8 luxury destinations to spend the end of the year

You’re still in time to get away this end of the year! If the Christmas preparations have not left you time to think about options to disconnect and celebrate the arrival of 2018, we give you some ideas of destinations to spend the night in a unique environment. From a romantic stay in the Austrian Alps to a beach getaway in Lanzarote, the options are endless and all our proposals include design accommodation.

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1. Lanzarote

Enjoy the winter sun a few kilometers from home

The winter is very long and the end of the year parties are the ideal excuse to enjoy a break from the cold without going to the other side of the world. If you are looking for tranquility and good weather, Lanzarote is a perfect option. Escape some few days to the Canary Island, where you can visit the Timanfaya National Park, walk its long virgin beaches, merge into the volcanic atmosphere and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the archipelago. If you have more days, you can escape to La Graciosa, a dream island.

The island has several accommodations, among which is the island and the sea , a boutique hotel that is the perfect combination between disconnection and design.

2. Cape Verde

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A paradise to lose yourself among beaches, unspoilt nature and villages with history

A paradise to explore

We continue with  hot destinations for sun lovers. A few kilometers from Lanzarote, there is the African island of Cape Verde, a paradise to lose yourself among beaches, unspoilt nature and villages with history. Also with volcanic earth and the special charm that gives it its multicultural atmosphere that mixes African and Portuguese cultures. Cabo Verde offers several eco-tourism options to respect the nature of the country without renouncing design and amenities. The Spinguera Eco-lodge is a good example, a small oasis of minimalist luxury to merge with the landscapes of the island.

 

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3. Florida

Toast  the new year on the beach

In a country as varied as the United States, the options are endless and the state of Florida is presented as a perfect proposal to enjoy a holiday at the end of the year as a family. Its beaches are a dream and also has many leisure activities. To add a touch of cosmopolitan design to your New Year’s getaway, stay at ‘ The Pearl ‘, a stylish hotel located near Pistine beach.

A perfect proposal to enjoy a holiday at the end of the year as a family

4. Essaouira (Morocco)

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Exotic getaway at a pleasant temperature

If you like charming towns and the exotic airs, Essaouira is your destination. This ancient port city of Morocco is a paradise of relaxation and disconnection located in the neighboring country. Its Atlantic beaches are the ideal setting for the best sunsets, which you can enjoy from a terrace, accompanied by a good wine and the best cuisine, fusion of North African culture with French and Portuguese influences. In terms of design hotels, in Essaouira highlights the Heure Bleue Palais , it is a unique accommodation dyed blue with an exquisite design and a dream location, near the sea. Ideal for a romantic getaway.

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5. Granada

The perfect combination between culture and skiing

Without abandoning the Arab architecture, we moved to Granada, a proposal for lovers of culture and skiing. If you enjoy several days of vacation you can stay in a magnificent Sierra Nevada resort, like El Lodge , and wake up every morning with the fantastic views of the snowy mountains. In your getaway you can not miss a visit to the Alhambra in Granada -which is beautiful in winter- as well as a few days to get lost in the charming neighborhoods such as the Albaicín, with narrow streets and charming restaurants.

6. Vienna

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The Central European country offers endless options for spending a movie party

Christmas markets and cozy surroundings

If you are looking for a winter getaway, Austria is an ideal destination. The Central European country offers endless options for spending a movie party. You can stay in the capital for a few days and enjoy its cozy Christmas markets while staying in a design hotel like the Hotel Rathaus – Wein & Design , in the center of the city. If you can extend your trip a few more days or prefer tranquility, escape to Hallstatt, a charming town bathed by Lake Hallstatt that connects with the nature of the Alps.

 

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7. Salla (Finland)

Enjoy the northern lights

Enjoying the Northern Lights phenomenon live is an experience that many of us have in our wishlist. Finland is one of the Scandinavian countries that makes this dream come true and if you want to do it from a design hotel, the Holiday Club Salla Revontuli is an ideal option. This municipality located in the middle of Finnish Lapland allows you to immerse yourself in the Scandinavian nature with all the comforts. Bring a good coat and disconnect between white landscapes with the touch of color of the northern lights. Can you ask for more?

We hope that these proposals of getaways have inspired you and from Minka Houses we take the opportunity to wish you happy holidays and a prosperous year 2018.