Chasing the Winter Sun
“The Cure for Anything is Salt Water – Sweat, Tears or the Sea”
– Isak Dinesen
One must travel well, and choose travel wisely. Now more than ever, it’s important to identify what inspires you most, and highlight why you are travelling to a specific destination. Your 360 Private Travel designer is here to walk you through the planning and research process, which makes arriving for the experience that much sweeter! As the seasons change and the bitter cold of winter begins to rear its head, trick your brain into savouring an endless summer and treat your loved ones to a paradisiacal escape. After all, there’s nothing that sun on your face and sand between your toes can’t fix…
What to expect & where to stay: Expect generous sunshine on pristine powdery beaches, step at the edge of rugged cliffs or isolated caves, encounter sea turtles in crystal clear waters, and sail the Caribbean seas. With Northern hillsides and lush rainforests not far from the capital, the island’s rum varieties will also surprise you with its richly layered aromas, having refined its spirit for centuries.
What to expect & where to stay: The southern tip of Africa has it all – from cosmopolitan cities with exceptional value for stunning food & wine, a rich history as the cradle of humankind, a variety of safari options, and adventure across coastline, mountains and wild open wilderness. The perfect playground for all ages, be sure to tick off the Big 5, or take scenic drives to the Winelands and the Garden Route which are in close proximity to Cape Town.
What to expect & where to stay: For adventure seekers and nature lovers, the essence and biodiversity of Costa Rica is a must in your lifetime, where you’re guaranteed to walk on the wild side. Whether going with the flow with white water rafting down rivers and ziplines through mystical cloud forests, hiking volcanoes, surfing or scuba diving … the Pura Vida sensation will transform the way you live life to its fullest. Birdwatchers will also delight in their hunt for the Resplendent Quetzal and the Fiery-billed aracari.
What to expect & where to stay: There is a vastness to this country that would take many lifetimes to unravel, so Mexico is a must for your travels! The rich Aztec and Mayan history set this region apart from its neighbours, while cenotes are otherworldly in clarity, there are incredible playas galore, and oceans are thriving with marine life from coast to coast. When it comes to food, everything outside of the country is considered Tex-Mex – so be sure to get your culinary fix here for bragging rights.
What to expect & where to stay: With an archipelago of 115 islands nestled in the Indian Ocean, imagine luxuriating under the sun in the Seychelles off East Africa, home to the most enticing shades of blue. Petite Anse is a beach plucked out of a dream, you can spend time learning about rare giant Aldabra tortoises with naturalist guides, or simply take time for yourself at an opulent spa. You’ll access some of the best snorkelling, diving and fishing in the world at its remote outer coral islands, teeming with wildlife and rare bird colonies.
What to expect & where to stay: Asia is on the verge of opening back up to the world, and Thailand beckons those seeking a diverse cultural, culinary, or Wellness retreat. This unique destination ranges from jungles and beaches to dynamic urban markets and tribal villages, where you’ll encounter wild animals, the best street food scene, gorgeous infinity pools, sublime beach bays, and the kindest people you’ll ever meet.