with a backdrop of lush green forests and just a stone’s throw from an archaeological treasure. Many secluded beaches can be enjoyed by relaxed boat trips available from the resorts.
Enjoy a stunning country setting with numerous fruit trees (cherry, apricot, olive, fig, almond, peach, lemon etc) in your private garden. The villa complex is spread over 10 acres within a secure gated complex with onsite staff to take care of your every need. For those with cars, there is designated parking outside the villa.

Cyprus – the fascinating cultural mixture

The culture of Cyprus has been shaped for centuries by Western European influences and its geographical proximity to Asia and Africa. Although an odd kaleidoscopic mixture, the small island has its own definite and beguiling character. Wander through the sea of wildflowers covering the island in spring and Cyprus will take your breath away. With good walking shoes, a swimsuit and some sunscreen in your bag, you can have a Christmas you’ll remember for years. Head for the picturesque FamagustaLarnaca or Paphos.

Villa Jasmine in Agios Georgios is a brand new (July 2009) luxury villa with great views to the sea, the Akamas nature reserve, a private pool, fully air-conditioned, wireless internet and lavishly equipped for you to have arelaxing holiday on Cyprus.