Bikini Winter Destinations
This year has been anything but ordinary. It’s almost as if we skipped over spring and summer; fall passed us by in a blink; and as winter rapidly approaches, we anxiously await what the new year has in store. Perhaps quarantine postponed your spring break trip with the girls or cancelled your annual family beach vacation. After a unique few months of inhabiting the indoors and isolating from friends and family, some of us long for even a small weekend getaway. As vacation destinations are beginning to open back up, travelers are on standby with their bags packed begging the question, where to? With air fare at an all time low and resorts and hotels practicing social distancing, now might be the best time to experience a winter adventure. But if you are bummed you didn’t get the chance to sport your pre-covid bathing suit, no worries! We rounded up some winter destinations that are perfect for year-round bikini fashion.
If you are a snow bunny at heart and love the winter activities snow and chilly temps offer, here are some great locations to think about visiting. Once you are done freezing your tush off, grab your bathing suit and head to the heated pools or cozy indoor spa for a more relaxing and luxurious experience.
Naturally, Steamboat Springs is the winter destination for the winter sports fan. Ski City, USA, as it is notoriously dubbed, offers highly rated ski slopes for both beginners and Olympians. Boasting the fluffiest snow, Champagne Powder, this ski resort town is perfect for snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and much more. In Steamboat Springs, you can find children’s activities, top notch places to dine, sip your way through the brew trail, take in the city on a hot air balloon ride, or even experience a magical sleigh ride. And when you are ready to warm up, grab that cute bikini and head to the hot springs. Visit the Old Town Hot Springs downtown and unwind in one of the eight mineral water hot pools, or schedule a soothing massage. If you want to leave from the hustle and bustle of downtown Steamboat Springs for more scenic ambience, venture to Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Here, the 104-degree natural water pools lend a rustic vibe set in the mountains and make it easy to chill out from a day of chilly activities.
Sunday River Resort, Newry, Maine
This quaint little ski resort town checks everything on the list. From wintery activities to kid friendly events, to spa treatments to a plethora of dining options, Sunday River has it all. Enjoy a non-stop day on the slopes, snow-biking, snow-hiking, or snow-tubing then loosen up those cold, achy muscles at the Jordan Spa with a massage or facial. We haven’t forgotten that you packed your bikini for this resort, and what better way to sport it than for a “dive-in” movie! At the slope-side outdoor heated pool located at the Grand Summit Hotel, a kid-friendly movie is shown on the big screen while you soak and relax in the warm water. All lodging here in Sunday River make it easy to wear your cute suit during the winter. With heated outdoor pools and hot tubs, you’ll get use out of your long-awaited vacation swimsuit in no time.
If just the thought of the movie Frozen makes you shiver, maybe these winter ski resorts aren’t what you would consider a vacation. Well you’re in luck! We’ve found some awesome winter destinations that are warm and sunny year-round. You may even need to pack more than one bikini for these breathtaking resort towns.
Palm Springs is a luxurious destination full of mid-century modern and eclectic charm. A blend of desert and modern deco art color this town a perfect place to visit. Through whispers of old Hollywood, this desert town offers culture, epic pool parties, and award-winning cuisine. Fly over the palm tree lined streets on an aerial adventure or take a rugged jeep tour through the desert. Finish the day in your bikini at the Spa at Sec-he where you can receive treatments with ancient healing waters of the Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring and relax in the bathhouses or take a dip in the outside mineral pools. Stay at the Sparrow’s Lodge, a rustic, unique retreat where you can take a dip in the pool and receive massages in outside tents. With temperatures in the 70’s even in December, Palm Springs is the ideal make-up vacation you missed this summer.
Sedona is a majestic and inspirational place to visit. With its serene red rock scenery and spiritual presence, Sedona is the perfect place to nourish your soul after this long and stressful year. Find your inner strength through healing therapies or discover balance within yourself in a yoga class. Year-round warm temperatures make this spot textbook for the many outdoor activities it has to offer. From hiking to climbing to exploring the parks and forests, Sedona has it all for the adventurous spirit. Stay at the Amara Resort and Spa, a relaxed sociable hotel set against the breathtaking view of the red rock formations. Choose one of the sexy bikinis you packed and sip cocktails by the pool or partake in the quaint courtyard lawn games. This modern hotel will make you want to stay in the Sedona mindset for eternity.
So If you are itching to leave this winter and finally free yourself from the restraints of quarantine and isolation, grab your swimsuit and head to any one of these magnificent resorts to expand your mind, body, and spirit. Discover your adventurous side in the outdoors then wind down with the soothing spa options each of these places has to offer. Whether you are finishing up this year with a much needed getaway, or starting 2021 with a spectacular trip, enjoy the moments. And don’t forget to pack you bathing suits!