While Christmas is around the corner, travelers don’t necessarily have to plan holiday-related getaways to crowded destinations.
November is actually the best time to scour for places that are considered off-peak during this time. Not only will you experience peace and quiet from a much-needed vacation, your money will probably have more value which will get you to treat yourself to an additional luxurious activity or two.
Below are some terrific off-peak pre-holiday destinations.
St. Barths has a four-day Gourmet festival in November and some resorts are taking advantage of the occasion by offering discounts of up to 25 percent off standard rates.
Nicoya Peninsula in the west coast of Costa Rica is mostly an undiscovered hideout and is still little known outside the surfing community. Beaches like Playa Hermosa offer wide deserted shores and great prices in November, the end of shoulder season which is usually dry.
There’s nothing quite like being surrounded by centuries old temples and pagodas in the city of Bagan.
Travelers can find bargain getaways to Cancun in November mainly because of the weather. However, storms rarely hit the are so it’s a great find!
Prepare yourself for astonishing coastlines – a welcome retreat before you welcome the winter season. November is the end of the dry season here so making a quick trip before the three-month rainy deluge begins in December is a good idea.
Source: Conde Nast Traveler